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2 Naval Academy buildings named for Confederate…

At the U.S. Naval Academy two structures honor the memory of Confederate naval officers who fought against the United States of America -- but that would change under a bill pending in Congress

Chicago Police Superintendent getting new kidney…

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is poised to receive a new kidney _ from his son

President Trump: We must take care of our great…

President Trump addresses the American Legion

The Dakota Access Pipeline's Developer Is Suing…

Energy Transfer has accused Greenpeace and other groups of engaging in "acts of terrorism" while protesting the pipeline's construction.

Troopers' use of deadly force after chase deemed justified

New Hampshire's attorney general says the use of deadly force by four Massachusetts state troopers who shot and killed a man who led them on a 40-mile-long multistate car chase was justified

Latest: 2 Confederate statues shrouded in…

Two statues of Confederate generals have been shrouded with large black tarps in Charlottesville

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Judge denies biker's request for delay in Waco…

The judge who would preside over the first trial of a biker allegedly involved in a shootout at a meeting of rival motorcycle gangs in Waco, Texas, that left nine people dead has denied a motion to delay the trial.

Navy calls for review after warship collision

Jennifer Griffin reports

Powerball Is Over $700 Million: Here's Why You…

When fewer people were playing, participating states changed the rules to allow for bigger jackpots. But you might not like what they did.

The Latest: Lawmakers debate ability to question regulators

Legislators ended a hearing on the failure of a nuclear power project in South Carolina debating whether they could legally ask state regulators about their role in the debacle

Teen back with family after 11 days missing in…

The National Park Service says a teenager who went missing for 11 days is with his family after he emerged from Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park and flagged a passing boat for help

Violence in Charlottesville leads to…

After Charlottesville, ACLU confronts a once-heretical notion: Maybe some speech isn't worth defending

Powerball’s winning odds: You could get hit by…

Powerball’s jackpot tops $700 million with the odds of winning 1 in 292 million. From bowling a perfect game to getting hit by lightning, here are the weird things that are more likely to happen than you winning

Navy Dismisses A High-Ranking Official Following…

The Navy said it had lost confidence in Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin's "ability to command" the U.S. 7th Fleet.

EPA taps Alabama business lobbyist to lead Southeast region

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named a business lobbyist and ex-environmental regulator as regional administrator for the office that oversees eight Southeastern states

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Former officer injects new racial element in 2014…

White former officer injects new racial element in slaying of daughter's black boyfriend

Tribal coalition joins blitz to save national…

A tribal coalition has joined the blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas, sending letters to President Donald Trump saying that "making America great again" includes honoring tribal history

Fmr. US Navy 7th Fleet commander on string of…

Retired Admiral Robert Natter reacts to dismissal of commander over incidents on 'America's Newsroom'

Charlottesville Takes Action To Help Mend The…

The city's council agreed to cover Confederate statues in black fabric as a sign of mourning.

Feds: Nuclear fuel processing alternative would take 8 years

The federal government says it would take nearly eight years to remove one metric ton of plutonium from South Carolina as promised under longstanding agreements, using a proposed alternative method

Girl Scouts accuse Boy Scouts of covertly…

The president of the Girl Scouts of the USA is accusing the Boy Scouts of seeking to covertly recruit girls into their programs while disparaging the Girl Scouts' operations

California dad gets 25 to life in son's…

A California father who admitted killing his 5-year-old son amid a bitter custody battle was sentenced to 25 years to life during a hearing where his estranged wife wished him an eternity in hell

4-year-old boy sent home from school over length…

Texas mother says her 'son is owed the same education that all other children in the school district have'

A Case For White Supremacists Needing Reparations

Ibrahima Seck, the director of research at the Whitney Plantation, argues that white supremacists need reparations of their own.

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Man, 35, turns down plea deal calling for 70 years in prison

A Connecticut man charged with killing three people in 2008 has turned down a plea deal calling for a 70-year prison sentence

Court rejects appeal from praying football coach

A federal appeals court says a Washington state school district does not have to immediately re-hire a football coach who lost his job for praying on the field after games

Lawyer no longer wants new mental exam for bomb…

Attorney for man accused of attempting to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma City bank has asked a federal judge to withdraw her request for a mental examination of the suspect