With anticipation for 'Go Set a Watchman' high, a look at why Harper Lee is so special

She was thought to be a one-hit author.

It's been more than 50 years since Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning "To Kill a Mockingbird" was published in 1960, touching upon themes of racial injustice, prejudice and human decency in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement.

Wounded veterans find new purpose in saving the Florida coral reef

In three years, Army veteran Bobby Dove had more than 30 surgeries that's left him with one arm and one leg. Now, he's found a new purpose in a special underwater mission where many wounded vets like himself save the environment.

The art of sneakers on full display at Brooklyn Museum exhibit

When we think of art, the usual comes to mind: the Mona Lisa at the Louvre or the Gauguin at the Guggenheim, for example. But here's another you may have not considered: sneakers.

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Access to employer, colleagues offsets high costs of attending convention

As August approached, Valerie Juarez, a news assistant at ABC7 in Los Angeles, and her newsroom peers all asked the same question: Should they shell out the money to go to this year’s joint National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists convention?

For young professionals just out of college, the expenses are considerable. But also, many say, it’s an investment worth making.