Following the massacre of nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina bipartisan momentum sees lawmakers and a growing tide of Republicans now argue this battle symbol belongs in a museum.
But while police now patrol the streets of Saddam Hussein's hometown, its Sunni civilians are fearful the Islamic State group could come back.
Opponents meanwhile are mounting an equally emotional push to keep Obama from obtaining "fast track" negotiating authority.
She's putting America's struggle with race relations at the forefront of her presidential campaign.
They are struggling to recover from broken bones and lost limbs, uncertain if they will ever be able to return to the lives they once knew.
Amid bailout talks, Athens finally offers economic reforms that creditors consider closer to being acceptable. Meanwhile, the ECB again increases the amount of emergency liquidity that Greek lenders can draw on.
Items recovered from a remote hunting cabin are sent to labs for DNA testing to determine if they are linked to a pair of convicted murderers as searchers converge on northern New York.
Pope Francis plans to skip Argentina during his July tour because he doesn't want to influence October's presidential election in his native country.
The biggest gains in home rental prices are coming not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi, and Portland, Maine.
Several Norwegian players team with Norway's national TV broadcaster NRK to produce a "mockumentary" addressing sexist stereotypes.