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U.S. Marines posed with a captured Japanese flag on Iwo Jima. CREDIT: National Archives, USMC #112350

‘Tidying Up The Past’: Pandemic House Cleanings Yield Offers To Return WWII Souvenirs

Aging veterans and their descendants are attempting to return memorabilia to the families of their former enemies ahead of a milestone anniversary. Next Wednesday, September 2, marks 75 years to the day since the Japanese surrender ceremony that ended World War II. Continue Reading ‘Tidying Up The Past’: Pandemic House Cleanings Yield Offers To Return WWII Souvenirs

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President Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech for the Republican Party nomination for reelection during the final day of the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House on August 27, 2020. CREDIT: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

WATCH: President Trump’s Address To The Republican Convention, With Fact Check

President Donald Trump, who spoke at the end of the Thursday evening program of other speakers, discussed the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, for which he promised a vaccine by the end of the year, Hurricane Laura and unrest in Kenosha, Wis., where the shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake, by police led to protests, followed by another shooting by a civilian. Continue Reading WATCH: President Trump’s Address To The Republican Convention, With Fact Check

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Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the third night of the Republican National Convention at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore, Maryland, August 26, 2020. CREDIT: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

WATCH: Mike Pence Makes Case For Trump At RNC, Falsely Implies Biden Wants To ‘Defund The Police’

“Tonight, our hearts are with all the families who have lost loved ones,” Vice President Mike Pence said in his Wednesday night speech. “We mourn with those who mourn, and we grieve with those who grieve. And this night I know millions of Americans will pause and pray for God’s comfort to each of you.” Continue Reading WATCH: Mike Pence Makes Case For Trump At RNC, Falsely Implies Biden Wants To ‘Defund The Police’

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This image taken from video shows anti-government activist Ammon Bundy, rear, being wheeled into an elevator in a chair following his arrest at the Idaho Statehouse in Boise, Idaho, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. Authorities arrested Bundy after he refused to leave a meeting room where a few hours earlier angry protesters forced out lawmakers. CREDIT: Keith Ridler/AP

Anti-Government Activist Ammon Bundy Arrested At Idaho Statehouse For 2nd Time In 2 Days

The incident follows another on Monday when angry protesters forced their way into the Idaho House gallery that had limited seating because of the coronavirus pandemic, the window of a glass door getting shattered as protesters jostled with police. Protesters were ultimately let in when Republican House Speaker Scott Bedke stepped in, seeking to avoid violence. Continue Reading Anti-Government Activist Ammon Bundy Arrested At Idaho Statehouse For 2nd Time In 2 Days

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First lady Melania Trump speaks on the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington. CREDIT: Evan Vucci/AP

WATCH: First Lady Melania Trump Highlights RNC Day 2, With A Pardon And Pompeo Featured

First Lady Melania Trump portrayed her husband as an authentic, uncompromising leader in a Rose Garden address Tuesday night as President Donald Trump turned to family, farmers and the trappings of the presidency to boost his reelection chances on the second night of the scaled-down Republican National Convention. Continue Reading WATCH: First Lady Melania Trump Highlights RNC Day 2, With A Pardon And Pompeo Featured

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