Eclipse Watchers Stake Out Spots

Americans staked out viewing spots from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun for a magical couple of minutes Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history. (Aug. 21)

      

 

 

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Stone Mountain, A Test for Confederate Monuments

Part theme park and part shrine to Dixie's Lost Cause, a huge granite outcrop east of Atlanta – sculpted like a Mt. Rushmore of the Confederacy – is once again an ideological battlefield as new fights rage over rebel symbolism across the South. (Aug. 21)

      

 

 

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In 1979, news anchor hoped today’s solar eclipse would ‘fall on a world at peace’

“May the shadow of the moon fall on a world at peace.”

      

 

 

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In 1979, news anchor hoped today’s solar eclipse would ‘fall on a world a peace’

“May the shadow of the moon fall on a world at peace.”

      

 

 

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The bizarre case of a mom who lied about her son’s cancer, being a doctor

Monika Burgett was found guilty of a misdemeanor child endangering charge and telecommunications fraud, a felony.

      

 

 

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The bizarre case of a mom who lied about her son’s cancer, being a doctor

Monika Burgett was found guilty of a misdemeanor child endangering charge and telecommunications fraud, a felony.

      

 

 

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Mattis: Broad Probe Into Pacific Fleet Underway

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday there are investigations underway into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker. (Aug. 21)

      

 

 

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