Enslaved Africans smuggled into Alabama in the schooner Clotilda founded Africatown after the Civil War. Now residents want to raise the wreck from under the Mobile River as a symbol of pride.. 26 more words
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Stuck in the polls and contending with a loaded Democratic field, Mr. Booker emphasized a deeper primary conversation during a four-day swing through Iowa.. via NYT U.S. 10 more words
A 3-0 defeat of Mexico capped a pre-Cup schedule that offered the variety of tests and displayed the U.S.’s depth and power.. via NYT Sports… 12 more words
Keith Raniere helped design the ceremonies, according to recordings introduced during his federal trial. Women should be “completely nude,” he suggested, and held to the table.. 15 more words
Maria Rodriguez was found dead on Saturday in her Brooklyn home, and her 87-year-old husband, who uses a wheelchair, was wounded in the attack.. via NYT New York… 18 more words
Book: ‘The Queen’ Follows Original Welfare Fraudster Linda Taylor
Josh Levin, author of The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth, talks with NPR’s Michel Martin about Linda Taylor’s complicated history.
Olympic Track Star Rebukes Sponsorship Pay Penalties For Pregnant Athletes
NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Olympic track runner Alysia Montano about how sport endorsement companies treat maternity leave.