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'Black power' removed from ex-Philadelphia…

Workers have removed the words "black power" that were spray painted across the statue of a former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner

Maryland removes Dred Scott ruling author's statue

A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans has been removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Manhunt continues for driver in Barcelona attack; What's growing alongside North Korea's nuclear program

Five terrorists with fake suicide belts killed in…

Incident occurred in Cambrils, 72 miles west of Barcelona

Report: CIA warned Barcelona police of possible…

Insight from former CIA covert operations officer Mike Baker

Chinese traders furious after crackdown on N. Korean imports

Furious Chinese businesspeople say Beijing's decision to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korean seafood imports would hobble the economy of an entire northeastern city, sparking a rare public protest after the surprise move choked off the trade

Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, says she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death

Over one million S. Sudan refugees in Uganda

The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million.

Scientists Just Named A New Fly After One Of…

One of Britain’s national treasures just got the honor of getting a fly named after him. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Trump defends Confederate statues, berates his…

Under fire over competence and moral leadership, Trump defends Confederate statues and attacks his critics

Tropical Storm Harvey bringing rain to Windward Islands

Tropical Storm Harvey is bringing rain to the Windward Islands as it approaches the eastern Caribbean

UK skills shortage stalls growth

An acute skills shortage in the UK has forced one company to take matters into its own hands. And as Laura Frykberg reports, Brexit is likely to exacerbate the problem.

China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports

China is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, after a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions

North Carolina police shoot, injure stabbing suspect

Authorities say a North Carolina police officer shot and wounded a suspect fleeing the scene of a double stabbing

Bannon May Not Have Meant To Contradict Trump…

The White House strategist said North Korea, Charlottesville and identity politics are just distractions to him.

Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

With bipartisan support the Wisconsin Assembly has approved a $3 billion tax break for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state

Homeless California war veteran gets place to…

War veteran living on streets in California gets a unique place to finally call home

Judge weighs removing death penalty for mass…

A California judge is weighing whether a convicted mass killer should be spared the death penalty due to a long-running scandal over authorities' use of jailhouse informants

Huge Confederate flag near Interstate is 1 man's…

Marion Lambert is unapologetic about all of his Confederate flags, but he's proudest of a huge one at the corner of two interstate highways

Third person arrested after terror attack in…

13 dead, 100 injured when a van plowed into a busy tourist area

Kurtz: White House springs leaks after…

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the media and the leaky White House in the wake of the Charlottesville attack

Barcelona's victims: A snapshot of the world

The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world _ men, women and children from at least two dozen nations _ testifying to the global appeal of the sun-kissed city with its bounty of must-visit sites and star-studded football team

Why hate came to the progressive island of…

Why hate came to Charlottesville, a progressive island surrounded by conservative Virginia