Visitors take photographs of dolphins as they swim by at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Home flippers turned a quick and tidy profit on their real estate investments in Baltimore, Central Florida, and Detroit last quarter, according to a July report by RealtyTrac. Baltimore topped the list among metropolitan statistical areas with at least 50 completed single-family home flips in the first three months of the year. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

National Aquarium dolphins will move to seaside sanctuary


The eight dolphins at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland will have a new home — the first sanctuary of its kind in the world. Continue reading

A rainbow flag is held up during a vigil after the worst mass shooting in U.S. history at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in front of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 12, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2FURA

Mourners remember victims, love following Orlando tragedy


In the wake of Sunday’s deadly shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, people gathered around the country and world to show solidarity and share hopes for peace. Continue reading


50 killed in Orlando nightclub shooting


A lone gunman stormed a nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning and opened fire on patrons, resulting in the worst mass shooting in American history. Continue reading


Clinton wins historic party nomination


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How democratic is the presidential nomination process? Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first woman to secure a major…read more

DURHAM, NC - MAY 11:  A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide as the U.S. Department of Justice countersues North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory from enforcing the provisions of House Bill 2 (HB2) that dictate what bathrooms transgender individuals can use.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

How a Kentucky school is handling transgender bathroom policy


Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky became the first public school in the state to adopt an official policy for transgender students two years ago. Continue reading

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