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A project to calculate the cost of raising roads in the Florida Keys shows that some places may not justify the vast expense, casting doubt on the future of those areas
3 black churches have burned in less than 2 weeks in one Louisiana parish. "There is clearly something happening in this community," said the state fire marshal.
When she was in sixth grade, Sandra Parks wrote an award-winning essay about gun violence and crime in her hometown, Milwaukee. On Monday, she was fatally shot when someone outside fired a gun at her home and a stray bullet went into her bedroom.
Protesters march up Seventh Avenue in New York City, following the grand jury decision in Ferguson.
The discovery offers a window into little-remembered period in which blacks in certain Southern states were essentially treated like slaves post-emancipation.