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- Church Leaders In Philippines Condemn Bloody War On Drugs
published on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:18:56 -0400
Manila's cardinal and another senior cleric have harshly criticized what human rights groups call extrajudicial killings that have claimed more than 5,000 lives in the past 14 months.(Image credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
- Wreckage Of USS Indianapolis, Sunk By Japanese In WWII, Found In Pacific
published on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:43:33 -0400
The cruiser was returning from a secret mission to deliver atomic bomb components when she was sunk by a Japanese submarine. The ensuing loss of life is the large in the history of the U.S. Navy.(Image credit: AP)
- Mass Held In Barcelona To Honor Victims Of Terror Attacks
published on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:30:00 -0400
The service was held as authorities continue a manhunt for the 22-year-old Moroccan believed to be the driver of a van that plowed into pedestrians on a popular promenade.(Image credit: Manu Fernandez/AP)
- Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A 'White Supremacist Future'
published on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:31:20 -0400
President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.(Image credit: Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images)
- Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings
published on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:59:08 -0400
President Eisenhower was not a fan of the 1954 Supreme Court order against segregated schools; but he sent the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Ark., to ensure it was enforced at Central High.(Image credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)