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Search area expands for Army helicopter missing…

A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise

Liberal hero Noam Chomsky joins University of…

The University of Arizona has hired noted academic and liberal hero Noam Chomsky as a new faculty member in its linguistics department

New tech could help schools crack down on vaping

Little box may play big role in holding students who break the law accountable

Internet Companies Are Teaming Up To Block White…

After the Charlottesville rally, major online companies like Google are barring white nationalist groups and figures from using their platforms.

A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in…

Transit workers in New York City are complaining about the long-standing police practice of using employee break rooms and bathrooms to temporarily store the bodies of people struck and killed by subway trains.

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Missouri lawmaker posts, deletes Trump…

A Missouri lawmaker says she posted and deleted a comment on Facebook saying she hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination

Confederate memorials being removed at Wisconsin…

Mayor in traditionally liberal Madison, Wisconsin, says monuments to Confederate soldiers are being removed because the Civil War was 'a defense of the deplorable practice of slavery'

Terror attacks in Europe: A timeline

In the wake of the latest terror attack in Barcelona, in which 12 people were killed and nearly 80 people injured, a look back at some of the recent acts of terrorism across Europe

What Heroin Addiction Is Really Like, As Told By…

Taylor Smith explains what being addicted to heroin is like and why she thinks addicts shouldn't be ashamed to speak out.

The Latest: Sculpture put in removed statue's…

A sculpture made by a Baltimore artist that was placed on the platform of a statue of Confederate leaders that had removed earlier in the week has been toppled

Arkansas has new supply of lethal drug; execution…

Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal drug, and the state's attorney general has asked the governor to set an execution date for a death row inmate condemned for a 1991 killing

Brownback: Kansas to boost prison pay amid staff…

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has announced pay raises for some prison workers amid significant staff shortages

Boating accident kills man spreading father's…

Robert Louis was on a mission to honor his father on Lake Superior

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Calls For Action Amid Tragedy At Va. Victim…

Hundreds gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, to memorialize Heather Heyer, who was killed as she protested against a rally for white supremacy.

UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year

Fire chief placed on leave amid racial…

A Connecticut fire chief has been placed on paid leave after an investigation faulted him for racial insensitivity and concluded minority firefighters have a reason to perceive racial bias in the department

Confederate monuments not limited to the Old South

Confederate monuments aren't just located in parks and cemeteries of Old South states. Most of the 11 Southern states that seceded prior to and during the Civil War have rebel monuments on or near the grounds of their state Capitol buildings.

Scott Peterson speaks from death row on conviction

Peterson was found guilty of murdering his wife

Why Confederate Monuments Exist In The First Place

Confederate monuments were erected to remember the Confederacy, but they were also used to intimidate black Americans in the 20th century.

Michigan State University rejects white nationalist event

Michigan State University says it's denied a request to rent space to a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer

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Confederate leaders' descendants want monuments…

Descendants of Confederate Civil War leaders Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Jefferson Davis are among the voices calling for monuments to their famous ancestors to be pulled down

Governor revamps panel to strengthen animal…

New Hampshire's governor hopes a revamped commission on animal welfare will strengthen the state's animal cruelty laws after more than 80 Great Danes were removed from a mansion

Huckabee: We don't learn if we obliterate history

Former Arkansas governor weighs in on the debate over Confederate monuments