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La casa de Malcolm X en Boston esconde restos de época colonial

Malcolm Little vivió parte de su adolescencia en Roxbury, un gueto afroamericano de Boston, donde residió con su hermanastra Ella

Virginia governor vetoes bill to label books 'sexually explicit' in schools | Reuters

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia’s governor vetoed a bill on Monday that would have made the state the first in the country to require that parents be notified if students were assigned readings labeled “sexually explicit.”<p>Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe speaks at a hotel in Havana, January 4, …

Librarianship

Congressman Whose Parents Were Held In Japanese Internment Camps Slams Muslim 'Patrol' Plan

"We cannot ignore the lessons of history."<p>A congressman whose parents were placed in Japanese internment camps during World War II was stunned to hear Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's suggestion that the U.S. spy on Muslim neighborhoods.<p>“Responding to Brussels [terror attacks] by …

World War II

The White House wants to give NASA $19 billion for the 2017 fiscal year

The White House has released its budget plan for NASA for the 2017 fiscal year, requesting $19 billion from Congress to fund the space agency. That's more than the $18.5 billion requested for NASA last year. But it's also $300 million less than the agency actually received in the recent 2016 …

Banksy Criticizes Use Of Tear Gas On Refugees In New Mural

Reports from September show French police using tear gas on refugees in Calais.<p>British street artist Banksy has painted a new controversial piece calling out the French government for its mistreatment of refugees in the infamous Calais camp, also known as "the Jungle."<p>The image, which is painted …

Teargas

Así fue como los estudiantes del MIT ganaron millones de dólares en la Lotería durante años

¿Qué harías si fueras un superdotado de las matemáticas? Es posible que entre las respuestas se incluya alguna manera de ganar dinero, de hacerte …

Italy Is Finally On Its Way To Legalizing Civil Unions

Italy's days as one of the countries violating Europe's basic civil rights are numbered. It is not legalizing gay marriage, and it probably won't recognize stepchild adoption rights either. But it is finally on its way to recognizing civil unions -- and for the country that harbors the Pope, the …

LGBTQI

Gun-wielding bandit calls Indian immigrant ‘terrorist’ before shooting him in the face

At first, the masked man with the long gun appeared to be carrying out a terrifying, but standard, convenience store hold-up.<p>“He said, ‘Keep your hands up,” the manager of Bottlenecks Food and Drink Shop in Grand Rapids, Mich., who asked not be identified, told WOOD-TV. “Don’t look at me.”<p>What …

Grand Rapids

Banksy uses Steve Jobs artwork to highlight refugee crisis

Graffiti on wall of ‘the Jungle’ camp in Calais depicts late Apple founder’s background as son of Syrian migrant<p>Banksy has revealed a new artwork, sprayed on a wall in the Calais refugee camp called “the Jungle”, intended to address negative attitudes towards the thousands of people living …

Art

Outrage over Saudi death sentence for poet on blasphemy charges

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hundreds of writers around the world have joined human rights groups in urging Saudi Arabia to release a poet who faces a death sentence on charges of apostasy for his poetry.<p>Palestinian poet and artist Ashraf Fayadh, 32, was sentenced to death by a court in the southwestern Saudi city of …

Human Rights

Por qué es similar el éxodo de centroamericanos al de sirios

Human Rights Watch asegura que la situación en ambas regiones del mapa es similar<p>Aunque en Centroamérica no hay bombardeos como en Siria, <b>la gente de</b> …

UN Official: The U.S. Should Be Doing More To Help Indigenous Hondurans Under Siege

The UN rapporteur for Indigenous Rights said impunity for crimes committed against indigenous people in Honduras is higher than most other countries, despite help from many powerful donor countries.<p>MEXICO CITY, Mexico — Donor countries, including the United States, are doing far too little to …

Human Rights

Famatina: la historia de un pueblo que en nueve años expulsó a cuatro mineras

Desde 2005 hasta hoy, distintas compañías en busca de oro intentaron afincarse en este lugar de 3500 habitantes, perola acción de los vecinos por …

