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For those honoring Elvis 40 years after his death, his allure still survives
Fans gathered at Graceland in Memphis to commemorate the anniversary of his Aug. 16, 1977, death.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:08:18 -0400)

Retired federal judge donated to hate group tied to Charlottesville protests
The Mary Noel Kershaw Foundation finances self-defense training for the League of the South.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:49 -0400)

Motorcycle stunt driver dies on 'Deadpool 2' set
A motorcycle stunt driver was killed during production. The female stunt drive died in a motorcycle accident while filming along the Vancouver, British Columbia waterfront. (Aug. 15)         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:55:10 -0400)

The 10 national monuments Trump is most likely to shrink
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is wrapping up his review of nearly two dozen national monuments targeted for downsizing or elimination by the Trump administration.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:53:27 -0400)

Confederate symbols still spur national division
Confederate statues come down, Confederate memorials covered up and public debates over Confederate symbols rage across the country in the wake of deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. (Aug. 16)         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:31:07 -0400)

Ford: 'Free rides' on small plane for co-stars
Actor and pilot Harrison Ford hasn't given the "Blade Runner 2049" filmmakers or his castmates a lift on his small plane yet -- but they're welcome. "Free rides!" Ford said at Comic-Con. (Aug. 16)         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:16:00 -0400)

Trump disbands WH advisory panels as CEOs flee
With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished their White House business councils on Wednesday - the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Aug. 16)         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:08:27 -0400)

From cross burning to funeral protests, hate speech enjoys broad protection
The white supremacists and neo-Nazis who marched through Charlottesville last week have the Supreme Court on their side.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:37:32 -0400)

Couple celebrates each wedding anniversary by adopting shelter dog
Neydi and Carlos Romero of Bedford, Texas, have the most incredible way of celebrating their wedding anniversary.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:48:48 -0400)

Heather Heyer's mom: Heather's message is 'magnified'
Heather Heyer's mother, Susan Bro, spoke during her daughter's memorial. Heyer died when a car plowed into a group of counter-protestors in Charlottesville. Heather's mother says the act of violence 'magnified' her daughter's message.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:45:29 -0400)

Mike Pence: 'I stand with President Trump'
VP Mike Pence says he stands with President Trump following his 'both sides' comments on Charlottesville. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) reports.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:45:27 -0400)

Report: Richard Spencer seeks event at Michigan State
White nationalist Richard Spencer isn't done trying to speak at a U.S. campus in September.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:36:17 -0400)

AP Top Stories August 16, 2017
Here's the top stories for Wednesday, August 16th: 32-year-old protest victim remembered in Charlottesville; President Trump ends CEO advisory councils; NAFTA negotiations start in Washington; and man survives nail in the heart.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:36:08 -0400)

Heather Heyer's mom: 'We're going to make it count'
Susan Bro, the mother of Heather Heyer spoke at her daughter's memorial on Wednesday. While there, she said, in the wake of the Charlottesville protests and the death of her daughter, 'if you're not outraged, you're not paying attention!'         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:01:52 -0400)

Hundreds return to towns recently retaken by Syrian army
Hundreds return to towns recently retaken by Syrian army Video provided by AFP         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:46:34 -0400)

What we know about Matthew Heimbach, white nationalist who helped promote Charlottesville rally
He wants a white homeland and has found a home in Paoli, Ind., were 99% of residents are white.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:34:26 -0400)

Watch Again: Attorney General Jeff Sessions holds news conference on sanctuary jurisdictions
USA TODAY network provided live coverage of this event         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:43:43 -0400)

Country music matriarch Jo Walker-Meador dies at 93
Jo Walker-Meador, the former executive director of the Country Music Association, saw the genre flourish under her tenure.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:22:59 -0400)

Pence: I stand with Trump on Charlottesville
Vice President Mike Pence is skirting questions about President Donald Trump's Tuesday night press conference. But he says he stands with the president. (Aug. 16)         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:11:34 -0400)

From the Odyssey to Pink Floyd, how eclipses worked way into literature, art and pop culture
A long line of eclipse mentions dates back as far as Homer's "The Odyssey."         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:40:11 -0400)

Solar eclipse weather forecast: Coastal clouds could mar view in Oregon, South Carolina
The best weather conditions will likely be from interior Oregon to Idaho, where clouds are expected to be few and far between.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:04:51 -0400)

Twitter boots The Daily Stormer in latest eviction for neo-Nazi site
Anyone trying to access accounts affiliated with The Daily Stormer receives a notification that they have been suspended.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:30:00 -0400)

Man shoots nail into heart, lives to tell story
A Wisconsin man who came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house calmly drove himself to the hospital and parked his pickup truck in the lot before walking into the emergency room. (Aug. 16)         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:26:51 -0400)

Couple finds engagement ring 9 years after it was lost in Italy
Lost in 2008, the diamond engagement ring was found in a crack in the sidewalk in front of their family's home in Italy.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:26:46 -0400)

GoFundMe for UVA student injured in Charlottesville car attack exceeds goal
Natalie Romero, a sophomore at the University of Virginia suffered a skull fracture in Charlottesville.         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:10:23 -0400)

Business leaders who stepped down from Trump council
(Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:31:42 -0400)

Kaine: 'Will not let anybody drag us backwards'
Democratic leaders in Virginia are unified in their message of moving forward away from hatred. Their comments came after a memorial service for Heather Heyer, who was killed in violent protests in Charlottesville over the weekend. (Aug. 16)         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:44:03 -0400)

Heyer's mom: 'Find a way to make a difference'
The mother of Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old who was killed during Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Va., says the way to truly honor her is to make a difference in the world. Her father also spoke at a memorial service on Wednesday. (Aug. 16)         
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:42:17 -0400)

A fascinating look at Amelia Earhart
(Fri, 30 Jun 2017 09:55:41 -0400)

August political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network
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The day in pictures
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O.J. Simpson through the years
(Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:19:02 -0400)

Awe-inspiring photos from Scott Kelly's year in space
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