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Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash

By Lucia Suarez Sang

A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital.

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Reason for massive NYC blackout remains a mystery

By Nicole Darrah

Around 72,000 energy customers experienced a blackout in New York City on Saturday night as a massive power outage hit the metropolis's West Side — and energy officials still don't know why it happened.

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of African American history museum found dead in trunk, set for autopsy

By Nicole Darrah

Louisiana cops hunting the killer of an African American history museum founder -- who was discovered last week in a car trunk -- planned an autopsy Monday in the "heinous" murder, as friends and lawmakers eulogized the civil rights activist as "a mother of the community."

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis

By Andrew O'Reilly

As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousands of homeless and itinerant people who currently call the rundown neighborhood home.

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis

By Andrew O'Reilly

As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousands of homeless and itinerant people who currently call the rundown neighborhood home.

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader

By Vandana Rambaran

Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan.

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader

By Vandana Rambaran

Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan.

Arizona governor welcomes Nike again after bad-mouthing move to pull Betsy Ross sneaker

By Louis Casiano

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reversed his stance against Nike on Thursday and welcomed the athletic apparel giant's plans to build a manufacturing facility in the state, a week after he pulled financial incentives following its decision to pull its Betsy Ross shoes that featured an American flag. 

Arizona governor welcomes Nike again after bad-mouthing move to pull Betsy Ross sneaker

By Louis Casiano

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reversed his stance against Nike on Thursday and welcomed the athletic apparel giant's plans to build a manufacturing facility in the state, a week after he pulled financial incentives following its decision to pull its Betsy Ross shoes that featured an American flag. 

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city

By Charles Creitz

Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones.

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city

By Charles Creitz

Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones.

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