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Buddhist monks release a lantern into the air at Borobudur temple during celebrations for Vesak Day 2014 in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images If you know anything about Buddhism, you probably know how much of it...
Credit: Lisa Overton/NewsHour Weekend Update (May 30, 2015): Texas lawmakers approved open carry legislation Friday and sent it to Gov. Greg Abbott, who promised to sign it. The law allows licensed Texans to carry handguns in plain view in belt or...
The alleged Chinese land reclamation at Subi reef is seen from Pagasa Island in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines, May 11, 2015. China defended its land reclamation projects in the face of criticism from U.S. leaders at an...
Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is joined by his wife Katie as he announces his intention to seek the Democratic presidential nomination during a speech in Federal Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 30. Photo by Jim Bourg/...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRACHEL TUTERA: My gender identity is really based in both my experiences as a woman– and also it’s just deeply rooted in the f– the fact that I’m masculine… IVETTE FELICIANO: Rachel Tutera...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met for talks over Iran’s nuclear program in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 16, 2015. These talks resumed Saturday after a framework pact was reached in...