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The True Story Of The Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph

The True Story Of The Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph

The "Migrant Mother" photo is iconic — but if the subject had her way, she wouldn't be the face of the Great Depression.
Where Al-Qaeda Began: 48 Photos From The Soviet-Afghan War

Where Al-Qaeda Began: 48 Photos From The Soviet-Afghan War

The events that transpired during the war would yield effects that the world continues to deal with today.
48 Snapshots Of Life In The Real Wild West

48 Snapshots Of Life In The Real Wild West

John Wayne-type films got some things about the American West right -- but even more things wrong.
New Orleans Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments Amid Fiery Protests

New Orleans Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments Amid Fiery Protests

Pro-removal groups argue that the monuments represent the city's racist past while opponents claim that we can't simply erase history.
Solar-Powered Water Wheel Removes Over 1 Million Pounds Of Trash From Baltimore Waterways

Solar-Powered Water Wheel Removes Over 1 Million Pounds Of Trash From Baltimore Waterways

All Mr. Trash Wheel needs to operate is sun and moving water.
Most Texans Oppose Trump’s Border Wall, New Poll Shows

Most Texans Oppose Trump’s Border Wall, New Poll Shows

Surveys show that just 35 percent of Texans want a wall that will likely cost $70 billion to build.
Giraffes On Way To “Silent Extinction” Due To American Trophy Hunting, Conservationists Say

Giraffes On Way To “Silent Extinction” Due To American Trophy Hunting, Conservationists Say

The giraffe population in sub-Saharan Africa has seen a sharp 40% drop in the past 30 years, largely caused by American tourists "trophy hunting."
California City: California’s Biggest, Emptiest Town

California City: California’s Biggest, Emptiest Town

California's third-largest city – the 34th-largest in the country – is a near-ghost town. Where did California City come from, why is it so empty, and what lies in store for this odd collection of paved roads in the desert?
Domestic Spying, Blackmail, And Murder: Inside The FBI’s COINTELPRO

Domestic Spying, Blackmail, And Murder: Inside The FBI’s COINTELPRO

How the Cold War-era FBI took down countless U.S. citizens deemed to be enemies of the state and got away with it.
United Airlines CEO Says No One Will Lose Their Job Over Plane-Dragging Incident

United Airlines CEO Says No One Will Lose Their Job Over Plane-Dragging Incident

Oscar Munoz made the announcement on Tuesday.
Silicon Valley CEO Caught Beating Wife Nine Times On Video, Gets 30 Days In Jail

Silicon Valley CEO Caught Beating Wife Nine Times On Video, Gets 30 Days In Jail

Not even a recorded video or police record seemed to have an impact on the sentence.