Bess Myerson, center, was crowned Miss America in 1945, but was turned away from hotels that did not admit Jews when she went on tour.
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Incidents of antisemitism in the US have risen to historic levels, and the White House has vowed to fight them.
Many Americans in their early 50s take care of older loved ones.
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Republicans are pressing for policy changes based on a misconception that hardly anyone who gets help buying groceries with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits is employed.
A Venezuelan asylum-seeker carries his daughter before they cross the Rio Grande into Brownsville, Texas.
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Title 42 has triggered criticisms from immigration advocates and public health experts. But the end of the controversial policy may mean fewer asylum seekers crossing the US border.
Dominion Voting Systems CEO John Poulos, second from left, with members of his legal team leaving the courthouse after a settlement with Fox News on April 18, 2023, in Wilmington, Del.
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Dominion’s settlement of its defamation suit against Fox News provided a solution for Dominion – but it did nothing to help journalism.
Used cars that get exported from places like Europe, Japan and the U.S. are most often shipped to countries in Africa where they are resold.
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Older imported cars pose risks to motorists and spew pollution. Some countries, including Ghana, are taking steps to limit the harms of this piece of the vehicle life cycle.
Who’s in control?
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AI is poised to reshape parts of US culture and society. Have tech developments raced ahead of our ability to understand the consequences?
The bestselling title is already a serious contender for the Game Awards’ Game of the Year.
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Despite calls to boycott the game by trans activists, the game has proved wildly popular – particularly among Black gamers.
Guerillas from the Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) pictured in 1990.
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Policies that reduce poverty, inequality and socioeconomic insecurity lower the incentive to engage in or tolerate terrorism.
There are no standards for what it takes to be a journalist.
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A news organization doesn’t have to publish or broadcast the facts or the truth. And there are no standardized requirements to be a journalist.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, left, and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen announce their new trade agreement.
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A newly approved trade deal could be an opportunity to return Northern Ireland’s political attention to pressing issues of health care, housing, energy costs and inflation.
Israelis protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s judicial overhaul plan outside the parliament in Jerusalem, March 27, 2023.
Three scholars examine the implications of the crisis roiling Israel as hundreds of thousands of people protest across country.
A member of Israel’s military reserves takes part in a protest on March 16, 2023 in Bnei Brak, a city east of Tel Aviv.
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Israel’s leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, has fired the country’s defense minister. That deepened the country’s crisis over proposed judicial reforms that even military reservists have protested.
Muslim students may request special accommodations during the Islamic month of fasting.
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Federal law protects students’ rights to request some religious accommodations, including during the month of Ramadan.
Kenyans protest against police extrajudicial killings in Nairobi in December 2022.
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Alternatives to violent policing already exist in the daily practices of Nairobi residents who don’t depend on the police for safety.
Outside Signature Bank headquarters in New York City. Regulators closed the bank on March 12, 2023.
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The recent collapse of three banks has lawmakers debating whether stricter regulations will prevent other banks from meeting the same fate.
U.S. women earn 82% of what U.S. men earn — and the gap is significantly higher for Black and Hispanic women.
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A negotiation expert offers practical tips for getting the salary or promotion you want.
Workers don’t like the current two-tier system, which pays new employees less.
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Results already in from the first direct leadership election in the UAW’s 88-year history present a sharply divided leadership.
Will justices seek to hold social media firms to account for the postings of terrorists?
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Justices are weighing the arguments in two cases that have the potential of changing the way social media platforms operate.
Young Nigerians rallying to support Labour candidate Peter Obi consider themselves part of the ‘Obi-dient’ movement.
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An expert on Nigerian political history explains why the 2023 elections are unique and critical.
Warga Palestina memblokir jalan untuk memprotes penghancuran rumah oleh pemerintah Israel.
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Keputusan untuk menghancurkan rumah milik keluarga seorang pria yang dituduh membunuh tujuh orang di Yerusalem Timur telah memicu pertanyaan tentang legalitas kebijakan Israel.