Cairo, Ill., is one of the fastest depopulating communities in the nation, with abandoned buildings throughout the river town. The federal government plans to demolish two public housing projects where many of the remaining residents live.
The Comfort Woman statue, with bird on shoulder, beside an empty chair symbolizing survivors who are of an old age without having yet witnessed judgement, in Glendale, California.
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Ben Carson arrives for the presidential inaugural parade in front of the White House on Jan. 20. Carson was confirmed as Housing and Urban Development secretary on Thursday.
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President Trump, flanked by Omarosa Manigault and House and Urban Development Secretary nominee Ben Carson, holds an African-American History Month "listening session" on Wednesday.
HUD Secretary Julian Castro hopes his likely successor, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, will come to support many of HUD's programs, but worries whether he'll roll back a new fair housing rule.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson arrives at Trump Tower last month. The Trump transition office announced early Monday Carson will be nominated to be HUD secretary.
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Donald Trump strategist Paul J. Manafort, left, chats with former presidential candidate Ben Carson, as they head to a reception at the Republican National Committee Spring Meeting, Thursday.
BuzzFeed's K-File (from left: Andrew Kaczynski, Nathan McDermott, Megan Apper and Chris Massie) has been covering the 2016 election by revealing the candidates' contradictions, hypocrises and misstatements.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally in Marshalltown, Iowa. Clinton is narrowly ahead of Sanders, but within the margin of error in the final Iowa poll.
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's campaign is running an online ad and sent out a fundraising plea in response to the Paris attacks. Kasich is shown here at a town hall campaign event.
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