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At least 350 people still missing in Colorado flooding; five dead

Emergency workers are undertaking a massive effort to rescue stranded residents of Colorado, where devastating flooding has left hundreds unaccounted for. Raging flood waters in the city of Boulder, already confirmed to have killed at least four people, apparently claimed the life of a fifth on Saturday — a 60-year-old…

Human bones found at infamous Florida reform school

Researchers from the University of South Florida are exhuming remains from the bodies of 19 long-lost residents of the infamous Dozier Reform School for Boys in the Florida Panhandle. “Even if we can’t name them, just the fact that they’re not lost, with trees growing through them, is a big…

Chinese village experiments with democracy

SHANGHAI — A Chinese village which staged an extraordinary rebellion against authorities last year has taken a key step in a process to freely elect its own governing committee, according to residents. Thousands of residents of Wukan in the southern province of Guangdong voted Saturday for more than 100 representatives…

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