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Driving on a country road in Union County, N.C., Dazia Lee thought that she and her son were safe.

  • Sep 18, 2018

Many residents abandoned Nichols, S.C., after it was inundated during Hurricane Matthew. The few who stayed now wonder whether they should do the same.

  • Sep 15, 2018

A lawsuit spotlights the sometimes fraught relationship between powerful foreign employers living in the United States and the domestic help they bring into the country.

  • Sep 7, 2018

Washington and other urban areas have “heat islands” — places with a lot of concrete and few trees.

  • Sep 2, 2018

Between March 2013 and March 2018, at least 41 families discovered that their homes, subsidized by a housing voucher and approved by inspectors, contained lead.

  • Aug 15, 2018

Some residents and protesters irked by massive police presence compared with last year.

  • Aug 12, 2018

A year after a deadly white supremacist rally, protesters and residents chafe at heavy police presence aimed at avoiding a repeat of last year’s bloody melee.

  • Aug 11, 2018

In a country where whites will lose majority status in about 25 years, and where research suggests demographic anxiety is contributing to many of the social fissures polarizing America, the story of the coming decades will in part be the story of how white people adapt to a changing country. It will be the story of people like Heaven Engle and Venson Heim.

  • Jul 30, 2018

"It was every day, searching. Not knowing if he'd been picked up or if he was dead, not knowing from the time you get up until the time you go to bed. It's such a hole ripped out of your heart and your soul."

  • Jul 27, 2018

Rain cuts short annual 19th-century baseball tournament in Gettysburg, Pa.

  • Jul 22, 2018
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