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Frequent, low-intensity fires known as prescribed burns are one of the best ways to stop wildfires. So why isn’t California lighting more of them?

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Adapting the Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen” for the big screen gave the director Stephen Chbosky an opportunity to interpret some of the show’s themes in fresh visual ways. In this sequence, the lead character Evan Hansen (Ben Platt) is strug...

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The Death Cleaner: Cleaning Up After Death Is His Business - Op-Docs.

The Death Cleaner: Cleaning Up After Death Is His Business - Op-Docs.

Death is Donovan Tavera’s business. For nearly 20 years, Tavera has been a forensic cleaner in Mexico City, providing families of the deceased with the solace of a clean home. For mourning families, his services become integral to their healing pr...

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Watch Jessica Chastain Take a Stand in ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ - Anatomy of a Scene.

An outdoor barbecue turns into a forum for uncomfortable debate in this scene from “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.” The film, which chronicles the rise and fall of the televangelist couple Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, stars Andrew Garfield and Jessica Chas...

Don’t Go Tellin' Your Momma: Remixing the Black ABCs - Op-Docs.

Don’t Go Tellin' Your Momma: Remixing the Black ABCs - Op-Docs.

The Black ABCs were once taught across the United States. Created in 1970 by two Chicago teachers and the Society for Visual Education, the cards and posters linked the 26 letters of the alphabet with language and imagery that reflected the lives ...

The Truth Takes a Journalist - The New York Times

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