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  1. Judge who freed activists who pulled down Confederate monument blames ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 12 | Fox News

    A North Carolina judge who released three demonstrators accused of topping a Confederate statue last summer has come under fire after he referred to the African-American prosecutor in the case as "third string" in a meeting with local Republicans this past Friday. According to The Herald-Sun newspaper, Durham County District Judge Fred Battaglia framed his comments about the prosecutor, Assistant District Attorney Ameshia Cooper, around a metaphor to that night's ACC Tournament basketball game between Duke and North Carolina.


  2. Former Confederate site rededicated to Harriet TubmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 10 | Fox News

    A space at a Baltimore park that had long honored two Confederate generals has been rededicated to abolitionist Harriet Tubman. The Baltimore Sun reports that hundreds of people gathered Saturday for the ceremony at Wyman Park Dell. 1 comment

  3. The Latest: San Francisco to remove statue some call racistRead the original story

    Monday Mar 5 | Fox News

    San Francisco arts commissioners have voted to remove a statue that shows a Native American man at the feet of a conquering Spanish cowboy and Catholic missionary. Monday's vote by the San Francisco Arts Commission was unanimous and is the final word on the removal of "Early Days."


  4. Protestors clash with cops ahead of Richard Spencer speech at Michigan StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 5 | Fox News

    Activists were reported chanting "No Nazis, no KKK, no fascist USA" as well as "Punch a Nazi" while protesting outside the speech of avowed white nationalist Richard Spencer outside Michigan State University Monday. More than 100 protestors with masks and signs clashed with scores of police in riot gear armed with pepper spray Monday outside Michigan State University, where avowed white nationalist Richard Spencer planned to speak, postponing the address until later in the afternoon over safety concerns.


  5. United Airlines flight experiences extreme turbulence, 'entire flight threw up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 4 | Fox News

    The flight was en route to Washington Dulles International Airport when it was hit with bad weather from a powerful nor'easter bringing up to 70 mph winds, rain and snow. A United Airlines flight from Charlottesville, VA, to Washington, D.C., turned into a turbulent nightmare after facing wind gusts of more than 70 miles per hour.


  6. Report: Anti-Semitic incidents soar by 57 percent in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 | Fox News

    The Anti-Defamation League is reporting a 57 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. last year, the highest tally that the Jewish civil rights group has counted in more than two decades, according to data it is releasing Tuesday. The New York City-based organization found 1,986 anti-Semitic incidents last year, up from 1,267 in 2016.


  7. Terror concerns prompt DC parking changes for special eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | Fox News

    Following vehicle-based attacks in New York and Charlottesville, Virginia, a new parking policy could force thousands to move their cars during major events in the nation's capital. The Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement to WTOP-FM they're instituting new parking restrictions, including removing all vehicles along special event routes, particularly during races and parades.


  8. Report: KKK chapters drop steeply despite 'hate group' surgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Fox News

    In this Saturday, July 8, 2017 photo, Klan members salute during a KKK rally in Justice Park, in Charlottesville, Va. The number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects hoods and robes for a "hipper" brand of hate, according to a report Wednesday by an organization that tracks far-right extremists.


  9. All charges dropped in case of toppled Confederate monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Fox News

    A North Carolina prosecutor gave up Tuesday trying to prosecute people charged with yanking a Confederate monument off its base after last summer's white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. Durham District Attorney Roger Echols's decision came a day after a judge dismissed criminal charges against two defendants and found a third not guilty.


  10. Confederate statue toppling cases start with a dismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Fox News

    A North Carolina judge trying protesters accused of toppling a Confederate statue has dismissed the criminal case against one of them. Dante Strobino was tried Monday on charges including defacing public property and conspiracy in the August 2017 toppling of the monument outside a Durham government building.


  11. Protesters in Davos rally against Trump, break through security cordonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Fox News

    People attended anti-Trump demonstrations to protest President Donald Trump's scheduled visit to the World Economic Forum of Davos, in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2018. About 2,000 anti-capitalist and anti-globalization protesters took to the streets in Swiss cities on Tuesday to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's planned trip to the World Economic Forum .


  12. Discovery of organic molecules explains universe's infrared glowRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | Fox News

    The universe is filled with faintly glowing infrared light, and for decades, astronomers have been trying to figure out why. But now, they've finally determined the source of this strange cosmic radiation: It is emitted by an organic molecule called benzonitrile, which seems to permeate every part of the known universe.


  13. Jon Bernthal has blunt response to alt-right fans of 'The Punisher'Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | Fox News

    U.S. actor Jon Bernthal poses before a gala screening of his film "Fury" in London October 19, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall - GM1EAAK08Z101 Actor Jon Bernthal has some blunt words for any alt-right fans of his work, which he was happy to share in a new interview about his role as the Marvel character, The Punisher.


  14. Twitter suspends outspoken ex-WSU College Republicans president amid far-right purgeRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2017 | Fox News

    A former Washington State University College Republicans student president received a bitter Christmas gift from Twitter amid ongoing far-right purges by the tech giant. James Allsup revealed on Monday that the social media platform had suspended his account, @realjamesallsup - a nod to President Donald Trump's Twitter handle.


  15. Which Confederate statues were removed? A running listRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2017 | Fox News

    More than 25 cities across the United States have removed or relocated Confederate statues and monuments amid an intense nationwide debate about race and history. After a "Unite the Right" rally in Virginia in August to protest against the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee resulted in the death of a woman who was demonstrating against white supremacy, other cities have decided to remove Confederate statues. 1 comment

  16. Prosecutor: Police justified in fatally shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Fox News

    Prosecutors say police in Charlottesville, Virginia, were justified in the fatal shooting of a suspect fleeing from a sex assault on a 72-year-old woman.


  17. Charlottesville violence inflamed by law enforcement errors, report saysRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | Fox News

    A co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement says hate speech is not protected under the first amendment. Does that mean Confederate statues should be taken down anywhere? A #Tucker debate A string of law enforcement errors contributed to the eruption of deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white nationalist rally there in August, an investigation found.


  18. Woman catches record-breaking fish in Colorado on her vacationRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2017 | Fox News

    Lindsay Regali, of Charlottesville, Va., caught a record-breaking arctic char in Colorado in early November. A Virginia woman enjoying a chilly day out fishing on her vacation in Colorado unexpectedly reeled in a record-breaking arctic char, officials said on Friday.


  19. 3 months after clashes, Boston hosting free speech rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Fox News

    Free speech advocates whose rally on Boston Common last summer drew boisterous counter-protesters plan to regroup there this weekend. The conservative groups Resist Marxism and Boston Free Speech say they plan a midday Saturday event on the Common despite being denied a permit they had sought from the city.


  20. From graffiti to Snapchat, schools react to racial incidentsRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2017 | Fox News

    Maryland students using their shirts to spell a racial slur used against black people at a rally. Pennsylvania students posing with swastika-carved pumpkins.


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