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Scaffolding surrounds the 13-foot statue of “Discovering Columbus” in New York’s midtown Manhattan, where Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi is constructing what he says is a way to intimately engage the public with the explorer. Some Italian-Americans say the art project trivializes history. (Associated Press)

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A combat rifle is a military service rifle that fires a full-power rifle cartridge, a mainstay of every modern army in the world. See the best combat rifles ever made.