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FAMU settles with family of drum major who died after hazing

Florida A&M University agreed to name the marching band’s anti-hazing program after Robert Champion as well as place a memorial plaque dedicated to Champion in the school’s band room under the terms of the agreement reached with Champion’s parents

Christiansburg High School student Sam Sheppard, left, displays a Confederate flag while fellow student Andrew Love displays another flag in a shopping center parking lot after being suspended from school in Christiansburg, Va., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. Roughly 20 students at the Virginia high school received a one-day suspension for wearing clothing displaying the Confederate flag. A rally was also organized outside the school Thursday to protest a new school policy banning vehicles with Confederate symbols from its parking lot. (Matt Gentry /The Roanoke Times via AP)

Protests continue over Confederate flag ban at high school

Protests continued Friday over a western Virginia high school’s ban on Confederate flags displayed on clothing and cars, but no more students were suspended for the violating the policy and one student said he’s considering legal action.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump acknowledges applause at a town hall event Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Trump declines to correct man who says Obama is Muslim

Trump, who was a driver of the “birther” movement that claimed Obama wasn’t born in the U.S, first responded with feigned exasperation — “We need the question,” he said, to laughs — but let the man continued.