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At Georgia's Stone Mountain, hikers try to rise above its racial history

On any given day, fitness enthusiasts toting water bottles and earbuds stream to Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta to test their strength and endurance. They make the 1-mile climb to the top of the 825-foot granite outcrop... More>>

Fareed Zakaria: US could learn from how Germany reckoned with history

When it comes to Confederate monuments and reckoning with the past, America could learn a lot from Germany, says CNN's Fareed Zakaria. More>>

Liberty University alumni return degrees in protest

More than 200 Liberty University alumni have signed on to a Facebook group proposing they return their degrees in protest of University President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s unwavering support of President Donald Trump. More>>

Ex-Northwestern professor charged in 'grisly' Chicago stabbing death

Police have formally charged a former Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee with first-degree murder in the July stabbing death of a 26-year-old cosmetologist, Chicago police and the US... More>>

Counterprotesters dwarf controversial rally in Boston

A self-described "free speech" rally on Saturday in downtown Boston was dwarfed by thousands of counterprotesters opposed to the organizers' right-wing views. More>>

5 Things for August 21: Eclipse, Afghanistan, North Korea, Navy

Despite international tensions and political turmoil, Mother Nature still knows how to steal the show. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know... More>>

The day the sun disappears is here

It's not fake news; it's good news. It's a story that could eclipse all other stories. More>>

Here are the Confederate memorials that will be removed after Charlottesville

More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized with statues, monuments and historical markers across the United States. More>>

These are the monuments vandalized after Charlottesville

People are growing restless as some cities across the United States are keeping their Confederate monuments intact while others have removed them this week. More>>

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here is a look at the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. More>>

Dow Jones Industrial Average Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average. More>>

Glen Campbell Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of six-time Grammy Award winner Glen Campbell, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2011. More>>

Man confesses to killing 6-year-old sister and 2 young cousins

A 25-year-old has confessed to stabbing to death his 6-year-old sister and two young cousins while babysitting the family at their Maryland home. More>>

Bernard Kerik Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, who served time in prison for tax fraud and lying to officials. More>>

Mount Rushmore National Memorial Fast Facts

Here's some background information about the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, composed of sculptures of the faces of former Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. More>>

Hurricane Katrina Statistics Fast Facts

Here's a look at some Hurricane Katrina statistics. More>>

Paul Volcker Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve. More>>

Jerry Lewis Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Jerry Lewis. More>>

Unmasking the leftist Antifa movement: Activists seek peace through violence

On the morning of Donald Trump's inauguration, Keval Bhatt hunted through a closet in his parents' Virginia home for the darkest clothes he could find. More>>

USS Indianapolis discovered 18,000 feet below Pacific surface

It's been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II. More>>

Boston preps for dueling groups to march after Charlottesville

Counterdemonstrators began gathering Saturday morning in Boston in response to a self-described free speech rally that has sparked concerns of possible violence. More>>

Asian-American doctor says white nationalists refuse her care

Dr. Esther Choo is an Asian-American emergency room physician who has practiced medicine for more than a decade. Yet, she says, a few times a year, a patient will refuse to let her treat them. Solely because of her race. More>>

Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'

Red Sox owner John Henry wants to rename Yawkey Way, the iconic street bordering Fenway Park, telling the Boston Herald "he's still 'haunted' by the racist legacy of his legendary predecessor." More>>

New Confederate monuments are going up and these are the people behind them

Since 2007, John Culpepper had been anticipating this moment: the unveiling of a statue to the common Confederate soldier in his hometown of Chickamauga, Georgia. In November of last year, three days before Donald Trump... More>>

Charlottesville mayor calls for removal of downtown Confederate statues

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer on Friday called for the removal of Confederate monuments from the city's downtown, including the controversial Robert E. Lee statue in Emancipation Park. More>>

Boston free speech rally: Live updates

A free speech rally is planned Saturday on Boston Common, a week after protests over race and national identity in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. More>>

Charlottesville car attack suspect charged with five additional felonies

Charlottesville police on Friday announced they have charged James Alex Fields, Jr. with five additional felony counts related to last week's "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he allegedly rammed... More>>

Charlottesville: A monumental week of debate over the nation's identity

Violence in Virginia last weekend fanned running national debates about race and free speech, and could resonate politically and socially for weeks or even years to come. More>>

