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Editor of the Ugandan publication Rolling Stone holds a November 2010 issue of his newspaper, which published the names and photos of 14 men it identified as gay. Public health experts say discrimination directed toward the LGBT community may...
A Syrian refugee child eats food that her mother collected from a trash can at Eminonu Pier in Istanbul, Turkey on Aug. 18. Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images The number of Syrian refugees seeking safety in other parts of the world has surpassed...
A child uses a rag to shield her face from tear gas being fired by police who used it to force protesters from the business district into nearby neighborhoods on Aug. 11 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters gathered near the spot where a local police...
College students at graduation. Courtesy of the College of DuPage. This year, for the first time, white students make up less than half the student body in the country’s public K-12 schools, down from 63 percent in 1997. That same change is coming...
This map from the World Health Organization shows the location of cases throughout the countries with the most intense Ebola transmission, differentiating the number of cases to date in each area, and the number occurring within the past 21 days,...
Indiana is ahead of many other states in widely broadcasting public universities’ and colleges’ success rates as part of an attempt to rates them up. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It was the last...