In 2 Mexican beach towns, raw sewage is running in the streets
This special reporting project from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk and the Arizona Daily Star explores an ongoing sewage crisis in Guaymas, Sonora. The port city’s deteriorating system frequently sends raw sewage running through the streets, onto beaches and into the Sea of Cortez. Earlier this month, the governor declared the situation a sanitary and environmental emergency.
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Adult portable bed rails have been recalled after 2 people became entrapped and died
In both incidents, officials say the bed rails were not securely attached to the bed. The two victims became entrapped between the product and their mattresses.
The Justice Department closes its investigation into the lynching of Emmett Till
The department reopened its investigation in 2017 of the 1955 lynching of the Black teenager who was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi.
Jussie Smollett testifies at his trial, saying he did not stage a hoax attack
Two brothers have already told the court that Smollett orchestrated a hoax to get publicity, instructing them to place a noose around his neck and yell homophobic slurs.
The Justice Department is suing Texas over the state's redistricting plans
The lawsuit says the redistricting disadvantages Black and Latino voters and does not reflect the outsize effect minorities played in the state's recent population growth.
NASA names 2021 astronaut candidates as it plans for moon missions
The group of would-be astronauts includes four women and reflects a broad stretch of America, from Alaska to Puerto Rico.