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Tou Thao, Ex-Officer Charged In The Death Of George Floyd, Released From Jail

Tou Thao, Ex-Officer Charged In The Death Of George Floyd, Released From Jail

8 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Tou Thao, one of the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the deadly arrest of George Floyd in late May, has been released from jail late Saturday...
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Thomas Jefferson alongside Black great-grandson holds 'a mirror' to U.S

9 hours ago   |   NBC News

Shannon LaNier, a TV host in Houston, is pictured in a photo in Smithsonian Magazine alongside his direct ancestor, Thomas Jefferson.
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Amid furor over monuments, Trump call for garden of statues

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has a vision for his second term, if he wins one, of establishing a “National Garden of American Heroes” that will pay tribute to some of...
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Controversial monument and KKK gathering spot reopens for Fourth of July

Controversial monument and KKK gathering spot reopens for Fourth of July

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

Despite public outrage and calls for its removal, the largest Confederate memorial in the world has reopened just in time for Fourth of July celebrations. Stone Mountain...
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Oakland woman, a descendant of Thomas Jefferson's slave Sally Hemings, turns 100 on July 4th

13 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

It's a celebration a century in the making - but the story goes back even farther. On this Fourth of July, Velma Williams is turning 100-years-old. The Oakland woman is a...
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Oakland woman, a descendant of Thomas Jefferson's slave Sally Hemings, turns 100 this July 4th 

15 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The Oakland woman is a descendant of Sally Hemings, one of Thomas Jefferson's slaves with whom he had several children. She is the great-great granddaughter of Sally's older...
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Many of the Founding Fathers were incredibly wealthy. Here's a look at some of their fortunes

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider decided to look at how some of the Founding Fathers made their wealth for Independence Day. George Washington, who was the wealthiest president before...
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Trump goes big with July 4 D.C. event as rest of U.S. scales back festivities

1 day ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

While public health officials are urging Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, President Donald...
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2 California death row inmates die from coronavirus complications

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The deaths of Scott Thomas Erskine and Manuel Machado Alvarez came as more than 53,000 new cases across the U.S. were reported Friday.
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As Texas reverses course on masks, GOP digs in on convention

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

AUSTIN, Texas - As Texas began mandating face coverings Friday on the orders of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, his party charged ahead with plans for a massive convention this...
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young is among a number of other iconic rockers who have an issue with Trump's use of their music. Read more ...

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

The Bellagio might have suffered the biggest ever sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history when it allowed a quarter-million dollars in winning wagers to be placed on baseball... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...