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  • AP Week in Pictures, North America

    June 26 – July 2, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. The gallery was curated by

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  • AP Week in Pictures, North America

    June 19- June 25, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. The gallery was curated by

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  • America's Five Worst Naval Defeats

    James Holmes Security,  Strategic, operational, tactical: all losses are fair game. Here's What You Need To Remember: It’s important to remain mindful of the low points—if only to ward off hubris while reminding seafarers that institutions must keep up with changing times or find themselves irrelevant. More From The National Interest:  How the F-35 Stealth Fighter Almost Never Happened  Russia Has Missing Nuclear Weapons Sitting on the Ocean Floor  Yes, America Has a ‘Ninja’ Missile  How...

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  • How North Carolina transformed itself into the worst state to be unemployed

    This story was published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. By March, when the coronavirus began accelerating through the United States, Shawn Hill-Watkins had been working as a cashier at a Food Lion supermarket [

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  • How North Carolina transformed itself into the worst state to be unemployed

    By March, when the coronavirus began accelerating through the United States, Shawn Hill-Watkins had been working as a cashier at a Food Lion supermarket in High Point, North Carolina, for seven months, taking three buses to work and back each day. She couldn’t afford the groceries she was ringing up for customers, but she had [

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  • The 50 best places to live in America, ranked

    Magalie L'AbbT/Getty Images U.S. News & World Report releases a list of the best places to live in America every year. Its 2019 ranking for the best places to live looked at five metrics: job market, value, quality of life, desirability, and net migration. The best place to live in America is Austin, Texas, followed by Denver, Colorado. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories When deciding where to put down roots, many factors are in the eye of the beholder, such as climate,...

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  • Darren Aronofsky's Movies Ranked from Worst to Best

    I am never bored by a Darren Aronofsky movie. I may be annoyed, I may be inspired, I may be confounded, but I’m never bored. He is an exhilarating and exasperating filmmaker, completely driven to put his audience’s soul in a vice. And yet there’s diversity in his filmography as it swings from gut-wrenching horrors to cerebral nightmares to melancholy conclusions. His films are big, bold, and ambitious, and while they don’t always work 100% of the time, I’m glad that he’s found a way to keep...

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