Fernando Ramirez fries green plantains in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The bananalike fruit are peeled, cut up, and fried, then flattened and fried again till crisp.
At Andy's Barbershop in Owego, N.Y., John Janosko gets a cut from owner Andy Romano, who has been in business here for 40 years. Janosko says he has been a client for almost that long. The men chat about local company Lockheed Martin, which just lost a big contract for presidential helicopters. Owego was voted the coolest small town in America.
Marita Kabura (right) and Ciza Oleria (left) were gearing up in late June for their second 4th of July in the US. Refugees from a UN in camp in Tanzania, they were resettled a year ago in Clarkston, Ga. Since the 1990s, aid agencies, contracted by the federal government, have resettled thousands of refugees from more than 50 countries in this suburban Atlanta town.
Sample locally grown produce and support farmers in your community by participating in a CSA program.
New coal-fired power plants will capture CO2 and inject it into the earth.
The slow economy has sustained a trend to home-cooked comfort food.
Refugee Bill Clinton Hadam’s tears of frustration in school have ended – and he relishes challenge. But his progress is not considered adequate by federal government standards.
Amid the afternoon carpool rush, a photographer captures a quiet moment of friendship.
The island nation's deep pool of well-trained artists, along with anticipation of political and social changes, have pushed Cuban art to the fore.