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- The 'Very Particular' History Being Presented At Confederate Sites
Journalist Brian Palmer toured several Confederate sites and monuments across the South and found a distorted message that celebrates the Confederacy and often omits the fact of slavery all together.
NPR. Monday, 21 Jan 2019.
- Fate of Confederate Monuments Stalled by Competing Legal Battles
A cultural reckoning remains distant as both sides quarrel in courts, college campuses and town squares over Confederate symbols in public spaces.
New York Times. Sunday, 20 Jan 2019.
- Georgia man 'planned to fire anti-tank rocket at White House'
The 21-year-old also hoped to attack a synagogue and Washington monuments, says the FBI.
BBC News. Thursday, 17 Jan 2019.
- Georgia man planned to attack White House with rocket, FBI says
21-year-old allegedly said he wanted to attack "the Washington Monument, the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, and a specific synagogue"
CBS News. Thursday, 17 Jan 2019.
- Alabama Judge Overturns Law That Protected Confederate Monuments
The city of Birmingham was sued when it erected plywood around a Confederate memorial in a downtown park
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019.
- Judge Throws Out Alabama Law That Protects Confederate Monuments
"The state has placed a thumb on the scale for a pro-confederacy message," Jefferson County Circuit Judge Michael Graffeo wrote in his opinion.
NPR. Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019.
- Alabama judge overturns law protecting Confederate monuments
An Alabama judge has voided a 2017 state law preventing the removal or alteration of historic memorials, saying it infringed citizens' free-speech rights and effectively enshrined a pro-Confederacy message in the southern U.S. state.
Reuters. Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019.
- Officials hope monument, amphitheater will improve park
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A limestone monument to an Indianapolis mayor will be restored and become the centerpiece of an amphitheater that could bring new life to a city park. ...
Washington Times. Sunday, 13 Jan 2019.
- Easter Island discovery: Experts solve ancient monuments mystery
Experts have unlocked more secrets of the mysterious ancient monuments on Easter Island.
Fox News. Friday, 11 Jan 2019.
- Solving the ancient mysteries of Easter Island
The ancient people of Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile) built their famous ahu monuments near coastal freshwater sources, according to a team of researchers.
Science Daily. Thursday, 10 Jan 2019.
- Disturbing photos show national parks and monuments overflowing with garbage as shutdown continues
According to the National Parks Conservation Association, approximately 33 percent of the national park sites are completely closed. As a result, trash and waste have flooded the sites.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019.
- Athens gets snow as Greece shivers in record cold spell
The ancient monuments in Athens got a rare dusting of snow on Tuesday as temperatures across Greece hit record lows, bringing transport to a standstill in some areas.
Reuters. Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019.
- Political pundit slams border wall as a 'monument to white nationalism'
National Border Patrol Council Vice President Hector Garza calls the characterization 'absolutely false,' says border agents support the wall and President Trump.
Yahoo. Monday, 7 Jan 2019.
- Muir Woods' redwood groves to close, Alcatraz Island limits tours during shutdown
Muir Woods National Monument in Northern California will close Monday and Alcatraz Island limited to day tours because of the partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22. ...
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 4 Jan 2019.
- Cramer Remix: The monumental deal you might've missed
Jim Cramer offers insight on what long-awaited drug company consolidation could mean for the space.
CNBC. Thursday, 3 Jan 2019.
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