Lauren Frayer Contributor, Madrid

Lauren Frayer

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How The U.K. Government Is Trying To Fix Divisions Caused By Brexit

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Demonstrators support former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont in front of the regional parliament in Barcelona on Tuesday. Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium to avoid arrest for leading a secession bid, is facing possible charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds and faces arrest if he returns from Brussels. Alex Caparros/Getty Images hide caption

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Sturgill Simpson, seen performing at the 2017 Grammys, is one of the featured artists in Oxford American's Southern music issue about Kentucky. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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'Oxford American' Takes On The Sounds Of Contemporary Kentucky

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In 'Green,' A Pre-Teen Wisens Up To His Privilege

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Rosi Alvarez celebrated her quinceañera in Cuba, her father's home country. Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Family Is The Life Of The Party In HBO Doc 'A Quinceañera Story'

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Crowds will gather again for New Year's Eve celebrations in New York's Times Square, but Twitter has other suggestions for midnight entertainment. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Twitter Wants To Help You Welcome 2018 With One Climactic Musical Moment

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The Western District police station in Baltimore, Md., seen in July, was the backdrop to violent clashes between police and rioters in 2015, following the death of Freddie Gray. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Baltimore Residents Blame Record-High Murder Rate On Lower Police Presence

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Five-year-old TyLon Pittman thought the Grinch was going to steal Christmas, so he called the police in Byram, Miss. Officer Lauren Develle wanted to assure TyLon that the police department had it under control, so she set up an arrest of the mean, green monster. Courtesy of Kim Smith hide caption

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How A 5-Year-Old Made Sure The Grinch Didn't Steal Christmas This Year

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A Complicated Man, Outlined Clearly In Emily Wilson's New 'Odyssey'

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Heidi Hartmann, the president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research, says women in retail lost hundreds of thousands of jobs over the last year, and men gained more than 100,000 jobs. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Analysis Shows Women Lost Jobs In Retail Last Year, Though Men Gained

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Why The Holiday Season Is Often Announcement Season Too

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A Dose Of El Gordo, One Of Spain's Holiday Traditions

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Catalans Unsure Of Next Steps Following Independence Vote And Leadership Removal

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Spain Issues Arrest Warrant For Catalan Leader

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