Cultural critic Diran Adebayo says the riots in the UK are rooted in materialism and believes people need to be reminded they're valued for more than the things they possess.
Henry Street Settlement provides a range of social services for low-income New Yorkers, including a summer day camp for children. Corporate donations to the agency fell off after the 2008 financial crisis.
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Yemenis walk past Saint Anthony Church in the southern city of Aden in 2010. Two months ago, tens of thousands of residents fled to Aden from their homes in Zinjibar after militants stormed the town. The displaced persons are now camped out in schools in Aden.
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Christina Brown has had little luck getting child support from her ex-husband, who is a member of the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians. Tribal governments and any employee of a tribal firm, including casinos, are not obligated to follow state child support orders that allow the government to garnish the wages of a parent who refuses to pay.
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Brooklyn has served as a literary muse for many. Journalist and critic Evan Hughes has written a literary biography of the borough, which includes writers such as Walt Whitman, Richard Wright and Alfred Kazin.
Patrons at a 2007 New York Philharmonic concert in Central Park. The Philharmonic abruptly cancelled its annual summer concert series this year for the first time since 1965.
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