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Award-winning author Peter Matthiessen died at his home on in Sagaponack, N.Y. of leukemia on Saturday. He was 86. Matthiessen was known as a novelist and non-fiction writer as well as for his work as an environmental activist and American Indian...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: And now to “Viewers Like You.” Your reaction to some of our recent work, including some of the comments you voted most popular. Most of the feedback we received this week focused on our signature...
Afghan woman crowd a polling location in Bamiyan on Saturday to cast their ballots for the country’s next president. Despite fears of violence, millions of people came out to vote for President Hamid Karzai’s replacement. Credit:...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN:  Millions of voters came out for the presidential elections in Afghanistan on Saturday in the country’s first democratic transfer of power since the Taliban were ousted from power. The scene varied...
Wing commander Rob Shearer captain of the RNZAF P3 Orion (L) and SGT Sean Donaldson look out the cockpit windows during search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Southern Indian Ocean on April 4 near Australia. A Chinese ship...
Elizabeth Meriwether is one of the people Madeline Schwartzman approached on the subway and asked to write a poem. Here she reads her work “Outpouring of My Emotion?” which was written on the 4 train between Nevins and 42nd Street on November 7,...