Combined impacts of sea-level rise, intensification of maritime transport, depletion of coastal ecosystems and deep-sea mining are the theme of a new exhibition planned for the Italian city of Venice which aims to change the dialogue about ocean environments.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
In a new book, former reporter at The Boston Globe, explores Bobby Kennedy's political and personal transformation and asks what lessons it provides for an equally divided modern day America. In this exclusive excerpt, Tye suggests Bobby's metamorphosis mirrored that which the US was undergoing as it moved from the 1950s self-satisfied era of Eisenhower to the tumultuous 1960s.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
THE Mississippi River crested in Memphis at nearly 48 feet (14.6m), falling short of its all-time record but still soaking low-lying areas with enough water to require a massive clean-up. To the south, residents in the Mississippi Delta prepared for the worst.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
US FEDERAL investigators have unearthed a concrete vault containing Emmett Till’s casket at a suburban Chicago, Illinois cemetery, hoping to find clues into his 1955 slaying in Mississippi that became a key event in the civil rights movement and inspired the movie Mississippi Burning.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2005