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Billionaire venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, whose family owns a pillow company, says there’s a limit to how much his wealth can buy. “I may earn a thousand times the median wage, but I don’t sleep on a thousand pillows,” he tells...
Muslim women prepare for their morning prayers ahead of an Eid celebration in Burgess Park on July 28 in London, England. Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Last year saw the largest displacement of religious communities from their homes in recent...
When poet Marianne Boruch took a gross anatomy class at Purdue University, she found she had a favorite cadaver — a female who had been nearly 100 years old — of the four that were in the lab. “She was very moving to me, she reminded me...
The Hague’s Permanent Court for Arbitration ruled Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government had not acted in good faith when it brought massive tax claims against Yukos in 2003. Photo by Mikhail Metzel/AFP/Getty Images...
President Barack Obama walks with his wife Michelle Obama (R) and two daughters Malia Obama (L) and Sasha Obama (2R) through Lafayette Park to St John’s Church to attend service October 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Photo by Shawn Thew-Pool/...
Illustration by Getty ImagesDon’t shake your doctor’s hand — give her a fist-bump instead, advises a new study in the American Journal of Infection Control. Skipping the handshake could protect you from many types of harmful germs...