Hurricane Florence has made much of North Carolina impassable, so environmental groups are taking to the skies to survey the damage. They are trying to determine if flooding has caused runoff from hog farms, coal ash basins and other sources of pollution.
Rising waters still frustrate rescue efforts and residents, FEMA chief says after tour of North Carolina
The storm has killed 32 people, 25 in North Carolina, including a 1-year-old boy whose body was found Monday after he was swept away by floodwaters near Charlotte.
Senate plans to hear testimony Monday from only Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor. Democrats want to hear from a possible witness and others told about the alleged incident.
In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better facilities and college prep courses. The walkouts spread to include 22,000 students across L.A. and ignited a generation of Chicano activism.