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Protestors march outside Hollywood, Fla., City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, demanding that the city strip the names of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee, Nathan Bedford Forrest and John Bell Hood from city streets. (AP Photo/Terry Spencer)
August 30, 2017 - 11:44 pm
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city commission voted Wednesday to strip the names of Robert E. Lee and two other Confederate generals from the suburb's streets, the latest in a recent spate of skirmishes over whether those who led the Southern army should still be honored 152 years after the...
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Protestors march outside Hollywood, Fla., City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, demanding that the city strip the names of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee, Nathan Bedford Forrest and John Bell Hood from city streets. (AP Photo/Terry Spencer)
August 30, 2017 - 11:40 pm
The Latest on protests and debate about Confederate symbols around the U.S. (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The city commission of a suburb in Florida has voted to erase the names of Robert E. Lee and two other Confederate generals from the city's streets. The Hollywood City Commission voted 5-1 late...
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Protestors march outside Hollywood, Fla., City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, demanding that the city strip the names of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee, Nathan Bedford Forrest and John Bell Hood from city streets. (AP Photo/Terry Spencer)
August 30, 2017 - 11:40 pm
The Latest on protests and debate about Confederate symbols around the U.S. (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The city commission of a suburb in Florida has voted to erase the names of Robert E. Lee and two other Confederate generals from the city's streets. The Hollywood City Commission voted 5-1 late...
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U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan., answers questions about health care and other issues during a town hall meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at the city hall in Olathe, Kan. National Democrats already are targeting Yoder for next year's election in a district that President Donald Trump narrowly lost last year. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
August 22, 2017 - 11:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican congressman in Kansas sought Tuesday night to sound bipartisan, centrist notes while defending the GOP's approach on health care and other issues during a town hall meeting with national Democrats already targeting him in a district that President Donald Trump...
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Law enforcement officials investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Bloomington police Chief Jeff Potts said Saturday that investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blast. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 5:17 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not causing any injuries, authorities said. Minneapolis police said a preliminary investigation...
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Law enforcement officials investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Bloomington police Chief Jeff Potts said Saturday that investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blast. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 3:33 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not injuring anyone, an official said. The local police department tweeted that a preliminary...
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June 06, 2017 - 7:52 pm
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Three people died and two others were wounded Tuesday afternoon in a shooting in a Salt Lake City suburb, according to Utah police. Sandy Police Sgt. Jason Nielsen said the shooting took place outside a home in a middle-class neighborhood around 4 p.m. Tuesday. Police did not...
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In this May 18, 2017 photo, Fayez Ghosn surveys damage in his house at the mountain resort town of Zabadani in the Damascus countryside, Syria. Once a popular summer resort famed for its fruit trees and favored by tourists from rich Gulf Arab countries, the Damascus suburb town of Zabadani is now a deserted, endless vista of pulverized buildings after thousands of rebels were driven out along with the town’s original inhabitants. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
May 23, 2017 - 2:01 am
ZABADANI, Syria (AP) — Arriving with her husband and 10-year-old daughter to check on their home for the first time in five years, Adibeh Ghosn had trouble recognizing the neighborhood. In disbelief, she walked over the mounds of rubble leading to her home. "Where are the neighbors, where are the...
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Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
April 29, 2017 - 11:09 am
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Egypt (all times local): 5 p.m. Pope Francis has left Egypt at the end of a historic, two-day visit defined by calls for Christian-Muslim unity against religious militancy. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi saw the Catholic pontiff off at Cairo...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, a memorial to best friends Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas is seen near the spot where their bodies were found in Brentwood, N.Y. Two suburbs on New York’s Long Island are in the grip of fear from a violent street gang with Central American ties, MS-13. The gang has been blamed for the deaths of nearly a dozen young people in blue-collar Brentwood and Central Islip since the school year began. (AP Photo/Claudia Torrens, File)
April 28, 2017 - 11:21 am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns, many people here know exactly what's going on. "You just think, 'Oh, God, whose child is it now?'" said Stephanie Spezia, a longtime resident of this suburb in the heart of Long Island that's...
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