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Archive for January 15th, 2018
After the letter she signed sparked a backlash, the French actress said she needs to provide "clarification."
The Google Arts & Culture app, allowing users to compare their selfies to famous works of art, took a top spot in the app store over the weekend and took over social media.
Susan Berger spent a year taking photos of 33 streets named after the civil rights icon in 17 states and the District of Columbia, There are an estimated 900 such streets in the U.S.
The 16th century epidemic, likely set off or exacerbated by European invaders, was one of the most deadly in human history. New evidence traces it to a type of salmonella that causes a deadly fever.
The agency scrapped plans to tell Americans what to do in a nuclear attack. Instead, it will focus on the flu. The decision came before Saturday's false alert of a ballistic missile attack.
Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked the day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King's children spoke out against President Trump.
Some trucks and drivers were positioned in advance of the storm and were reaching victims within an hour of the mudslide.
People gathered outside the Santa Barbara County courthouse Sunday evening to pay tribute to the 20 people who were killed in the devastation. "Our whole community is devastated," one attendee said.
Crews are still working to clear debris basins and creek canals before another rainstorm hits the area. The mudslides have killed 20 people so far, and three remain missing.
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Almost 700, 000 people are currently enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to Pew Research, and more than 200, 000 of them are living in California.
Gianna and Dee Kerrison collect the work of African Americans and other artists of color that tell a story.
A new focus on gender and pay inequality in the entertainment industry involving Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams has earned the spotlight.
There is less focus on the perfect representative of blackness to participate in black activism, says one Cal State LA Pan-African Studies professor.
Martin Luther King Jr. told the UCLA crowd on April 27, 1965, that civil rights still had "a long, long way" to go.
It was once named Santa Barbara Ave. But Celes King III saw an opportunity to rename it ahead of the 1984 Summer Olympics.
It's hard to make sense of any tragedy — especially the deadly mudslide in Montecito. But this weekend, that task fell to a handful of local faith leaders.