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In 2013, the average white family had seven times the wealth of average African American families and six times the wealth of Hispanic families, according to an Urban Institute analysis released Wednesday. Photo by Brand New Images via Getty Images...
Darfur. Photo by Lynsey Addario Photojournalist Lynsey Addario didn’t receive formal training. She learned on the job as she traveled from Cuba to India and then into Afghanistan and beyond, making her a witness to and storyteller of many conflicts...
A pedestrians walks past the Little Green Pharmacy medical cannabis dispensary in Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Photo by Randall Benton/Sacramento Bee via Getty ImagesFinally, science has discovered why marijuana gives people the...
If we’re being honest, Miss P stole the show. Photo by REUTERS/Mike Segar. Fanfare and pageantry, egos and talent, multi-synonym names — the Westminster Dog show has it all. For those who made it to the creme de la creme of canine...
Telling people not to jump out of their windows seems like reinforcing common sense, but in snow-ravaged Boston, stir-crazy residents don’t seem to be heeding the advice. With massive amounts of snow layered across the city, many residents...
Students at Washington University in St. Louis stage a “die-in” as part of the nationwide protest demanding justice last year’s shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Math teacher José Vilson started the conversation on race...