Monuments and Seashores

Vandals tried to set the wrong General Lee monument on fire

Vandals tried to set the wrong General Lee monument on fire

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Vandals in North Carolina attempted to torch a statue of General Lee - but they got the wrong guy. The two punks doused a marble replica of World War II veteran Maj. General...
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Critic's pick: A Victory for the Civil War ‘Cyclorama'

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

A colossal painting, once claimed to depict a Confederate victory, has carried an evolving meaning. Now, a spectacular restoration at the Atlanta History Center unravels its...
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World War II museum blames 'some jerk punk' for setting fire to what they may have thought was a Confederate monument. It's actually a memorial honoring a WWII veteran

World War II museum blames 'some jerk punk' for setting fire to what they may have thought was a Confederate monument. It's actually a memorial honoring a WWII veteran

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A North Carolina museum is accusing vandals of trying to burn a statue of a World War II veteran after mistaking it for a Confederate monument. The statue commemorates General...
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Stonehenge's Rocks Have Been Traced to 2 Quarries 180 Miles Away

19 hours ago   |   Time

A team of archaeologists may have unveiled one of the mysteries about Stonhenge, the iconic circular monument in southwest England. Rocks called bluestones that form an inner...
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A War Memorial Is Being Expanded. Some Say It Whitewashes History

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The Australian War Memorial, at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars, will grow to commemorate recent conflicts, including war zones in which Australia still has troops.
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Don Newcombe's toughness helped him overcome hate and become a legend

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

He could have been the angriest man at Dodger Stadium. Instead, he was the most elegant. Don Newcombe, who died Tuesday, was a monument in a fedora, history with a sport coat...
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Manny Machado Signs Biggest Free Agent Contract in U.S. Sports History With $300 Million Deal With Padres

2 days ago   |   Fortune   |   14 articles

Baseball powerhouse Manny Machado is signing the biggest free-agent contract in the history of American sports Tuesday, joining the San Diego Padres for a whopping $300...
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Grand Canyon Radiation Cover-Up Revealed as Email Claims Visitors Were Exposed to Uranium for Decades

2 days ago   |   Newsweek

The buckets were kept by a taxidermy exhibit at the monument.
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How Was Stonehenge Built? New Clues About Ancient Stones Unearthed in 5,000-Year-Old Mystery

2 days ago   |   Newsweek

Researchers traced the origin of the monument from two quarries in Wales to its resting place in Wiltshire, England.
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North Carolina A&T State University Track Star Breaks World Record

5 days ago   |   News One

As we celebrate the monumental accomplishments made by African Americans in the past, there is Black history being made in the present. According to HBCU Buzz , North Carolina...
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Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, and her children, William Kenneth Smith and Sarah Jude Smith, were announced as lottery winners on Wednesday. They won the the $29.5... Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

NEW YORK - When Jusuf Nurkic went to the bench, the Portland Trail Blazers inserted a player who barely knew their offense. Read more ...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in New York, officials say. Read more ...

Israel's first moon lander launches on SpaceX rocket

Israel's first moon lander launches on SpaceX rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. A... Read more ...

Cory Schneider posts rare shutout as Devils brace for trade deadline

Cory Schneider posts rare shutout as Devils brace for trade deadline

Cory Schneider made 30 saves in posting his first shutout since November 2017 and Devils beat the undermanned Senators 4-0 on Thursday night at Prudential Center in Newark in a... Read more ...