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Portraits of Dissent: Stories From the Women’s March on Washington

Cheyenne, 17, Calvert County, Md. With the type of president that we now have elected, I feel like a lot of rights that<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jody Rogac for …

New York City

9 insane hot chocolates you need in your life right now

It’s too cold for just about anything right now. The good news is, hot chocolate makes everything better. (Even hot cocoa-flavored Oreos, and let’s …

It's Official: This Is the Absolute Worst State for Dating

<i>Happy Wednesday! Welcome back to our</i> Take 5 <i>column, where we invite you to take a hump-day break with the week’s most revitalizing lifestyle stories.</i> …

Muslims Made Fun of Donald Trump's Islamophobia Debate Answer With #MuslimsReportStuff

Twitter users roundly mocked Donald Trump with the hashtag #MuslimsReportStuff, after he answered a question at the presidential debate about …

Donald Trump

9 insane hot chocolates you need in your life right now

It’s too cold for just about anything right now. The good news is, hot chocolate makes everything better. (Even hot cocoa-flavored Oreos, and let’s …

See How Hurricane Matthew Hit the U.S.

Surf from the Banana River crashes up on a dock at Sunset Grill in Cocoa Beach, Fla., as Hurricane Matthew hits Florida'<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Red …

Weather
Weather

It Will Take 90 Years for African Elephant Populations to Recover From Poaching

African forest elephants are facing severe population declines because of poaching, and scientists now estimate it will take almost a century for …

Extinction

Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll stood at 159, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers …

Natural Disasters
Pregnancy
Donald Trump

Iraq says Balad suicide blast is Isis attempt to stir up sectarian war

Shrine attack that killed at least 40 is a sign that Islamic State is trying to reignite Shia-Sunni fighting, officials say<p>Islamic State suicide bombers reportedly disguised as local militia tried to storm one of Iraq’s main Shia shrines in the most serious attack on a holy site since the …

Islam

Unseen photos of Europe after World War II

These color images, taken by photographer David Seymour in 1947, trace the route that the Allied forces took as they drove toward Berlin during World War II.

World History

A Portrait Revisited: 1986, 2006

<i>This project was singled out for distinction among the submissions to LensCulture Portrait Awards 2016 by juror Jim Casper. Each juror selected one photographer to be awarded a special $1,000 grant—discover why this one stood out.</i><p><b><br>Artist's Statement:</b><p>In 1986, I created a series of very direct studio …

Photography

Childhood Revisited

<i>This fascinating series of portraits focuses on the subject of childhood. The work was selected as a finalist in the LensCulture Portrait Awards</i> <i>2016</i>. <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 39 of the winners and finalists.</i><p><i><br>"Childhood is a human water, a water which comes out of the shadows. This</i> …

Awards
Russia
Government

North Carolina, Justice Dept. file dueling lawsuits over transgender rights

North Carolina and the Justice Department announced dueling lawsuits Monday over the state’s “bathroom bill,” which has become the epicenter of a larger fight over transgender rights.<p>The two complaints, filed several hours apart, took opposing sides in the debate over the law, which bans …

LGBTQI

An Unexpected Scene In Tokyo

US drone strike in Syria reportedly kills top ISIS online recruiter

A U.S. drone strike in Syria Tuesday reportedly killed a fugitive British computer hacker who had become one of ISIS' top online recruiters.<p>The Wall Street Journal reported the death of Junaid Hussein late Wednesday, citing two people familiar with the operation. The officials said that Hussein was …

Terrorism

Sea levels will rise, experts warn, and 'it's not going to stop'

Here's one trend California is behind on: rising sea levels.<p>For the last 23 years, ocean levels around the world have climbed by about 3 inches on average, and<p>NASAscientists say the sea will continue to rise as warming temperatures cause ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica to melt.<p>But …

11 dilemmas only Parisians understand

1. Renting an apartment intramuros or in the proche banlieue.<p>We, Parisians have an annoying habit of starting a conversation with two questions: what …

France

Switchel: The Most Refreshing Drink No One Is Drinking (Yet)

<i>Switchel is like cheater's lemonade—but maybe even better. Learn how to make it at home.</i><p>I had never heard of switchel when my friend Hannah asked if I would be her bar-back at last September’s Queen Bee Cocktail Classic, a honey-driven cocktail competition put together by NYC Honey Week.<p>The whole …

Second Tourist Diagnosed With Plague After Visiting Yosemite

A second tourist has been diagnosed with plague after visiting Yosemite National Park in California, state officials announced Tuesday.<p>A patient from …

Environmental Health

Baltimore officers claim they gave statements under duress

Three of the Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray claim they gave their statements under pressure because they were afraid of getting fired, their attorneys said in motions filed this week.<p>Two of the officers said they thought they were being interviewed as witnesses rather than …

Justice

In Yemen, rebels press attack amid questions about president's whereabouts

Shiite Muslim rebels surged Wednesday toward the southern Yemen port of Aden, where President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi took refuge last month after the nation's capital was overrun.<p>The Houthi rebels also claimed to have seized a major air base, Al-Anad, and circulated photos of the Yemeni defense …

Japan