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Hotel Florence, part of the Pullman Historic site, in Chicago, Illinois on AUGUST 22. Photo by Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is designating three new national monuments for protection as...
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...
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...
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...
Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, pictured on the right with U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, will travel to the United States for the first time since West Africa’s Ebola outbreak. Photo by Michelle Nichols/Reuters...