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Comedian, Activist Dick Gregory Dies At 84

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers in the 1960s and became one of the first African-Americans to perform at white clubs, died at the age of 84.

Trump to Outline Afghan Strategy in National TV Address

President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost.

Damaged USS John S. McCain Arrives in Singapore; 10 Missing

The USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer docked Monday at Singapore’s naval base with “significant damage” to its hull after an early morning collision with an oil tanker, as vessels from several nations searched for 10 missing U.S. sailors.

Publicist: Jerry Lewis, Comedian, Telethon Host, Dies At 91

Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91.

Trump Defends Confederate Statues, Berates His Critics

With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.

Heather Heyer's Mom: I Won't Take Trump's Call

Susan Bro, the mother of Charlottesville attack victim Heather Heyer, says she does not want to speak with President Trump after hearing him equate protesters like her daughter with white supremacists. [van id="us/2017/08/18/susan-bro-wont-take-trumps-call-heather-heyer-mom-newday.cnn" affiliate_id="wccb" thumb="http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/170818085944-susan-bro-gma-8-18-2017-exlarge-tease.jpg" title="Heather Heyer's mom: I won't…

Warship Captain in Collision that Killed 7 to Lose Command

Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said, announcing that the warship captain will be relieved of command and more than a dozen other sailors will be punished.

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