Category: US

At least 3 arrested as hundreds protest over Confederate statue

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A few hundred people rallied Tuesday night on the campus of North Carolina’s flagship university to protest over a Confederate statue, surrounding the bronze monument and later blocking traffic on the college town’s main drag. The gathering at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill focused on a statue known as

Will any NFL team hire quarterback Colin Kaepernick?

NEW YORK — Quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the movement of kneeling during the national anthem last season, while playing for the San Francisco 49ers.  This year, Kaepernick finds himself without a team. The NFL covets quarterbacks for their arms, but Kaepernick’s marketability may start with his knee and his pre-game protests last season. All 32

Big protests expected as Trump goes to Phoenix for rally

WASHINGTON(Reuters) – Large protests could greet President Donald Trump on Tuesday when he travels to Arizona for his first campaign rally since he caused an uproar with his remarks about a white nationalist demonstration in Virginia. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, a Democrat, asked the Republican president to postpone Tuesday’s event scheduled for 7 p.m. MST

Star students hold special class reunion under solar eclipse

JACKSON, Wyo. — No one in Colin Steele’s physics class would have imagined they’d be together again this way, watching the 2017 solar eclipse in Jackson, Wyoming. But something extraordinary took root in Steele’s classroom more than 50 years ago in Bethesda, Maryland, reports CBS News correspondent Jeff Glor. Colin Steele and his former students

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) – As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. Joseph Fleming, 43, went down on one knee in the darkness near the harbor in Charleston, South Carolina,