(RICHMOND, Va.) -- A giant statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was removed in Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday, more than a year after the order from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. The 12-ton, six-story monument on Monument Avenue, erected in the state capital in 1890, was... Read More.
(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- Newly sworn-in New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said she's cleaned house and removed individuals who allegedly contributed to a culture that allowed for sexual harassment under her predecessor, Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo officially left office this week after a report by the New... Read More.
(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- Two bronze Confederate statues at the center of yearslong debate in Charlottesville, Virginia, will be removed this weekend, officials announced. The city will remove statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson on Saturday. The removal comes more than... Read More.
While Target representatives are apparently not happy about the cyber-bullying accusations against one of its brand-name stars, Chrissy Teigen, it's calling it coincidence that Teigen's line of cookware was pulled from its shelves this week. Teigen, has been accused of bullying former reality star Courtney... Read More.
WSU NO LONGER REQUIRES SAT/ACT SCORES As the COVID 19 pandemic kept schools closed for the better part of the entire year and disrupted the studies of students across the country, many public universities made submitting SAT and Act scores optional for students applying... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Aunt Jemima is getting a new name, new logo and new look after announcing that it would be dropping the brand name following criticism that it featured a caricature of a Black woman that was... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Following significant backlash, the Saved by the Bell reboot has removed the controversial scenes that poked fun at Selena Gomez's kidney transplant. TMZ is reporting that the Peacock streaming service edited the controversial episode by scrubbing all traces of the kidney jokes that many... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Facebook on Tuesday removed a post from President Donald Trump that appeared to downplay the severity of COVID-19 by comparing it to the seasonal flu.The same post remains on Twitter, though it... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH and MATT ZARRELL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's condition is continuing to improve as he fights a coronavirus infection, doctors say, and he may be able to leave Walter Reed Medical Center as early as Monday... Read More.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that it made a mistake when it posted new guidance online citing “growing evidence” that COVID-19 is airborne, sending health experts and the public scrambling... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 961,000 people worldwide.Over 31.1 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.
BY LUKE BARR and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- Facebook announced the removal of 220 accounts, 28 pages and 106 groups that are associated with the little-known but emerging movement called "boogaloo."The company also said they removed... Read More.