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In 1969, The Military Thought It Had Eliminated Racism In Its Ranks. Then Troops Began Rioting

| Camp Lejeune, N.C. was the first of several bases to experience racial violence during the Vietnam War. It led to major reforms in military racial policies.

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push


Challengers of the Trump administration's push for a census citizenship question are asking a federal judge in New York to impose penalties for allegedly false or misleading statements by officials.

Suspect Arrested In Death Of African American Museum Founder Discovered In Car Trunk


Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was a community fixture in Baton Rouge, La. Police say the suspect was one of Roberts-Joseph's tenants who was behind on his rent.

Irate Over Military Exercises, North Korea Threatens To Resume Nuclear, Missile Tests


Pyongyang accused the U.S. of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" and said North Korea is "gradually losing our justification to follow through" on its own promises.

Chance The Snapper Is Snared: Alligator Caught After A Wild Week In Chicago Park


It took some 36 hours of looking in Humboldt Park's lagoon, but a Florida alligator specialist finally brought in an animal that had become something of a celebrity in Chicago.

Texas And Other States Decide Not To Spend Money On 2020 Census


Officials in Texas have decided to spend no state money on outreach efforts for the 2020 census. What does that mean for a state with a booming population?


More Than 1 Million People Agree To 'Storm Area 51,' But The Air Force Says Stay Home


The top-secret base is not accessible to the public, though it has become a tourist destination. The event began as an Internet joke, but some people apparently are really planning to attend.

U.S. Implementing '3rd Country' Rule On Central American Migrants Seeking Asylum


Immigrants who want to seek asylum at the U.S. southern border must first apply for refugee status in another country, according to a new rule that is set to take effect Tuesday.

Tennessee Governor Faces Backlash for Honoring Confederate General And KKK Leader


The day of observation for Nathan Bedford Forrest follows a decades-long tradition of honoring him and other Confederate leaders, as mandated by state law.