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Why Thousands of Californians Don’t Have Clean Drinking Water

January 1, 2020
California TodayFriday: How segregation lives on in Central Valley water access. Also: A look at Google’s founders.Dec. 6, 2019ImageLala Carbajal in front of an arsenic plant in Lanare that removes arsenic from water. Because of a lack of resources for maintenance, the plant shut down after only three months.Credit...Ryan Christopher Jones for The New York…

‘I Have a Ph.D. in Not Having Money’

December 23, 2019
Medical school is expensive for everyone. But for low-income students, the hidden costs can be prohibitive.David Velasquez, a third-year medical student at Harvard University, said he had $4.80 left in his bank account after signing up for the MCAT test prep.Credit...Kayana Szymczak for The New York TimesPublished Nov. 25, 2019Updated Nov. 26, 2019David Velasquez learned…

Cory Booker Jokes Biden ‘Might Have Been High’ When He Made Marijuana Comments – The New York Times

December 16, 2019
Politics|Cory Booker Jokes Biden ‘Might Have Been High’ When He Made Marijuana CommentsAt the Democratic debate, the New Jersey senator sparred with the former vice president over legalizing marijuana. Senator Cory Booker on screen during the Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta.Credit...Demetrius Freeman for The New York TimesNov. 20, 2019Senator Cory Booker, in an attempt to…

Meghan Markle Says British Tabloids Have Made Her Marriage to Prince Harry ‘Challenging’

October 30, 2019
(LONDON) — The Duchess of Sussex says her first year of marriage to Britain’s Prince Harry has been difficult because of the pressure from Britain’s tabloid press. In an interview broadcast Sunday, Meghan Markle told British TV channel ITV that her British friends warned her not to marry the prince because of the intense media…

‘I Have to Get That’: How Henry Chalfant Became a Graffiti Ambassador

October 23, 2019
The artist’s photographs, a major act of urban historical preservation, are on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.Henry Chalfant at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, where his first United States retrospective is being exhibited.CreditHenry Chalfant/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Jackson Krule for The New York TimesWhen Henry Chalfant arrived in New…

How Washingtonians have shaped and reshaped one neighborhood over more than five decades

September 9, 2018
Black Power activist Stokely Carmichael, (2nd from left), visiting Barry Farm Dwellings in 1967 with community organizers from the Southeast Neighborhood House, including Phil Perkins (far left). (Image courtesy Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution The story of Washington, D.C. is really a collection of story lines, each one focused on a different neighborhood. While

U.S. Police Have Shot Dead 385 People In Five Months: REPORT

November 2, 2015
By Kelly Chen WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. police have shot and killed 385 people during the first five months of this year, a rate of more than two a day, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. The death rate is more than twice that tallied by the federal government over the past decade, a count

Southern States have most to lose from bad Supreme Court Obamacare ruling

June 20, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule by the end of this month in King v. Burwell, a case challenging the legality of health insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income residents of the 34 states that use the federal marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The lawsuit was brought by