These states have introduced bills to protect drivers who run over protesters

The death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Virginia, has renewed focus on bills that surfaced this year in a half-dozen state legislatures that proposed limited protections for drivers who cause injury or death to... More>>

Settle in with these weekend reads

Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here's what you might have missed in a busy news week. More>>

'White supremacists by default': How ordinary people made Charlottesville possible

Blame President Trump for his tepid moral response. Call the neo-Nazis and white nationalists thugs. Fill your Facebook and Twitter accounts with moral outrage. More>>

Police: MAX stabbing suspect assaulted woman day before deadly attack

The murder suspect accused of stabbing and killing two men on a MAX train was involved in an assault on a MAX platform the day before the deadly attack, but he was not taken into custody at that time, according to police. More>>

What will the weather be for solar eclipse?

It's probably the most anticipated weather forecast in recent memory. Millions of people across the United States are eagerly tuning in to their local meteorologists or refreshing their favorite apps, all hoping for the... More>>

Quickly catch up on the day's news: Friday, August 18

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Bet on card game ends with wife trying to choke husband with cell phone charger

Pasco County deputies arrested a woman on Thursday for domestic battery on her husband after he refused to pay her the bet she had won on a card game. More>>

Boston preps for rally touting free speech in wake of Charlottesville

A so-called free speech rally planned Saturday on Boston Common has sparked concerns of possible violence a week after racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. More>>

Cartwheeling teacher accused of squatting in local couple's home

A cartwheeling teacher who made international headlines for baring her bum is back in the spotlight. This time, she's accused of squatting in a local couple's home and now they want her gone. More>>

Bus drivers hard at work keeping your kids safe on the school bus

Bus drivers start each day before the sun comes up to make sure they can get out the door and pick up your child on time and take them to school safely. More>>

Portland SWAT teams take wanted man into custody

Police responded a home in northeast Portland early Friday morning to apprehend a shooting suspect. More>>

Busy Day for Fans at Little League World Series

Between the first day of games and the opening ceremonies Thursday morning, it's been a busy day for the fans at the Little League World Series. More>>

Lewisville man uses sick wife as excuse to get into house, assault homeowner

A 24-year-old Lewisville man is accused of using his wife's sickness to gain access into a house and rob the homeowner, according to a press release. More>>

Owner of well-known Denver BBQ shop mysteriously vanishes, family fears for Stacy Van Tuyl's safety

Stacy Van Tuyl showed up to his BBQ shop to prep food at 4:00 a.m. Wednesday, but hasn't been seen since. Meat was left on the counter, his wallet and his phone were inside but there was no sign of him. More>>

Harrisburg man charged with aggravated assault after allegedly injuring victim with punch

A 30-year-old Harrisburg man is charged with aggravated assault after allegedly punching another victim Thursday night, according to Harrisburg police. More>>

Murrieta Couple Charged With Torture, Child Abuse; 5-Year-Old Boy Is Comatose, in Grave Condition: DA

A Murrieta couple have been charged with child abuse and torture after a 5-year-old boy was hospitalized with severe injuries and is now comatose, authorities announced Thursday. More>>

The white nationalist whose father disowned him says family was doing the 'safest thing'

The white nationalist whose father penned a now widely-shared, heartfelt letter disavowing him said he doesn't hold a grudge against his family because it was the "safest thing they could do in this political climate." More>>

5 Things for August 18: Barcelona, Trump, Confederate statues, Navy ousters, torture

It's been a tragic day in Spain. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) More>>

What scientists hope to learn from the eclipse

The Eclipse of the Century may also turn into the Science Experiments of the Century. For years, scientists have been planning the studies, experiments and observations that will finally be underway on Monday. They've had... More>>

New Hampshire mom turns hearts broken by addiction into art

A New Hampshire mother is living by the late Carrie Fisher's words: "Take your broken heart, make it into art." More>>

Three people charged with trying to use a drone to smuggle contraband into state prison

Police arrested three people suspected of using a drone to smuggle a cell phone and drugs into a state prison in Ionia County Thursday morning. More>>

Cleveland Kids' Book Bank gives hundreds of thousands of free books to kids in need

