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Today's overconsumption has contributed to making the $2 trillion clothing industry the world's second-largest industrial polluter — right behind big oil. D.C. is shining a... [Read More]
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As pundits on both sides of the Florida Straits debate the State Department's Oct. 3 decision to kick out two-thirds of the staff at Cuba's... [Read More]
Special envoys don't seem so special under the Trump administration, which wants to significantly trim down the State Department and eliminate representatives for specific issues... [Read More]
Special envoy positions for the Arctic, climate change, Burma, Libya, the Great Lakes region in Africa, Sudan and South Sudan would be folded into their... [Read More]
As 2017 draws to a close, humanity's capacity to deal with crisis and conflict appears to be at a breaking point. New conflicts erupted in... [Read More]
A compelling exhibition at the Mexican Cultural Institute explores their enduring traditions and bloody tragedies through artwork by Chicano and Latino artists from the 1970s... [Read More]
At "Bosch to Bloemaert: Early Netherlandish Drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam," it is the unknown aspects of the images that stay with... [Read More]
There's a link between obesity and 40 percent of all the cancers diagnosed in the United States, health officials reported Tuesday. That doesn't mean... [Read More]
By all accounts, Estonia has succeeded beyond anyone's imagination. A member of both the European Union and NATO since 2004 (and the eurozone since 2011),... [Read More]
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A war of words between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un intensified in September when Trump threatened in a speech at the... [Read More]
In recent months, biblical flooding in Houston, a devastating string of hurricanes in the Caribbean and deadly wildfires in California have thrust the discussion of... [Read More]
Studies have documented the dangers of sleepiness in terms of health risks such as obesity and depression, as well as in diminished academic performance, but... [Read More]
Pollution led to more than 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015, or 1 in 6 deaths that year, a new report reveals. Air pollution,... [Read More]
A new exhibition built around the Phillips Collection's iconic impressionist masterpiece "Luncheon of the Boating Party" takes visitors behind the scenes of the rich world... [Read More]
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The most extensive list of international events in Washington, DC. [Read More]
D.C. foodies mark your calendars: the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain is hosting a month-long festival in October celebrating tasty treats from the... [Read More]
The sensitive, timely theme of "Safe & Sound" connects a series of exhibitions, seminars and performances at the House of Sweden, with the beautiful, open... [Read More]
"I AM: An East-West Arts Initiative Organized by CARAVAN" spotlights female artists from a dozen Middle Eastern countries as they confront issues of culture, religion... [Read More]
Perhaps it's no wonder that the nucleus of Signature Theatre's "A Little Night Music" is the one artist in the highly talented cast who doesn't... [Read More]
Henry Skerritt, curator of the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection at the University of Virginia, said the indigenous art on display at the Australian Embassy in... [Read More]
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