Mari Hulbutta traces her ancestry to the “Trail of Tears” in the 1800s
, when her great-great-grandparents, members of the Muscogee Creek Nation, trudged from present-day Alabama to a territory west of the Mississippi River.
Martha Simmons had hoped to buy the 1,375-square-foot house she has rented for 13 years in San Francisco’s Bayview district. But that dream now appears impossible.
Collin Vander Galien was taking a break from throwing 55-pound bags of corn into a rail car at a milling plant in Cambria, Wis., when he suddenly heard a blast. The next thing he knew, he was on his knees with his legs pinned under the
This year has not been kind to the U.S. Navy. In January, a guided missile cruiser ran aground in Tokyo Bay. In May, another cruiser collided with a South Korean fishing vessel off the Korean Peninsula, injuring several sailors.