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28 March 2015
It took decades of tragedies and illnesses, but a retired teacher in Norco, Louisiana, persuaded Shell Oil to relocate the residents of her neighborhood away from a dangerous chemical plant.
24 March 2015
Ironically, Swanson and his blog actually support pro-Russian views, which seems to have made the incident doubly disappointing in his eyes.
21 March 2015
From fake horns to relocation, today’s wildlife protectors are enlisting new — and often unproven — strategies to save endangered species.
20 March 2015
17 March 2015
TJ’s Vadim Elistratov explains why it’s hard to dismiss the Russian adaptation as a failure, though its creators are clearly afraid of deviating too much from the American show.
15 March 2015
It’s getting more complicated to send money to Somalia, and that's a big deal in places like Minnesota, USA, where some Somali Americans have been wiring cash home for decades.
2 March 2015
1 March 2015
Thousands of highly skilled immigrants are admitted into US each year, but their highly skilled spouses were not allowed to work. But that's about to change.
In a challenge to the power of the Russian presidency, five State Duma deputies recently proposed legislation aimed at rolling back Russia's ban on Western food imports.
23 February 2015
The "Birdman" director electrified Twitter with his acceptance speech at the Oscars, discussing the Mexican government and the situation of Mexican immigrants in the United States.