Two black pastors from Milwaukee were on their way home from a fishing trip in May when their boat trailer got a flat tire. They pulled over to the side of a highway in the suburbs and called for a tow truck.
As they waited, a deputy from the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department pulled up behind them. At first they were relieved. But then, after offering up their insurance papers, the deputy asked if they had any guns or drugs.
Ski industry giant Vail Resorts aims to finalize its purchase of Crested Butte Mountain Resort soon — a remarkable turn of events for the central Colorado ski area that’s prided itself on being anti-corporate.
The 2016 film “Nowhere to Hide” (@NTHDoc) follows nurse Nori Sharif through five years of drastic change in one of the world’s most dangerous and inaccessible areas: the “triangle of death” in central Iraq.
There are six competitive House races in Texas in the November midterms, including one in the state’s 21st Congressional District, which includes a large portion of Austin and areas north of San Antonio.
Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson looks at who is running to replace Republican Rep. Lamar Smith, who’s retiring after three decades in the seat, and what voters are saying.
Aretha Franklin died Thursday the age of 76 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The undisputed “Queen of Soul” sang with matchless style on classics like “Think,” “I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect.”
President Trump called former aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman a “lowlife” and a “dog” on Twitter Tuesday after she claimed that he used the N-word during his tenure as a reality TV host on “The Apprentice.” The attack came as she released secretly recorded tapes from her time at the White House.
Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with NBC senior politics editor Beth Fouhy (@bfouhy) about Manigault-Newman’s tapes, and White House reaction.
At least 22 people are dead after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, Italy, during a storm. About a dozen cars were likely on the bridge at the time and rescue workers are searching through piles of debris for survivors.
A federal judge in Seattle has blocked a Texas group from publishing blueprints for 3D-printed guns. The ruling, which came down Tuesday night, was in response to a lawsuit from eight states and the District of Columbia. Their suit called the release of the gun blueprints “a bell that cannot be un-rung.”
No matter where you live in North America, someone has lived there before you. Now, there’s an app to tell you who.
The app, called Native Land, started with one goal: help right the wrongs of injustice experienced by indigenous people of North America. The Northwest News Network’s Emily Schwing (@EmilySchwing) has more.
Facebook announced that it has identified a coordinated and inauthentic political influence campaign ahead of the November midterm elections. The company said it removed at least 32 accounts and pages after an initial investigation.
Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Kurt Wagner (@KurtWagner8), senior editor of social media at Recode, about the announcement.
The Senate on Tuesday voted to renew the National Flood Insurance Program hours before it was set to expire during the height of hurricane season. The House passed a temporary extension for the program last week, authorizing it only through November, and the Senate followed suit Tuesday. Critics of the National Flood Insurance Program say it needs structural changes, not short-term extensions.