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A Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol honor guard carefully folds the retired Mississippi state flag after it was raised over the Capitol grounds one final time in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The banner was the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem on it. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Public ideas for Mississippi flag: Magnolias, stars, beerMagnolias, stars, guitars, beer cans, crawfish, a Gulf Coast lighthouse
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, May 21, 2020 file photo, mourners wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at a memorial for Walmart shooting victim Guillermo "Memo" Garcia, in El Paso, Texas. Garcia died after nine months in at Del Sol Medical Center. El Paso is marking the year anniversary of the a shooting at a crowded Walmart by remembering the 23 people killed. Authorities have said the gunman traveled from his home near Dallas to target Latinos in the Texas border city on Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio, File)
Ceremonies for El Paso shooting anniversary shaped by virusTwenty-three pillars of light shot into a cloudy El Paso sky to commemorate the lives lost during a shooting that targeted Mexicans at a Walmart one year ago
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Texas man jailed in stabbing death of his 7-year-old brotherA Texas man has been jailed on a capital murder charge after police say he fatally stabbed his 7-year-old brother in a Fort Worth suburb
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Virgin Orbit determines cause of rocket launch failureVirgin Orbit says it's determined what caused the failure of its debut rocket launch and is working toward a second flight that will carry small satellites for NASA
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Looking for Stellar Health Care? Here's Where to GoHealth care is often at the top of many Americans' minds, but never has it been so critical as now, as we struggle through the coronavirus pandemic. To see which states have the best handle on health care, WalletHub looked at all 50 of them, plus the District of Columbia,...
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FILE - Steve McQueen arrives at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast in Los Angeles on Dec. 5, 2018. Three original films by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen will debut at the New York Film Festival this year, organizers said Monday. The “12 Years a Slave” director will get the opening night slot for the 1980s-set music romance “Lovers Rock” in addition to two other premieres for films in his anthology series. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Steve McQueen sets 3 premieres at New York Film FestivalThree original films by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen will debut at the New York Film Festival this year, organizers said Monday
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick arrives for a workout for NFL football scouts and media in Riverdale, Ga. The U.S. Navy is investigating a video in which military work dogs attacked a "Colin Kaepernick stand-in" during a demonstration at a Navy Seal Museum fundraiser. The event happened last year at the museum in Fort Pierce, Florida, but the video resurfaced over the weekend. On Sunday, the U.S. Navy said in a statement that it appears no active duty personnel were involved. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File)
Navy investigates video of dogs attacking Kaepernick fill-inThe U.S. Navy is investigating a video in which military work dogs attacked a “Colin Kaepernick stand-in” during a demonstration at a Navy Seal Museum fundraiser
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this June 9, 2020, file photo, election workers process mail-in ballots during a nearly all-mail primary election in Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Nevada lawmakers OK mailing voters ballots, Trump slams moveNevada's Legislature has passed a bill that would add the state to a growing list of U.S. states that will mail all active voters ballots for the November 2020 election amid the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Goodnight Moon Gets a Modern TwistGoodnight Moon , meet Good Morning Zoom . The children's classic by Margaret Wise Brown is getting a pandemic-themed update. Philomel Books said Monday that Good Morning Zoom , written by Manhattan banking exec Lindsay Rechler, will be released on Oct. 6, reports the AP . Rechler has two children, ages 2 and 4,...
Newser2 hours ago
FILE - This Tuesday June 27, 2017, file photo shows the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.  A Virginia judge on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 dissolved one injunction but imposed another preventing Virginia's governor from removing an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Judge starts new injunction barring Lee statue removalA Virginia judge has dissolved one injunction but imposed another preventing Virginia's governor from removing an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Virginia judge lifts 1 injunction, issues another barring removal of Richmond statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. LeeVirginia judge lifts 1 injunction, issues another barring removal of Richmond statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Worrying Pandemic Trend: a Rise in HomicidesChicago has logged 430 homicides so far this year, up 51% from this point last year, reports the Sun-Times . And while Chicago has drawn much of the attention over rising homicides, it's far from alone among big US cities. A Wall Street Journal analysis finds that 36 of the nation's...
Newser3 hours ago
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