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Family, friends to gather at memorial service for woman killed in Charlottesville attack

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Facebook(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — A memorial service is set for Wednesday morning for the 32-year-old woman killed after a car rammed into a crowd of people who were counter-protesting a whiteRead More

Woman arrested for helping to topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

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iStock/Thinkstock(DURHAM, N.C.) — Deputies in North Carolina arrested a woman on Tuesday, who says she helped pull down a Confederate statue in Durham. According to ABC affiliate WTVD, Takiyah Thompson,Read More

94-year-old retired judge builds pool to bring joy to his home and neighbors

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A retired judge, whose home seemed empty and quiet since the death of his wife, came up with an unusual and generous way to fill the void.Read More

Man caught on video urinating on Philadelphia synagogue, giving lewd hand gesture to camera

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Philadelphia Police(PHILADELPHIA) — Police in Philadelphia are searching for a man caught on surveillance video giving a lewd hand gesture to the camera and then urinating on the walls ofRead More

Woman, three children injured after large elm tree uproots in Central Park

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Dramatic video shows bystanders and first responders coming to the rescue of a mother and her three young children after they were injured by a fallen treeRead More

How Taylor Swift's victory could affect sexual assault cases

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Theo Stroomer/Getty Images(DENVER) — Taylor Swift was awarded exactly $1 for her victory in civil court Monday, but the award could represent much more for victims of sexual assault. AfterRead More

Lincoln Memorial vandalized with explicit graffiti

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National Park Service(WASHINGTON) — The Lincoln Memorial was vandalized with bright-red graffiti early Tuesday morning at around 4.30 a.m. Officials with the National Park Service (NPS) said the red sprayRead More

The state of the white supremacy and neo-Nazi groups in the US

Thumbnail for 801989, Va.) — The weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, underscored the re-emergence of white supremacy and nationalist groups in the United States, some experts say. Racist hate groups have beenRead More

Recent flashpoints in the controversy over Confederate symbols

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ABC News(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — As of 2016, the U.S. was home to more than 700 Confederate monuments or statues on public property, according to a study by the Southern PovertyRead More

Confederate-statue toppling in North Carolina may lead to criminal charges

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iStock/Thinkstock(DURHAM, N.C.) — Protesters who pulled down a Confederate statue in North Carolina in an apparent response to violence over the weekend in neighboring Virginia may be charged with vandalism,Read More