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Biden says he didn't treat Hill badly

Biden says he didn't treat Hill badly

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he doesn't think he mistreated Anita Hill in 1991, though he has said publicly he regrets how she was treated.

Getting real: Former friend of faux heiress has book deal

NEW YORK — A onetime friend who helped expose the crimes of faux German heiress Anna Sorokin has a book coming out this summer. Gallery Books announced Friday that Rachel DeLoache Williams' "My Friend Anna" is scheduled for July 23.
US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.
Day 2 at New Orleans Jazz Fest: Sunshine and Santana

Day 2 at New Orleans Jazz Fest: Sunshine and Santana

NEW ORLEANS — Sunshine and Santana. Both are expected to be welcome sights on the second day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. There have been some disappointments in the run-up to the 50th annual Jazz Fest.
John Singleton of 'Boys N the Hood' in coma after stroke

John Singleton of 'Boys N the Hood' in coma after stroke

LOS ANGELES — "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton is in a coma at a Los Angeles hospital eight days after suffering a major stroke, court papers filed Thursday showed.
China's Xi promotes building initiative amid debt worries

China's Xi promotes building initiative amid debt worries

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping promised Friday to set high standards for Beijing's sweeping infrastructure-building initiative as fellow leaders praised the effort despite worries it leaves some developing countries with too much debt.
Biden enters Democratic race with strong anti-Trump theme

Biden enters Democratic race with strong anti-Trump theme

WASHINGTON — Declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake, former Vice-President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day Democratic Party.
3 QBs and lots of defenders highlight 1st round of draft

3 QBs and lots of defenders highlight 1st round of draft

NASHVILLE — A Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the top, two more QBs along the way — and a whole lot of guys who like nothing better than putting passers on the ground. That was the look for the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night.
Judges: Michigan must redraw congressional, legislative maps

Judges: Michigan must redraw congressional, legislative maps

LANSING, Mich.
50th New Orleans Jazz Fest opens after brief rain delay

50th New Orleans Jazz Fest opens after brief rain delay

NEW ORLEANS — Rain delayed the start of the 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Thursday but didn't seem to dampen spirits.