Timberlake at Super Bowl: White male privilege again?

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The booking of Justin Timberlake for the Super Bowl halftime show has triggered a backlash from women, minorities and others who say Janet Jackson was unfairly forced to pay a far higher price than he ever faced for that breast-baring "wardrobe malfunction" at the big game in 2004.

  • Written by By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer

Sharks and lost hope: 2 women rescued after 5 months at sea

HONOLULU (AP) — The planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a 50-foot sailboat didn't start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones was washed overboard and sank to the bottom on their first day at sea.

From there, things got worse. Much worse.

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  • Written by By CALEB JONES , Associated Press

FEMA disavows Puerto Rico power contract amid investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it had no involvement in the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid to a tiny Montana company in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER and MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

UN official: Syria siege 'an outrage,' demands aid access

BEIRUT (AP) — The top human rights official of the United Nations called the Syrian government's siege of the capital's suburbs "an outrage" on Friday and said food and medical supplies must be allowed to reach civilians inside.

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  • Written by PHILIP ISSA , Associated Press

JFK Files: Thousands released but Trump holds back others

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the National Archives came out Thursday night with a hefty cache of others.

  • Written by By CALVIN WOODWARD and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press