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Miss Israel took a selfie at the Miss Universe pageant that captured other women including Miss Lebanon. After being criticized for being in the photo, Miss Lebanon insists she didn't pose it.
An environmental official says smoking, the traditional method used to preserve pork, is polluting the air. As residents smoke meat in preparation for the Chinese New Year, the smog has increased.
Actor, playwright and composer Noel Coward rehearses for a show in 1951. A r...
Many of the items in The British Library's vast collection of recorded sound are in danger of disappearing. Some just physically won't last much longer; others are stored in long-dead formats.
Suzan Shown Harjo points to a signature on Treaty K at the National Archives...
A rare exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian explores the history of treaties between Native American nations and the U.S.
Cover detail of The Girl from Human Street....
New York Times columnist Roger Cohen looks back on his life and asks: Could a family's constant movement — four countries in four generations — contribute to a mother's struggle with mental illness?
A Kaiser mental health worker with the National Union of Healthcare Workers ...
This past week, more than 2,000 mental health workers for health care giant Kaiser Permanente went on strike. Organizers say Kaiser's "chronic failure" to provide timely, quality care hurts patients.