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Authorities said that they "verbally challenged" Richard Matt, but the escapee was shot when he did not respond. David Sweat, who escaped the prison along with Matt, is still at large.
Prime Minister Habib Essid also said that most of the tourists killed on at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse were British tourists.
A century-long government assimilation program boarded children from their tribes. Now some former students are turning their old school into a Native American cultural center to play their own music.
The Very Rev. Gary Hall says glass windows in honor of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee need to go. "We couldn't with credibility address the race agenda" with the windows in place, he tells NPR.
The isle of Cayo Santiago has been home to at least nine generations of rhesus monkeys since the colony's founding in 1938. Primatologists here seek clues to primate kinship, cognition and ecology.
The unidentified woman was arrested after she removed the flag, defying demands from State Capitol police to come down from the 30-foot pole.
An award-winning photo captures a friendly encounter between a young child and a painted feline.
In India, he was always bumping up against humanity. In the U.S., he found out about personal space. And he wonders: Is something lost when you have to keep your distance?