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Golden State Killer Suspect Pleads Guilty To More Than A Dozen Murders

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| The string of killings in the 1970s and '80s terrorized California. Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, sat in a wheelchair on Monday as he rasped out "yes" and "I admit" to charges in 13 murders.

Ohio's State Capital Grapples With Anti-Columbus Sentiment


Statues of Christopher Columbus are being dismantled, torn down or removed in cities across the country. Now that movement has reached the city that's named after the explorer.


Far-Right Group Pranked: 'Dude, Is This Like A Bad Impression Of Borat?'


The actor and serial prankster Sacha Baron Cohen is suspected of infiltrating a far-right group's rally in Washington state over the weekend.

Justice Department Charges 4 Over Attempt to Topple Andrew Jackson Statue In D.C.


The men are accused of trying to tear down the monument in Lafayette Park, near the White House. President Trump promises to prosecute such cases to the fullest extent of the law.

COVID-19 Cases Top 10 Million Worldwide


The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 10 million on Sunday, with more than 2.5 million in the U.S. Health officials estimate the actual case count could be much higher.

In Colombia, Tax-Free Holidays Lead Critics To Decry 'COVID Friday'


Seeking ways to boost to its economy, Colombia has set aside three tax-free shopping days this summer. Critics fear they could become super spreader events for the coronavirus.

NYC To Crack Down On Mystery Fireworks That Are Fraying Nerves And Disrupting Sleep


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has formed a task force aimed at halting the illegal sale of fireworks that have prompted thousands of complaints.

As The Country Reexamines Statues And Symbols, The VA Resists A Gender-Neutral Motto


The Department of Veterans Affairs has a male-focused motto that some veterans and lawmakers say needs updating.

Mississippi Lawmakers Clear Path To Remove Confederate Emblem From State Flag


Mississippi state lawmakers cleared the path for legislation to remove and redesign the 126-year-old state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem. The governor said he will sign it.