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Confederate Monuments Are Coming Down Across the Country. Here’s a List. by MATTHEW BLOCH, MORRIGAN McCARTHY, LIAM STACK and WILSON ANDREWS


By MATTHEW BLOCH, MORRIGAN McCARTHY, LIAM STACK and WILSON ANDREWS

Many government officials have called to remove dozens of controversial statues, markers and other monuments from public grounds.

Published: August 15, 2017 at 07:00PM

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Trump’s Embrace of Racially Charged Past Puts Republicans in Crisis by JEREMY W. PETERS, JONATHAN MARTIN and JACK HEALY


By JEREMY W. PETERS, JONATHAN MARTIN and JACK HEALY

The president’s response to the Charlottesville violence has drawn starkly different reactions between his core supporters and party leaders who fear political oblivion.

Published: August 15, 2017 at 07:00PM

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Trump Comments on Race Open Breach With C.E.O.s, Military and G.O.P. by MICHAEL D. SHEAR, GLENN THRUSH and MAGGIE HABERMAN


By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, GLENN THRUSH and MAGGIE HABERMAN

President Trump was abandoned by executives, contradicted by military leaders and shunned by Republicans outraged by his defense of white nationalists.

Published: August 15, 2017 at 07:00PM

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Roy Moore and Luther Strange Head for G.O.P. Runoff in Alabama Senate Race by JONATHAN MARTIN and ALAN BLINDER


By JONATHAN MARTIN and ALAN BLINDER

After a crowded Republican race, Mr. Moore, a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court, and Mr. Strange, the current senator, will face each other in a runoff next month.

Published: August 14, 2017 at 07:00PM

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Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Echoing Secessionist Rhetoric by MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MATT APUZZO


By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MATT APUZZO

The email, forwarded to journalists, cites “no difference” between Robert E. Lee and George Washington. It claims Black Lives Matter is infiltrated by terrorists.

Published: August 15, 2017 at 07:00PM

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NPR News: Federal Appeals Court Says Arkansas Can Block Medicaid Payments To Planned Parenthood

Federal Appeals Court Says Arkansas Can Block Medicaid Payments To Planned Parenthood
It reversed earlier injunctions that forbade the state from suspending payments to the medical provider over a controversial leaked video of Planned Parenthood staff.

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