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Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Dec. 01, 2021 12:03 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 30 The Wall Street Journal on U.S. Supreme Court at abortion crossroads: The Supreme Court takes up its most important abortion case in years on Wednesday, and...

Jury awards $26M in damages for Unite the Right violence

Nov. 23, 2021 22:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury ordered 17 white nationalist leaders and organizations to pay more than $26 million in damages Tuesday over the violence that erupted during the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017. After a nearly monthlong...

Man convicted in Virginia rally death in 2017 loses appeal

Nov. 16, 2021 19:57 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Ohio man sent to prison for driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia four years ago has lost his bid to appeal his conviction, the Court of Appeals of Virginia ruled Tuesday. James Alex...

Woman recalls total 'terror' of Charlottesville car attack

Nov. 08, 2021 16:56 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A woman who was pushed out of the way as a car slammed into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville described a scene of “complete terror” as she testified Monday to seeing her fiance bleeding on the sidewalk and later learning...