Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A Galapagos fur seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) at Isabela Island, Galapagos Archipelago, in the Pacific Ocean on February 21, 2019. The seal will share its environment with the Pentagon per a new plan from the Ecuadorian government that would extend a landing strip at the region's airport to accommodate U.S. military aircraft.
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Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Syrian refugees are seen outside their makeshift tents at an agricultural field where they set camp in Saadnayel in the Lebanese Bekaa valley on December 12, 2012.
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Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr is a starvation wage. Every worker...


Happy Father's Day to DJ Pryor and his 19-month-old son, Kingston, who just broke the Internet with a home video of the two happily, thoughtfully chatting about the season finale of "Empire." Pryor, a Tennessee comedian, was ambivalent about it. Kingston was...umm...possibly, babblingly in agreement, but it's hard to tell 'cause he can't talk yet. Pure sweet joy. Kudos to Pryor and all the other dads simply present and listening, even if they have no clue what their kids are saying.