Tucked away in a warehouse in midtown Cleveland, you will find thousands upon thousands of books. More>>

Police officer accused of possessing child porn found dead

The Clark County Coroner and Federal Court Documents confirm that Ruben Delgadillo, the Las Vegas police officer accused of possessing child pornography, is dead. More>>

Quickly catch up on the day's news: Thursday, August 17

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Prison officials: Drone used to drop cell phone, drugs into prison

Three people have been arrested, accused of trying to use a drone to drop a cell phone and drugs into a Michigan prison. More>>

BYU alumnus to be featured on Netflix original standup comedy show

BYU alumnus and successful comedian Ryan Hamilton will be featured on Netflix's original stand-up comedy special on Aug. 29, which features a new stand-up comic act each Tuesday. More>>

Death Penalty Fast Facts

Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States. More>>

Police search for suspect after deadly hit-and-run in Independence

Authorities are searching the vehicle they say hit and killed a woman early Thursday morning. More>>

How the FBI smashed white supremacist group The Order

"White supremacist": It's a label that's come to dominate our conversations in the wake of deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, but it's also one that has a deeply rooted history in the United States. More>>

Man accused of breaking into parents' home taken into custody after SWAT standoff

A 30-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday night after a SWAT standoff in the Vancouver area. More>>

Cause of death released for man who attacked officers with sword

The man killed during an officer-involved shooting on Sunday died of multiple gunshots to the torso, according to the Benton County Coroner's Office. More>>

'His Life Was Taken by These Demons,' Slain USC Grad Student's Aunt Says at Killer's Sentencing Hearing

A 21-year-old man who fatally beat a USC graduate student from China with a bat was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison at an emotional court hearing where the victim's family members spoke. More>>

What is Antifa?

After protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent on Saturday, leaving one person dead and dozens injured, the world is still grappling with what happened, who was involved and why. More>>

Protesters pull down Confederate statue in North Carolina

A peaceful protest organized to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, took a turn Monday when protesters toppled a Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina. More>>

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group returns home August 21

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group will return home Monday, August 21 with more than 7,000 Sailors. More>>

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group returns home August 21

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group will return home Monday, August 21 with more than 7,000 Sailors. More>>

Finding catharsis in cannonballs: Widower builds neighborhood pool

For retired judge Keith Davison, an old adage is proving true: If you build it, they will come. More>>

Philadelphia man accused of urinating on Synagogue

A Philadelphia man accused of urinating on the walls of a Synagogue is facing several charges after turning himself in on Tuesday, according to Philadelphia police. More>>

No chemicals found in Flint water that may have caused skin rashes

A new report claims shower water in the Vehicle City doesn't have the chemicals in it thought to have given some people skin rashes. More>>

Moms frantic after kids' bus arrives nearly 4 hours late

Two St. Louis mothers experienced the first day of school for their daughters they will never forget. More>>

What does the Confederacy mean in modern America?

Dylann Roof's writings were alarming enough, but a photograph of the white supremacist holding a Confederate battle flag and a handgun was hauntingly prescient. More>>

'Harvey' the tiger arrives on LSU campus as possible replacement for Mike VI

LSU's possible replacement for Mike VI has arrived on campus. More>>

Robert E. Lee's great-great grandson OK with Confederate statues coming down

The great-great grandson of Gen. Robert E. Lee condemned last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia and said it might be "appropriate" for Confederate statues to be exhibited in a museum. More>>

Thousands gather for peaceful candlelight vigil at UVA

Thousands gathered Wednesday night for a vigil at the University of Virginia days after violent clashes in Charlottesville led to the death of a woman during a white supremacist rally. The crowd sang, "we are not afraid,"... More>>

Actually, Robert E. Lee was against erecting Confederate memorials

There's been much controversy in Charlottesville and beyond about preserving monuments to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. But if you had a chance to ask the guy, he'd most likely say, no thanks. More>>

5 Things for August 17: Charlottesville, North Korea, MH370, chopper crash, Hong Kong

Malala Yousafzai is headed to Oxford. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) More>>

Alt-right leader Richard Spencer denied at University of Florida

Alt-right icon Richard Spencer is running out of campuses to host him. More>>

US Army refuses to rename streets honoring Confederate leaders

Confederate generals' names will continue to adorn the street signs of military base Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, New York. More>>

