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In this April 15, 1975 file photo, Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, and Little Muhammad Ali, his 2 1/2 year old son, arrive at Miami Beach, Fla. Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/File)

Muhammad Ali’s son detained at airport: ‘Are you Muslim?’

- Associated Press

Muhammad Ali’s son, who bears the boxing great’s name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday.

In this June 26, 2013, photo, Erika Knott, left, wife of Kelly Bryson, holds her son, Jeremy Knott, 6, as they participate in a celebration rally in Jackson Square in New Orleans. Legally married to her longtime partner in Canada in 2007, Bryson is talking about a second wedding, in the United States this time, in light of a Supreme Court ruling striking down of a law denying federal benefits to married gay couples. New Orleans has long enjoyed a reputation in the South as a welcoming place for the lesbian and gay community. That reputation will be on display when the city hosts the NBA All-Star game next weekend. The game was awarded to New Orleans after the league decided to pull it from Charlotte last year. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NBA spotlights LGBT oasis in New Orleans

- Associated Press

The city hosting this year’s NBA All-Star game has long enjoyed a reputation as a welcoming place for the gay and lesbian community. New Orleans is home to one of the country’s oldest gay bars, the gay celebration Southern Decadence draws nearly 200,000 people yearly, and gay and lesbian authors flock here for the Saints and Sinners literary festival.

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This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Sandra Huller as Ines, left, and and Peter Simonischek as Winfried in a scene from the Komplizen Film, "Toni Erdmann." The film is nominated for an Oscar for best foreign language film. The 89th Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 26, 2017. (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

Foreign language directors gather once more before Oscars

- Associated Press

One day after the Oscar-nominated directors of foreign language films issued an unprecedented joint statement decrying what they say is a climate of fascism, five of them gathered Saturday at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to put the focus back on their work.

n this Feb. 18, 2017, photo, Teams compete against each other playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive during the Dreamhack Masters e-sports tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. A permanent 15,000 square-foot e-sports facility is scheduled to open in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Appealing to millennials, Las Vegas gets e-sports arena

- Associated Press

The arena has all the features that a professional sports venue needs: stands, warm-up areas for teams, massive screens for spectators and a broadcast platform for commentators. But what distinguishes this new Las Vegas arena is its dozens of video game consoles.

This image released by Netflix shows a scene from the documentary "White Helmets." The 40-minute Netflix documentary, is nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary Short. A 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer Khaled Khateeb, one of three people credited for cinematography, has been blocked from traveling to Los Angeles for the Oscars.  (Netflix via AP)

Syrian who worked on nominated film can't attend Oscars

- Associated Press

U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award.

In this June 5, 2015, file photo, a view of the Homeland Security Department headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

AP Exclusive: Analysts downplay threat from 7 nations in ban

- Associated Press

Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States.

EXCHANGE: Water World exhibit opens at Sycamore museum

- Associated Press

From fact bubbles on the walls to mounted trout and a blue whale vertebra, the newest exhibit at the Midwest Museum of Natural History has a story to tell, and it's all about water.

A dancer from the Tom Maior samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

AP Explains: Who competes and how Carnival parades judged

- Associated Press

Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the "sambadrome." For the competitors, getting to the big show is months in the making.

Syrian who worked on nominated film can't attend Oscars

- Associated Press

U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award.