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Emicida....
At 28, Emicida is a curious mix of rebel and poet — and one of the biggest hip-hop acts in Brazil. He was born Leandro Roque de Oliveira in the poor urban north of Sao Paulo, Brazil's vast, teeming...
A Philadelphia Gas Works employee replaces old steel and cast-iron pipes wit...
After a gas explosion last month in New York leveled two buildings and killed eight people, an old issue received new attention: aging natural gas pipelines that leak.It can take decades and billions...
Courtney Cranch tends bar at The Red Hen in Washington, D.C., where she esti...
When we asked you about the changing norms for smartphone use in public spaces, hundreds of stories poured in. (Thank you!) One notable subset of responses came from restaurant servers and bartenders...
In the new play The Library, Chloë Grace Moretz is a teen who survives a sc...
The Library, a new play at New York's Public Theater, tackles an uncomfortable contemporary topic head on: it looks at the aftermath of a school shooting and peers into the shattered lives of the...