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When editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman sat down to illustrate his father’s final years, he did not want to sugar-coat his own experiences providing four years of long term care. Otherwise, the story would not have been worth telling, he...
This image shows planet Mercury’s Shakespeare basin, where the MESSENGER spacecraft collided on Thursday after its 11-year mission. Image by NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington The planet...
Students at the University of Mississippi gather signatures for the reinstatement of Dan Jones, the university’s chancellor, who was ousted by the state’s board of trustees for higher education in March 2015. (Photo: Kayleigh Skinner/The...
A House committee voted to subpoena Department of Veterans Affairs personnel as part of an expanding probe that explores how veteran disability and pension claims have been handled. Photo by Karen Gleier/Getty Images WASHINGTON — A House committee...
Photographer Chloe Aftel’s project “Genderqueer” highlights the self-expression of people in the genderqueer community. A project by photographer Chloe Aftel aims to give greater visibility to the diversity of gender beyond “male”...
Members of the community hold hands in front of police officers in riot gear outside a recently looted and burned CVS store in Baltimore, Maryland on April 28, 2015. Photo by Jim Bourg/Reuters Scenes of rioting in Baltimore have saturated television...