Exploring the history of ground rents and home ownership in Baltimore.
At Camp Howard in Mount Hood National Forest near Corbett, Ore., outdoor education is a rite-of-passage for Oregon public school students. It’s meant to instill a respect for nature in each generation, and studies show it improves attendance and boosts test scores.
France began the mass evacuation Monday of the makeshift “jungle” migrant camp in Calais, a mammoth project to erase the humanitarian blight on its northern border, where thousands fleeing war or poverty have lived in squalor, most hoping to sneak into Britain. Some 7,000 people are estimated to be living in the camp, which has become a symbol of Europe’s refugee crisis.
A flowrider competes on an artificial wave during the Flow Tour 2016 in Santiago, Chile. Artificial waves are created by powerful pumps that throw thousands of liters of water against a wall. The size of the wave can be regulated to suit the skills of the surfer and can reach a height up to three meters.
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a maintenance crew was working on a California highway and slowing down traffic when a tour bus plowed into the back of a semi-truck early Sunday, killing 13 people. More
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week photojournalist Karl Merton Ferron covered the Ravens 24-16 loss to the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium.
Photos and text by Algerina Perna, The Baltimore Sun
In a high-ceilinged room with mirrors, tall windows and orange walls, children clad in yellow leotards and slippered feet scamper across the floor imitating the dance instructor’s moves like fledgling birds following in their mother’s tracks. In another room, teenagers move definitively to the beat of Hip Hop with swift and sure gestures of each body part articulated into an orchestra of movement.