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By Associated Press
Conservation experts in Virginia's capital have pulled books, money, ammunition, documents and other artifacts from a time capsule found in the remnants of a pedestal that once held a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says crews wrapping up the removal of a giant pedestal that once held a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee found what appears to be a second and long-sought-after time capsule.
A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was hoisted away from its place of prominence in Charlottesville on Saturday and carted off to storage, years after its threatened removal became a rallying point for white supremacists and inspired their…
A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has represented Virginia in the U.S. Capitol for 111 years has been removed.
By Denise Lavoie, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Conservation experts who plan to relocate the statue face the intricate logistics of disassembling and transporting it to a storage facility. They also must ensure worker safety amid heated public debate about whether the statue is an important piece of…
By Matthew Daly, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The vote Wednesday comes as communities nationwide reexamine the people memorialized with statues.
In our news wrap Thursday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that the statue will be removed from Richmond's well-known "Monument Avenue," and said that the state can no longer showcase a cause that sought to preserve slavery. Also, business closings…
By Alan Suderman, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue.
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump made a series of statements at Trump Tower about the participants in the deadly weekend protests in Charlottesville. The NewsHour's P.J. Tobia, who was at the protests, offers a fact check on the president's account.
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