After the Civil War, thousands of defeated Southerners came to Brazil to self-exile in a country that still practiced slavery. For decades, their descendants have thrown a massive party that now attracts thousands. The Confederate flag? Everywhere. As in the United States, calls are growing for a reassessment, but some are refusing to renounce the symbol.
In the past decade, the number of young people of color living in the Midwest has surged and the older white population has nearly stalled — part of a nationwide transformation helping to drive Black Lives Matter protests.
Of the very few people to receive clemency from President Trump, most have been political allies. But Stone is the first whose conviction grew from an investigation that also examined the president’s conduct.
Travelers contemplating a domestic trip can’t help but wonder: What’s it like . . . to take a train? To fly in a plane? To rent a car? Are passengers abiding by the rules, and what happens if they don't? Here is our report from the rails, sky and road.