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'
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 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
From The New York Times: When President Trump refused to unequivocally denounce white supremacists on Tuesday, he stepped away from what U.S. presidents have seen as crucial to their job: setting a moral course for the nation.By: By MARK LANDLER and AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2v31HAb
The U.S. Secret Service says it is "looking into the comments" posted online by a Missouri legislator that said sais she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated
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
With bipartisan support the Wisconsin Assembly has approved a $3 billion tax break for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state
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 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.