Nation Jul 10

Workers remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, in Charlottesville
Robert E. Lee statue removed in Charlottesville

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…

Jul 04

As monuments fall, Confederate carving has size on its side

Some statues of figures from America’s slave-owning past have been yanked down by protesters, others dismantled by order of governors or city leaders. But the largest Confederate monument ever crafted — colossal figures carved into the solid rock of a…