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The Damm Family in Their Car, Los Angeles, California, USA 1987. Photo by Mary Ellen Mark Photographer Mary Ellen Mark, best known for her striking portraiture and investigative documentary work, died Monday at the age of 75. Mark’s career spanned...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCleveland, Justice Department reach settlement over police brutality, report says When can police use lethal force against a fleeing suspect? Police use of force not always black and white GWEN IFILL:...
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When does a second opinion give the most value to a patient? Photo by Heather Charles/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy recently, told People magazine...
Women in many low-wage professions are not protected under existing workers’ rights legislation. Photo by REUTERS/Edgard Garrido. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, women accounted for 47 percent of the total U.S. workforce in 2012, up from...
In a burst of bipartisanship, the Republican-controlled Senate put President Barack Obama’s trade agenda back on course Thursday, clearing the way for likely approval within days of legislation allowing the administration to negotiate global...