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Countdown begins to Catalonia independence bid
Catalonia independence bid: Whatever happens on the day, no one seems set to win without heavy losses
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrest
Iraq's Kurds are set to vote in a referendum on support for independence that has stirred fears of instability across the region as the war against the Islamic State group winds down
Iranian Guard drills near Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendum
Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighboring country
Today in History
Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2017. There are 104 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 18, 1947, the National Security Act, which created a National Military Establishment and the position of Secretary of Defense, went into effect. On this
UVA president criticizes Jefferson statue shrouding
The president of the University of Virginia says protesters who shrouded a statue of Thomas Jefferson in black were "desecrating" ground many people consider "sacred."
Trump: 'I stand by my pardon of Sheriff Joe'
In a news conference with the president of Finland, Trump comments on Hurricane Harvey and defends his pardon of Joe Arpaio.
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
Erasing history?: The debate over Confederate monuments
ABC News' Martha Raddatz sits down with Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, co-CEO of the American Civil War Museum Christy Coleman, and Charlottesville City Councilor Kristin Szakos to discuss the debate over Confederate monuments.
Candlelight vigil honors Charlottesville victims
Hundreds of attendees marched the same route as the white nationalists on Friday and paused for a moment of silence at the spot where Heather Heyer was killed.
Former presidents Bush 'pray for Charlottesville' and 'reject racial bigotry'
Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush released a joint statement today, in response to racial tensions sparked by the violence this weekend during protests over a Confederate monument in Charlottesville, Virginia. "America must always reject racial bigotry , anti-Semitism, and