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President visits MLK memorial

President Donald Trump on Monday made an unscheduled, unannounced trip to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in recognition of the holiday honoring the civil rights icon.

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MLK Jr.'s son reacts to Trump's tweet

Dr. Martin Luther King III, the son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., reacts to President Donald Trump's tweet on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Box Office: 'Bad Boys for Life' Towers Over 'Dolittle,' '1917'

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Universal's "Dolittle" and "1917" found out what "Bad Boys" will do when they come for you at the box office. Sony's "Bad Boys for Life," the third entry in the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence-led series, beat expectations and towered over the competition during the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: What's open and what's closed

In 1983, President Ronald Reagan officially declared Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday, but it wasn't until 1986 that it was celebrated that way. Since then, the holiday has allowed many Americans the day off to remember the legacy of the prominent civil rights leader. But it also makes it confusing to know what stores, services and buildings are open or closed.

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Opinion: Are we really listening to what MLK had to say?

In 2020, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday falls in a national election year, one that reminds us of the importance of voting rights, citizenship and political activism to the health of our democracy. King imagined America as a "beloved community" capable of defeating what he characterized as the triple threats of racism, militarism and materialism.

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Virginia pro-gun rally reveals extremist tactics

On Thursday, the FBI arrested three men, Patrik J. Mathews, 27, Brian M. Lemley Jr., 33, and William G. Bilbrough IV, 19, with firearms charges, and they had plans, an official said, to attend a Virginia pro-gun rally. This followed Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's declaration of a temporary state of emergency after authorities learned that extremists hoped to use the anti-gun control rally planned next Monday -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -- to incite a violent clash.

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