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The Era of Prohibition and how it changed the United States forever

 05/22/2017 - 12:56
American Spirits uses a mix of artifacts and engaging visitor activities to take you back to a time from the start of the temperance movement all the way to the repeal of the 18th Amendment.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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The critically acclaimed exhibit that brings the story of Prohibition vividly to life returns for a limited engagement at the National Constitution Center

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
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American Spirits uses a mix of artifacts and engaging visitor activities to take you back to a time from the start of the temperance movement all the way to the repeal of the 18th Amendment.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Orient Express: Trump travels to Israel to discuss peace process

 05/22/2017 - 05:49
The US Air Force One carrying US President Donald J. Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump approaches Ben Gurion Airport, in Lod outside Tel Aviv, Israel, May 22, 2017. EPA/JIM HOLLANDER

US President will tour Tel Aviv and Jerusalem today, after a weekend in Ryadh, prioritizing trade deals over human rights concerns. During his visit to Israel, Trump is expected to meet prime minister with Benjamin Netanyahu and later with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to discuss an eternal goal: an "ultimate peace deal."

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 5:00am
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The US Air Force One carrying US President Donald J. Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump approaches Ben Gurion Airport, in Lod outside Tel Aviv, Israel, May 22, 2017. EPA/JIM HOLLANDER

Under a blanket of doubt

 05/18/2017 - 15:52
A poco menos de cuatro meses en el poder, el presidente Donald Trump enfrenta una tormenta política sin precendentes en los últimos años. Foto: EFE.
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The abrupt dismissal of James Comey as director of the FBI followed by a report from The Washington Post regarding the President secretly disclosing highly classified information to Russian officials, is the latest chapter of a troubled - and still very short - story of Donald Trump in The White House.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:15pm
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The explosive character of the president has put him several times in the eye of the hurricane. In this trill Trump practically blackmails the ex-director of the FBI and warns to him of the existence of some recordings in case he decides to speak with the press. EFE.

[OP-ED]: Globalization’s false sins

 05/17/2017 - 08:26
Las importaciones a menudo son más baratas que los productos norteamericanos, ayudan especialmente a las familias de bajos ingresos, cuyos presupuestos constan de más productos manufacturados, donde el descenso de los precios fue agudo.
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Globalization has gotten a bad rap. The Trump White House associates it with all manner of economic evil, especially job loss. The administration has made undoing the damage a central part of its economic strategy. This will almost certainly fail and disappoint, because globalization’s ill-effects have been wildly exaggerated.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 8:00am
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Imports are often cheaper than U.S. products. Think clothes, shoes, consumer electronics. Trade especially aids lower-income households whose budgets are weighted toward manufactured products, where price declines have been steep.

Bajo un manto de dudas

 05/16/2017 - 14:56
A poco menos de cuatro meses en el poder, el presidente Donald Trump enfrenta una tormenta política sin precendentes en los últimos años. Foto: EFE.
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La abrupta despedida del director del FBI y las acusaciones de haber compartido información clasificada al gobierno ruso, generaron un huracán político que pone a prueba la aparente invulnerabilidad del presidente Trump. ¿Podrá el mandatario reponerse de una crisis autoinfligida? 

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:15pm
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A poco menos de cuatro meses en el poder, el presidente Donald Trump enfrenta una tormenta política sin precendentes en los últimos años. Foto: EFE.

"Cops Helping Kids" for 70 years. The Police Athletic League's Anniversary Gala

 05/11/2017 - 12:31
The Police Athletic League held its 70th Anniversary Awards Gala honoring ondividuals for their leadership.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Awards presented to individuals displaying a passion to giving back to the youth of Philadelphia

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:15am
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The Police Athletic League held its 70th Anniversary Awards Gala honoring individuals for their leadership.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Los Republicanos de la Cámara dan el primer paso para derogar Obamacare

 05/05/2017 - 16:11
Manifestación por Obamacare. Foto cortesía de Creative Commons.

[OP-ED]: Trump’s stock boom -- illusion or reality?

 04/25/2017 - 10:10
Stock valuations are tricky. With hindsight, the market can stay above or below levels reflecting economic fundamentals for long stretches. Whatever the case today, stocks are nowhere near the absurd heights of the “tech bubble” at the turn of the century. EFE
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The last thing President Trump now needs is for the stock market to go south on him. After all, he’s got worries aplenty: abroad, North Korea, Syria, Russia and Brexit; at home, the stalled effort to repeal Obamacare; and uncertainty surrounding “tax reform.” Compared with this tapestry of troubles, the stock market has been a splendid blessing.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:30am
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Stock valuations are tricky. With hindsight, the market can stay above or below levels reflecting economic fundamentals for long stretches. Whatever the case today, stocks are nowhere near the absurd heights of the “tech bubble” at the turn of the century. EFE

A Guatemalan indigenous land rights activist wins the Goldman Environmental Prize

 04/25/2017 - 03:26
Guatemalan indigenous leader Rodrigo Tot poses during an interview with EFE in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

Rodrigo Tot, born in central Guatemala during the mining boom of the 1960s, spent much of his 59 years in a tenacious battle against the mining industry in the Lake Izabal region.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:15am
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Guatemalan indigenous leader Rodrigo Tot poses during an interview with EFE in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

Mother of four deported to Mexico despite having no criminal record

 04/20/2017 - 04:27
Maribel Trujillo and her family. Screenshot

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