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    Trump Defends 'Beautiful' Confederate Statues, Rips Critics

    Trump Defends 'Beautiful' Confederate Statues, Rips Critics

    President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday morning to call out a Republican senator who had criticized his equivocal remarks on bigotry and hatred, and to lament at "the history and culture of our great...

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    4 hours ago

    Scholars Say Trump Went Afoul in Lumping Lee With Founders

    Scholars Say Trump Went Afoul in Lumping Lee With Founders

    Both were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families. Is it really so far-fetched to put Robert E. Lee in the same category as George Washington, as President Donald Trump...

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    25 minutes ago

    Huge U.Va. Candlelight Vigil Honors Charlottesville Victim

    Huge U.Va. Candlelight Vigil Honors Charlottesville Victim

    Hundreds of people gathered on the University of Virginia campus Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil against hate and violence days after Charlottesville erupted in chaos during a white nationalist...

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    2 hours ago

    Ben Carson Talks About Vandalism of VA Home, Charlottesville

    Ben Carson Talks About Vandalism of VA Home, Charlottesville

    The only African-American member of President Donald Trump's cabinet says his home in Northern Virginia was recently the target of anti-Trump vandals. Ben Carson, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Overdoses on the Road: Drugged Driving Rises as a Menace

    Overdoses on the Road: Drugged Driving Rises as a Menace

    An SUV crashed after all four occupants overdosed on heroin in North Carolina. The same day, a man in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, grabbed the steering wheel after his grandson lost consciousness while driving....

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    3 hours ago

    Man Dies in Fall From LA Crane After Police Pursuit, Standoff

    Man Dies in Fall From LA Crane After Police Pursuit, Standoff

    A naked man died Wednesday after falling from a crane at the Port of Los Angeles following a high-speed chase and an hours-long standoff that was caught on camera. The man led officers on a chase earlier in the...

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  • 56 minutes ago

    'The Moment I Hoped Would Never Come': Oakland Nurse Says Goodbye to Daughters, US

    'The Moment I Hoped Would Never Come': Oakland Nurse Says Goodbye to Daughters, US

    It has been an emotional journey this week for the family of Oakland nurse Maria Mendoza Sanchez and her husband Eusebio, whose battle to legally remain with their children in the United States ended with the...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Dems, GOP Condemn Trump For 'Both Sides' Blame Game

    Dems, GOP Condemn Trump For 'Both Sides' Blame Game

    Lawmakers and business leaders from both sides of the aisle are criticizing President Donald Trump's comments blaming "both sides" for the violence that erupted in Charlottesville over the weekend,...

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  • 3 minutes ago

    Teen Overdose Death Rate Doubles

    Teen Overdose Death Rate Doubles

    A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show a steep increase in fatal drug overdoses involving teenagers ages 15 - 19 since 2015 after years of decline. Deaths from fatal drug overdoses...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Education Activist Malala Yousafzai to Study at Oxford

    Education Activist Malala Yousafzai to Study at Oxford

    Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has gained a place at the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old education activist tweeted her acceptance to the school, saying she was "so excited" to win a spot to study...

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