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'Rumors of War' statue to be installed in Richmond

Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 6:11am

Artist Kehinde Wiley’s monumental bronze sculpture of a young black man astride a galloping horse is set to be permanently installed in Virginia’s capital city, not far from the Confederate monument it mimics.

24 states asking for better online protections for children

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:55am

Two dozen state attorneys general are asking a federal agency to implement better online protections for children.

10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:31am

for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Column: Russian doping would have made El Chapo envious

Jim Litke, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:56am

but not necessarily their athletes — out of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Here’s how lasting an impression that made: another one of their labs got busted not long after, this time for tampering with the very data that was supposed to prove things had changed.

A free pass for Trump? GOP presses edge in key battlegrounds

Steve Peoples and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:24pm

A full year before Election Day 2020, Republicans quietly executed a “dry run” of President Donald Trump's massive reelection machine.

House Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against President Trump

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:13pm

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security.

iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:10pm

One Kreps brother uses a wheelchair and the other doesn't, yet they are able to play sports together on a level playing field thanks to an augmented reality system developed at the University of Michigan.

Margaret Atwood and Laurie Anderson talk art, age and more

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:25pm

Margaret Atwood and Laurie Anderson, strangers until now, covered a wide range of topics in their first public conversation.

Officer shoots, wounds man following traffic stop, chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:57pm

A man was shot and wounded by police over the weekend following a vehicle chase in South Florida, authorities said.

Arms control on tap for Trump, Pompeo's meeting with Lavrov

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:48pm

Arms control, Ukraine and Syria are to headline President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meetings Tuesday with Russia's foreign minister.

Pete Frates, one of the men who popularized the Ice Bucket Challenge, has died

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:16pm

A man who helped inspire a multimillion-dollar movement to help find a cure for ALS has died.

UN calls for truce around next year's Tokyo summer Olympics

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:52pm

The U.N. General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging all nations to observe a truce during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, saying sports can play a role in promoting peace and tolerance and preventing and countering terrorism and violent extremism.

New parent charged in college bribery case will plead guilty

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:24pm

A California woman has agreed to plead guilty after authorities said she paid $9,000 to have online classes taken on her son's behalf to help him graduate from Georgetown University.

Report: US misled public on progress in Afghanistan war

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:23pm

The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn't exist, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.

Student accused in shooting 'tired of being picked on'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:01pm

A Wisconsin teenager who was shot by a police officer after he allegedly pointed a pellet gun at another student's head says he was “tired of being picked on," according to criminal charges filed Monday,

Head of Wisconsin National Guard to resign after investigation finds repeated mishandling of sexual assault complaints

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:50pm

Head of Wisconsin National Guard to resign after investigation finds repeated mishandling of sexual assault complaints.

Virginia gun rights activists vow to fight new restrictions

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:39pm

More than 200 gun rights activists wearing “Guns SAVE Lives” stickers rallied Monday in Virginia, vowing to fight any attempt by the new Democratic majority in the state legislature to pass new restrictions on gun ownership.

US sanctions 2 Venezuelan officials for selling passports

Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:38pm

The Trump administration imposed sanctions Monday on both the former and the current director of the Venezuelan government's office of identification, accusing them of receiving kickbacks involving the sale of passports.

Army major in Georgia jailed on federal child porn charge

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:57pm

An Army officer who held a top-secret security clearance shared nude photos of a teenage girl online and discussed plans to drug the girl and have sex with her, according to federal court records unsealed Monday.