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Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM EDT

Trump's Job Rating Drops Below 40 Percent in 3 Key States

Trump's Job Rating Drops Below 40 Percent in 3 Key States

President Donald Trump’s job approval rating in three key states that helped propel him to the White House — Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — stands below 40 percent, three new NBC News/Marist polls show...

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 07:56 AM EDT

Monuments Fight Heats Up in Capital of the Confederacy

Monuments Fight Heats Up in Capital of the Confederacy

As a wave of U.S. cities have moved to topple their Confederate statues in the wake of violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Richmond — which was once the capital of the Confederacy...

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 06:17 AM EDT

Serpico, Others From NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick

Serpico, Others From NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick

A former New York City police officer, whose claims of police corruption in the 1970s were chronicled in an Al Pacino movie, joined dozens of current and former officers Saturday at a rally in support of getting...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:25 PM EDT

The Past Is Still Present in a Changing Virginia

The Past Is Still Present in a Changing Virginia

When 92-year-old Dr. Fergie Reid was a young man growing up in Richmond, he resented the massive statues of Confederate leaders lining Monument Avenue. But Reid says black people knew better than to speak...

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 07:37 AM EDT

Thousands Descend on Boston for Anti-Racist Protest

Thousands Descend on Boston for Anti-Racist Protest

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 09:33 AM EDT

Evangelical Advisers Stay With Trump as Others Criticize Him

Evangelical Advisers Stay With Trump as Others Criticize Him

One of President Donald Trump's most steadfast constituencies has been standing by him amid his defense of a white nationalist rally in Virginia, even as business leaders, artists and Republicans turn away. On...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 12:50 PM EDT

Duke University Removes Statue of Robert E. Lee

Duke University Removes Statue of Robert E. Lee

Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy. The university said it removed the carved limestone...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:06 PM EDT

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Acknowledging that he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:01 AM EDT

Trump Struggles With Presidential Duties as Uniter-in-Chief

Trump Struggles With Presidential Duties as Uniter-in-Chief

For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer no healing words. She says the White House repeatedly tried to reach out to her...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:35 AM EDT

Trump's New Communications Director Isn't New to His Ways

Trump's New Communications Director Isn't New to His Ways

After three people tackled the assignment with limited success, the job of keeping President Donald Trump on message has for now fallen to Hope Hicks, a young former public relations aide and political neophyte...

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