City officials in Portland have developed a plan to foreclose on so-called “zombie homes” for the first time in 50 years. The booming Pacific Northwest metropolis is grappling with a swelling population and skyrocketing home costs that threaten to lock new homeowners out of the market.
Officials, LGBT community members and others across the nation and world have gathered to show solidarity with the victims and survivors of the Orlando nightclub shooting. Omar Mateen opened fire in Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, early Sunday morning, carrying out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
It was Latin night at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, when alleged shooter Omar Mateen opened fire, leaving 50 people dead in the worst shooting in U.S. history.
A funeral possession for Muhammad Ali winded through Louisville, Kentucky on Friday, preceding a memorial service and giving the public an opportunity to honor the four-time world heavyweight boxing champion, who died on June 3 at age 74.
Polish kayaker Aleksander Doba begins his transatlantic kayak adventure from New York to Lisbon.
Firefighters contended with a fire burning on the Seal Beach pier in Seal Beach, Calif. on Friday, May 20, 2016. The blaze erupted early Friday at the end of the long wooden pier southeast of Los Angeles. Smoke was pouring out of holes in the roof, much of which had collapsed. The restaurant has been closed since 2013.
The Alaskan Way viaduct, which the two-mile Seattle tunnel will replace, is scheduled to be closed for about two weeks beginning Friday, April 29, as a precaution as tunnel boring begins under the structure. The tunneling machine is boring a double-decker traffic tunnel to replace the viaduct damaged in an earthquake in 2001.