Philadelphia woman accused of robbing, biting Carlisle man during domestic incident

A 30-year-old Philadelphia woman is facing multiple charges stemming from a domestic incident Saturday night in Carlisle. More>>

Antifa? White nationalist? A glossary for today's political climate

If you're not sure how heated our current political climate is, just look at the top searches on Merriam-Webster: More>>

Quickly catch up on the day's news: Wednesday, August 16

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Where Confederate monuments end up

Confederate landmarks reflect America's evolving story, from the way they originally were intended to the way communities are trying to change them today. More>>

Voyager probes fulfill 40 years of space exploration

They say 40 is the new 20, and since they first launched in 1977, NASA's farthest-traveling and longest-living spacecrafts keep accomplishing new feats despite changes in technology. More>>

There are certain moments in US history when Confederate monuments go up

To hear their defenders say it, Confederate memorials aren't symbols of hate; they are meant to honor a heritage. More>>

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus reported in 12 CT towns

Mosquitoes in 12 Connecticut towns have tested positive for West Nile virus. More>>

Willis Tower Fast Facts

Here's some background information about Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, located in Chicago. More>>

Heather Heyer 'was willing to work with anyone,' friend says before memorial

Last fall, Heather Heyer posted on Facebook an anonymous quote that would resonate after her violent death: More>>

Baltimore removes Confederate statues

Baltimore removed at least two Confederate statues early Wednesday after a white nationalist rally to protect monuments turned deadly in Virginia over the weekend. More>>

Gettysburg Battlefield visitors discuss whether Confederate statues should be removed in the U.S.

Days after a Virginia rally over the plan to remove a Confederate statue turned violent, attention has turned towards other monuments. More>>

'He was radicalized online': Nephew of white nationalist speaks

During a Wednesday morning appearance on CNN's "New Day," Jacob Scott shed light on how his white nationalist uncle, Peter Tefft, became radicalized. More>>

LAPD Officials Take Pursuit Suspect Into Custody After Using Bean Bag

A man who led LAPD officials on a short pursuit in the South L.A. area has been taken into custody Tuesday night, aerial video from Sky5 showed. More>>

Michael Moore buses Broadway audience to Trump Tower protest

Filmmaker and activist Michael Moore led an audience from a Broadway theater to Trump Tower on Tuesday night to protest the president who was staying at his Fifth Avenue home. More>>

US Navy commander pleads guilty in 'Fat Leonard' bribery scandal

An active-duty US Navy commander pleaded guilty Tuesday in a major corruption scandal involving a Singapore-based defense contractor. More>>

5 Things for August 16: Trump, Obamacare, NAFTA, India hospital deaths, eclipse

Hundreds are dead or missing in Sierra Leone's mudslides. Here's how you can help. And here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your... More>>

Two Charlottesville victims sue James Fields, white nationalists

Two women injured in Charlottesville, Virginia, when a sports car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters and hit their vehicle are suing the crash suspect, the man who organized the "Unite the Right Rally" and dozens of... More>>

Father: Heather Heyer was a champion for others

Mark Heyer said he didn't always agree with his daughter's viewpoints. More>>

Heather Heyer memorial service to be held Wednesday

A public memorial service for Heather Heyer, a counterprotester killed Saturday when a speeding car was driven into a crowd, will be held Wednesday morning in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

Wife charged in murder case, 21 years later

A 21-year-old murder mystery is finally getting some clarity. More>>

Labor Day Fast Facts

Here's a look at Labor Day, a legal holiday celebrated in the United States and Puerto Rico to honor working people. Labor Day is on Monday, September 4, 2017. More>>

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Fast Facts

Here is a look at the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS), a religious sect that broke away from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormon Church, over the... More>>

Holocaust Memorial in Boston vandalized

A 17-year-old has been charged with willful and malicious destruction of property for allegedly vandalizing the Holocaust Memorial in Boston Monday, according to the Boston Police Department. More>>

Man in Confederate uniform confronted by Charlottesville residents

Under a light Virginia rain, Allen Armentrout stood Tuesday in front of the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee at Charlottesville's Emancipation Park. More>>

