The mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, is calling for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to allow the city to swiftly remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a request that was swiftly rejected by the state's governor.
Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died at age 60. She is best known for her role as as the iconic Princess Leia, and later went on to establish herself as an author and screenwriter. Fisher suffered a heart attack Dec. 23 on a flight between London and Los Angeles.
Cristina Rayas McClatchy
Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies at age 60
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Foster's Freeze sign taken down in San Luis Obispo
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