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Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 9:59pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes....
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'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 8:59pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally" a week after a gathering of hate groups led to bloodshed in Virginia....
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Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 8:59pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes....
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The Latest: Opponents of Dallas statues: 'Take them down'

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 6:56pm
DALLAS (AP) -- The Latest on a conservative rally and counterdemonstration in Boston and around the country (all times local):...
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Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 3:53pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy....
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Colleges grappling with balancing free speech, campus safety

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 2:52pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- When Carl Valentine dropped off his daughter at the University of Virginia, he had some important advice for the college freshman: Don't forget that you are a minority....
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'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 1:50pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally" a week after a gathering of hate groups led to bloodshed in Virginia....
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Trump Phoenix rally to highlight feisty feud with senator

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 1:50pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- When President Donald Trump takes the stage this week at a rally in Arizona, the state's junior senator will be nowhere to be seen. But Trump is likely to save some choice words for Sen. Jeff Flake....
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Suspect arrested in killings of 2 Fla. officers

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:48pm
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- A suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers in Florida was arrested in a bar several hours after the attack, authorities said Saturday....
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The Latest: Conservative activists leave Boston Common rally

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:47am
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on a conservative rally and counter-demonstration in Boston and around the country (all times local):...
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The Latest: Confrontations taking place at Boston rallies

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 9:45am
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on a conservative rally and counter-demonstration in Boston and around the country (all times local):...
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The past is still present in a changing Virginia

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 9:45am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- When 92-year-old Dr. Fergie Reid was a young man growing up in Richmond, he resented the massive statues of Confederate leaders lining Monument Avenue. But Reid says black people knew better than to speak out....
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The past is still present in a changing Virginia

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 8:44am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- When 92-year-old Dr. Fergie Reid was a young man growing up in Richmond, he resented the massive statues of Confederate leaders lining Monument Avenue. But Reid says black people knew better than to speak out....
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After Charlottesville, students worry about safety on campus

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 7:44am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (AP) -- When Carl Valentine dropped off his daughter at the University of Virginia, he had some important advice for the college freshman: Don't forget that you are a minority....
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Duke University removes statue of Confederate general

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 6:44am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy....
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Trump Phoenix rally to highlight feisty feud with senator

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 6:44am
PHOENIX (AP) -- When President Donald Trump takes the stage this week at a rally in Arizona, the state's junior senator will be nowhere to be seen. But Trump is likely to save some choice words for Sen. Jeff Flake....
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Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awards

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 5:44am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center arts awards to "allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction," the White House announced Saturday....
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Boston, cradle of liberty, braces for spirited protests

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 4:43am
BOSTON (AP) -- Conservative activists and leftist counterprotesters prepared for a confrontation on Boston Common that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly....
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The Latest: Jacksonville shooting leaves 2 officers injured

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:40am
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local):...
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1 policeman killed, 3 injured in 2 shootings in Florida

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:39pm
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- One police officer was shot and killed and another gravely injured by gunfire while checking suspicious people in the central Florida city of Kissimmee, police said early Saturday....
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