Public schools grappling with Confederate names, images
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Public schools grappling with Confederate names, images

With a new school year dawning, education officials are grappling with whether to remove the names, images and statues of Confederate figures from public schools — especially since some are now filled with students of color. The violence at a white nationalist rally over a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, is giving school … Continue reading

Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer urges jury to spare his life
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Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer urges jury to spare his life

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday, April 27 to spare the young man’s life, portraying him as “a good kid” who was led astray by his radicalized and belligerent older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense’s opening statement in the penalty phase of Tsarnaev’s trial, saying … Continue reading