Party leaders used Sunday talk shows to defend local governments that are acting to remove monuments to Confederate leaders, saying the unrest in Charlottesville last week showed how the statues are divisive rather than educational tools about U.S. history.
The president will on Monday night address the nation to share details of a review of U.S. policy in Afghanistan, where troops have been on the ground fighting the Taliban and al-Qaeda for more than 15 years.
Rep. Adam Schiff’s comments echo that of other lawmakers who have noted that the president has not effectively functioned as the nation’s healer in chief.
Lewis in 1976. (STF/AFP/Getty Images)
Lewis in 1976. (STF/AFP/Getty Images)
Jerry Lewis
1926–2017
Few performers have been so beloved and so derided as Jerry Lewis, who amassed devoted fans and stunningly hostile reviews from critics. Few have been so accomplished as humanitarians — his annual muscular dystrophy telethons had raised almost $1.5 billion by the late 2000s — or so polarizing as personalities. Lewis, who was a master of slapstick, appeared in more than 50 films during a career marked by dizzying summits and desperate lows.
The story of a 75-year friendship begins with Norman Mineta and his family, who were imprisoned at Heart Mountain. There, a young Mineta met fellow Boy Scout Alan Simpson. Decades later, they collaborated to pass an act that formally apologized to Japanese American internees.
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The county's NAACP chapter condemned the fiery Republican’s aggressive stance on Confederate monuments. Residents of Carver Road praised him for fighting to protect their historic community.
Take white supremacy, “flip it and reverse it,” the petition reads, by replacing the Portsmouth, Va., statue with one of the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist, dancer and record producer.
The number of overdose-related deaths in the District have nearly tripled in two years — from 83 in 2014 to 231 last year.
Perspective
Honorees rebel, the president withdraws and an institution that for 40 years has managed to sidestep partisan politics grapples with the fallout.
Thousands of visitors flocked to the conservatory to see the in-bloom flower, which spent Sunday in languid and stinky decline. The other two flowers could bloom within the next week.
Analysis
Much work remains, particularly on offense, but the picture is starting to take shape elsewhere as players continue to battle for key roles and roster spots.
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W. Difo SS 1 0 0 0 0
D. Murphy 2B 0 0 0 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 1 0 0 0 0
A. Lind LF 0 0 0 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 0 0 0 0 0
M. Wieters C 0 0 0 0 0
M. Taylor CF 0 0 0 0 0
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J. Blash RF 0 0 0 0 0
J. Pirela LF 0 0 0 0 0
Y. Solarte 2B 0 0 0 0 0
W. Myers 1B 0 0 0 0 0
C. Spangen... 3B 0 0 0 0 0
H. Sanchez C 0 0 0 0 0
D. Coleman SS 0 0 0 0 0
D. Lamet P 0 0 0 0 0
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There are more options for clearing your closets than ever, online and in person.
Over-the-top amenities — from facials to fine dining — can take the edge off your time on the ground.
Locked out of power in Washington, progressive leaders, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, are organizing a level of politics where they are confident they can win: local government in states such as Mississippi and Alabama.
Residents of Carbondale, Ill., are incredulous at their cosmic good fortune — they really needed these eclipses.
Perspective
The message of the white supremacists, neo-Nazis, racists and bigots may be vile. But in America, they get to say it. And letting them do so might be the smartest way to fight back.
Outside France, many see him as a symbol of youthful dynamism and a darling of social democrats. But the man who won a landslide victory less than four months ago now has a domestic approval rating near President Trump’s.
A video shows a flight attendant telling the passengers, who contend they were having a private conversation about an eight-hour delay, that the crew felt threatened.
Peyton West was born with only the right side of his heart functioning, his family said. He lived for only five months after receiving his new heart.
Before he transformed into an activist, Gregory made acerbic, insightful jokes about race, segregation and the civil rights movement.
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