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Flyers Remove Statue of Late Singer Kate Smith

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular rec...
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New Zealand’s Darkest Day: 36 Minutes of Terror

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — On March 15, New Zealand changed. Some are calling it a loss of innocence, a reminder that distance doesn't bring protection against violence. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed...
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Dems Struggle to Respond to Omar Over Israel, Bigotry

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are struggling with how to declare they are against bigotry, bias and racism after progressives challenged an effort to rebuke freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar for her remarks on Israel. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi acknowledged during a ...