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Nation Mar 03Water crisis continues in Mississippi, weeks after cold snap
Mississippi's largest city is still struggling with water problems, more than two weeks after winter storms and freezing weather ravaged the system.
Nation Mar 02Civil rights activist Vernon Jordan dies at 85
Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statement from his daughter.
Nation Sep 17After Sally: Rescue, recovery and a wary eye on rivers
Coastal residents, meanwhile, looked to begin the recovery from a storm that turned streets into rivers, ripped roofs off buildings, knocked out power to hundreds of thousands and killed at least one person.
Nation Sep 14LIVE MAP: Track Hurricane Sally’s path
Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday morning near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, pushing a surge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding.
Nation Aug 26Laura strengthens into ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4
Laura strengthened Wednesday into a menacing Category 4 hurricane, raising fears of a 20-foot storm surge that forecasters said would be "unsurvivable” and capable of sinking entire communities.
Nation Aug 25WATCH: Texas governor addresses Hurricane Laura as evacuation orders issued
More than half a million people have been ordered to evacuate the Texas and Louisiana coasts ahead of Hurricane Laura. Forecasters expect Laura to grow to a major Category 3 hurricane over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico…
Education Aug 10WATCH: Georgia governor says school reopenings going well despite photo of crowded hallway
Photos shared widely on social media last week showed hallways packed shoulder to shoulder with students at North Paulding High School northwest of Atlanta.
Politics Jul 30Former presidents mourn John Lewis at funeral in Atlanta
John Lewis was mourned, revered and celebrated as an American hero on Thursday at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, a sacred place for many of those who helped to shape civil rights history.
Nation Jul 29WATCH: Funeral service for the late John Lewis in Georgia
John Lewis was celebrated as an American hero during his funeral as former President Barack Obama and others called on people to follow Lewis' example and fight injustice.
Nation Jul 23WATCH: C.T. Vivian, civil rights pioneer, laid to rest in Atlanta
The nation paid its final respects Thursday to the Rev. C.T. Vivian, a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who helped end segregation across the South and left an enduring imprint on U.S. history.