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The State Department has barred U.S. diplomats from the challenge, “no matter how worthy the cause.” Photo by Flickr user Zillow WASHINGTON — The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on...
California’s historic drought has sapped the state’s honey production and pushed prices to unprecedented highs. Photo by Flickr user Chaval Brasil An exceptional cut in rainfall has adversely affected honey production in the Golden State...
Hisham Aidi, a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, sat down with chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown during a recent stop at the Tropicalia music lounge in Washington, D.C., to discuss his new book...
A woman Peshmerga fighter of the 2nd Battalion takes part in a military exercise. The 2nd Battalion is exclusively comprised of 550 female Peshmergas and is the only female official branch of the Kurdish National Army. Photo by Vianney Le Caer/...
What questions do you have for Piper Kerman? Photo by Mark Schierbecker, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons The lauded dark comedy “Orange is the New Black” already has won three Creative Arts Emmys ahead of Monday’s Emmy Awards ceremony. Friday on PBS...
Dr. Kent Brantley, the U.S. missionary who was stricken with the Ebola virus in Liberia, spoke upon his release from Emory University Hospital Thursday. Dr. Bruce Ribner, director of the hospital’s Infectious Disease Unit, answered questions...