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Report charts history of sexual harassment on river trips through Grand Canyon

A new report by a federal watchdog outlines a history of harassment on river trips through Grand Canyon National Park in which male park employees allegedly propositioned female colleagues for sex, touched them inappropriately and made lewd comments.<p>The report obtained by The Associated Press comes …

Everything You Need to Know About Israel's Elections

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for early elections in December, amid opposition within his coalition government, he was poised to …


Pictures of the Week 3.5.15

'Gett' Follows A Years-Long Quest For Separation

Seen mostly in a cell-like white room, the characters in <i>Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem</i> circle each other fruitlessly, seeking a resolution that's probably unachievable. Both the scenario and its severity suggest a play by Sartre or Beckett. But these actors are trapped not in an existential …


Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // I took this picture of a tailor in Porbandar, India, carrying his ruined sewing machine in a monsoon-flooded street. The city had been underwater for a week. At first I was a bit reluctant to get into the water because of dead animals and other debris floating in the streets. After trying to photograph from a boat, it became clear that the only way to cover the flood was to wade in. I spent days wandering in water up to my waist. When the picture appeared on the cover of the National Geographic Magazine, the machine's manufacturer sent him a new one.

An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the 60s and 70s Music Mecca

They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.<p><i>When I first came out</i> …

Joni Mitchell

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …