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NEWS BRIEFS

Artist Hank Willis Thomas to Have First Survey at PAM

Thomas’ first comprehensive survey will open in the fall of 2019 at the Portland Art Museum ...

Exploring Indigeneity in the 21st Century

Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger visits U of O Nov. 15 -17 for a series of free events exploring Indigeneity in the twenty-first...

Affordable Housing Faith Forum & Resource Fair

The evening will include a panel discussion and a Q&A session with various experts in affordable housing ...

Black United Fund Sponsors BUF Talks at Intel

Students interested in learning more about Intel are invited to join ...

Catholic bishops' meeting nears end, no vote on abuse plan

BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic priests made clear their frustrations Wednesday as a national assembly focused on clergy sex-abuse neared its conclusion without strong new steps to combat the multifaceted crisis.Avoiding any direct confrontation with the Vatican, the U.S. Conference of...

After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids in the aftermath of the midterm elections are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including moves in early-voting states like South Carolina.On Friday, former...

Missouri assistant Dooley grateful for Tennessee opportunity

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri offensive coordinator Derek Dooley said he's grateful about the opportunity he had at Tennessee as the former Volunteers head coach prepares for his return to Knoxville.Dooley went 15-21 at Tennessee from 2010-12 before getting fired amid his third straight...

Tigers squeak out 33-28 victory over Vanderbilt

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — When Missouri kicker Tucker McCann missed a 31-yard field goal to the left with 1:48 remaining in the game, the possibility opened up that Missouri could lose its third last-second contest of the season.The Tigers were up 33-28. Quarterback Kyle Shurmur led Vanderbilt 55...

OPINION

Our Vote: More Than A Desire for History, The Very Strides to Make It

It wasn’t just our desire to make history in Georgia that drew us to Stacey’s campaign ...

Measuring Racial Profiling

Why it's hard to tell where police are treating minorities unfairly ...

The Beto Effect

Jeffrey Boney weighs in on the man behind the “blue wave” in Texas ...

Our Parents Lied to Us: Names Do Hurt, Particularly When Used by the Political Right

Trump’s language has encouraged an obnoxious, offensive and dangerous behavior among his supporters ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Challenger: Mississippi senator's 'hanging' comment harmful

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging," her black Democratic challenger said Wednesday.Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the remark in a video that surfaced Sunday. She praised a cattle rancher at...

Catholic bishops' meeting nears end, no vote on abuse plan

BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic priests made clear their frustrations Wednesday as a national assembly focused on clergy sex-abuse neared its conclusion without strong new steps to combat the multifaceted crisis.Avoiding any direct confrontation with the Vatican, the U.S. Conference of...

Judge allows case against neo-Nazi publisher to proceed

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The First Amendment's free-speech protections do not shield a neo-Nazi website publisher from being sued for a "troll storm" by his readers that led to hundreds of anti-Semitic threats against a Jewish woman and her family, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.U.S. District...

ENTERTAINMENT

Review: 'Green Book' is sure to put a smile on your face

If there is a big studio movie that's more generally crowd-pleasing than "Green Book " this season, I have yet to find it. In this landscape of challenging, provocative, edgy films, Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and, of all people, director Peter Farrelly have come along with a movie about...

Mrs. Oleson of 'Little House' Katherine MacGregor dead at 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katherine MacGregor, who played petty, gossiping mother Harriet Oleson on TV's "Little House on the Prairie," has died, a representative said Wednesday. She was 93.MacGregor died Tuesday at the Motion Picture and Television Fund retirement community in Los Angeles, said...

CMA Awards to feature Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood will be working triple-duty at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards as co-host, performer and nominee.The singer, who is hosting the show alongside Brad Paisley for the 11th time, is pregnant and will hit the stage Wednesday night to perform "Love Wins" from her latest album,...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

When it came to racism, the pen was Stan Lee's superpower

Stan Lee was a seminal part of Miya Crummell's childhood. As a young, black girl and self-professed pop culture...

Fatal California fires spur search for solutions

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power...

After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids in the aftermath of the midterm elections...

Southeast Asian-centered trade deal set for further delays

SINGAPORE (AP) — Leaders of Southeast Asian nations have again pushed back an agreement on a pan-Asian free...

Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya 'without excuse'

SINGAPORE (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rebuffed criticism from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and...

Marie Antoinette pearl pendant sells for record million

GENEVA (AP) — A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of million at an...

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