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Students, community members to go on 'Freedom Rides Tour'

Associated Press

The University of Mary Washington is inviting members of the Fredericksburg, Virginia, community to join students on a trip tracing the route of history-changing bus rides across the American South in the 1960s.

India searches for 35 tourists in river after boat capsizes

- Associated Press

Indian navy divers on Monday joined a massive search for 35 Indian tourists missing after a double-decker sightseeing boat capsized in a flooded river in southern India, drowning at least 12 people.

ADVANCE ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 12 FOR USE ANY TIME AFTER 3:01 A.M. SUNDAY SEPT 15 - In this Sept. 6, 2019, photo the Aspens Mobile Home Village sits tucked between I-70 eastbound and the Eagle River in Avon, Colo. Nearly 50 years old, it has 159 lots and is home to several hundred immigrant workers in Eagle county's construction, service and hospitality industries. (Tina Griego/ Colorado Independent)

Mobile home parks become immigrants' home away from home

- Associated Press

The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits on a wedge of land tucked between eastbound I-70 and the Eagle River in the mountains near Vail. The park is easy to miss in the blur of freeway speeds - trees, a fence, trailers flashing past before the blue sign for Exit 167 zooms into view, advertising Burger King and Subway and Fiesta Jalisco.

FILE - This May 16, 2014, file photo shows the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit. The United Auto Workers union is letting its contract with General Motors expire just before midnight Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Union votes to strike at General Motors' US plants

- Associated Press

Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the United Auto Workers and the automaker will resume.

Works of art or monuments to ego? Rock-stacking stirs debate

Associated Press

To some along the north shoreline of Lake Superior in Minnesota, building stacks of rocks, or cairns, is akin to making sand castles and can even be meditative. To others, these manmade rock formations despoil nature's beauty and stand as monuments to the human ego.