March 24, 2013 Sandra Arnold, a student at Fordham University, is building the first national online registry of slave burial sites. The idea was sparked after she visited a former plantation in Tennessee where her great-grandfather, who was born a slave, is buried next to his wife, Ethel.
March 24, 2013 For the last 15 years, a group of hobbyists has been tracking the movement of currency across the country. Self-named "Georgers" — after the president on the $1 bill — log the date, location and condition of bills they've encountered, and even spread the money by traveling across the country.
March 23, 2013 A population exodus, as well as bad financial management, has put the city on the brink of bankruptcy. These drastic times forced the governor to appoint an emergency financial manager, who has the Herculean task of reviving what was once the bustling car capital of the U.S.
March 23, 2013 If you've ever had a glass of California chardonnay that was not from a box, you can give a toast of thanks to Jim Barrett. The 86-year-old vintner passed away last week, after an interesting and varied life that left a lasting legacy in American wine production.