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Murder, missing money and cover-up claims: South Carolina family mystery grips America

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It’s a story as thick and unctuous as South Carolina’s low country mud. Those in the know aren’t talking, and those who don’t know are. But with six active investigations, including a murder inquiry, the case of Richa...

Politics aside, Colin Powell was a Black man in America

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Perhaps the most revealing analogy for blackness can be found in the first section of the standard obituary. Most of these life synopses follow a straightforward template, with the first paragraph spelling out the bar...

Solar storm confirms Vikings settled in North America exactly 1,000 anni fa

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Long before Columbus crossed the Atlantic, eight timber-framed buildings covered in sod stood on a terrace above a peat bog and stream at the northern tip of Canada’s island of Newfoundland, evidence that the Vikings ...

Far Cry 6 review – neatly packaged chaos in fictional Latin America

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Far Cry games are often, and not unfairly, characterised as predictable – but after a global pandemic, supermarket shelves running bare and fights breaking out in garage forecourts, who isn’t aching for a little predi...

Is America experiencing an unofficial general strike?

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Last Friday’s jobs report from the US Department of Labor elicited a barrage of gloomy headlines. The New York Times emphasized “weak” jobs growth and fretted that “hiring challenges that have bedeviled employers all ...

A microcosm of segregated America: Michael von Graffenried’s best photograph

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The guy on the left is Frank Palombo, the former chief of police of New Bern in North Carolina, a town I have spent the last 15 years photographing. Nel 2006, an organisation called Swiss Roots invited me to document N...

America faces supply-chain disruption and shortages. Here’s why

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There’s a quiet panic happening in the US economy. Medical labs are running out of supplies like pipettes and petri dishes, summer camps and restaurants are having trouble getting food, and automobile, paint, and elec...

The ‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ still plagues America

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When the late Gwen Ifill used the phrase “Missing White Woman Syndrome” at a 2004 journalism conference, she was responding to news anchor Suzanne Malveaux’s concern that US media outlets had failed to cover internati...

Human footprints thought to be oldest in North America discovered

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New scientific research conducted by archaeologists has uncovered what they believe are the oldest known human footprints in North America. Research done at the White Sands national park in New Mexico discovered the a...

Men on horses chasing Black asylum-seekers? Sadly, America has a precedent

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You’ve probably seen a photograph haunting the internet this week: a white-presenting man on horseback – uniformed, armed and sneering – is grabbing a shoeless Black man by the neck of his T-shirt. The Black man’s fac...

Wildland review: Evan Osnos on the America Trump exploited

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Ever since Donald Trump was inaugurated as president, bookstores have been flooded with volumes attempting to explain America’s unraveling. George Packer’s Last Best Hope, published earlier this year, provided one of ...

Seth Meyers: ‘Why is it easier to vote on America’s Got Talent than it is in America?'

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Seth Meyers panned California’s process for recall elections on Wednesday evening, a day after the current governor, Gavin Newsom, handily defeated an effort to unseat him by the Republican party. “Recalls in Californ...

America mourns as FBI releases declassified 9/11 documents

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Buongiorno. The FBI has released a newly declassified 16-page document related to logistical support provided to two of the Saudi hijackers in the lead-up to the 9/11 attacco terroristico. The document describes contac...

America mourns on 20th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks

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America is mourning the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington that killed nearly 3,000 people and helped shape the 21st century. Joe Biden is due this morning to join families of the vic...

America celebrates Labor Day – but are US workers winning?

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As the US celebrates Labor Day, many employers are still struggling to find enough workers. McDonald’s, Chipotle, Walmart and many other companies have announced sizable wage increases to attract workers, and some eco...

Hurricanes Ida and Nora leave their mark in North and Central America

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The end of last week saw significant hurricane activity in North and Central America. Hurricane Ida swept through Cuba as a category 1 hurricane on Friday and then continued to gain in intensity as it tracked through ...

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