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Colleges grappling with balancing free speech, campus safety

Confederate Monument Protest Campus Angst-11

After Charlottesville, students, parents worry about safety on campus; administrators rethink...

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Trump revisits his Charlottesville comments in angry speech

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PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that “our movement is about love.” Then he erupted in anger. He blamed the media for the widespread condemnation of his response to violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest...


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Pick 6: Top players toiling for teams likely to struggle

When The Associated Press preseason All-America team was released Tuesday, eight schools placed multiple players on the all-star squads: Ohio State, Alabama, Florida State, Clemson, Washington, Penn State, USC and Virginia. Wait, Virginia? Yes, Virginia. The Cavaliers are coming of a 3-9 season,...


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Analysis: Trump has no intention of denouncing the alt-right; he had every intention of

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump stepped on stage in Phoenix on Tuesday night with something clearly eating at him. Minutes into his style rally, we learned what: It wasn’t the white supremacists and the Ku Klux Klan and the neo-Nazis who threw the nation into chaos and...


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Trump threatens shutdown, suggests controversial pardon at Arizona rally

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. PHOENIX - President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding, said the North American Free Trade Agreement is likely to be terminated and signaled that he was prepared to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is...


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What you need to know about former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio's record on illegal

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. “Do people in this room like Sheriff Joe? . . . I’ll make a prediction: I think he’s going to be just fine, OK?” --President Donald Trump, rally in Phoenix, Aug. 22 “He has done a lot in the fight against illegal immigration. He’s a great American patriot and I hate...


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Trump jabs McCain, Flake in Arizona without naming them

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Not once Tuesday night in Phoenix did President Donald Trump utter the names of Arizona’s two Republican senators, with whom he has clashed repeatedly and fiercely. But he left no uncertainty about the hard feelings he has for Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake. During...


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Analysis: Trump has no intention of denouncing the alt-right; he had every intention of

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump stepped on stage in Phoenix on Tuesday night with something clearly eating at him. Minutes into his style rally, we learned what: It wasn’t the white supremacists and KKK and neo-Nazis who threw the nation into chaos and allegedly killed a woman...


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Trump threatens shutdown, suggests controversial pardon at Arizona rally

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. PHOENIX - President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding, said the North American Free Trade Agreement is likely to be terminated and signaled that he was prepared to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is...


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Trump hits McCain, Flake in Arizona without naming them

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Not once Tuesday night in Phoenix did President Donald Trump utter the names of Arizona’s two Republican senators, with whom he has clashed repeatedly and fiercely. But he left no uncertainty about the hard feelings he has for Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake. During...


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Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2017. There are 130 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 23, 1927, amid worldwide protests, Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed in Boston for the murders of two men during...


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