February 7

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. VIRGINIA HAS CHECKERED RACIAL PAST Virginia has become more diverse and socially liberal in recent years, but the state continues to struggle with mindsets shaped by its turbulent racial history. 2. BORDER WALL A DELICATE DANCE Some Mexican homes encroach on U.S. soil, posing a dilemma for federal authorities. 3. ‘REVOLUTION BABIES’ REPRESENT MAJOR […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 7

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 7

FINAL EL FARO INVESTIGATIVE HEARINGS FOCUS ON SHIP SAFETY Capt. Raymond Thompson, a former chief mate on the El Faro, testified Monday that he was not sure if life jackets were stored on the bridge as required. The 790-foot El Faro sank on Oct. 1, 2015 after losing propulsion in a hurricane while traveling from […]