Humza Deas isn't even 18 yet, but his photography is already a sensation. His shots from atop New York City's buildings and landmarks have earned him a huge Instagram following, a print-selling business and a New York Magazine cover.
The wildly popular tweet was aimed at a nation that stigmatized all Africans during the Ebola outbreak. While the US government recommends all its citizens get inoculations, including one for measles, many states allow exemptions for personal or philosophical concerns. Immigrants, however, don't enjoy that choice.
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Erik Bruner-Yang's already got one of the hottest restaurants in the nation's capital: a ramen shop called Toki Underground. But recently, he opened an Asian market, something he says is sorely lacking in Washington. The market's called Honeycomb, and the whole point, Bruner-Yang says, is to utilize as many local ingredients as possible.
Even the Israeli prime minister's usual supporters — and much of the Israeli public — question Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to address Congress on March 3 without an invitation from President Obama. The address, at the request of House Speaker John Boehner, comes two weeks before Israeli elections. Is Bibi being savvy, or playing the pawn?
With the ruble tanking and the US moving to aid Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has fewer and fewer good options to shore up his country's position. And that may end in an even bigger crisis than the current one.
The name of Argentina's foreign minister, Hector Timerman, was on a draft copy of an arrest note by a slain prosecutor. The prosecutor had been investigating the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center.
Golshid Mola wanted to create a marketplace for the works of underground Iranian designers and artists. But American sanctions against Iran make her goal, and the goals of other Iranian American entrepreneurs, all but impossible.
The 18-year-old actress and fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson started an online magazine three years ago as a safe place for teen girls curious about the wider world. It features frank talk and a chance to ask advice from celebrities. Comedian Stephen Colbert to singer Karen O are among those whose stepped up to the videocam for the site.
The city of Marseille, France’s second biggest, is home to the country’s largest Muslim population. About one in four of its residents are Muslims. Yet you’d be hard pressed to find a single proper mosque in town.