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Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of…

The mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, is calling for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to allow the city to swiftly remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a request that was swiftly rejected by the state's governor

Couple renews vows as arranged marriage enters…

A Minnesota couple who gained fame through a very public arranged marriage have renewed their vows as their 19-year love story enters its final chapter

Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save…

In a pro-Trump county gripped by addiction and despair, the president's supporters now have differing degrees of faith that he can help turn things around as promised

Terror attacks in Europe: A timeline

In the wake of the latest terror attack in Barcelona, in which 12 people were killed and nearly 80 people injured, a look back at some of the recent acts of terrorism across Europe

Can President Trump help nation heal from…

President defends 'beautiful' Confederate statues amid renewed push for their removal

Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes…

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly has taken over the powers of the opposition-led congress

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Huge Confederate flag near Interstate is one…

Marion Lambert is unapologetic about all of his Confederate flags, but he's proudest of a huge one at the corner of two interstate highways

3 ways to reuse your old tablet

Do you have an old tablet lying around your house? Repurpose it as a remote, a second screen or a digital photo frame.

How do you heal by talking to trees?

Senegalese people come from far and wide to see Malik Sow, seeking advice, wisdom and traditional healing.

The New York Times - How To | Make a Gunpowder…

From The New York Times: From sketch to explosion, a close look at the artist Cai Guo-Qiang's process.By: By JASON SCHMIDT. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2vKF1IO

Flashback: Trump Says He'd 'Negotiate Like Crazy…

In a 1999 interview on Meet the Press, Donald Trump described how he would handle North Korea if he was elected president.

Texting And Walking Could Soon Be Illegal In This…

A new proposal could put an end to 'distracted walking.' Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

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Confederate monuments removed or vandalized…

Confederate monuments are being removed around the country under pressure from those who say they honor a regime that enslaved African-Americans

Underwater devices look for Army helicopter crew…

The Navy is using remotely operated underwater vehicles and sonar to help in the search for a missing Army helicopter and its five-member crew off Hawaii

Deere's sales fall short

The construction equipment maker's sales rose but missed expectations for the second straight quarter, sending its stock down. Fred Katayama reports.

Fitch upgrades Greece's credit rating by 1 notch to B-

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Greece's credit rating from CCC to B-, a one-notch improvement that still leaves the bonds issued by the crisis-battered country well below investment grade

Troopers to pay tribute to those killed in 1997 shooting

New Hampshire state troopers are gathering to remember comrades who were among those killed or wounded 20 years ago in one of the region's worst shootings

President's Arts And Humanities Committee…

Members of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities announced their resignation from the group in a letter Friday.

Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing…

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded

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California mass killer spared death sentence

A California judge has ruled that a convicted mass killer will be spared the death penalty amid a long-running scandal over authorities' use of jailhouse informants

Expert: Arkansas may have reliable source of…

A death penalty expert says Arkansas may have found a reliable source for an execution drug

Prosecutor faces hearing over her texting…

A prosecutor handling the case against Penn State fraternity members charged after a pledge died faces a hearing of her own in front of a board that handles complaints about lawyers