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After the viral controversy involving Native American Nathan Phillips and a group of catholic students, many jumped to the teens’ defense. But they lost my sympathy the moment they donned MAGA hats and t-shirts—even if they were otherwise innocent.
We cannot let our guard down when it comes to feminism and the protection of women’s rights, especially when a blatant misogynist is seated at the White House. To help keep a watchful eye this year, here are the best and worst moments for women and feminism in 2018.
A list of five State of the Union addresses that changed the course of world history.
For many Americans, Mexico is either a beach resort destination or a country run by drug lords 'Narcos' style. But most of these ideas are wrong. So, collaborator Dennise Jimenez made a list of five basic things you need to stop believing about the border.
Trump backs off his threat of closing the Border but threatens Mexico with a 25 percent tariff on cars if they don't stop immigration.
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Kim Kardashian West dropped at the White House to promote a program with ride-sharing app Lyft that would provide gift cards for ex-convicts.
Learn the true story behind Valery Legasov, the scientist who led the containment efforts after the Chernobyl disaster and paid with his own life.
A voice to match the looks and work of Frida Kahlo, Mexico’s most iconic female artist, has resurfaced.
The dictatorship of Alberto Fujimori in Peru committed crimes against humanity on a large scale: over 300,000 indigenous women suffered compulsory sterilization under his rule.
Daenerys, "The Mad Queen" of Game of Thrones, has nothing on the cruelest and most incredibly bloodthirsty rulers in history.
New Yorkers woke up and found something shocking: cages with what looked like small children placed several spots in Manhattan and Brooklyn
The number Americans who settle south of the border is rising, and 90% of them have overstayed their visas, yet Mexico happily takes them in.
Business is booming in Chernobyl as tourism soars after HBO's show aired. But, as it turns out, that's actually not a good thing.