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South Africa Debates Painful Legacy Over a Statue

South Africa Debates Painful Legacy Over a Statue

A hulking statue of a late 19th century white leader, with a cane and top hat, has been a flashpoint for cultural conflict in South Africa for years. Black protesters threw paint on it.

Dec 16, 2018

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was. The city Planning Commission also ordered Ross Johnston...

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Investigations Look at Trump's Life From All Angles

Investigations Look at Trump's Life From All Angles

Investigations now entangle Donald Trump's White House, campaign, transition, inauguration, charity and business. For Trump, the political, the personal and the deeply personal are all under examination. Less...

Dec 15, 2018

Warm Weather Remains on Tap for Sunday

Warm Weather Remains on Tap for Sunday

Warm weather is on tap for Sunday, but a slight cool down is on the way, NBC 5 Storm Team Meteorologist Alicia Roman says. 

Dec 15, 2018

Tear Gas in Paris, but Fewer Protesters and Bigger Demands

Tear Gas in Paris, but Fewer Protesters and Bigger Demands

A protest movement that has brought the French into the streets for five Saturdays in a row in a major challenge to President Emmanuel Macron lost momentum in its latest nationwide outcry, but the smaller crowds...

Dec 15, 2018

Girl Who Died Fled Intensely Poor Guatemalan Village

Girl Who Died Fled Intensely Poor Guatemalan Village

Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin received her first pair of shoes several weeks ago, when her father said they would set out together for the United States, thousands of miles from this small indigenous...

Dec 15, 2018

Family of Migrant Girl Disputes Official Story on Her Death

Family of Migrant Girl Disputes Official Story on Her Death

Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and other migrants this month in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. Some seven hours later, she was put on...

Dec 15, 2018

1 Dead, at Least 8 Wounded in Saturday Shootings

1 Dead, at Least 8 Wounded in Saturday Shootings

One person is dead and at least eight other people have been wounded in shootings across the city of Chicago on Saturday.

Dec 15, 2018

Indiana Gov. Faces Battle to Pass Hate Crime Bill

Indiana Gov. Faces Battle to Pass Hate Crime Bill

Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb is pushing for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime laws.

Dec 15, 2018
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