War & Peace

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A Syrian man carried a child who was retrieved from a collapsed building following a reported U.S. coalition air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Sakhur in the northern city of Aleppo in July 2016. (Photo: Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty)
Scores of civilians, including more than 30 children, have been killed in recent days as an escalated air assault led by the United States continues in eastern Syria despite warnings from the United Nations over the careless and indiscriminate attacks. An early morning airstrike in the town of Mayadeen on Friday killed more than "80 relatives of...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A majority of people in eight countries say they are ready to change their...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In total, President Donald Trump's budget blueprint calls for more than $1 trillion in cuts to domestic spending.(Photo: Shawn Thew/EPA/Newscom)
President Donald Trump officially unveiled his budget on Tuesday and made clear...

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Thursday, on what would have been his 24th birthday, a Bronx intersection was renamed for Kalief Browder, the 16-year-old boy flung into New York's brutal Rikers Prison after being wrongly accused of stealing a backpack. There he endured three years of "documented torture" - two in solitary - before charges were dropped and he was freed. Two traumatized years later, he hanged himself. A version of his “American tragedy," Kalief once said, "happens every day."