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Vatican fires gay priest on eve of synod

The Vatican on Saturday fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world's bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families.<p>The Vatican took action after Krzysztof Charamsa, a mid-level official in its doctrine office, came …

Christianity

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier Awarded $625,000 MacArthur Genius Grant

This past week, 33-year-old Pittsburgh-based photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier was announced as one of 24 recipients of this year’s MacArthur “Genius” …

Photographers

Bewitching Photos of Bolivian Witch Doctors Mix Fantasy with Reality

For <i>Waska Tatay</i>, photographer Thomas Rousset and graphic designer Raphaël Verona unearth the spellbinding spiritual rituals performed by indigenous …

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5 Months in Asia

At first it had been a dream to travel to Asia for a long time already, even before I discovered photography. I am now 22 years old and I finished my …

Photography

A Simple Secret to Better Street Photography

What separates ‘standard’ street photography—the kind of photo that only holds your attention for a moment before, poof, you’re on to the next …

Gunman in Oregon college massacre committed suicide

ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) - The gunman who killed his English professor and eight others at an Oregon community college committed suicide after a shootout with police who were on the scene within five minutes and exchanged fire with him almost immediately, authorities said.<p>Investigators had …

U.S. Army

Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The 26-year-old killer who gunned down classmates at an Oregon college spared a student and gave the "lucky one" something to …

Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

Newcastle University