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Maine Gov. Paul LePage claims to feed fake stories to the media

LePage was upset over news reports he planned to vacation while Maine's state government is shut down.

New York lawmakers want Confederate names taken off roads

The congresspeople wrote Stonewall Jackson Drive and General Lee Avenue are a "grievous insult" to descendants of slaves.
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Johnny Depp jokes about assassinating Donald Trump

"It's been a while," Depp said, "and maybe it's time."

Solange celebrates New Orleans Confederate statue takedown: "Where ya ass is at Robert?"

"All white supremacy monuments must go. Issa fire sale."
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St. Louis workers remove portion of 103-year-old Confederate statue

The final resting place of the Forest Park monument is still undetermined, as no museum or park has agreed to accept it as of yet.
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Memorial Day: Watch Trump honor fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery

More than 6,900 Americans have died in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan since each of those wars began.

Federal court strikes down Muslim travel ban and people on Twitter are rejoicing

"Today is a powerful reminder to Donald Trump that no president is above the law."

Mississippi lawmaker Karl Oliver wants to lynch people who take down Confederate monuments

Karl Oliver called for violence against Louisiana leaders who oversaw the recent removal of four Confederate statues.

Crowd cheers as New Orleans removes Confederate monument to General P.G.T. Beauregard

The monument is the third of four monuments to the Confederacy scheduled to be removed from the city.
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Louisiana House passes bill banning removal of Confederate statues

Black lawmakers left the state House in protest.

New Orleans Confederate monument of Jefferson Davis taken down

Just two of the four Confederate monuments scheduled for removal remain in the Louisiana city.

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George Will: Trump is "uniquely unfit" to be president

The conservative icon writes that Trump has a dangerous "inability" to think and speak clearly.

Trump thinks an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is "not as difficult" as people think

Add it to the list of monumental tasks President Donald Trump thinks are easy.
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Andrew Jackson: Donald Trump might want to rethink his opinion of our 7th president

Maybe Trump should stop praising this guy.

Donald Trump thinks he could have prevented the Civil War, historian Jon Meacham says

Donald Trump thinks he's a better negotiator than Abraham Lincoln.

Donald Trump touts phantom Trumpcare provision that doesn't exist in the bill

Donald Trump said Trumpcare would allow people to buy health care across state lines. But there's one big problem.

Twitter is roasting Donald Trump for clarifying he knows when Andrew Jackson died

Trump, who said Andrew Jackson was "really angry" about the Civil War, tried to clarify he knew Jackson died in 1845.

While praising Andrew Jackson, Donald Trump wonders aloud, "Why was there the Civil War?"

Donald Trump apparently forgot about slavery in America.

New Orleans removes Confederate monument: "These statues have reigned" for far too long

Monument takedowns are not enough to remove traces of slavery and white supremacy in the Deep South, civil rights leaders say.

These 7 photos show the controversial New Orleans Confederate monument removal

Some believe the monuments are a tribute to southern history, but others believe they're relics of a shameful past.

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87-year-old visits slave cabin she was born in, now at African-American History Museum

Isabell Megget Lucas's mother lived in the slave cabin until 1981.

North Carolina legislator Larry Pittman compares Abraham Lincoln to Adolf Hitler

Well, this is certainly something that gives Sean Spicer a run for his money.
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Bashar Assad: How the Syrian president rose to — and held onto — power

Bashar al-Assad went from "geeky" doctor to authoritarian Syrian ruler.
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North Carolina trying to legislate its bathrooms again less than a week after HB2 repeal

North Carolina bathrooms are up for legislation again.

The US women's hockey team ends boycott over gender wage gap with new contract

After negotiating higher wages, the women's team will head to the Women's World Championship on March 31.

An Australian cafe's "Uncle Tom" hamburger is making people mad as hell

This is why we can't have nice things.

Report: North Carolina's "bathroom bill" will cost the state $3.8 billion in lost business

HB2 has reportedly resulted in billions of dollars in lost revenue for North Carolina.
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NCAA March Madness game soured as Confederate flag is raised outside South Carolina arena

"It's unfortunate, but it's America," said University of South Carolina head basketball coach Frank Martin.

Trump asked black voters, "What do you have to lose?" The answer is health insurance.

A analysis shows that the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act disproportionately affects black people.