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The White House will not celebrate the end of Ramadan

 06/26/2017 - 07:38
A Muslim child prays alongside the adults at the Khairudin mosque to celebrate the Eid al Fitr festival in Amritsar, India today, June 26, 2017. The Eid al Fitr marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. EFE/Raminder Pal Singh

For the first time in two decades, the White House will not celebrate "Iftar" or "Eid," the dinner that commemorates the month of Ramadan, a fundamental religious holiday for Islam.

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A Muslim child prays alongside the adults at the Khairudin mosque to celebrate the Eid al Fitr festival in Amritsar, India today, June 26, 2017. The Eid al Fitr marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. EFE/Raminder Pal Singh

[OP-ED]: Our society is splitting apart at the seams

 06/19/2017 - 17:21
Members of an FBI Evidence Response Team work on the scene of a shootout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. EFE
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Here are some “offenses” that can get you killed by a hate crime these days in America the Broken:

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Members of an FBI Evidence Response Team work on the scene of a shootout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. EFE

Trump: Virginia park shooting suspect died of gunshot wounds

 06/14/2017 - 15:21
People stand near the scene of a shooting at the practice of the Republican congressional baseball team at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 14 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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The suspect in a shooting Wednesday morning at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, a suburb of the United States capital, has died of his wounds.

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People stand near the scene of a shooting at the practice of the Republican congressional baseball team at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 14 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

[OP-ED]: Trump supporters have good reason to take criticism personally

 05/31/2017 - 10:42
Trump didn’t divide America. This country was split long before the real estate mogul began a second career as a politician. He merely exploited those fault lines for his own benefit. EFE
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 The saying goes, “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.”

Likewise, just because President Trump’s supporters take criticism of their guy personally doesn’t mean they aren’t actually being attacked.

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Trump didn’t divide America. This country was split long before the real estate mogul began a second career as a politician. He merely exploited those fault lines for his own benefit. EFE

Investigation of Trump's Charity Wins Pulitzer Prize

 04/11/2017 - 04:53
The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes this year in the categories of best feature writing, best special reporting and best breaking news photography. EFE/JUSTIN LANE
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David A. Fahrenthold won the prize for national reporting, with the judges citing stories that examined Trump's charitable foundation and called into question whether the real estate magnate was as generous as he claimed.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:45am
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The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes this year in the categories of best feature writing, best special reporting and best breaking news photography. EFE/JUSTIN LANE

Puppy Saviours

 12/06/2016 - 03:28
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More than 100 "homeless" dogs in Philadelphia have been saved by the Penn Vet’s Shelter Dog Specialty Medical Treatment Project, a charity program that covers the expenses needed to treat the acute medical problems of shelter dogs in order to give them a better chance of being adopted.

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Dogs displaced by Hurricane Ike are sheltered at the local center set up by the Humane Society. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

“¿Estoy hecho para ésto?”: La realidad de los jóvenes sin hogar en Filadelfia

 11/14/2016 - 18:35
La instalación artística: “¿Estoy hecho para ésto?” Fuente: Comunicado de prensa de Covenant House
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“Un adolescente sin hogar no se parece a lo que probablemente te imagines como un adolescente sin hogar”, explica John Ducoff, director ejecutivo de Covenant House Pennsylvania. “Los adolescentes y los niños se preocupan mucho por las apariencias y por cómo son percibidos. Por esta razón, se vuelven una comunidad invisible, y nuestra misión es sacarlos de la sombra”.

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La instalación artística: “¿Estoy hecho para ésto?” Fuente: Comunicado de prensa de Covenant House

"Am I Cut Out?": The Realities of Philadelphia's Youth Homelessness

 11/14/2016 - 18:29
"Am I Cut Out?" Art Installation. Source: Covenant House Media Release 
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“A homeless teen isn’t what you probably think a homeless teen looks like,”John Ducoff, the Executive Director of Covenant House Pennsylvania, explains.“Teens and kids care too much about keeping up with appearances and how they’re perceived. For that reason, they remain an invisible community, and our mission is to bring them out of the shadows.”

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"Am I Cut Out?" Art Installation. Source: Covenant House Media Release 

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