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People gather at the site of an air strike at a residential area near Sanaa Airport March 26, 2015. Photo by REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah As Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebels enter their second day, Unicef has cautioned that a humanitarian crisis in...
Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer, winner of the Nobel prize for literature, looks on in Stockholm, October 6, 2011. Photo by REUTERS/Maja Suslin/TT News Agency Nobel Literature Prize winning Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer died Thursday after a short...
Photo by Gwyn Photography/Stone Collection via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: When we think of economic crisis, we think Greece. And maybe, closer to home, the collapse of Lehman Brothers or Florida’s overleveraged housing market. But rarely do our...
Filmmaker Ken Burns will chat with PBS NewsHour over Twitter at 8 p.m. EDT Monday, just before the premier of the film “The Emperor of all Maladies” on PBS. Follow the chat at #NewsHourchats. Photo by Gus Ruelas/Reuters “What is it that...
If it seems we are facing an epidemic of parent care and spousal care needs, it’s true. We are. You’ve probably heard the statistic that approximately 10,000 baby boomers reach age 65 every day. And with that milestone, age-related diseases...
Nuns at the St. Joseph Health Centre in Bangui, Central African Republic, grow their own algae as a supplement for malnourished children who have suffered the ravages of war since 2013. Photo by Sebastian Rich BANGUI, Central African Republic...