Raven Lawson

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A Fascinating Glimpse at the Rituals of Strictly Orthodox Jews Living in Israel

For <i>The Lives of Orthodox Jews in Israel</i>, photojournalist Yaakov Naumi sheds light on the rituals of the Haredi Jewish community in cities like …

Japan, SKorea agree to work to resolve WWII sex slave issue

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of South Korea and Japan resumed formal talks Monday after a 3½-year freeze and agreed to try to resolve the …

North Korea

Photographer Captures the Amazingly Ornate Ceilings of Roman Churches on an Architectural Pilgrimage

French architect and photographer Florian Pagano spent his honeymoon on an architectural pilgrimage documenting the ornate ceilings of the many churches of Rome. Capturing the overwhelming details and intense colour scope with HDR photographic techniques, Pagano's images transport viewers straight …

Italy

What You Should Know About The Federal Inmate Release

Thousands of federal inmates are getting out of prison because of a change in the way the U.S. government sentences drug criminals. It's part of a broader movement to reconsider tough-on-crime laws that were passed during the War on Drugs.<p>The decision to change sentencing guidelines — and apply the …

Health Insurers Struggle to Profit From ACA Plans

As third enrollment season kicks off, insurers move to curb costs, boost premiums<p>The Affordable Care Act’s third open enrollment season got under way, with a new array of health plans that show how the law’s influence is starting to transform the insurance industry.<p>Sunday’s kickoff appeared to go …