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A large crowd of people march towards the Boston Commons to protest the Boston Free Speech Rally in Boston, MA
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Thousands March Against Hate

Thousands of counter-protesters marched through Boston in response to a right-wing "free speech" rally, one week after deadly clashes erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

President Trump Speaks On Infrastructure Meeting Held At Trump Tower

GOP Doubts About Trump Burst Into the Open

Donald Trump's comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open deeply held doubts about his competency in an extraordinary public airing of worries about a sitting president by his own party

Muscular Dystrophy Association Benefit Dinner

Jerry Lewis Dead at 91

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis, died Sunday at age 91, his publicist confirmed. Lewis is probably best known to people under 70 as a film actor, but also hosted the annual MDA Labor Day Telethon


The Powerball Jackpot Is Up to $650 Million

Whoever finally draws the winning Powerball numbers is in for quite a treat. The Powerball jackpot will grow to $650 million — one of the largest amounts in the game's history — after no winner claimed the grand prize Saturday


Manhunt for Barcelona Driver and Missing Imam

Authorities in Spain searched for a member of an Islamic extremist cell that staged vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, focusing on links with his Moroccan comrades and a missing imam

Eclipse Nebraska

Mostly Sunny Skies Expected for the Eclipse

While it was previously predicted that clouds may obscure next week’s historic event for people in half of the country, the National Weather Service's final eclipse prediction says that clouds will be minimal