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Nation Feb 24The teens caught in the middle of Austin’s Sanctuary City debate
Texas is divided between groups fighting to keep immigrants safe from federal agents and those who say immigration is a privilege, not a right.
Arts Sep 30Why appearing on ‘The Sartorialist’ is the ultimate street-style badge
We caught up with Scott Schuman of the popular blog "The Sartorialist" as he prepares to publish his third book on how his photos are never just about the clothes.
Arts Aug 18How performers of color are ‘revolutionizing’ burlesque
An inside look at how the neo-burlesque scene is changing the landscape for burlesque performers of color.
Arts Feb 06South Sudanese youth learn photography to bridge cultures
How can young photographers help begin to forge cross-cultural understanding? One photo at a time is the philosophy behind the National Geographic's "Photo Camp" program, celebrating a decade of teaching students in 67 workshops around the world.
Nation Jan 19Elementary school students lend their small voices to King’s big dream
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., students from Washington, D.C.'s Watkins Elementary gathered Friday to celebrate what has become an annual tradition. Each year the fifth grade students study and reenact the "I have a Dream" speech the late…
Nation Dec 11During a historic drought, storm batters California
Northern California is being hit with a massive storm that’s pounding the state with rain, snow and strong winds. The National Weather Service considers it the strongest storm the state has seen in five years and expects it to dump…
Nation Oct 14Walter Isaacson on confronting morality, innovation and privacy in the digital age
In his new book “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution,” Walter Isaacson outlines the most crucial inventions of the digital age.
World Oct 14UN medical worker dies of Ebola in Germany
A UN medical worker who was infected with Ebola while in Liberia died Monday night in a clinic in Leipzig, Germany.
Economy Oct 10Who protects the workers powering the new sharing economy?
The more we share together the happier we’ll be. That is what companies that make up the sharing economy promise. But as these platforms grow, they compete with existing markets in cities across America. While innovation is good for consumers,…
World Sep 02Germany bans Uber taxi services temporarily
A Frankfurt court has temporarily banned ridesharing service Uber from being used in Germany. A spokesperson for the court said on Tuesday that Uber violates the country's Passenger Transportation Act. The service is suspended nationwide until a full hearing can…