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South Carolina to Remove Confederate Flag From Capitol

South Carolina authorities are set to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the southern U.S. state Capitol at a ceremony Friday. Governor Nikki Haley on Thursday signed a bill supported by Democrats and Republicans removing the Civil War-era flag, three weeks after the racially inspired murders of nine black church members. Lawmakers in South Carolina's House of Representatives followed the state Senate when they passed the bill after more than 13 hours of emotional...

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