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South Carolina Senate says ‘nada’ to Confederate flag

The push to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse is about to clear its first hurdle. But even if...

South Carolina lawmakers start debate on Confederate flag

While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will...

Klan plays to rally around the Confederate flag

The Ku Klux Klan plans to hold a pro-Confederate flag rally at South Carolina's capitol, where a statue of a former state governor who...

Two arrested for rebel flag removal in South Carolina

The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released from jail in the...

Outcry increasing over Confederate flag

For 15 years, South Carolina lawmakers refused to revisit the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds, saying the law that took it off the dome...

Al Sharpton set to preach, appear at vigil for Scott

The Rev. Al Sharpton is expected to appear Sunday in North Charleston and attend a vigil for Walter Scott, the black driver who was...

In South Carolina, racism lives on a war memorial

Along Main Street in a small South Carolina city, there is war memorial honoring fallen World War I and II soldiers, dividing them into...

Move to clear civil rights arrest records after half-century

Fifty-four years after they were sentenced to a month of hard labor in a chain gang for ordering lunch in South Carolina, nine black...

Three states still defy court rulings allowing gay marriages

The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states...

Right-wing stalling still hampers gay marriage in some states

Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn't say no. Three...