Quickly catch up on the day's news: Tuesday, August 15

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ESPN apologizes for fantasy football segment compared to slave auction

ESPN apologized on Tuesday for a fantasy football segment of an auction draft where black players were sold to mostly white male bidders. More>>

Man Accused of Trying to Sell Pills to Boy in Girardville

A man is locked up in Schuylkill County, accused of trying to sell prescription drugs to a minor. More>>

Maui bus driver forced to leave five kids behind due to shortage of buses

Maui school bus driver Cheryl Kuanoni was recently forced to leave five children behind because of a shortage of buses. More>>

Northern Cass superintendent arrested on suspicion of drunken driving

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, the superintendent of the Northern Cass School District is facing a drunken driving charge, according to court records. More>>

White nationalist Richard Spencer may get his say at University of Florida

His planned speech at Texas A&M University has been axed, but another university could still host white nationalist leader Richard Spencer. More>>

Man Accused of Trying to Sell Pills to Boy in Girardville

A man is locked up in Schuylkill County, accused of trying to sell prescription drugs to a minor. More>>

White nationalists are planning 9 rallies nationwide this weekend alone

Major cities across the country are bracing for a wave of white nationalist rallies in the coming days. More>>

Twitter users are outing Charlottesville demonstrators

An online crowdsourcing campaign is underway to identify demonstrators who attended white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. More>>

Family looking for dog that viciously attacked their 5-year-old beagle

A Papillion family is desperately searching for the dog and owners that attacked their beloved beagle just one block away from their home. More>>

Anti-Trump rally draws thousands in NYC near Trump Tower

Shouting "Shame!, Shame! Shame," anti-Trump protesters awaited the President as he returned to New York City Monday night for the first time since taking office. More>>

The story behind the Charlottesville crash photo

A Virginia photographer was on the last day of his job at the local newspaper when he captured the defining image of the violent Charlottesville protest. More>>

5 Things for August 15: Charlottesville, North Korea, Iran nukes, Taylor Swift

In the wake of the horror in Charlottesville, protesters in North Carolina took their anti-Confederate beef into their own hands. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5... More>>

Charlottesville suspect set to face court hearing

The man suspected of killing a woman as he allegedly mowed down a group of counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Virginia is set to appear Monday in court via video link. More>>

Charlottesville car crash suspect ID'd as 20-year-old Ohio man

The suspect being held in a Virginia jail in connection with a deadly crash near a scheduled rally of white nationalists has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio, according to Superintendent Martin... More>>

Jury to hear closing arguments in Taylor Swift lawsuit

A jury will hear closing arguments today in a lawsuit brought by a former radio DJ in Colorado who says Taylor Swift's allegation that he groped her led to his firing. They'll also hear final arguments in Swift's... More>>

Protesters pull down Confederate statute in North Carolina

A peaceful protest organized to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, took a turn Monday when protesters toppled a Confederate statute in Durham, North Carolina. More>>

Boston to hate groups: You're not welcome to rally here

In response to the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, Boston officials and Mayor Martin Walsh had a message on Monday for hate groups planning a rally in Boston this weekend: They are not welcome. More>>

Moms of alleged abuse victims plead for no bond for substitute teacher

The mothers of two teen girls allegedly touched inappropriately by a substitute teacher were present for the man's first court appearance and pleaded for the judge to hold him without bond. More>>

Protesters blame Charlottesville police for not stopping violence

As Charlottesville begins to heal after this weekend's violence, many are wondering how things got out of hand so quickly. More>>

Mike Huckabee Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas. More>>

PGA Championship Fast Facts

Here's a look at the PGA Championship. More>>

Quickly catch up on the day's news: Monday, August 14

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Group renews effort to remove Forrest bust from TN Capitol

Dozens of protesters are at the Tennessee State Capitol on Monday asking for the removal of the bust of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. More>>

Rape reported by female student on UNCG campus

A rape was reported on the University of North Carolina at Greensboro campus Saturday night, according to a UNCG press release. More>>

Charlottesville rally violence: How we got here

Despite the outrage and uproar, everyone had to know the protests were coming to Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend -- and that they would get out of hand. More>>

