Protesters in Durham, N.C. toppled a Confederate monument Monday night. The statue, called "The Confederate Soldiers Monument," was dedicated in 1924. It was pulled down Monday and protesters stomped...
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:36 PM CDT
Violence Adds Momentum to Removal of Confederate Statues
Cities and states accelerated their plans to remove Confederate monuments from public property Tuesday as the violence over a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, moved leaders across the...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 05:11 PM CDT
As Trump Considers Arpaio Pardon, Critics Call Out President
President Donald Trump says he may grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio following his recent conviction in federal court, prompting outrage among critics who say the move would amount to an endorsement of...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 05:49 PM CDT
Texas Rep. Denounces Hate, Calls for Moment of Silence
In the House chamber Monday, Texas Rep. Helen Giddings (D-DeSoto) called on the membership to stand with her as she denounced hatred, bigotry and terrorism in the wake of deadly violence in Charlottesville,...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 05:03 PM CDT
Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally
One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers.
But the Facebook post wasn't circulated by law...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 08:52 PM CDT
Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' N. Korean Missile Aimed at US
The United States would "take out" any North Korean missile seen to be heading for American soil, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday.
He declared that any such North Korean attack could lead to war.
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 03:59 AM CDT
Protesters Descend on Trump Tower for President's 1st Visit
Protesters have descended on Trump Tower ahead of the president's arrival there Monday for a planned two-night stay, and at least three rallies are expected outside the Fifth Avenue building amid heightened...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 05:06 PM CDT
GOP Texas Lawmakers Get in Each Other's Faces Over Tax Bill
After much criticism, including from members of the Republican Party, President Donald Trump addressed the country and condemned hate groups such as the KKK, neo-nazis and white supremacists. The address was...