Lee statue in Richmond to come down as Floyd protests target other Confederate monuments

Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia plans to order the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond to be removed, an administration official said on Wednesday, the same day Richmond’s mayor said he would propose removing additional Confederate monuments from the state capital.

Demonstrators in at least six cities have targeted symbols of the Confederacy in recent days after George Floyd was killed while Minneapolis police officers arrested him, marring some statues and monuments whose presence has long ignited controversy.

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USNPS transfers bison herd to Sicangu Lakota tribe

WASHINGTON – Department of the Interior officials today joined leaders from the Sicangu Lakota (Rosebud Sioux) Nation and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as 100 wild bison from nearby national parks were re

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