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University of Texas removes Confederate statuesThe University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered the removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, calling such monuments "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism."
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police: Boy burned when bug spray rolls into fire, explodesPolice in Massachusetts say a young boy suffered serious burns to his legs when a can of bug spray rolled into a campfire and exploded
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Detective Commander Brendan Deenihan speaks about the charges against Andrew Warren and Wyndham Lathem during a news conference at the Chicago Police Department headquarters on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. The two employees of elite universities charged in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old hair stylist were due in court Sunday after being returned to Chicago to face charges of first-degree murder in the brutal killing. (Alexandra Wimley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Northwestern prof, Oxford worker to stay jailed before trialA former Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee accused of killing a man as part of what prosecutors called a sexual fantasy have another court date scheduled this week in Chicago
The Associated Press2 hours ago
University of Texas removes Confederate statuesThe University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered the removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, calling such monuments "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism."
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Aug. 14, 2017 photo, Immigration attorney Raed Gonzalez looks over files in his office in Houston. Gonzalez is one of a handful of lawyers in Texas who assist victims of immigration fraud in filing complaints against their old lawyers, helping people who often struggle to navigate the legal system. (AP Photo by Nomaan Merchant)
Bad immigration lawyers hard to find, harder to stopThe system for reporting misconduct among immigration lawyers is difficult to navigate and allows bad lawyers to sometimes rack up dozens of complaints
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug 10, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., watches a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Phoenix. McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient, or even someone about to turn 81. McCain has been undergoing targeted radiation and chemotherapy treatments at the local Mayo Clinic on weekday mornings before going about his day with vigor. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Sen. McCain faces cancer battle with typical feistinessSen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 3, 2016 file photo, candles burn at a makeshift memorial for Ashlynne Mike on the Navajo Nation southwest of Farmington, N.M. The man who admitted to killing the Navajo girl, faces life in prison without parole. Ashlynne Mike’s mother has been urging the tribe to opt in to the death penalty, particularly for crimes that involve children. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz, File)
Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penaltyIn Indian Country, most tribes opt out of the death penalty for federal crimes on tribal land
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Economists see only slight impact from Fed bond trimmingBusiness economists believe that the Federal Reserve's long-awaited move to start reducing its massive bond holdings will push long-term bond rates up, but most think the impact will be fairly modest.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Detective Commander Brendan Deenihan speaks about the charges against Andrew Warren and Wyndham Lathem during a news conference at the Chicago Police Department headquarters on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. The two employees of elite universities charged in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old hair stylist were due in court Sunday after being returned to Chicago to face charges of first-degree murder in the brutal killing. (Alexandra Wimley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasyProsecutors say fatal stabbing of hairstylist in Chicago was part of sexual fantasy hatched online between professor and university employee
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Residents feel earthquake near Alaska's largest cityA small earthquake hit the Cook Inlet region of Alaska near Anchorage, the state's biggest city
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Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford arrives at Fort Greely, Alaska, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, for a refueling stop. President Donald Trump is "studying and considering his options" for a new approach to Afghanistan and the broader South Asia region, the White House said Friday. Gen. Joseph Votel, the Central Command chief who is responsible for U.S. military operations in the greater Middle East, including Afghanistan said that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Dunford represent him in the White House-led Afghanistan strategy review. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
10 Things to Know for MondayAmong 10 Things to Know: Jerry Lewis dies at age 91; Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cell; Trump to address the path forward on Afghanistan.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Zoo gorilla dies of cancer, days after constipation surgeryA 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas has died after tests revealed she had late-stage ovarian cancer, four days after undergoing surgery for constipation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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