Three months after the Hard Rock Hotel collapsed in New Orleans, there are still bodies trapped in the rubble. Pictures of the remains of a worker that couldn't be safely retrieved from the partially collapsed building have recently been circulating online after a red tarp covering the site shifted in heavy winds.
What started out as a minor traffic infraction for a 21-year-old California man turned into a brutal beating near one of Oakland's largest homeless camps. Max Zimmer said he was coming back from a construction job on Tuesday when he took too tight of a turn on Alameda Avenue and skidded onto a curb not far from Home Depot- one of the city's largest makeshift homeless shelters.?
More than 155 authors, academics, and free speech advocates, including authors Joyce Carol Oates,?Salman Rushdie and actress Molly Ringwald, are urging?Babson College to reinstate Asheen Phansey, a professor who was abruptly fired by the Massachusetts college for a satirical Facebook post, calling the case "deeply disturbing" for free speech in America.