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Telling people not to jump out of their windows seems like reinforcing common sense, but in snow-ravaged Boston, stir-crazy residents don’t seem to be heeding the advice. With massive amounts of snow layered across the city, many residents...
Students at Washington University in St. Louis stage a “die-in” as part of the nationwide protest demanding justice last year’s shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Math teacher José Vilson started the conversation on race...
Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, pictured on the right with U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, will travel to the United States for the first time since West Africa’s Ebola outbreak. Photo by Michelle Nichols/Reuters...
Image courtesy PRNewsFoto/Random House Children’s Books The announcement that Harper Lee’s first new book in more than half a century would be published in July had the literary world celebrating in excitement. Now, they’ll be getting another...
A priest from a Catholic church, Vicar Sandor Sebok, marks the forehead of a young boy at a church in the town of Fot, Hungary in February 2012, during Ash Wednesday celebrations. Photo by Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images) So much of religion...
Photo by Thomas Hawk. Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to provide the Medicare answers you need in “Ask Phil, the Medicare Maven.” Send your questions to Phil. GOT MEDICARE QUESTIONS?...