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Colleges brace for more violence amid rash of hate on campus
BOSTON (AP) -- Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats....

Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the "capital of the resistance" to President Donald Trump....

Homeless California war veteran gets place to call home
MIDWAY CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Vernon Poling was 44 years old when he got a home of his own....

3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook....

Grand Teton park to outshine bigger Yellowstone for eclipse
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Its jagged, soaring peaks rise high over northwest Wyoming, but Grand Teton National Park is always in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, Yellowstone National Park....

Lawsuit: Birth control for sentencing breaks violated rights
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee sheriff and judge violated the constitutional rights of jail inmates by promising to reduce their sentences if they underwent birth control procedures, an ex-inmate says in a federal lawsuit....

Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it was now searching up to 50 miles (80 kilometers) off Hawaii for five soldiers missing after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed during nighttime training....

Arkansas has new supply of lethal drug; execution to be set
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal injection drug months after the state put four men to death over an eight-day period, officials said Thursday, as the state prepared to set an execution date for an inmate....

US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ivanka Trump's rabbi denounced President Donald Trump for blaming "both sides" in a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the number of American Jewish leaders willing to criticize him grew....

Huge Confederate flag near Interstate is 1 man's mission
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Marion Lambert is unapologetic about the abundance of Confederate flags that surround him....

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