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President Donald Trump speaks at the National Convention of the American Legion, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 23, 2017 - 9:07 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — It was a tale of two Trumps in the desert Southwest. Within a 24-hour span, President Donald Trump delivered one speech in which he tore into the media and members of his own party, and a second in which he called for national unity and love. The about-face seemed to reflect the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. A federal judge Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, again threw out Texas’ voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a “poll tax” on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over voting rights. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
August 23, 2017 - 7:33 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge who has compared Texas' voter ID requirements to a "poll tax" on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the Trump administration and dealing Texas Republicans another court defeat over voting rights. U.S. District...
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City workers prepare to drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in Justice park in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The move to cover the statues is intended to symbolize the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 23, 2017 - 7:18 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on protests against Confederate monuments that have occurred in the aftermath of deadly violence at a Virginia rally by white nationalists (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Who's responsible for the 135-year-old Confederate monument in front of Florida's Old...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the National Convention of the American Legion, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 23, 2017 - 5:30 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — It was a tale of two Trumps in the desert southwest. Within a 24-hour span, President Donald Trump delivered one speech in which he tore into the media and members of his own party, and a second in which he called for national unity and love. The about-face seemed to reflect the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2014 file photo, a group of people on rental bicycles ride past Crissy Field toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Federal authorities have approved a politically conservative group's application to hold a rally at Crissy Field in San Francisco on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. But the National Park Service has banned guns, tiki torches and other weapons. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
August 23, 2017 - 5:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday issued a permit to a politically conservative group for a Saturday afternoon rally in San Francisco that local officials fear could turn violent. The National Park Service had earlier told Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson that he had permission...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, white nationalist demonstrators use shields as they guard the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. The American Civil Liberties Union is reeling from criticism for its role in defending the right of white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesvile. After that rally left a counter protester dead, some critics said the ACLU had blood on its hands. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
August 23, 2017 - 4:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a feeling among some of its members that was once considered heresy: Maybe some speech isn't worth defending. Cracks in the ACLU's...
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City workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation park in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The move to cover the statues is intended to symbolize the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 23, 2017 - 4:33 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Workers in Charlottesville draped giant black covers over two statues of Confederate generals on Wednesday to symbolize the city's mourning for a woman killed while protesting a white nationalist rally. The work began around 1 p.m. in Emancipation Park, where a towering...
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City workers prepare to drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in Justice park in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The move to cover the statues is intended to symbolize the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 23, 2017 - 3:19 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on protests against Confederate monuments that have occurred in the aftermath of deadly violence at a Virginia rally by white nationalists (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Two statues of Confederate generals in Charlottesville have been shrouded with large black...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, white nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, Va., the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a suggestion in its ranks that was once considered heresy: Maybe some speech isn't worth defending. Cracks in ACLU's strict adherence to the First Amendment's guarantee of free speech - no matter how offensive - opened from the moment a counter protester was killed in Charlottesville. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
August 23, 2017 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a feeling among some of its members that was once considered heresy: Maybe some speech isn't worth defending. Cracks in the ACLU's...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the National Convention of the American Legion, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 23, 2017 - 2:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is offering kind words to a Nevada senator who is up for re-election and with whom he has openly and repeatedly feuded. Trump gave a shout-out to Republican Sen. Dean Heller as he kicked off a...
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