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What can the Big Mac Index tell you about your nation’s currency? Photo by Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images On Thursday, the Economist came out with 2015’s Big Mac Index. What, you ask, is the Big Mac Index? It’s just what it says — an...
The U.S. flag flies alongside a sign in honor of the five Americans killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on July 17, 2015. The fatal shooting is an example of the kind of domestic terror that the FBI has worried about in recent years. Photo by Tami...
Watch VideoSTEPHEN FEE: Behind this row of unassuming storefronts on Minneapolis’ East 24th Street lies a little slice of Somalia. Dozens of shops sell scarves and books, fried snacks and sweet Somali tea. Pretty much everything you can buy in...
The interior of the 24th street mall in Minneapolis, Mn. is reminiscent of the bazaars found more often in Mogadishu than in the Midwest. Shoppers walk through rolls of colorful cloth on display, small electronics stores, tea shops and money...
Supporters of gay marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington June 25, 2015. An Associated Press-GfK poll found that people in the US are evenly divided over the Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide. Photo...
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Photo by Darryl Webb/Reuters. The Board of Supervisors for Maricopa County, Arizona, voted to partially settle a lawsuit brought on by the Justice Department against Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office, alleging abuse of...