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August 21, 2017
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Bannon is out, Barcelona rallies and eclipse plans Steve Bannon is out as White House chief strategist ? we start there today. Also, what President Trump got wrong about General Pershing and terrorism. Plus, how East Germany fell in love with Frank Zappa.
Terror in Barcelona, how other countries deal with problematic monuments, Reagan's infamous joke A van was used to carry out a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday. Also, we look at how South Africa has dealt with monuments that honor apartheid-era leaders. And we remember how a joke uttered by President Ronald Reagan caused a lot of anxiety in the Soviet Union.
Meet the antifa, responding to racism, NAFTA talks start A guide to becoming an engaged, change-making citizen in the age of Trump. Plus, a profile of an anti-fascist activist in Charlottesville. And a veteran eclipse watcher from Australia travels to Idaho.
World Headlines
US Navy ship and oil tanker collide near Singapore A search for the Navy sailors is under way after the ship and an oil tanker collide near Singapore.
Barcelona attack suspect named by police as Younes Abouyaaqoub The hunt for the driver suspected of killing 13 people in Barcelona last week widens across Europe.
Eclipse spectacle set to grip US public Skywatchers in the US prepare for the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since 1918.
Doing the math on back-to-school tax breaks
Politicians are the real winners, one expert says.
With Steve Bannon out, what?s at stake for Trump?s economic agenda?
The former chief strategist joins the list of the administration?s developing tradition of Friday departures.
Chinese government issues new rules on overseas investments
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