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El Bohemio, 2014. Photo by Alejandro Pérez, courtesy Lake Forest College When Cuban photographer Nelson Ramirez was eight years old, he borrowed his mother’s camera, a twin-lens reflex that requires you to reload film before each shot. Ramirez kept...
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks during a press conference as Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) listens on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2015. On Friday, Reid announced he plans to retire next year and immediately endorsed New...
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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...