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Teacher who taped sex crimes against students gets 50 years in prison

A middle school teacher who was accused of sexually assaulting two students — and videotaping sex acts with them in his classroom — was sentenced Thursday to 50 years in prison.<p>Michael Vucic, of Lake Forest, a former teacher at Gavin South Middle School in Ingleside, tearfully apologized for his …

Hitler’s world may not be so far away | Timothy Snyder

Misunderstanding the Holocaust has made us too certain we are ethically superior to the Europeans of the 1940s. Faced with a new catastrophe – such as devastating climate change – could we become mass killers again?<p><b>It was 20 years after I chose to become a historian</b> that I first saw a photograph of …

History

Hiroshima: Grief, horror of atomic bomb remembered 70 years on

<b>Hiroshima, Japan (CNN) —</b> In the center of Hiroshima, yards from where the world's first atomic attack bomb exploded 70 years ago, stands a dome-shaped bell tower of modest proportions. It is decorated with the bronze statues of three children.<p>Their slender arms reach out, spreading wide towards the …

Hiroshima

Pussy Riot for President?

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been jailed, whipped, beaten, gassed, and serially arrested. But she’s only getting started.<p>Eyes like gimlets, with a …

Jeralean Talley, World's Oldest Person On Record, Dies At Age 116 In Her Michigan Home

Jeralean Talley, previously listed as the world's oldest living person, has died at the age of 116, according to friends and family.<p>Longtime friend Michael Kinloch told The Huffington Post that Talley died Wednesday at her home in Inkster, Michigan. Talley had been in the hospital for about a week …

The 19 Best Cities To See Street Art In The United States

Summer has nearly descended upon the Northern Hemisphere, bringing visions of barbecues, pool parties and long walks on the beach. For those in the United States, this often means one thing: vacation. Whether you're flying from one city to another in the confines of coach, or breaking out the …

Los Angeles

19 Rarely Seen Photos of Angelina Jolie

She's been in the public eye since the early '90s—so why do we keep seeing the same images of her over and over?<p>Today Angelina Jolie turns 40. We're so impressed with the actress, director, and activist that we've followed nearly every move she's made and outfit she's worn over the past couple of …

Angelina Jolie