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Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He is Racist

President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations.

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Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the ...

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Trump: Why Allow Immigrants from 'Shithole Countries'

President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. should permit more immigrants from "shithole countries" after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people ...

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Walmart Boosts Starting Pay, Closing Dozens of Sam's Clubs

Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing dozens of Sam's Club warehouse stores across the country—a move that seems sure to cost jobs—on the same day it announced that it ...

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Another GOP Governor Seeks Exclusion from Drilling Proposal

Opposition to the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore drilling is mounting as Democrats from coastal states accuse President Donald Trump of punishing states with Democratic leaders and a second ...

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Democratic Report Warns of Russian Meddling Across Europe

A new report by Senate Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with aggressive countermeasures, President Donald Trump has ...

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Judge Blocks Trump decision to End Young Immigrant Program

A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

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Bannon to Exit Breitbart News Network After Break with Trump

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump.

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Ex-Arizona Sheriff, Trump Ally Joe Arpaio Running for Senate

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was spared a possible jail sentence last year when his political ally President Donald Trump pardoned his criminal conviction for disobeying a judge's order, announced ...

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US Ending Special Protections for Salvadoran Immigrants

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, an action that could force nearly 200,000 to leave the U.S. by September 2019 or face deportation.

FROM REBEL LAND

Photos of the characters and places in R.L. Nave's story REBEL LAND: A Racial History ...