Tens of thousands of people are trying to return home and deal with massive property damage after major flooding in Baton Rouge, La. Many key institutions, such as hospitals, are barely functioning. Meanwhile, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are meeting with local officials in a bid to help the state recover.
Amid calls in the community for healing, Vice President Joe Biden attended a memorial service in Baton Rouge, La., for three law enforcement officers killed July 17. He said their deaths "touched the soul of the entire nation."
Scores of civil rights murders remain unsolved by states and the Department of Justice. NPR explores how many cases remain open and the consequences that arise when an attorney general decides to close a case.
Doctors, nurses and surgeons from the Orlando Regional Medical Center spoke out Tuesday about that terrible Sunday morning when dozens of nightclub shooting victims came to the hospital. A victim also described the scene inside the nightclub as the shootings happened.
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