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Museum of the Bible faces revelations, controversy as it opens
In the beginning, there was Hobby Lobby president Steve Green and his first purchase of a biblical artifact in 2009 that launched the Green Collection. What Green has accomplished since then is a full-fledged museum dedicated to the "Book of Books" in Washington, D.C. After nearly three years of
Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly calls Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee an 'honorable man'
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Monday celebrated Confederate General Robert E. Lee as an "honorable man" and suggested that a a lack of compromise caused the Civil War. “I would tell you that Robert E. Lee was an honorable man,” Kelly said in an interview on Fox News Monday evening. “He
Book excerpt: 'Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans'
Excerpted from Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager, in agreement with Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright ©2017 Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager. CHAPTER 1 Freedoms at Risk These are the times
Government lawyers ask judge to toss lawsuit over Trump's businesses
Government attorneys on Wednesday asked a New York federal judge to throw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution every time a foreign government patronizes a Trump property. The government attorneys were responding to a lawsuit filed this year by representatives
Jimmy Kimmel on health care critics: 'Am I supposed to just be quiet?'
Jimmy Kimmel's war of words with Republican leaders over the party's latest proposed health care legislation continued Thursday night.
Poll respondents explain their support for Trump's response to Charlottesville
President Donald Trump ’s handling of the deadly events in Charlottesville, Virginia, this month and his inconsistent characterization of them led to a swift and mostly negative reaction from many Americans. Approval of the president’s response to Charlottesville stood at just 28 percent, according
What Trump has said about the Charlottesville violence
The president spoke publicly four times about the racially charged protests in Virginia.
University of Texas removes 4 Confederate statues overnight
The University of Texas at Austin is removing four Confederate monuments that it says have become symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism , the school announced on Sunday. The university said the monuments -- which honor four figures tied to the Confederacy -- were erected during the
Richmond mayor on Confederate monument debate: Trump 'doesn't live here'
In the wake of the unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, that was sparked by plans to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, the mayor of nearby Richmond said that while he respects President Donald Trump ’s views on Confederate monuments, the president “doesn’t live here.” Richmond is the former capital
Trump’s generals 'have to stay' in Cabinet to 'right the ship': Obama official
The secretary of Homeland Security for President Obama said that despite recent talk of "whether people should resign from the White House," the military leaders now serving in top positions for President Donald Trump need to stay to "right the ship." ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent