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Photo by Imgorthand/Vetta via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: In the 1950s, Robert Putnam’s father was a small businessman in Port Clinton, Ohio, where Putnam grew up. The Harvard professor, of “Bowling Alone” fame, estimates that 40 percent of his...
A reflected image of the sun is seen on a white board as kids look up to view the beginning a partial solar eclipse in San Diego, California, Oct. 23, 2014. A total solar eclipse will take place on Friday, but only Europe and parts of Asian and...
Laura Hayes (with microphone), of Fort Wayne, Indiana tells fellow protestors how the Affordable Care Act helped her with health costs, during a protest in front of the Supreme Court in Washington March 4, 2015. The U.S. Supreme Court has been...
Nigerians spread a non-violent message ahead of the presidential elections on March 28, 2015. Photo courtesy of Search for Common Ground Persisa Yawa is a 64-year-old women’s rights activist in Nigeria’s central Plateau State, which is known for its...
An electrician at the U.S. department of energy walks past a large solar array atop the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Forrestal Building. Photo by Dominic Bracco Ii/The Washington Post/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will order the...
An official from Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization speaks on his mobile phone in front of uranium enriching centrifuges at an exhibition of Iran’s nuclear achievements at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran on April 20, 2009. Photo by...