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A woman protests the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on Dec. 24, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Corinne Segal Editor’s Note: The recent decision of two grand juries not to indict officers in the...
Photojournalist Luke Somers was captured by militants in Yemen last year. The 33-year old appeared in a video released by Al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen Thursday. Photo from Luke Somers’ Facebook page On Thursday, Al-Qaida in the Arabian...
Adam Mansbach, author of “Go the F*ck to Sleep,” explains why Samuel L Jackson was his first choice for the audio book in this online exclusive. When Adams Mansbach published, “Go the F*ck to Sleep” in 2012, he was not expecting it to be a...
WASHINGTON — Three U.S. cities that President Barack Obama once called home are trying to outdo one another as the competition to host his future presidential library comes to a close. Next week, a handful of Obama’s oldest friends and...
WASHINGTON – Federal officials appear to have violated ethics rules governing impartiality in awarding a contract to evaluate schools attended by tens of thousands of Native American students, a federal watchdog says. The report comes as...
Painting by Ana Bonfilia on S. Grand Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri. Photo by Miriam Ross-Hirsch On the late November night that a grand jury announced it would not indict the police officer who fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in...