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A Virginia museum wants to melt down Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue and transform it into public art

An African American historical museum in Virginia is throwing its hat in the mix to turn what was once a daunting reminder of the country's Confederate past and in recent years, violence, into a public display of art.
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies at 77
Longtime Atlanta Falcons defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77.
Lloyd Austin says increased China activity near Taiwan 'looks like rehearsal'
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said Saturday that China's increased military activity near Taiwan seemingly indicates a “rehearsal” of the country's future intentions.
Opinion: Is this the best you've got, Georgia? Alabama makes Bulldogs look like a fraud
Georgia might get another shot at Alabama, but the Bulldogs better hope this wasn't their best punch after Alabama supplied an SEC whupping.
Patty Mills giving Nets big boost since entering starting lineup
On Friday night, Patty Mills made his eighth straight start since Joe Harris went down with an ankle injury last month, and he scored 23 points with four 3-pointers in a 110-105 win over the Timberwolves at Barclays Center.
Columbia mourns stabbing victim as ‘lawyered up’ murder suspect awaits arraignment
As suspect Vincent Pinkney awaits a court appearance on Saturday, Columbia University mourned yet another murdered classmate — and demanded that the school increase security.
Jeff Gorton’s new VP job with Canadiens comes with confusing role
Jeff Gorton seemed to go out of his way to suggest that he wants to hire someone with a different background than his own.
Ole Miss football, Lane Kiffin agree to contract extension
Ole Miss and coach Lane Kiffin agreed to a contract extension to keep the coach in Oxford, the school announced Saturday evening.
Alabama Picks Georgia Apart, Setting Course for Another Playoff
No. 3 Alabama, the reigning national champion, fell behind early. Then it pounded the country’s best defense to run away with the Southeastern Conference championship.
Bryce Young puts on show in Alabama’s impressive win over No. 1 Georgia
Bryce Young threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide rolled over No. 1 Georgia 41-24 in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday in Atlanta, a result that likely sends both powerhouse programs to the four-team College Football Playoff.
The world is becoming more dangerous under Joe Biden
We hope we’re not the only ones who’ve noticed, but the world has become a more dangerous place since Joe Biden became president. Why? Perhaps because hostile actors sense weakness — and opportunity.
SEC championship: No. 2 Alabama thumps No. 1 Georgia 41-24, eliminates any question about playoff qualification
The same team that needed a near-miracle just a week ago to come from behind against Auburn blew the doors off the nation's best defense.
CNN Fires Chris Cuomo After Investigation Into Help He Gave Brother Andrew Cuomo
The termination came mere days after the network had indefinitely suspended the star anchor.
UFC on ESPN 31 video: Claudio Puelles taps Chris Gruetzemacher with late kneebar
Claudio Puelles extended his winning streak to four fights when he finished Chris Gruetzemacher in the third round at UFC on ESPN 31.       Related StoriesUFC on ESPN 31 video: Claudio Puelles taps Chris Gruetzemacher with late kneebar - EnclosureUFC on ESPN 31 video: Vince Morales becomes first to knock out Louis SmolkaUFC on ESPN 31 video: Vince Morales becomes first to knock out Louis Smolka - Enclosure
Giants will need Mike Glennon to lead them to rare back-to-back wins
Here are the Giants, clanking along on a creaky win-lose-win-lose treadmill.
Texas football assistant coach Jeff Banks, girlfriend are being sued over alleged monkey bite
Texas assistant coach Jeff Banks and his girlfriend have been sued over an alleged monkey bite that happened on Halloween night.
Hidden iPhone tricks most people don‘t know
YouTuber Elly Awesome spills the beans about all the hidden features on the iPhone, along with helpful built-in short cuts that you may have missed.
911 Center Shooting Sees One Dispatcher Accidentally Kill Another While Trading Guns: Police
The two "grew up together and shared the hobby of casual gun trading," said a sheriff, adding they were "cousins and best friends."
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AG’s new document dump leaves no doubt: SUNY boss James Malatras must go
SUNY trustees threw a life preserver to scandal-scarred Chancellor James Malatras on Friday, issuing a statement of support. Gov. Kathy Hochul needs to reverse their thinking.
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Entitled Tiger Woods has taught media to ignore the tough questions
What do Tiger Woods and the late Bernie Madoff have in common?
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American Athletic championship: Cincinnati rolls Houston to earn slot in playoff
The win brings the Bearcats to the doorstep of a historic trip to the College Football Playoff as the first team from the Group of Five to qualify.      
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Chris Cuomo saga: ABC producer who accused disgraced anchor of sexual harassment reacts to his firing from CNN
Shelley Ross came forward claiming the ousted CNN anchor squeezed her buttock in 2005 when they worked together at ABC News
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A man jumped out of taxiing airplane at Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport
A 30-year-old man jumped out of an airplane as it was taxiing at Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport Saturday.
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Seton Hall breezes to 46-point rout over Division II Nyack
No. 25 Seton Hall had a trio come off the bench and combine for 66 points, leading the Pirates to a 113-67 victory over Division II Nyack on Saturday.
