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World Feb 08Iranian women threw off their headscarves. Now what?
The debate has followed other cultural divides in Iran in recent months, including protests over how the government has handled the sluggish economy.
Nation Feb 06What’s behind the Trump administration’s crackdown on MS-13?
In a roundtable discussion with law enforcement officials on Tuesday, Trump again targeted MS-13, calling it “one of the most violent and vicious gangs anywhere in the world,” and said that it “recruits through our broken immigration system, violating our…
Nation Feb 01After mixed messaging, FEMA clarifies it will not end aid to Puerto Rico
The announcement came after an official erroneously said the agency would cut off food and water deliveries to the island, drawing criticism from lawmakers from both political parties.
Arts Jan 15This Salvadoran poet writes to humanize the immigrant story
Javier Zamora began writing poetry as a teenager after a wave of national protests over immigration reform. Zamora’s poems piece together the strained but inherent connection between the U.S. and El Salvador, and aim to shed light on the immigrant…
Arts Dec 29These are 4 of the most bingeable TV shows of 2017
With the ever-expanding streaming landscape, there are simply too many bingeable TV shows to keep track of. Here is a short guide to 2017's best shows.
Arts Dec 29Here are 7 of the best films of 2017
Two film critics share their favorite films of the year, including "The Post," "Lady Bird" and "Get Out."…
Nation Dec 143 ways the Disney-Fox megamerger could affect you
The $52 billion deal for the Walt Disney Company to buy a large part of 21st Century Fox may affect your TV bill, habits, and what content is available. Here's how.
Making Sen$e Nov 30Here’s what cities are offering Amazon to host its new headquarters
Cities across the country are competing to land Amazon's second corporate headquarters. What will it take to win?…
Nation Nov 08Puerto Rico hurricane victims still need help. Here’s what you can do
Nearly seven weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, more than half of the island remains without power. Thousands of people are still without basic necessities. Here are some ways you can help.
Arts Oct 18All the sexual assault or harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, recapped
The allegations of sexual harassment and abuse against film producer Harvey Weinstein intensified this week, as more women came forward and gave on-the-record accounts of the Hollywood mogul making unwanted advances and forcing physical contact. Days after The New York…