The United Nations was going to be located in the United States -- that much was sure. But just where the new headquarters, the new capital of the world, would be located, was much debated back in the 1940s. A new book looks at that battle.
Every four years, a president is sworn in to office in the United States. Traditionally, that person, delivers an address to the nation, laying out priorities for his term. But typically, when that president is doing so for the second time, it's a shorter address.
Art Basel Miami Beach, the country's buzziest art fair,is in full swing. Dozens of temporary galleries have popped up during the fair, including 'Moving the Still,' an exhibition made up entirely of GIFs, are tiny animations made from looping together.
After becoming a national phenomenon in his home country of Sierra Leone, Janke Nabay struggled for years to break through the American music scene. His eclectic interpretation of "bubu," traditional Sierra Leonean music with roots in 500-year-old mythology, eventually found a home in Brooklyn. Nabay's debut album came out Aug. 7.
The emergency response team in Oak Creek, Wis., has received high praise for its timely and response to Sunday's shooting. But an emergency medical expert says a response like that is the exception, not the rule. He calls the ambulance system in the United States a public policy disaster.
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