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The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union has maintained almost all its lead over the "Leave" camp ahead of next month's referendum, according to a Survation poll for online brokerage group IG. The telephone poll published on Wednesday showed 44 percent of respondents would vote to stay in the EU compared with 38 percent who would seek to leave. Two online opinion polls published on Tuesday showed Britons were evenly split on how they intended to vote, contradicting signs in some other recent surveys that momentum was with the Remain camp.
MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) — It is the unavoidable Achilles' heel in the reputation of George Washington and so many other Founding Fathers: that men who risked their lives to protect their nation's liberty were also slaveholders.