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The California Aqueduct carries water from the Sierra Nevada Mountains to So...
Southern California gets the vast majority of its water from four aqueducts that flow from the north, but all of them cross the San Andreas Fault.That means millions of people are just one major...
Marie Mutsuki Mockett says the Japanese tradition of Tōrō nagashi — ligh...
Several years ago, when her father died unexpectedly, writer Marie Mutsuki Mockett became unmoored. Lost in a deep depression, Mockett turned to Japan's rituals of mourning for a way forward.Mockett'...
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This week President Obama traveled to India with his wife Michelle to meet with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. But Mr. Modi's wife was nowhere to be seen. In fact she has never appeared in...
Coach Corey Parker talks with his players during football practice at River ...
Under the bright lights on a cold November Friday, the Panthers of River Rouge High are about to play for the district championship.On the other side of the field, the visitors' stands are packed....
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Holocaust survivors light candles during a ceremony at the Asociacion Mutual...
In more normal times, the annual Holocaust remembrance ceremony would have drawn the Jewish community to a somber ceremony at Argentina's Foreign Ministry. But a large part of the community decided...
Tuesday is the first day of a public inquiry into the death of former KGB agent and whistleblower Alexander Litvinenko. He was poisoned in London in 2006 with Polonium 210, a rare radioactive isotope...