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History was made in Selma — but not for Selma

Most weekdays for the last 10 years, Letasha Irby, 36, has driven her car across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to get to a job that pays $11.33 an hour. The black mother of two lives about a 20-minute drive from the iconic bridge, which...

Study: Everglades rare plants under siege

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A landmark report -- 10 years in the making -- looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there.

Possible culprits? The same threats faced by...