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Homeboy Industries Helps
Writer's old homestead a door to Fla.'s cracker past
Two Georgia immigrant detention centers are providing inadequate care in “desperately understaffed” medical units, according to a report by Project South. Read the story.
The old whaling port of Biarritz on France's southwest coast became a glittering seaside resort in the late 1800s. But what is it today? Read the story.
Josephine Baker's fairy tale castle
Josephine Baker called it her “Sleeping Beauty Castle.” The American singer and dancer, star of the Folies-Bergere in Paris, bought the historic chateau on a trip to southwest France in 1937. There she entertained luminaries and raised her 12 adopted children. Read the story.
'Chinaberry' rich in Appalachian tradition
James Still, in this posthumous novel about a dirt-poor Alabama boy, creates a world in the Texas flatlands that is filled with outsize people and the stuff of legend. Read the story.