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Fences return to the Capitol as residents brace for the 'Justice for J6' rally

Residents of D.C.'s Capitol Hill neighborhood share how recurring threats of violence impact the community ahead of the rally planned for Sept. 18.
  • Sep 16, 2021

His father was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks before he was born. Then he lost his mom.

Luke Taylor's father, Kip Taylor, was killed in the Pentagon on 9/11 just before Luke was born. His mother died from breast cancer soon after.
  • Sep 7, 2021

Twenty years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, she still grieves the father she never met

Eight months after Norbert Szurkowski was killed in the attacks on 9/11, his daughter Claudia was born.
  • Sep 7, 2021

New Orleans turns buses into cooling centers to help residents still without electricity

Over 1 million residents lost power in Louisiana on Aug. 29 as Hurricane Ida blasted the southeastern part of the state.
  • Sep 2, 2021

With the power out in New Orleans, a community rallies to help those in need

Officials in New Orleans have warned that parts of the city could be without power for up to three weeks after Ida. Community groups have stepped up to help.
  • Sep 1, 2021

People in LaPlace, La. are used to storms. They've never seen anything like Hurricane Ida.

Hurricane Ida caused widespread flooding in LaPlace, La., west of New Orleans. On Aug. 30, people emerged from their homes to assess the damage.
  • Aug 31, 2021

‘A living nightmare’: A son anxiously awaits news on missing loved ones

As search-and-rescue crews continue looking for survivors, families are stuck awaiting any news on their loved ones.
  • Jun 27, 2021

Expert cautions climate change could destabilize more buildings

Experts warn that what happened at the Champlain Towers South condo should act as a wake up call for residents, building inspectors and local governments.
  • Jun 27, 2021

Wet hot cicada summer: A timeline of Brood X

With Brood X beginning to emerge in the billions, scientists are hoping to answer some of the many questions surrounding these cicadas.
  • May 20, 2021

'It just feels so good': Nationals fans celebrate opening day at ballpark

The Washington Nationals welcomed 5,000 fans for opening day, days after their original date was postponed due to players testing positive for coronavirus.
  • Apr 6, 2021