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President Trump’s First 100 Days, In Photos


President Donald Trump greets supporters after speaking to a joint session of Congress.

When Donald Trump was inaugurated as president, he started forcefully laying out a plan for his first 100 days that included full repeal and replacement of the …

Former Ghost Ship residents struggle with trauma, finding permanent housing


Nikki Kelber is photographed outside of her temporary residence in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, April 21, 2017. Kelber, who is a Satya Yuga member/former Ghost Ship resident and lost everything in the fire, is trying to get back on …

Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer’s reputation


BOSTON (AP) — During Aaron Hernandez’s double murder trial, the former NFL star’s lawyer wanted to drive home his point that the prosecution’s star witness was a “three-legged pony” whose testimony could not be believed. So he galloped like a …

Italy’s Renzi regains party leadership with big primary win


Italy’s Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during a news conference in Brussels, Belgium April 28, 2017. Reuters/Eric Vidal

Matteo Renzi, staging a political comeback less than five months after resigning as Italy’s prime minister, easily regained the leadership of …

The Entertainment Presidency


Carlo Allegri / Reuters

The conventional wisdom is that Donald Trump didn’t get much done in his first 100 days in office. His signature campaign promises—the Muslim travel ban, the border wall—are no closer to fruition than they were when …

Wildfires burn hundreds of acres across Inland Empire


Firefighters in Riverside County battle the Jameson Fire Sunday. (CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department)

Firefighters in Riverside County were battling a fast-moving, 300-acre wildfire on Sunday, one of several blazes across the Inland Empire.

The fire was reported about 3:45 …

Trump’s Wall Doesn’t Scare These Seasoned Illegal Border Crossers


Gerardo. All photos by author

But they say that the trip to the United States is getting less and less inviting.

The first time Gerardo, originally from El Salvador, came to the US, it was 1994. He crossed the border …

‘Encyclopedic’ Brooklyn Museum Vies for Contemporary Attention


Brooklyn’s time may have come. But what of the Brooklyn Museum’s?

With art enthusiasts and donors increasingly enamored by contemporary art, and the borough now officially hot, the Brooklyn Museum is struggling to preserve and promote its identity as a …

Zoos ‘not appropriate in 2017,’ CEO of travel company says


Is a zoo visit really an irresponsible trip to take?

According to UK-based travel company World Animals News, Responsible Travel declared it will no longer offer trips that include visits to zoos.

“Our conclusion is that zoos are not appropriate …

A Singing Cowboy, A Millionaire And Rifles Dominate Montana Special Election


Rob Quist, the Democrat who’s running for an open U.S. House race in Montana, campaigns at the University of Montana on April 27, 2017. Quist is a political newcomer who’s well-known country singer in the state.

Democrats are hoping that …

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