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Today in History

Aug. 12, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2021. There are 141 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 12, 1985, the world’s worst single-aircraft disaster occurred as a crippled Japan...

Report: Hate crime laws lack uniformity across the US

Jul. 28, 2021 08:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than half a century since they were modernized, hate crime laws in the U.S. are inconsistent and provide incomplete methods for addressing bias-motivated violence, according to a new report by advocates for better protections. The report, first...

At least 14 interested in acquiring Charlottesville statues

Jul. 27, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — At least 13 organizations and one municipality have expressed interest in acquiring two statues of Confederate generals removed from downtown Charlottesville parks, including one monument that was the focus of a violent white nationalist rally in 2017, according...