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California Dreamin': State Pols Push for 100% Clean Energy Goal
California's legislature is weighing a law to obtain all energy from wind, solar, other clean sources by 2045. It would join Hawaii on the 100 percent renewable path.
(Thu, 24 Aug 2017 02:30:00 GMT)

2 Charlottesville Confederate Statues Covered in Black
Charlottesville city council decided on Tuesday to cover the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in a black tarp.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:39:48 GMT)

White Nationalist Cantwell Turns Himself in to Police
Christopher Cantwell, wanted by UVA police on warrants stemming from an incident during a white supremacist march, turned himself in to police.
(Thu, 24 Aug 2017 04:15:47 GMT)

Kaepernick Rally Draws Huge Crowd Outside NFL HQ
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the NFL headquarters Wednesday to show their support for Colin Kaepernick.
(Thu, 24 Aug 2017 01:53:00 GMT)

Major Hurdle Falls in Amazon Bid to Buy Whole Foods
Earlier Wednesday, Whole Foods shareholders approved the $13.7 billion merger, which the grocery workers' union called a threat to its employees.
(Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:35:00 GMT)

U.N. Committee Calls on U.S. to Unequivocally Reject Racist Hate
The statement from the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination issued Wednesday did not name President Donald Trump, but it is the president himself who has been criticized more than anyone else for what many said were inappropriate responses to the racism on display in Charlottesville.
(Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:23:00 GMT)

Army Drill Sergeants Suspended for Alleged Sexual Misconduct
The Army announced it has suspended drill sergeants accused of sexual misconduct with trainees at Fort Benning.
(Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:15:18 GMT)

Can Vitamin C Prevent Leukemia?
New studies shed light on the links between vitamins and cancer. Two show vitamin C might prevent leukemia, while high doses of B may worsen lung cancer risk.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:16:00 GMT)

A Whole New World: Columbus Statue Could Be Considered for Removal
New York City is conducting its own review over "symbols of hate" and possibly taking aim at Christopher Columbus.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:14:27 GMT)

Who Is the 'American' Boy in New ISIS Video?
ISIS put out a video that features 10-year-old 'Yousef,' who says he is American and the son of a U.S. soldier.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:04:00 GMT)

School Petition Compares Classroom Pride Flag to Confederate Flag
An anonymous group of students and teachers in Auburn, Alabama have signed a petition to have a rainbow pride flag removed from a classroom.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:40:04 GMT)

All in the Family: Father and Son Busted for Allegedly Peddling Opioids
A father and son from Staten Island, New York City were busted for using the darknet to allegedly deal potentially deadly opioids.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:18:00 GMT)

Ohio Officer in Viral Video Striking Man Suspended 15 Days
Euclid Police Chief Scott Meyer said it was the maximum number of days he could give officer Michael Amiott under departmental rules.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:01:00 GMT)

U.S. Expands Mexico Travel Advisory, Affecting Popular Resorts
The expanded travel advisory covers the state of Quintana Roo, which includes Cancun, Tulum and several popular tourist destinations.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:33:29 GMT)

139 Countries Could Transition to 100% Renewable Energy Under New Plan
A research group based at Stanford University has drawn a plan for nations to reduce global warming by relying on solar and wind power.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:17:00 GMT)

103-Year-Old Woman from Cambodia Becomes U.S. Citizen
103-year-old Hong Inh survived starvation, suffering and war in Cambodia. She beamed and waved a tiny American flag on Tuesday as she became a U.S. citizen.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:13:01 GMT)

U.S. Has More Troops in Afghanistan Than the Pentagon Admits
The Pentagon officially acknowledges 8,400 troops on the ground there, but that number actually hovers between 11,000 and 12,000, the officials said.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:18:00 GMT)

Many Election Officials Still Not Trained in Cybersecurity
Exclusive NBC research shows many election officials in swing states Arizona, Pennsylvania and Michigan haven't received formal training in fighting hacking.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:20:00 GMT)

7th Fleet Commander Dismissed as Navy Loses Confidence in Ability
Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, the commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet was relieved of his post after two deadly collisions of warships.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:52:00 GMT)

ESPN Pulls Robert Lee From Virginia Game Because of Name
The university is based in Charlottesville. ESPN said it was "a shame that this is even a topic of conversation."
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 04:48:00 GMT)

'Jenny Jones Show' Killer Released From Prison
A Michigan man convicted in the 1995 killing of a man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television has been released from prison.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 03:05:17 GMT)

UVA Police Issue Warrants for White Nationalist Figure Cantwell
University of Virginia police said Tuesday it has issued warrants for Christopher Cantwell, a white nationalist figure, over a Charlottesville incident.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:28:00 GMT)

Justice Department Pulls Back on Anti-Trump Website Warrant
Federal prosecutors said they didn't realize just how broad their own search warrant for data about visitors to an anti-Trump website really was.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:43:00 GMT)

Fashion Disaster: Mnuchin's Wife Apologizes for 'Inappropriate' IG Post
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's wife Louise Linton has apologized after a seemingly facetious rant against an Instagram user who criticized her for posting about designer labels while getting off a government plane on Monday.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:07:00 GMT)

Near-Record Powerball Jackpot Sparks Lottery Fever Across United States
While the chances of winning are minuscule, this week's Powerball jackpot is unquestionably huge: Wednesday's $700 million drawing has the chance to change at least one life forever.
(Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:39:00 GMT)

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