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US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama, seen here during a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, announced pledges to reduce greenhouse gases.; Credit: NPR — HUANG JINGWEN/Xinhua /Landov The unexpected deal was announced yesterday out of the Asian-Pacific Economic Summit in Beijing, and apparently was negotiated in secret over the […]

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama, seen here during a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, announced pledges to reduce greenhouse gases.; Credit: NPR — HUANG JINGWEN/Xinhua /Landov The unexpected deal was announced yesterday out of the Asian-Pacific Economic Summit in Beijing, and apparently was negotiated in secret over the […]

Herbie Hancock’s latest cross-over: From musician to author

Herbie Hancock’s latest cross-over: From musician to author

Musician Herbie Hancock performs onstage at the “Keep on Keepin’ On” Concert during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 19, 2014 in New York City.; Credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Very few artists can master a singular musical genre, but even fewer can combine multiple […]

Herbie Hancock’s latest cross-over: From musician to author

Herbie Hancock’s latest cross-over: From musician to author

Musician Herbie Hancock performs onstage at the “Keep on Keepin’ On” Concert during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 19, 2014 in New York City.; Credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Very few artists can master a singular musical genre, but even fewer can combine multiple […]

West LA veterans facility slow to help homeless

West LA veterans facility slow to help homeless

People walk past a homeless war veteran explaining his plight hoping for assistance while standing along Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, on August 22, 2012. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images The new director of the West Los Angeles Veterans Home, Thomas Bucci, is tasked with speeding up  the slow progress of the half-empty facility. […]

West LA veterans facility slow to help homeless

West LA veterans facility slow to help homeless

People walk past a homeless war veteran explaining his plight hoping for assistance while standing along Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, on August 22, 2012. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images The new director of the West Los Angeles Veterans Home, Thomas Bucci, is tasked with speeding up  the slow progress of the half-empty facility. […]

West LA veterans facility slow to help homeless

West LA veterans facility slow to help homeless

People walk past a homeless war veteran explaining his plight hoping for assistance while standing along Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, on August 22, 2012. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images The new director of the West Los Angeles Veterans Home, Thomas Bucci, is tasked with speeding up  the slow progress of the half-empty facility. […]

How celebrity women going ‘au naturel’ impacts female body image

How celebrity women going ‘au naturel’ impacts female body image

(L-R) Alicia Vikander, Keira Knightley, Joe Wright and Domhnall Gleeson attend the “Anna Karenina” New York Special Screening at Florence Gould Hall on November 7, 2012 in New York City.; Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images In an interview with “The Times” of London, Keira Knightley revealed why she posed topless for the September issue of Interview […]

How celebrity women going ‘au naturel’ impacts female body image

How celebrity women going ‘au naturel’ impacts female body image

(L-R) Alicia Vikander, Keira Knightley, Joe Wright and Domhnall Gleeson attend the “Anna Karenina” New York Special Screening at Florence Gould Hall on November 7, 2012 in New York City.; Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images In an interview with “The Times” of London, Keira Knightley revealed why she posed topless for the September issue of Interview […]

Obamacare vs. SCOTUS: Round 2

Obamacare vs. SCOTUS: Round 2

A protester against the US Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Healthcare Act, US President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare legislation, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC; Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images The battle over the Affordable Care Act continues as the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a new challenge to President […]