Charlottesville victim's mother: Channel anger into action


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of a woman killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my daughter's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice and channeling "anger into righteous action," stirring applause from the hundreds of people who packed into a downtown theater wearing the victim's favorite color, purple.

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  • Written by By BRIAN WITTE AND SARAH RANKIN , Associated Press

Trump disbands business advisory councils after CEOs flee


NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is ending a pair of advisory business councils in the latest fallout over his remarks about the Charlottesville protests.

  • Written by By JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era


NEW YORK (AP) — The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state's Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation's struggle over race.

  • Written by By STEVE PEOPLES and BILL BARROW , Associated Press