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A fountain outside City Hall is shut down due to the drought, Los Angeles, California, January 6, 2015. Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Following years of severe drought and the lowest winter snowpack ever recorded in the state, California Gov....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: When Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Summer Olympic Games back in 2009, the organizers made a promise: To clean up 80 percent of the trash and sewage in the notoriously polluted Guanabara Bay....
HARI SREENIVASAN: Iran, of course, is working alongside the United States in the fight against ISIS. Despite being ousted recently from Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit, the extremist group made important new gains this weekend in Syria,...
Former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush, a likely 2016 presidential candidate, speaks at a fundraiser for U.S. Rep. David Young (R-IA) in Urbandale, Iowa, March 6, 2015. Pastors play an important role in mobilizing voters in Iowa, which can afford them...
The Healthcare.gov website is displayed on a laptop computer arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Health care tax refunds prove to be for better or worse. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images...
Pascal Tessier, then 16, from Kensington, Maryland, answers questions from the media while his mother looks on after the resolution to allow openly gay scouts in the Boy Scouts of America passed in Grapevine, Texas on May 23, 2013. The New York...