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Images from Portland show federal law-enforcement agents using military tactics to break up demonstrations against the city’s wishes

Armed federal agents, some from the Department of Homeland Security, have been patrolling the streets of Portland, Oregon, using military tactics and putting protesters into unmarked vans. Demonstrators have reported being arrested by federal agents without explanation as well as being teargassed and hit with impact munitions. In response, the […]
Images from Portland show federal law-enforcement agents using military tactics to break up demonstrations against the city’s wishes
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28 dazzling photos show Pride celebrations across the globe

Over the weekend, people gathered across the world to celebrate Pride. In marches and rallies, demonstrators came out to celebrate the LGBTQ community, and in many cases, support the Black Lives Matter movement. This year marks five decades of celebrating Pride in both the US and UK. These photos show […]
28 dazzling photos show Pride celebrations across the globe
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Photos show how anti-racism protesters in the US and Europe are reclaiming monuments that glorify colonialism, slavery, or the Confederacy

Across the US and Europe, anti-racism protesters have been tearing down and defacing monuments dedicated to colonialists and Confederate soldiers. Protesters have been reclaiming the monuments with messages to support the Black Lives Matter movement and to signify contempt for police, after the death of George Floyd sparked international protests […]
Photos show how anti-racism protesters in the US and Europe are reclaiming monuments that glorify colonialism, slavery, or the Confederacy
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25 vintage photos show how desperate and desolate America looked during the Great Depression, the last time the unemployment rate was as high as it is today

The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the US economy, and unemployment levels have spiked to the highest levels since the Great Depression. The April jobs report showed the unemployment rate spiked to 14.7%. Over the last 7 weeks, more than 33 million people have filed jobless claims. Americans haven’t felt this […]
25 vintage photos show how desperate and desolate America looked during the Great Depression, the last time the unemployment rate was as high as it is today
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Photos reveal a harrowing look at Indonesia’s ‘trash mountain,’ where thousands of poor families make a living by picking through heaps of rotting garbage

Bantar Gebang is one of the world’s largest landfills. Located outside of Jakarta, Indonesia the pile stands more than 15 stories high and 200 football fields in size. It accepts up to 7,000 tons of garbage every day from Jakarta and provides livelihood to thousands of poor families located around […]
Photos reveal a harrowing look at Indonesia’s ‘trash mountain,’ where thousands of poor families make a living by picking through heaps of rotting garbage
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A village in southern England has been paying tribute to essential workers by dressing up scarecrows to look like nurses, farmers, and police officers

In Capel, England, a village located 30 miles south of London, residents have been lining their gardens with scarecrows to pay tribute to essential workers. The giant life-sized dolls are made to depict doctors, nurses, waste collectors, farmers, shop assistants, and postal workers. “We needed to cheer up the village […]
A village in southern England has been paying tribute to essential workers by dressing up scarecrows to look like nurses, farmers, and police officers
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The coldest spring temperatures ever recorded in every state

This winter has been the sixth hottest on record in the US, paving the way for higher temperatures in the spring. But the US hasn’t always experienced such mild temperatures. Many states have had unseasonably cold spring temperatures recorded over the last 100 years. As the season quickly approaches, we’ve […]
The coldest spring temperatures ever recorded in every state