Durham protester charged in Confederate statue vandalism – WRAL.com

WRAL.com Durham protester charged in Confederate statue vandalismWRAL.comDurham, N.C. — A North Carolina Central University student was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Monday night protest in which a Confederate statue in front of Durham County's former courthouse was pulled down. Takiya Thompson used a ladder to …The Latest: Sheriff Will Pursue Felonies for Toppled StatueU.S. Read More …

A Combative Trump Criticizes 'Alt-Left' Groups in Charlottesville – New York Times

New York Times A Combative Trump Criticizes 'Alt-Left' Groups in CharlottesvilleNew York TimesPresident Trump, in a long, combative exchange with reporters at Trump Tower, insisted that he did nothing wrong on Saturday when he declined to specifically condemn Nazi and white supremacist groups. Photo by Al Drago for The New York Times.Trump again blames both Read More …

Ending Obamacare subsidies would increase premiums by 20 percent in 2018, CBO says – Washington Post

Washington Post Ending Obamacare subsidies would increase premiums by 20 percent in 2018, CBO saysWashington PostIf President Trump follows through on his threat to stop paying billions of dollars of subsidies critical to insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, insurance premiums would rise by 20 percent next year, according to a new analysis by Read More …

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker: We stand by the Jewish community after Holocaust Memorial vandalism – MassLive.com

MassLive.com Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker: We stand by the Jewish community after Holocaust Memorial vandalismMassLive.comBOSTON — "Shocking," "disturbing" and "sad" were among the adjectives used by state and local politicians to describe Monday's vandalism at the New England Holocaust Memorial. "We go 20 years and absolutely nothing happens there, in spite of the fact …Teen tackled Read More …

Lincoln Memorial vandalised with profanity in Washington DC – BBC News

BBC News Lincoln Memorial vandalised with profanity in Washington DCBBC NewsThe memorial to President Abraham Lincoln, who led the US through the Civil War, has been vandalised in Washington DC. The vandals appear to have used red spray paint to write "[expletive] law" early on Tuesday morning, the National Park Service said …Lincoln Memorial vandalized with Read More …

National Battle Over Confederate Monuments Renewed After Charlottesville Violence – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com National Battle Over Confederate Monuments Renewed After Charlottesville ViolenceNBCNews.comLocal officials in several states have renewed calls to remove Confederate monuments from public spaces, following the outrage at the deadly violence surrounding a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. In Kentucky …Charlottesville Rally Aimed To Defend A Confederate Statue. It May Have Doomed Read More …

Texas A&M cancels white nationalist rally set for 9/11 – CNN

CNN Texas A&M cancels white nationalist rally set for 9/11CNN(CNN) Texas A&M has canceled a white nationalist protest planned in September, citing safety concerns. White nationalists, neo-Nazis and other extremist groups had planned to hold a "white lives matter" rally at Texas A&M on September 11. The school …Texas A&M Calls Off White Supremacy EventInside Higher Read More …

Trump says he may pardon Arizona ex-sheriff Arpaio: Fox News – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Trump says he may pardon Arizona ex-sheriff Arpaio: Fox NewsNew York Daily NewsFILE PHOTO: Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announces newly launched program aimed at providing security around schools in Anthem, Arizona, U.S. January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Laura Segall/File Photo/File Photo. (Reuters). Reuters. REUTERS.As Trump considers Arpaio pardon, critics call out presidentmySanAntonio.comall Read More …