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Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 06:17 AM EDT

Serpico, Others From NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick

Serpico, Others From NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick

A former New York City police officer, whose claims of police corruption in the 1970s were chronicled in an Al Pacino movie, joined dozens of current and former officers Saturday at a rally in support of getting...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:25 PM EDT

The Past Is Still Present in a Changing Virginia

The Past Is Still Present in a Changing Virginia

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...

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 07:37 AM EDT

Thousands Descend on Boston for Anti-Racist Protest

Thousands Descend on Boston for Anti-Racist Protest

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...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 09:33 AM EDT

Evangelical Advisers Stay With Trump as Others Criticize Him

Evangelical Advisers Stay With Trump as Others Criticize Him

One of President Donald Trump's most steadfast constituencies has been standing by him amid his defense of a white nationalist rally in Virginia, even as business leaders, artists and Republicans turn away. On...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 12:50 PM EDT

Duke University Removes Statue of Robert E. Lee

Duke University Removes Statue of Robert E. Lee

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. The university said it removed the carved limestone...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:06 PM EDT

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Acknowledging that he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:01 AM EDT

Trump Struggles With Presidential Duties as Uniter-in-Chief

Trump Struggles With Presidential Duties as Uniter-in-Chief

For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer no healing words. She says the White House repeatedly tried to reach out to her...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:35 AM EDT

Trump's New Communications Director Isn't New to His Ways

Trump's New Communications Director Isn't New to His Ways

After three people tackled the assignment with limited success, the job of keeping President Donald Trump on message has for now fallen to Hope Hicks, a young former public relations aide and political neophyte...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:02 AM EDT

Charlottesville Exposes New Threat for College Campuses

Charlottesville Exposes New Threat for College Campuses

On college campuses, white supremacists and other far-right extremist groups see fertile ground to spread their messages and recruit followers. But for many colleges, last weekend's deadly attack at a rally near...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:23 PM EDT

Bannon Plans to 'Crush the Opposition' Back at Breitbart

Bannon Plans to 'Crush the Opposition' Back at Breitbart

After his exit as Chief White House Strategist, Steve Bannon returned as the executive chairman for Breitbart News Friday, a spokesman for the site confirmed to NBC News. Confirmation from the company came...

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