Gunfire and armed conflicts are a near-daily occurrence in some low-income neighborhoods. Residents in those favelas rely on the WhatsApp messaging service for guidance on where it's safe to travel.
During the Depression, cheap, nutritious and filling food was prioritized — often at the expense of taste. Jane Ziegelman and Andy Coe, authors of A Square Meal, discuss food trends of the time.
More than 20,000 people have been rescued from the floodwaters. The state's governor describes the flooding as "unprecedented," and authorities are warning that waters could rise more in some areas.
A 23-year-old black man was shot and killed as he fled a traffic stop on Saturday; police say he was armed. Protests on Sunday night were smaller and less destructive than on Saturday night.
When food shortages struck San Francisco, wily entrepreneurs raided the dangerous Farallon Islands for protein-rich eggs from seabirds. In the process, they destroyed both wildlife and each other.
French teens smoke at a much higher rate than their American counterparts. The French health minister is trying to remove the glamour and raise the price.
Insurers have released the latest lists of prescription drugs they won't cover in 2017. Express Scripts is excluding 85 drugs and CVS Caremark, 131. Some drugs for diabetes and asthma are out.
In a summer with not so great films, features columnist Kristen Page-Kirby with The Washington Post's Express says the standouts have all been movies for kids.
On Sunday morning Emily Underhill and her family had to evacuate their home in Baton Rouge because of flooding.
Three people are confirmed dead and more than 7,000 have been rescued in historic flooding in Louisiana. Amy Wold of The Advocate has an update.