This image shows a party game focused on Latino pop culture. the Tragos Stay Home Pack and includes such activities as showing off your best moves to Bad Bunny’s Yo Perreo Sola dance and taking your best shot at duplicating Cardi B’s coronavirus howl. Half the proceeds of the set go to The Immigrant Worker Safety Net Fund. Available on TragosGame.com. Options in Spanish and English, both digital and in a box, are now widely available.(Tragos Games LLC via AP)
October 19, 2020 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic has proven there's no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries are available. A sampling: TRAGOS: It's a party card game focused on Latino pop culture that comes...
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Philadelphia resident Dexter Ayres pauses after speaking with The Associated Press outside his contracting job site, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in west Philadelphia. Philadelphia has been the cornerstone of Democratic victories in the battleground state — producing Democratic margins so massive that winning statewide has been longshot for most Republicans. But it's a longshot Donald Trump pulled off in 2016 and is trying to repeat again. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 17, 2020 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When President Donald Trump told the world that “bad things happen in Philadelphia,” it was, in part, a blunt assessment of his party's struggles in the nation's sixth-most populous city. For decades, Philadelphia has been the cornerstone of Democratic victories in the...
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FILE - In this May 2020 photo provided by Eli Lilly, a researcher tests possible COVID-19 antibodies in a laboratory in Indianapolis. Antibodies are proteins the body makes when an infection occurs; they attach to a virus and help it be eliminated. (David Morrison/Eli Lilly via AP)
October 16, 2020 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON — A new U.S. government report shows that patterns of coronavirus deaths shifted over the summer, with rising percentages of the deaths in Hispanic people, and those living in the South and West. The report, released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, looks at...
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Theo Brown poses for a portrait outside his home in Marietta, Ga., on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. While at the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Training Academy, Brown said he was once pepper-sprayed three times in a single training exercise while other trainees were sprayed once. It got to the point, he said, that other trainees didn’t want to work near him because of the “special attention” he was receiving. (AP Photo/Elijah Nouvelage)
October 15, 2020 - 10:30 pm
At the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Training Academy in Virginia last year, an instructor on the firing range called out a name that was shared by two trainees, one Black and one white. When both responded, the white instructor clarified, “I meant the monkey.” That behavior, as alleged in an...
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Banking executive Bob Marshall, an active stock investor, poses for a photo at his home in Ashburn, Va., Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Nearly half of all U.S. households don’t own any stocks, and a disproportionate number of them are from Black and other racial-minority households. Differences in financial-literacy education may be one factor, Marshall said. Or, because fewer Black families have wealth that has carried through generations, they may be more wary of risky investments. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 12, 2020 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who own stocks are pulling further away from those who don't, as Wall Street roars back to record heights while much of the economy struggles. And Black households are much more likely to be in that not-as-fortunate group that isn't in the stock market. Only 33.5% of Black...
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In this Aug. 26, 2020, photo Florida Rep. Anika Omphroy poses for a photograph at the Dutch Pot Jamaican Restaurant in Pembroke Pines, Fla. Omphroy, born to Jamaican parents, said she and her team are encouraging people to vote by mail and early on, especially those who vote at precincts that may now be closed due to the virus. Omphroy said she identifies with Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris as a first-generation daughter of immigrants, and she also thinks the candidate is easy to like. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
October 11, 2020 - 4:48 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Joe Biden are entering the final stretch of the campaign in a fierce battle for Latino voters who could sway the results in Florida and determine who wins the White House. But in this ultimate battleground state where nearly 10 million voters...
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President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)
October 09, 2020 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The second presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden is officially off. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates confirmed Friday that the Oct. 15 faceoff would be...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, the logo for JPMorgan Chase & Co. appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. JPMorgan Chase said Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 it will extend billions in loans to Black and Latino homebuyers and small business owners in an expanded effort toward fixing what the bank calls “systemic racism” in the country’s economic system. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 08, 2020 - 3:20 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — JPMorgan Chase said Thursday it will extend billions in loans to Black and Latino homebuyers and small business owners in an expanded effort toward fixing what the bank calls “systemic racism” in the country’s economic system. The New York bank said it is committing $30...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives on his campaign plane at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 08, 2020 - 1:00 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, are campaigning together Thursday for the first time since the Democratic National Convention in August, converging in Arizona to lend weight to the state’s newfound battleground status. Vice President Mike Pence is in the state, as well...
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A Black Lives Matter supporter raises her fist in solidarity amid a crowd of "Back the Blue" supporters in Topeka, Kan., Aug. 25., 2020. Some advocates in Topeka see long-standing tensions between the police and the city's 125,000 residents, particularly minorities. But advocates of change have been met by vocal support for the police. (Evert Nelson/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
October 07, 2020 - 8:37 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — When police in Kansas' capital city used force the last couple of years, Black residents were on the receiving end 35% of the time, though they make up less than 11% of Topeka's population. A city auditor who reviewed more than 100 cases said the force applied was appropriate...
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