Flint, Michigan: the story of a modern American city

Photographer Zackary Canepari arrived in Flint in 2012, before a scandal about tainted water brought the city to international attention. For six years he has documented a place of struggle, and strength Flint is a city long infamous for poverty, crime, and more recently the water crisis that has plagued…

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Super-snake: hybrid pythons could pose new threat to Florida Everglades

A genetic study has found that some specimens of the invasive reptile that has decimated local wildlife are a mixture of two Asian species which could make it an even more formidable predator From carnivorous giant lizards to toxic climbing tree frogs, the Florida Everglades have become a haven to…

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Drama grips court as Manafort lawyers accuse Rick Gates of multiple affairs

Defense lawyers bid to damage Gatess credibility by asking if he failed to disclose four affairs prompting an instant objection Defence lawyers for Paul Manafort made a last-ditch attempt on Wednesday to torpedo the key witness at his trial by asking whether he failed to disclose four extramarital affairs. Attorney…

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Portland far-right rally: police charge counterprotesters with batons drawn

Police in riot gear use stun grenades and pepper spray on leftwing groups protesting against Patriot Prayer marchers A rally by rightwing group Patriot Prayer in Portland, Oregon, culminated in a police charge on counterprotesters on Saturday, as a demonstration once again brought disorder and violence to the citys downtown…

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Trump beholden to Putin? Summit does nothing to dispel impression

The US president fails to stand up for national interests during bewildering press conference Vladimir Putin will go down in history as one of the most astonishing ever. The US president took Putins side over that of his own intelligence community, and refused to acknowledge that Hillary Clinton when she…

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Trump administration’s opposition to breastfeeding resolution sparks outrage

US delegation to the World Health Assembly reportedly deployed threats to try to browbeat nations into backing off the resolution Advocates for improved nutrition for babies have expressed outrage over reports that the Trump administration bullied other governments in an attempt to prevent the passage of an international resolution promoting…

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Anthony Bourdain, TV chef and travel host, found dead aged 61

CNN, which aired Bourdains show Parts Unknown, confirmed his death and said it was suicide The girlfriend of TV chef Anthony Bourdain has paid tribute to his brilliant, fearless spirit as friends and family reacted with shock to his death at the age of 61. CNN, which hosted Bourdains globetrotting…

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