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THE SHOT: On the Streets of Baltimore

It was the third night of the Baltimore curfew and protestors had once again gathered at the intersection of West North and Pennsylvania Avenue, where much of the rioting took place following the funeral for Freddie Gray. I covered the Ferguson riots last fall and had previous experience covering …

Trial begins in case of Kabul lynching of Farkhunda

<b>Forty-nine men have appeared in a court in Afghanistan accused of a mob attack in March in which a woman was beaten to death.</b><p>The 28-year-old woman called Farkhunda was accused of burning the Koran, although witnesses say she did not.<p>Of the defendants who appeared in court in Kabul, 19 were police …

Pakistan

Baltimore Activists Hold 'Victory Rally' After Charges In Gray Death

<b>Updated at 2:10 p.m. ET</b><p>Hundreds in Baltimore began a "victory rally" to celebrate a decision by the city's top prosecutor to charge six officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, the young black man who died from a spinal injury he sustained in police custody.<p>The rally began at 2 p.m. …

Justice

Control the 'GTA V' cellphone with an iPhone, Arduino and a hack

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> has a few mobile apps of its own, but one enterprising modder has taken the idea to its natural conclusion: an application that lets you control the in-game cellphone with an iPhone. With the application you can scroll through text messages on-screen, peep your current list of …

Colorado man first in US to contract plague from a dog, study says

CDC also says July 2014 outbreak in which three other patients were sickened after man contracted disease from his put bull terrier was largest in 88 years<p>When a man in Colorado contracted the plague from his two-year-old pit bull terrier and spread it to four other people last summer, the …

Public Health

Scientists Are Figuring Out How To Change Blood Types

All thanks to a little enzyme<p>At some point in your life, you’ve probably been asked to donate blood. If your blood is type O, you may have been asked to donate even more, because your blood type is the most useful and is less common. The difference between blood types may seem small--people with …

Immune System

Portraits of Women Who Were the First in Their Fields

“First Women” is a 10-year-long project that photographer Anita Corbin started back in 2008. By the time the work is finished in 2018, the 100-year …

Photography

Inspiring Special Needs Children Are Photographed as Empowered Superheroes

When Apollo Bergeron was diagnosed with a rare heart defect, he underwent two heart surgeries and was left with a feeding tube in his stomach. Despite his physical limitations, his mom Renee did not want her youngest son to view himself as less than other children, so she decided to dress him up as …

Parenting

Photos of Food Neatly Arranged by Color and Size

If you love food, colors, and neatly organized things, you’re going to <i>love</i> these photographs by Seattle-based photographer Brittany Wright. Her …

This Selfie Stick is Arm Shaped to Make You Look Less Like a Loner

If you’re already turned off by the idea of ordinary selfie sticks, you might not want to read on. The “Selfie Arm” is a new selfie stick design that …

Dramatic Portraits of Solitary Figures that Appear Consumed by Nature

Evan James Atwood is a young and talented chap originally from Nottingham, England. Atwood currently lives in Flagstaff, Arizona where he is taking …

Art Photography

When Imitation Stops Being Flattering

It seems recently that a lot of things in my photography life have been happening in little clumps. All at once I’ll get messages from people in the …

The Week in Review: Riots in Baltimore

Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man, was arrested by the Baltimore police on April 12, 2015, on a weapons charge and died one week later from a severe injury to his spinal chord.<p>Gray’s death was ruled a homicide on Friday and the six officers involved in his arrest were charged in the case. While …

Justice