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  1. Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91

    08.21 / 09:12 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in H…
  2. Stone Mountain poses another test for Confederate symbols

    08.21 / 09:12 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson ride a…
  3. After Charlottesville, colleges reassessing safety plans

    08.21 / 09:12 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — When Carl Valentine dropped off his daughter at the University of Virginia, he had some important advice for the college freshman: Don't forget that you are a m…
  4. Trump's neo-Nazi rally comments thrust GOP doubts into open

    08.21 / 09:12 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans' deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a…
  5. Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address

    08.21 / 08:19 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 l…
  6. Americans stake out prime viewing spots to see sun go dark

    08.21 / 08:19 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday in what promised to be the most observed and…
  7. University of Texas removes Confederate statues

    08.21 / 06:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become "symbols of m…
  8. Northwestern prof, Oxford worker to stay jailed before trial

    08.21 / 06:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then t…
  9. AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

    08.21 / 06:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    Villagers waited for relief supplies on what was left of a road washed away by floodwaters in Morigaon district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Heavy monsoon rains have caused landslides and floods that killed hundreds of people…
  10. Bad immigration lawyers hard to find, harder to stop

    08.21 / 06:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    HOUSTON (AP) — Soon after he opened his office serving immigrants fighting to stay in the United States, Raed Gonzalez became a lawyer who goes after other l…
  11. Sen. McCain faces cancer battle with typical feistiness

    08.21 / 05:23 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 8…
  12. Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penalty

    08.21 / 05:23 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — In a heinous case on the Navajo Nation, an 11-year-old girl was lured into a van, sexually assaulted and killed. The tribe did not seek to have the man who recently admitted to killing her p…
  13. University of Texas to remove Confederate statues

    08.21 / 05:23 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered the removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become "symbols of modern w…
  14. Economists see only slight impact from Fed bond trimming

    08.21 / 05:23 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's business economists believe that the Federal Reserve's long-awaited move to start reducing its massive bond holdings will push long-term bond rates higher but most think the impact will be fairly m…
  15. Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis knew how to laugh and cry

    08.21 / 05:23 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Lewis sometimes didn't know whether to laugh or c…
  16. 10 Things to Know for Monday

    08.21 / 02:16 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about…
  17. The Latest: 'King of Comedy' director, co-star praise Lewis

    08.21 / 01:16 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times l…
  18. The Latest: Trump to address nation Monday on Afghanistan

    08.21 / 01:16 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. strategy for A…
  19. Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasy

    08.21 / 01:16 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then t…
  20. Zoo gorilla dies of cancer, days after constipation surgery

    08.21 / 00:16 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - U.S.
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas died Sunday after tests revealed she had late-stage ovarian cancer that had spread, four days after undergoing surgery for c…