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By Denise Lavoie, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
A Kentucky commission has voted to take down a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the state Capitol. The panel supported a push from the governor as the country faces protests against police brutality following the deaths of African…
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press
Cities around the country are grappling with whether to keep or take down monuments. In Louisville, Kentucky, a monument honoring confederate soldiers has been the source of controversy for years, even after its removal. Forty miles to the southwest, in…
By PBS NewsHour
The violence at a white nationalist rally over a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, is giving school officials a new reason to reconsider whether it's appropriate for more than 100 schools to be named after Confederate generals and…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
The removal of the statue took place early Saturday morning, after the university discovered that the statue had been vandalized Wednesday night.
By Rebecca Oh
In our news wrap Tuesday, the death toll from a devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone has surged to more than 300. The Red Cross estimates another 600 people are still missing. Also, the president of Argentina became the latest South…
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