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‘Silent Sam’ Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

Gerry Broome/AP A Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was toppled during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as "Silent Sam" as a symbol of racist heritage. Once it was on the ground, demonstrators kicked it and cheered. UNC leaders previously said state law

US, Canada and Mexico win joint bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Getty Images The World Cup is returning to North American soil. A joint-bid from the US, Mexico, and Canada, dubbed "United 2026," defeated Morocco's proposal in a landslide vote in Russia on Wednesday. The 2026 World Cup final will take place in the MetLife Stadium in New York City. The 2026 FIFA World Cup

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