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Mayor Ray Nagin speaks about Hurricane Rita evacuation plans at a press conference in New Orleans in Sept 2005. Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday. In February, Nagin...
You may soon see dogs around the White House, but you may want to hold off on petting them. Photo by Flickr user Jorge Arcas WASHINGTON — Planning a visit to the White House? Bring your kids and camera. But please, don’t feed the animals. The...
Watch students at the PlayMaker school in Santa Monica, California, engage with games using varying degrees of technology. It took seven people to create the “Golden Medallion” spy adventure video game and its advertising campaign. They did their...
Ukrainian troops stand guard at the headquarters of the Ukrainian army’s Anti-Terrorist Operation, ATO, near the eastern Ukrainian city of Izyum, near Donetsk, on June 20, 2014. Photo by Sergey Bobok/AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Democratic and...
Detainees watch a World Cup soccer match from a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales,...
What separated the English from the rest of the world in the lead-up to the Industrial Revolution was their culture and genetics, says economic historian Gregory Clark. The most materially-driven and most patient survived. Photo by Flickr user...