Workers arrived to begin removing on monumant, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans.
Congress' return runs up against the threat of a government shutdown and a president eagerly looking for victories by his 100th day in office.
What has changed in Los Angeles since riots tore the city apart 25 years ago this week? Jason Kandel looks at what has happened since the violence.
China's Xi Jinping called for restraint when dealing with North Korea in a phone call with Trump as the USS Carl Vinson arrived in the region.
Daphne Quinn says her brother Tad Cummins is not a monster. "He's done this horrible thing ... but he's still my brother and I love him," she said.