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Confederate memorials being removed at Wisconsin…

Mayor in traditionally liberal Madison, Wisconsin, says monuments to Confederate soldiers are being removed because the Civil War was 'a defense of the deplorable practice of slavery'

Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked…

A former candidate for New York governor whose insults of Barack and Michelle Obama preceded calls for his ouster from the Buffalo school board has been removed from the post

Despite recurring turmoil, Mississippi hasn't…

White supremacists waved the Confederate battle flag amid weekend violence in Virginia, prompting critics to say Mississippi should remove the symbol from its state banner

Trump cites dismissed General Pershing legend…

President Donald Trump invokes Gen Pershing tale of dipping bullets in pigs' blood to scare Muslims, though the story has been discredited by historians

President Trump tweets support for Confederate…

Bryan Llenas reports on the president's statements

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead…

A speeding van has rammed into crowds of pedestrians in an historic district of Barcelona, killing at least 13 and injuring dozens of others

Jefferson Davis estate offered as new home for monuments

The final home of the president of the Confederacy is being offered as a new home for Confederate monuments

How the crazy $10-a-month MoviePass deal works

MoviePass lets you watch one movie per day at the theater for $10 a month. But what's the catch?

Missing tortoise found

A giant female tortoise was found two weeks after she escaped from her zoo in western Japan.

The New York Times - Trump Dumps Another…

From The New York Times: When President Trump refused to unequivocally denounce white supremacists on Tuesday, he stepped away from what U.S. presidents have seen as crucial to their job: setting a moral course for the nation.By: By MARK LANDLER and AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2v31HAb

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.

Scientists Just Named A New Fly After One Of…

One of Britain’s national treasures just got the honor of getting a fly named after him. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

'Maniacal' focus on China puts Trump aide out of…

Steve Bannon isn't alone in pondering China's emerging superpower status, but his call for an "economic war" on the Asian nation puts him far outside the mainstream

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A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in…

Transit workers in New York City are complaining about the long-standing police practice of using employee break rooms and bathrooms to temporarily store the bodies of people struck and killed by subway trains.

Barcelona incident has 'hallmarks of a terrorist…

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered his condolences for the loss of life in the Barcelona attack on Thursday and said the U.S. stands ready to help Spanish authorities deal with the crisis. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

2 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash

Two major charities are canceling fundraisers at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort as the president faces a backlash from his comments about violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Internet Companies Are Teaming Up To Block White…

After the Charlottesville rally, major online companies like Google are barring white nationalist groups and figures from using their platforms.

Apple CEO makes $2 million pledge to fight hate

Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg…

Officials with the National Park Service say the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg will not be removed from the battlefield

Wildfire leads to more evacuations in Montana

A month-old wildfire flared up in Montana, forcing the evacuation of hundreds more homes and devouring another large chunk of forest as the drought-stricken state struggles with one of its worst wildfire seasons in years.

Chicago activist loses US citizenship, will be…

An activist known for helping Arab women in the Chicago area lost her U.S. citizenship and will be deported for failing to disclose convictions for two bombings in Jerusalem decades ago