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Chief: 3 officers assaulted over weekend in Charlottesville

Aug. 13, 2018 6:01 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Investigations are underway into assaults against three officers in Charlottesville during the weekend events marking the anniversary of a violent white nationalist rally, police said Monday. Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney gave that update at a news conference...

Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

Aug. 13, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism is unwelcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the end, fewer than two dozen white...

Analysis: Trump still flirts with racially tinged rhetoric

Aug. 13, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There has been no reset, no moment of national healing. One year after blaming "both sides" for violent clashes between white supremacists and counterprotesters, President Donald Trump still flirts with racially tinged rhetoric — and feels little blowback from Republican leaders or...

Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

Aug. 12, 2018 10:22 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A year after a deadly gathering of far-right extremists in Charlottesville, less than two dozen white nationalists marched Sunday across from the White House, their numbers dwarfed by thousands of counterprotesters, while the mother of a woman killed at last summer's protest...

The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

Aug. 12, 2018 10:21 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The police chief in Washington, D.C., says only one person was arrested after a chaotic day of protests and counterprotests centered...

The Latest: Anti-fascists confront police in Washington

Aug. 12, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 6:50 p.m. A group of about 150 to 200 anti-fascists is confronting police about a half-mile from the White House after a white nationalist...

The Latest: White nationalists rally near White House

Aug. 12, 2018 4:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A group of about 30 white nationalists has marched to a park near the White House for what they call a rally in favor of white civil...

'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

Aug. 12, 2018 2:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adding to Hollywood's sizzling summer, the shark thriller "The Meg" opened well above expectations with an estimated $44.5 million in ticket sales, while Spike Lee had his best debut in a decade. "The Meg" had been forecast by some analysts for closer to half that total. An American-Chinese...

Rain pouring, Trump rages on Twitter and hangs with bikers

Aug. 12, 2018 7:54 AM EDT

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — As rain dumped on his golf club, President Donald Trump raged on Saturday, lashing out at his Justice Department on Twitter before welcoming members of a "Bikers for Trump" fan group to the manicured grounds. Dozens and dozens of gleaming Harleys, Hondas and other motorcycles...

Today in History

Aug. 12, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2018. There are 141 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 12, 1981, IBM introduced its first personal computer, the model 5150, at a press conference in New York. On this date: In 1859, poet and English professor Katharine Lee...