Missouri and other areas along the Mississippi river are facing major flooding events after intense rainfall and rising river levels. At least 20 people have been killed, and 19 levees along the river are still vulnerable.
University of Missouri students, including members of the football team and a man on a hunger strike, protested what they saw as indifference to racial tensions at the school. Tim Wolfe, the president of the University of Missouri System and the head of its flagship campus, resigned Monday.
The day in photos around the world.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the Orioles in the postseason. On Tuesday, photojournalists Karl Merton Ferron, Kenneth K. Lam and Jerry Jackson photographed the Orioles game against the Kansas City Royals in game four of the ALCS in Kansas City.
Protesters have numbered in the thousands at some events since Friday in the St. Louis area in demonstrations aimed at drawing attention to what they say is police mistreatment of blacks.
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Seven states later and everything from Noah’s ark to a hillbilly zoo: Postcard from Freak Flag America
Be prepared to be jealous. Seriously.
From gator rentals to an isolated community of Swiss immigrants and being referred to as “fat-ass hunters,” local photographers Rob Brulinski and Rachel Younghans are on a roadtrip discovering what makes Americans… well uniquely American… for their upcoming book Freak Flag America.
Seven states later and 3,818+ miles driven, the duo shares a photo postcard dated Oct. 21 from the road.