New Orleans is tearing down its Confederate monuments, but the South has plenty of others
Los Angeles Times
For more than 120 years, a bronze statue of John C. Calhoun has towered above Marion Square, sternly peering down on historic downtown Charleston with one hand on his hip and the other clutching a scroll. The South Carolina native, who was a strong ...
Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico
Cleveland 19 News
(Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this April 20, 2017 photo released by the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is Tad Cummins. A 15-year-old Tennessee student who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher and taken to California is back home, a .
West Mims Fire grows 10000 acres overnight; 70 square miles charred
A lightning strike started the fire April 6 near the southern border of the 400,000-acre refuge and it burned into Florida in the John M. Bethea State Forest and Osceola National Forest before turning to the west and north. The fire's direction shifted ...
The biggest 'What ifs' of Texas men's basketball
Every successful college basketball team can argue this point, but for Texas, it's a little different. Sure, if John Wall, Anthony Davis and Karl-Anthony Towns return, Kentucky has a Wooden-esque run going on. But those guys were never staying extra ...