The city said in a news release Friday afternoon that the equestrian statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee as well as a nearby one of Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson will be removed Saturday.
A sports car takes flight, new research shows four day work weeks boost productivity and a Dutch artist create the world's tallest sandcastle. Check out these stories and others you might have missed on this week's episode of 5 Stories.
By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press
Zaila Avant-garde knew she would be the first African American winner of the bee and that Black kids around the country were watching Thursday night's ESPN2 telecast, waiting to be inspired and hoping to follow in the footsteps of someone…
By Greg Eghigian, The Conversation
The history of UFOs weaves together public fascination, government secrecy and cultural phenomena. Recent news and shifts in the government's stance on UFOs are giving new life to the mystery.
Environmental health advocate Catherine Coleman Flowers is the founder of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ), where she works on multiple fronts to improve public health and economic development, including access to water and sanitation amidst the…
By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
Britney Spears' court-appointed attorney on Tuesday filed documents to resign from her conservatorship, the latest of several such moves that have come in the fallout from the pop singer's comments in court decrying the legal arrangement that controls her money…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
A new book out Tuesday, "Racing the Clock: Running Across a Lifetime," explores a life of scientific research and discovery in nature, and some extraordinary feats of the human body. And the author himself, Bernd Heinrich, is the subject of…
By Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press
Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says she will not teach at the journalism school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill following an extended fight over tenure.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
The filmmaker who turned Christopher Reeve into "Superman" and Mel Gibson and Danny Glover into cop buddies in "Lethal Weapon" has died, his family said Monday through a spokesperson.
By Jeffrey Brown, Lena I. Jackson
In a time of much reckoning over American history, there are questions raised anew about what a monument is and who should be honored. A new exhibition in Los Angeles explores that, in what is known as “augmented reality." Jeffrey…
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