Across America

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LaPLACE, La. — The insurgents, dressed in the linen uniforms of slaves and wielding clubs and guns, swarmed the sprawling white plantation house and attacked its owner. The anger and resentment that had grown over years of oppression had boiled over into an uprising.

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BATON ROUGE, La. — To win a second term in his Southern state, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards needs strong turnout from Louisiana's Black voters, who form the core of his party and who lagged in getting to the polls for the primary election.

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LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino that banned him in November 2017, alleging that unnamed employees defamed him by telling a celebrity news site he had been drunk, disruptive and unruly.