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Activist charged in toppling of Minnesota Columbus statue

11 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

A Minnesota prosecutor charged an Indigenous activist with a felony on Friday in the toppling of a Christopher Columbus statue on state Capitol grounds during a rally weeks...
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Black protector of Confederate statues dubbed a Dave Chappelle ‘skit come to life' by Twitter users

Black protector of Confederate statues dubbed a Dave Chappelle ‘skit come to life' by Twitter users

12 hours ago   |   RT

A black Alabama man vowing to defend symbols of the pro-slavery Confederate States of America went viral as his atypical persona reminded Internet community of a character from...
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Report: 59 Confederate Symbols Removed Since George Floyd's Death

Report: 59 Confederate Symbols Removed Since George Floyd's Death

1 day ago   |   NPR

America's reckoning with racism has brought down statues, one state flag and one police emblem, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center - and led to the renaming of...
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Lightfoot announces review of Chicago monuments as part of ‘a racial healing and historical reckoning project'

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Nearly three weeks after ordering the removal of Christopher Columbus statues in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday announced the formation of a committee to review the...
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Boston Art Commission to study future of Christopher Columbus statue

Boston Art Commission to study future of Christopher Columbus statue

1 day ago   |   WCVB

The Boston Art Commission will study the future of a Christopher Columbus statue that was beheaded in the city's North End.
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Talbot County Council votes to keep Talbot Boys monument

Talbot County Council votes to keep Talbot Boys monument

2 days ago   |   WBALTV

The Talbot Boys statue in Easton will stay for now.
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Boston Art Commission moving forward on ‘review' of Columbus statue

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The Boston Public Art Commission is moving ahead with more hearings about what to do with the Christopher Columbus statue after a meeting Tuesday that featured heated public...
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‘It's Long Overdue': Twin Cities Doctor Urging Twins To Update ‘Minnie & Paul' Logo To Reflect Diversity

2 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Twin Cities doctor is urging the Twins to change the team's classic “Minnie and Paul” logo to reflect the diversity of the team's players and fans. Dr. Charles...
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Benin city restores monuments from slave trade era

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

As anti-racism protests in the US and Europe grew, so did demands for the removal of statues linked to slavery - a city in West Africa is going the other way.
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Final piece of Confederate statue removed from downtown Durham

Final piece of Confederate statue removed from downtown Durham

2 days ago   |   WRAL

The last remaining piece of a Confederate monument toppled by protesters in Durham in 2017 is gone.
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Pentagon to launch task force investigating UFO sightings

Pentagon to launch task force investigating UFO sightings

The Pentagon is forming a new task force to investigate UFOs that have been observed by U.S. military aircraft, according to two defense officials. Read more ...

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during George Floyd arrest

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during George Floyd arrest

Newly released body cam footage shows onlookers demanding police help the man. Read more ...

Betts ties MLB mark with 3 of Dodgers' 6 HRs in rout of Pads

Betts ties MLB mark with 3 of Dodgers' 6 HRs in rout of Pads

LOS ANGELES - Mookie Betts hit three home runs in a game for the sixth time in his career, matching a major league record, and the Los Angeles Dodgers launched six long balls... Read more ...

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

The announcement means that the UAE, which is home to the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, would become the first Gulf Arab state to have ties to Israel. Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's Supreme Court after the USPS said they couldn't guarantee on time delivery of mail-in-ballots

US Postal Service told the Pennsylvania Secretary of State that some ballots might not be delivered on time because their delivery standards couldn't accommodate the state's... Read more ...

Dana White isn't sold on Daniel Cormier's UFC 252 retirement plan

Dana White isn't sold on Daniel Cormier's UFC 252 retirement plan

Dana White doesn't believe UFC 252 will represent Daniel Cormier 's final fight. Cormier has said countless times leading up to Saturday's heavyweight title trilogy with Stipe... Read more ...

Darvish takes no-hitter into 7th, Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

Darvish takes no-hitter into 7th, Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

CHICAGO - Yu Darvish took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his third straight dominant start, and the major league-leading Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2... Read more ...

Stars get late goal for 5-4 win over Flames to even series

Stars get late goal for 5-4 win over Flames to even series

EDMONTON, Alberta - Jamie Oleksiak scored with 40 seconds left in regulation as the Dallas Stars beat the Calgary Flames 5-4 Thursday night after blowing a two-goal lead in the... Read more ...