The cast of the film ‘Spotlight’ reacts after they won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards.
From Chris Rock's opening monologue to red carpet hits (and misses), our experts analyze key moments from this year's Academy Awards.
Earth’s city lights.
NASA Visible Earth
Hundreds of cities worldwide have pledged to act against climate change. New York City's experience rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy offers useful lessons about making urban areas more resilient.
A woman cries beside a truck carrying 136 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. They will be buried at the massacre memorial on July 11.
Twenty years after the mass killings of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995 during the Balkan War, Europeans still grapple with the legacy of genocide.
Self-identifying as black is anyone’s right, but the lies are what do the most damage.
Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman Review via AP/file 2015
Blacks need allies, not avatars.
Alejandro G. Inarritu’s Birdman took home four awards, including Best Picture.
Indies to the rescue, the quiet power of foreign language films, Gen-X's crowning moment. All – and more – are covered by our experts, who weigh in on this year's Oscars.
Rapper Kanye West’s new album Yeezus reflects on race and discrimination in present day America.
This month, rapper Kanye West’s highly anticipated new album Yeezus was released at perhaps one of the coolest launch events ever. His latest single New Slaves was simultaneously featured on 66 screens…
Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” set in the context of slavery, depicts stark racial stereotypes.
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This year, America will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, a presidential decree that effectively abolished slavery in all states in rebellion during the Civil…