Fatima Mahmoud visits her destroyed home where her husband’s remains still lie. (Video: Tamer El-Ghobashy; photo: Alice Martins)
Syria: Reflections From A Shattered Land
Six months after the Islamic State was evicted from its self-proclaimed capital, Raqqa is a city sown with rubble, explosives and an uneasy mixture of despair and determination to rebuild. Its destruction and slow recovery is fueling the sentiment that the United States wrecked the city but is unwilling to help put it back together.
A fellow passenger emotionally described how he and others tried to save the woman who died when she was pulled partly through a window after one of its engines exploded in midair.
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Today’s demonstrations — including 2,000 people expected at the White House — are part of a surge of student-led activism after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida two months ago.
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If confirmed, Jackson, a Navy rear admiral who led a small team of surgeons in Iraq and now heads a staff of 70 at the White House, would take the reins of an agency of more than 375,000 employees and a budget of more than $185 billion. But because Jackson has little track record in public policy, his views remain largely a mystery.
The tour, scheduled to last 90 minutes, was halfway done when D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. disappeared.
The Past, Rediscovered
A new documentary, “The Six,” examines the fate of the survivors, whose story has largely remained untold or distorted, owing to a racially hostile environment toward Chinese people in the West at the turn of the 20th century.
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Where most laws require people to do something criminal before they could be arrested, vagrancy laws have made it criminal simply to be a certain type of person.
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The fourth series in Shonda Rhimes’s television empire came to an end Thursday, but its legacy includes the need to live-tweet appointment TV.
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