Police officer dragged by suspect trying to flee from traffic stop

Two New Britain police officers were injured after a suspect tried to flee the scene of a traffic stop on Friday afternoon. More>>

Donors stand up to white nationalists by supporting groups they hate

People are trying to stick it to the white nationalists, who descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend by giving money to the groups they hate. More>>

The day the sun disappears

In less than two weeks, the sun will disappear -- for a short time -- across America. More>>

Police officer dragged by suspect trying to flee from traffic stop

Two New Britain Police Officers were injured after a suspect tried to flee the scene of a traffic stop on Friday afternoon. More>>

Suspect accused of fire that crippled I-85 to appear in court

Basil Eleby, the man accused of starting a fire underneath I-85 in late March that caused a section of the roadway to collapse, is expected to appear in court on Monday. More>>

Norfolk man arrested for allegedly firing gun at neighbor's house

A Norfolk man was arrested Sunday after allegedly firing a gun toward a neighbor's home during an altercation. More>>

NOPD: Suspicious package reported at Federal Courthouse

Police shut down several streets around the Federal Courthouse this morning after a suspicious package was reported outside the building. More>>

Panelist to Symone Sanders in fiery debate: 'Shut up'

A debate about the weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, got heated Monday morning as a former Virginia attorney general asked a CNN political commentator to "shut up." More>>

Ironic illumination: White nationalists use tiki torches to light up march

White nationalists descended Friday night on the University of Virginia campus with burning tiki torches -- lending a distinctly but likely unintentional Polynesian aura to a white nationalist group's march. More>>

SPLC issues college student's guide to dealing with the alt-right

So, an "alt-right" speaker is coming to your school. What now? More>>

GoDaddy boots the Daily Stormer after a derogatory story on the Charlottesville victim

Web hosting company GoDaddy told white supremacist and neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer to find another service provider after it published a derogatory story about the woman killed at the Charlottesville, Virginia,... More>>

When is a crime a hate crime and when is it terrorism?

A car mows down a group of counterprotesters at rally of white nationalists. The accused suspect reportedly has "extreme" views. In the aftermath of this comes a familiar question: Is it an act of terror? Is it a hate... More>>

5 Things for August 14: Charlottesville. North Korea. Kenya

Today is the 70th anniversary of the birth of Pakistan and India - one of history's greatest mass migrations. Here's what else you need to know today to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (Now you can get "5 Things You Need... More>>

Charlottesville restaurateur threatened after he boots patrons for Nazi salute

Brian Ashworth didn't want to deal with the mess descending Saturday on Charlottesville, Virginia, so he shut the doors of his popular breakfast-and-barbecue joint -- only to get a taste of the hate on Sunday. More>>

Charlottesville white nationalist rally: What we know about deadly crash

One person died after a car plowed into a crowd following a dispersed gathering of white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville. More>>

Charlottesville suspect may have been sending a message, DOJ official says

The suspect in Saturday's deadly vehicle incident in Charlottesville, James Fields Jr., may have intended to send a message -- and not just harm the immediate victims, according to a Justice Department official familiar... More>>

17 Undocumented immigrants discovered inside a truck in Texas

Seventeen undocumented immigrants were discovered on Sunday locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a truck stop in Edinburg, Texas, according to Edinburg Police Chief David White. More>>

'Unite the Right' rally organizer flees after confrontation at media event

Jason Kessler, the Charlottesville, Virginia, resident who organized Saturday's rally of white nationalists and other groups, was forced to flee his own news conference Sunday after he was confronted by members of a crowd... More>>

Woody Allen Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Oscar-winning filmmaker Woody Allen. More>>

Two US service members killed, five others injured in Iraq

Two US service members were killed and five were injured Sunday during combat operations in northern Iraq, according to a statement from US Central Command. More>>

September 11th Terror Attacks Fast Facts

Here is a look at the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. More>>

Who are white nationalists and what do they want?

