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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Ghosts of Segregation

The six faded letters are all that remain, and few people notice them. I would never have seen them if a friend hadn’t pointed them out to me while we walked through New Orleans’s French Quarter. I certainly wouldn’t have realized their significance. On Chartres Street, above a beautifully arched doorway, is a curious and […]

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Deadly White Island Volcano Eruption Leads to Charges

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Almost one year to the day after a deadly volcanic eruption killed 22 people on New Zealand’s White Island, the country’s workplace safety regulator has charged 13 parties for their roles in the disaster. In a televised address on Monday, Phil Parkes, the chief executive of the regulator, WorkSafe, said that […]