A father drove his car over an opening drawbridge in a death-defying stunt to avoid plunging into the water below. Terence Naphys was crossing New Jersey's Middle Thorofare Bridge with his family when its steel ramp began to lift beneath them. Mr Naphys was reportedly already near the centre of the bridge and was forced to accelerate his Toyota RAV 4 to jump the 6ft gap out of fear the car would fall 65ft into the deep bay below.
Thousands of counterprotesters marched through the Boston Common on Saturday, expecting to greet white supremacists during a provocative “free speech” rally in Massachusetts just a week after a violent protest took place in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Yhoana Arteaga was found bludgeoned to death in her family's mobile home with her clothing "in disarray", police said. There was no evidence of forced entry to the trailer in Nashville, Tennessee. The girl had suffered blunt force trauma to her body, police spokesman Don Aaron told a press conference.
State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal told local media she was upset about President Trump's controversial comments on the violence in Charlottesville.
This article first appeared on the Brookings Institution site. The racist violence in Charlottesville is an appalling chapter in the very long history of white supremacy in America. Watching marchers with torches and Confederate flags near the site of Thomas Jefferson’s university, I was reminded of Edmund Morgan’s classic history of the origins of black slavery in colonial Virginia.
Several sailors have been relieved of their duties after the June shipwreck that killed seven U.S. Navy crew members.
"I'm just a dumb old skeptic. A denier, as they call me. But you know something? I'm right. So I don't care."