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Coronavirus spring-cleaning surge leaves residential garbage cans overflowing

Officials are asking residents not to “listen to your internal Marie Kondo.”
  • Apr 9, 2020

Kentucky was devastated for decades by mountaintop removal. Now scientists have figured out a way to undo the damage — one tree at a time.

Patrick Angel spent decades overseeing the destruction of Kentucky's land. After a painful epiphany, he's devoting himself to making Appalachia green again.
  • Feb 13, 2020

A tragic American weekend

The mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, left two cities in two different corners of the country torn, mourning and wondering which community will be the next to be remembered for such a tragedy or, sadly, forgotten.
  • Dec 30, 2019

Visualizing racism: A collection of photo essays

Nine photographers take on the challenge of depicting bigotry.
  • Nov 25, 2019

Some of our favorite places to sit, to think, to relax, to recharge.

Some of our favorite places to sit, to think, to relax, to recharge.
  • Oct 22, 2019

See Maryland's first legal outdoor marijuana farm from the air

Drone video shows the first legal outdoor marijuana farm on the East Coast on Oct. 1, 2019, as workers harvest cannabis by clipping the plant's top flowers.
  • Oct 7, 2019

Amid a life of poverty and torment, the cello became his instrument of survival

When he first encountered the cello in middle school, Eddie Adams did not know that it would become his lifeline.
  • Apr 13, 2019

Gun violence in New Orleans has given a champion football coach one mission: Keep his players alive

After a shooting claimed one of his players, Brice Brown vowed he would never lose another.
  • Aug 23, 2018

These fisherman are on the lookout for pirates

Fishermen in Trinidad and Tobago fish close to shore or risk becoming easy prey for pirates taking advantage of the instability in nearby Venezuela.
  • Aug 4, 2018