Don W Allison

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America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic

Early on a balmy morning last October, Cedric Sturdevant began his rounds along the bumpy streets and back roads of Jackson, Miss. Sturdevant, 52, has racked up nearly 300,000 miles driving in loops and widening circles around Jackson in his improvised role of visiting nurse, motivational coach and …

Public Health

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

75 minutes ago<p>Blake Bortles just signed an extension in Jacksonville, which re-sets the board for the Broncos in their search for a new quarterback. …

The activists with homes who sleep on the street: 'Our survival is against the law'

Three people will appear in a Denver court to contest ‘unauthorized camping’ tickets, but one of the defendants says she was only ‘sleeping out’<p>Three people will appear in a Denver court on Tuesday to contest their “unauthorized camping” tickets. A press release from supporters proclaimed: …

Homelessness

Neglected US civil rights church is returned to its glory

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A 19th century church in Tennessee that fell into disrepair despite the notable role it played in the civil rights movement is now being resurrected.<p>With its tall tower and multicolored stained glass windows, the Clayborn Temple in downtown Memphis was the home base for the …

Black History

My generation fought to be free. What happened to us?

On sex, contraception, women’s and gay rights we stood for liberation. But our Brexit voting shows we’re no longer progressives and we’re betraying the young<p>Brexit has revealed a great many things about ourselves we might prefer not to know, but in particular it has opened up a deep cultural …

United Kingdom

Teen admits to ISIS-inspired terror plot to kill Pope Francis

A New Jersey teen plotted to kill Pope Francis during his 2015 visit to Philadelphia — attempting to hire a sniper to shoot him during his Papal …

Crime

Why It’s So Hard to Get Ahead in the South

In Charlotte and other Southern cities, poor children have the lowest odds of making it to the top income bracket of kids anywhere in the country. Why?<p>CHARLOTTE—Shamelle Jackson moved here from Philadelphia, hoping to find work opportunities and better schools for her four children, who range in …

North Carolina