A quaint Virginia college town still wrestling with the legacy of slavery became the scene of deadly protests this weekend as white nationalists and other right-wing groups clashed with counterprotesters over the planned... More>>

Regis Philbin Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of television personality Regis Philbin. More>>

Neil Gorsuch Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of US Supreme Court justice, Neil Gorsuch. More>>

Timothy Geithner Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. More>>

Helicopter crash near Charlottesville rally kills two Virginia cops

One was a veteran law enforcement officer with more than two decades as a Virginia state trooper. The other was a pilot who transferred to the state police aviation unit last month and was one day away from his 41st birthday. More>>

Torch-bearing white nationalists march ahead of alt-right rally

Alt-right activists held torches and marched late Friday through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville. More>>

Protesters chant Nazi slogan at Charlottesville rally

Some white nationalists and right-wing protesters who have converged on Charlottesville, Virginia, have been using a Nazi rallying cry. More>>

Detroit Red Wings to white supremacist group: Stop using our logo

White supremacists were holding a variety of signs, shield and flags at Saturday's rally in Charlottesville, Virginia -- including some donned with a slightly changed Detroit Red Wings logo. More>>

Why white nationalists are drawn to Charlottesville

Charlottesville, known as a progressive college town, is bracing for another white nationalist rally scheduled for Saturday. More>>

New Orleans flooding and pumping system crisis by the numbers

Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans as officials and residents scramble in the aftermath of last Saturday's heavy storm that left the city underwater this week. More>>

Memorial held for Minneapolis police shooting victim Justine Ruszczyk

On the shores of a picturesque Minneapolis lake, family and friends of Justine Ruszczyk shared hugs and listened to music at a public memorial to remember the Australian woman fatally shot by police last month. More>>

NFL warns Ezekiel Elliott of 'potential banishment' for further violations

The NFL may be without one of its biggest stars, as the league announced in a statement Friday that Commissioner Roger Goodell has suspended Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games for violating the NFL's... More>>

Taylor Swift's bodyguard says he witnessed groping

Taylor Swift's bodyguard testified on Friday that he witnessed former radio DJ David Mueller reach his hand under Swift's skirt at a meet-and-greet in June 2013 in what he called a "violation" of her body. More>>

Quickly catch up on the day's news: Friday, August 11

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Motorcyclist recovering after driving off a 250 foot cliff

Motorcyclist Matthew Murray was driving through the Santa Monica Mountains in Calabasas, California, when he lost control of his motorcycle. More>>

Hillsboro student arrested after gun found on campus

A 17-year-old senior was arrested for having a loaded .40-caliber pistol in his car at Hillsboro High School, according to police. More>>

Suspected Petsmart peeping Tom arrested

Phoenix police have arrested 30-year-old Vincent D. Rios on four charges of voyeurism. Rios allegedly committed four acts of voyeurism on three separate victims at three different locations. More>>

Exclusive: Grieving sister speaks after 10 family members died in flash flood

It's been nearly one month since 10 members of the same family died in a horrific act of Mother Nature. More>>

Man accused of concealing death of military veteran denied bond

Brad Clement, the man accused of concealing the death of a military veteran, was denied bond during a court appearance Friday morning after his arrest in DeKalb County on Thursday. More>>

Dog not allowed into KCK competition because of Pit Bull characteristics

A Kansas City, Missouri woman said Kansas City, Kansas won't let her dog into a competition because the dog looks like a Pit Bull. More>>

Peabody Awards Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Peabody Awards, which is considered the most prestigious award in electronic media. More>>

5 Things for August 11: North Korea, McConnell, New Orleans, opioids, Taylor Swift

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Police say car stuck in raging US river may belong to missing Thai couple

A car which plunged 500 feet (152 meters) off a cliff into a raging river may contain the corpses of a missing Thai couple. More>>

Baby stuffed in plastic bag survives for 72 hours

A "miracle baby" is recovering in a New York state hospital after she spent three days outside in a garbage bag. More>>

Video of Penn State fraternity incident was deleted, officer testifies

Prosecutors say surveillance video was deleted from the basement of the house where they say Penn State's Beta Theta Pi pledges were forced to drink alcohol for a hazing ritual, and more charges are now imminent against at... More>>

Taylor Swift takes the stand to testify in groping trial

Taylor Swift was called to take the stand Thursday in a civil trial to testify against a man she says groped her in June 2013. More>>

Climate report: Hottest year, highest greenhouse gas marks, record sea levels

The records highlighted in the "State of the Climate in 2016" report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sound ominous. More>>

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