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.
McConnell slams bigotry as GOP grapples with Trump's remarks
NEW YORK (AP) — His party in turmoil, the Senate's top Republican on Wednesday condemned the "messages of hate and bigotry" carried by the KKK and white supremacists. But like other top GOP officials, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not criticize President Donald Trump, who said a day earlier the white supremacists don't bear all the blame for last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.