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Her dream to teach English in Japan ended with a lesson for the country
Wishma Rathnayake's death in immigration detention in Japan has fueled debate over the treatment of foreigners in the country and exposed the lack of transparency in a system where people can languish for years with no prospect of release.
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Tom Thibodeau’s Knicks look ‘soft’ amid East tumble
Right now, the Knicks are soft, which is something you are not allowed to be in New York. 
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Model Gisele Bundchen saves trapped sea turtle in new video: 'I felt relieved'
Gisele Bundchen emphasized the need to protect animals as she shared a video of herself saving a sea turtle trapped in a fishing net.
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Florida Man Tased, Arrested for Jumping Court Railing During Wife's Sentencing for Child Abuse
"While I understand these proceedings can elicit an emotional response from loved ones, my bailiffs simply cannot allow an outburst of this kind," a sheriff said.
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Smoke from wildfires prompts unhealthy air quality alert around L.A. County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is telling people to be careful because of bad air quality conditions this weekend.
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Crumbley parents charges 'absolutely warranted,' each could face 15 years, former US attorney says
A former Assistant United States Attorney told Fox News that the charges brought against James Crumbley's parents were 'absolutely warrented' and the couple could face 10-15 years in prison if convicted.
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President Assad won the war but lost his country. A look at the ongoing conflict in Syria
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‘We can't underscore how big of a deal’ Cuomo’s firing is: Joey Jones
Joey Jones and his fellow "Big Saturday Show" co-hosts reacted to the news of Chris Cuomo's dismissal from CNN on Saturday.
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UFC on ESPN 31 video: Vince Morales becomes first to knock out Louis Smolka
Louis Smolka's streak of avoiding the knockout came to an end at UFC on ESPN 31 courtesy of Vince Morales.       Related StoriesUFC on ESPN 31 video: Vince Morales becomes first to knock out Louis Smolka - EnclosureUFC on ESPN 31: Official scorecards from Las VegasUFC on ESPN 31: Best photos from Las Vegas 
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Prince William reveals 'cringing' moment with Taylor Swift, some of his favorite tunes and car rides with his mom and Harry
The Duke of Cambridge will take listeners on a walk down memory lane when he joins forces with Apple Fitness+ for a special festive episode of its "Time To Walk" audio series.
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Columbia murder suspect Vincent Pinkney tied to upstart Everybody Killa ‘open warfare’ gang
Alleged Columbia University killer Vincent Pinkney was allied with an upstart gang called EBK, short for Everybody Killa, according to sources.
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Flying to the UK? A pre-departure COVID test will soon be required, regardless of vaccination status
Tuesday, all travelers 12 and older will need to take a pre-departure test before boarding a flight for the U.K., regardless of vaccination status.       
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5 Amazing New Discoveries About Mars
The red planet's mysteries are being unraveled. Here are five of the biggest discoveries in recent times.
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Norway Christmas party may have sparked largest omicron variant outbreak outside of South Africa
A recent Norwegian omicron outbreak at a Christmas party provides early anecdotal evidence on how the variants spreads between vaccinated people and the severity of its symptoms, according to a recent report.
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Waukesha parade aftermath: Hundreds mourn victims Virginia 'Ginny' Sorenson and Jane Kulich
Hundreds paid their respects for two victims of the Waukesha Christmas parade tragedy on Saturday.
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FDNY colleagues mourn probationary firefighter who died during training
Vincent Malveaux began to feel ill and lost consciousness during an academy training exercise at the FDNY Training Academy on Randall’s Island.
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CNN's Brian Stelter on Chris Cuomo firing: He caused 'so many headaches' for CNN, staffers were 'very unhappy'
CNN fired its primetime anchor amid damning revelations about his involvement in his brother's scandals.
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Irritable bowel syndrome may not be all in your head
Irritable bowel syndrome, otherwise known as IBS, may be the result of an abdominal infection that triggers an allergic response, according to the New England Journal of Medicine
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Bowie State’s season ends with loss in NCAA quarterfinals at Valdosta State
The Bulldogs fall behind early and can't get out the hole against the Blazers.
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Oregon Health Authority moves to implement 'permanent' indoor mask mandate
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) assembled a Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) earlier this week to address a permanent indoor mask mandate in Oregon, which is only one of a few states that still retains one nearly two years into the pandemic.
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Virginia Republicans savor Youngkin’s victory at retreat
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Loudoun County Schools Try to Charge Parents $36K for Documents Connected to 'Sexual Assault' and 'Rape'
A parent filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Loudoun County Public Schools and was asked to pay more than $36,000 for public records.
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Acosta: Hard-right Supreme Court poised to turn back clock
CNN's Jim Acosta takes a look at the conservative breakdown of the US Supreme Court amidst debate about the nation's abortion and gun rights.
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CNN Fires Chris Cuomo
CNN fired Cuomo Prime Time host Chris Cuomo after reviewing documents that showed Cuomo used his media sources to dig up information on his brother, former Governor Andrew Cuomo’s, sexual harassment accusers.
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Man Crashes Truck Into Church Then Stabs Two People, Killing One: Police
The suspect was out on parole for six other offenses, noted a local police chief, describing a "never-ending source of suspects."
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