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Artists, Curators Torn About Confederate Statues' Futures

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 20:22
Artists, historic preservationists and museum curators are watching the nation's Confederate soldier statues coming down and are torn about what should happen to them when they're no longer atop their pedestals.

Stocks Pare Early Losses as Trump Lets Bannon Go

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:48
U.S. stocks rallied after the White House announced that Steve Bannon, a controversial key adviser to President Donald Trump, would be leaving his job Friday.

4th Person Arrested in Spain Attacks

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:03
Catalan police said Friday they had arrested a fourth person in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils that have killed at least 14 people.

3 Charities Cancel Mar-a-Lago Events

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:58
President Donald Trump's comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook.

Schwarzenegger: There Are Not Two Sides to Hatred

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:52
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger jabbed President Donald Trump saying there are not two sides to bigotry or hatred.

Wisconsin Assembly Passes $3B Foxconn Bill

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:37
6:20 p.m.The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a $3 billion tax break package for Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group.

Lawsuit: Birth Control for Sentencing Violates Rights

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:35
A Tennessee sheriff and judge violated the constitutional rights of jail inmates by promising to reduce their sentences if they underwent birth control procedures, an ex-inmate says in a federal lawsuit.

Wisconsin Mayor Orders Confederate Statues Removed From Cemetery

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:07
The mayor of Madison, Wisconsin ordered the removal of the statues depicting Confederate soldiers from the grounds of Forest Hill Cemetery, The Wisconsin State Journal reports.

Carson Reveals Home Vandalized, Calls for 'High Road'

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:30
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson revealed Wednesday his home was vandalized in May, urging for people in similar circumstances to take "the high road."

Gov. Abbott on Confederate Statues: Learn From Past, Don't Bury It

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:17
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pooh-poohed the removal of Confederate monuments across the country because it "won't erase our nation's past and it doesn't advance our nation's future."

Baltimore Mayor: Removing Statues by Night 'Right Thing To Do'

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:07
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Thursday defended her decision to remove the four Confederate statues from her city overnight Wednesday, saying she didn't want her decision to attract the same kinds of protesters who stunned Charlottesville last weekend.

Chicago Pastor: Remove Washington Statue, Rename Park Over Slavery

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:52
A Chicago-based pastor is calling on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to rename public parks named after two presidents due to their ties to slavery.

Maine Gov. LePage Equates Confederate Statues to 9/11 Monuments

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:00
Maine Gov. Paul LePage has compared the monuments of Confederate war figures being removed from public spaces across the country to those commemorating the deaths of 2,753 people during the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City.

Poll: Partisan Divide Over Trump's Charlottesville Response

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:23
President Donald Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia split voters, mostly along party lines, a new CBS News poll shows.

Ben and Candy Carson: Fight Bigotry With the 'Right Tools'

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:46
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and his wife said Wednesday that the "racial and political strife" from Charlottesville should be opposed, "but let's use the right tools."

Georgia Judge Compares Anti-Confederate 'Nut Cases' to ISIS

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:03
A judge in Gwinnett County, Georgia has been suspended after writing a series of Facebook posts in which he compares those who oppose Confederate statues to members of the Islamic State.

Clay Aiken: Confederate Monuments Must Be Removed

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:02
Clay Aiken, a runner-up on "American Idol" and a former candidate for Congress in North Carolina, said that states should remove Confederate monuments.

Sessions: Charlottesville Driver May Face Hate Crime Charge

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:00
The driver of a car that hit several counter protesters and killed on during the violent weekend events in Charlottesville, Virginia, could face federal hate crime charges, although that has not yet been determined, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday.

Study: Traffic Deaths Down, But Still Higher Than 2 Years Ago

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:50
Deaths on U.S. roads have decreased slightly, but the toll remains higher than two years ago, according to a Tuesday report from the National Safety Council.

US Military Leaders Condemn Racism, Extremism After Charlottesville

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:10
Three leaders of U.S. military forces issued statements condemning the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.