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Can’t help but share the latest photo of your baby on Facebook? You’re not the only one. Photo by Flickr user Austin Marshall. You’ve seen them in your Facebook feed. Maybe you’re one yourself — a parent who shares. A lot. A “...
An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with laser guided munitions and Hellfire missiles, flies a combat mission over southern Afghanistan. The ACLU is suing the federal government over drone missile strikes. Photo by Lt. Col. Leslie Pratt/U.S. Air Force WASHINGTON...
Listen to Thomas Dooley read “Aunt Peggy” from his debut collection, “Trespass.” When Dooley was writing this poem, he was preoccupied with understanding forgiveness. “What is a therapeutic response to something? It’s such a personal thing,...
A woman holds onto her hat against the wind during a snow storm in Boston on Feb. 2. On Sunday, the city broke its snowfall record with 108.6 inches this season. Photo by Dominick Reuter/Reuters Three inches of snowfall on Sunday capped what has...
A boy called Samuel kicks a ball as his father Phillip searches through the ruins of their home which was destroyed by Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, Vanuatu, in the South Pacific Ocean on Monday. Photo by Dave Hunt/Pool/Reuters Cyclone Pam, with winds...
As the civil war in Syria enters its fifth year, there’s a sense of great loss that’s settled over Syrian Americans — many of whom still have family in the country, most of whom have been impacted in some way by the violence and chaos of the...