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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, United States' Jordan Ernest Burroughs celebrates after defeating Khetik Tsabolov, of Russia, in the men's freestyle 74-kg category during the final of the Wrestling World Cup at the Paris Bercy Arena, in Paris, France. Burroughs, the face of U.S. wrestling for nearly a decade, said Wednesday, July 15, 2020, he plans to compete another four years with the hope of finishing his career at the Paris Olympics. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

US wrestling star Burroughs planning to compete until 2024

Jul. 15, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

Jordan Burroughs, the face of U.S. wrestling for nearly a decade, said he plans to compete another four years with the hope of finishing his career at the Paris Olympics in 2024. Burroughs laid out his future in a statement Wednesday, saying he will leave his longtime training headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska,...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2002, file photo, the sun rises on Mt. Rushmore National Memorial near Keystone, S.D. as the flag is flown at half staff in honor of the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks against the United States. President Donald Trump is planning to kick off Independence Day weekend in South Dakota with a show of patriotism _ fireworks popping, fighter jets thundering overhead and revelers crowding beneath a piece of classic Americana _ Mount Rushmore. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch, File)

Native Americans protesting Trump trip to Mount Rushmore

Jun. 26, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plans to kick off Independence Day with a showy display at Mount Rushmore have angered Native Americans, who view the monument as a desecration of land violently stolen from them and used to pay homage to leaders hostile to Indigenous people. Several...