Herschel Walker’s ties to veterans program face scrutiny

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Herschel Walker, the football legend and leading Republican Senate candidate in Georgia, often boasts of his work helping service members and veterans struggling with mental health. In interviews and campaign appearances, the former Dallas Cowboy and Heisman Trophy winner takes credit for founding, co-founding and sometimes operating a program called Patriot … Read more

Live updates | Voters to decide Ohio’s heated Senate primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Republicans voted Tuesday in one of the most contentious and closely watched Senate primaries in the US, deciding a race that is an early referendum on former President Donald Trump’s hold on the GOP as the midterm primary season kicks into high gear. Author and venture capitalist JD Vance is … Read more

African refugees see racial bias as US welcomes Ukrainians

Wilfred Tebah doesn’t begrudge the US for swiftly granting humanitarian protections to Ukrainians escaping Russia’s devastating invasion of their homeland. But the 27-year-old, who fled Cameroon during its ongoing conflict, can’t help but wonder what would happen if the millions fleeing that Eastern Europe nation were a different hue. As the US prepares to welcome … Read more