Björk y su mensaje para todas las mujeres que se encuentran en sus 20

La excéntrica cantante <b>Björk</b> se une a la lista de celebridades que lucha a favor del empoderamiento femenino al publicar un breve, pero poderoso …

Mitt Romney Finally Takes Credit For Obamacare

It's a good thing for him that Mitt Romney isn't running for president again.<p>The 2012 GOP presidential nominee — who has still been bandied about as a potential candidate — just embraced everything that made many conservatives skeptical of him. He admitted that the health care plan he instituted as …

Health Care

Las palabras más perturbadoras del castellano

Mucha de la historia negra de la humanidad salió a relucir cuando les preguntamos a ustedes, nuestros lectores, cuáles palabras encontraban más perturbadoras en castellano.<p><b>Genocidio</b>, <b>masacre</b>, <b>holocausto</b>, <b>tortura</b>, <b>refugiados</b>, <b>guerra</b>, <b>dictadura</b> y hasta <b>políticos</b> son algunas de las palabras a las que ustedes …

La iglesia sumergida de Quechula

La falta de lluvias provocada por El Niño ha dejado a la vista lo que queda del templo dominico de Quechula en Chiapas

Judge: Texas can deny birth certificates for U.S.-born children of some immigrants

A federal judge ruled Friday that Texas officials can continue to deny U.S. birth certificates to the children of immigrants who cannot supply required identification because they entered the country illegally.<p>Though children born in the United States are entitled by law to U.S. citizenship …

Immigration

Parents beat teen son to death for trying to leave his church, police say

A mother and father whipped their 19-year-old son in church with an electrical cord and what appeared to be a belt during a deadly, all-night spiritual counseling session triggered by his desire to leave the fold, police said Friday, citing witness testimony.<p>Church deacon Daniel Irwin testified …

Crime

Fascinating Portraits of Europeans Who Have Abandoned Civilization for the Wilderness

<i>Vincent was a mathematics student. He has been living in Ramounat for the last 7 years.</i><p><i>Ramounat is well known to be the birthplace of</i> …

A Hummingbird Swarm Photo Shot with a Mirror and a Bird Feeder

This past weekend, New York-based photographer Brian Maffitt set up an angled mirror underneath his bird feeder and photographed hummingbirds for a …

Richard Sherman: Tom Brady's suspension should raise red flags

Richard Sherman doesn't think Tom Brady should've been fined more than the Patriots organization.<p>The last time Tom Brady was on a football field …

NFL

El mundo en una torre

Alejandro Cegarra retrató la vida en un edificio en Caracas de 195 metros de altura cuya construcción se detuvo pero llegó a ser ocupado por 5.000 …

The Angels of Light - Untitled Love Song

Magnetto y el último día de Clarín

Antonieta Niro, de noventa y siete años en 2015, lo llamó alarmada desde Chivilcoy:<p>—¿Te va a pasar algo?<p>La madre de Héctor Horacio Magnetto escucha …

Putin just signed a decree ordering the 'destruction' of all Western imported food

The order will come into effect on Aug. 6. "[A]gricultural goods, raw materials and food originating from a country that has made the decision to introduce economic sanctions against Russian entities and/or individuals, or has joined such a decision, and which are prohibited from being imported …

Why 1,000 Italians Played The Foo Fighters' 'Learn To Fly' (UPDATE)

Run and tell all of the angels.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Dave Grohl responded to the plea in a new video posted to YouTube on Friday. In Italian, he says the video is "beautiful" and that "We are coming, I promise, we’ll see you soon."<p><i>Original story below ...</i><p>Could a concert by the Foo Fighters really be much better …

Foo Fighters

Una historia de machos hecha por mujeres

La película 'Pelo malo', una historia local que sabe ser universal, continúa cosechando éxitos casi dos años después su lanzamiento<p>En la pantalla …