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Day: May 29, 2016

2 Dead, Including a Gunman, After a Police Shootout in Houston

Photo Houston police officers blocked an intersection while they responded to a shooting on Sunday. Credit Gary Fountain/Houston Chronicle, via Associated Press Eight people were shot, two of them fatally, on Sunday morning in an eruption of violence that involved a shootout between the Houston police and two men wielding at least one high-powered weapon, […]

Painting through Manila's murky waters

Image copyright TBWASMP Image caption Dirty Watercolour was sparked by the looming loss of a beloved river in the Philippines. In the corner of a room in Manila, an artist dips his paintbrush into a murky mixture. As brush strokes of brown, black and grey sweep across white canvas, the paint leaves behind rough sediments […]

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