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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, file photo, people walk near a statue of late Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo, who also served as the city's police commissioner, on Thomas Paine Plaza outside the Municipal Services Building in Philadelphia. Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney said Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, that the city should discuss the future of the Rizzo statue after reports of possible vandalism and a call for its removal from a city councilwoman. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
'Black power' removed from ex-Philadelphia mayor's statueWorkers have removed the words "black power" that were spray painted across the statue of a former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Workers use a crane to lift the monument dedicated to U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney after it was removed from  outside the Maryland State House, in Annapolis, Md., early Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Maryland workers hauled several monuments away, days after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Maryland removes Dred Scott ruling author's statueA 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
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2016 file photo, fall foliage colors a line of mountains in Chatham, N. H. New England's 2017 fall foliage forecast is very favorable for leaf peeping. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Manhunt continues for driver in Barcelona attack; What's growing alongside North Korea's nuclear program
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Tropical Storm Harvey bringing rain to Windward IslandsTropical Storm Harvey is bringing rain to the Windward Islands as it approaches the eastern Caribbean
The Associated Press3 hours ago
North Carolina police shoot, injure stabbing suspectAuthorities say a North Carolina police officer shot and wounded a suspect fleeing the scene of a double stabbing
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In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 photo, a giant American flags hangs on the wall of Potter's Lane, an apartment complex made out of recycled shipping containers just for homeless veterans, as Iraq war veteran Vernon Poling, 44, carries a bucket filled with water in the courtyard in Midway City, Calif. The apartments could easily belong to San Francisco tech workers or hipsters in Los Angeles' trendy Arts District. Each of the 15 furnished units are made of three shipping containers pieced together and spiffed up with faux wood flooring, drywall and floor-to-ceiling windows on two of four walls. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Homeless California war veteran gets place to call homeWar veteran living on streets in California gets a unique place to finally call home
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - Int his July 5, 2017 file photo, Assistant public defender Scott Sanders questions Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens about the use of jailhouse informants during an evidentiary hearing for convicted murderer Scott Dekraai, left, at the Santa Ana Central Justice Center in Santa Ana, Calif.  Judge Thomas Goethals is weighing whether Dekraai should be spared the death penalty due to a long-running scandal over authorities' use of jailhouse informants. Goethals is expected to rule Friday, Aug. 18 on whether Dekraai should remain eligible for the death penalty or sentenced to life without parole for killing eight people in a 2011 shooting rampage at an Orange County hair salon. Sanders began asking questions about the use of jailhouse informants after noticing the same snitch had chattered up Dekraai and another one of his clients.  (Nick Agro /The Orange County Register via AP, File)
Judge weighs removing death penalty for mass killerA 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
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A sample of Confederate flags is shown at Confederate Memorial Park Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Huge Confederate flag near Interstate is 1 man's missionMarion Lambert is unapologetic about all of his Confederate flags, but he's proudest of a huge one at the corner of two interstate highways
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Sen. Tim Kaine visits a makeshift memorial Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, where Heather Heyer was killed Saturday when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Julia Rendleman)
Why hate came to the progressive island of CharlottesvilleWhy hate came to Charlottesville, a progressive island surrounded by conservative Virginia
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Mourners to remember Virginia trooper killed in copter crashMourners will gather to remember one of the two Virginia state troopers who died in a helicopter crash while monitoring a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016 file photo, the morning sun illuminates the Grand Tetons in Grand Teton National Park, north of Jackson Hole, Wyo. Grand Teton National Park, normally in the shadow of the neighboring and world-renowned Yellowstone National Park in northwest Wyoming, is set to get its day in the sun with next week's total solar eclipse passing directly over the park. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Grand Teton park to outshine bigger Yellowstone for eclipseGrand Teton National Park sits in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, Yellowstone National Park
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2016 file photo, fall foliage colors a line of mountains in Chatham, N. H. New England's 2017 fall foliage forecast is very favorable for leaf peeping. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
'Spectacular' autumn foliage is forecast for New EnglandNew England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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