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  • Uniqlo USA Launches Fashion Line for Muslim Women

    Hana Tajima’s collection for Muslim women is all over the map, and in a good way. According to the Pew Research Center, approximately 1 percent of the estimated 322 million Americans practice Islam. That translates to about 3.3 million Muslim Americans in total, and slightly less than 2 million American adults. (That number could be off, […]

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  • Why Not Eating Meat Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

    “For about 10,000 years people and cows have had a mutually beneficial relationship. We gave cows pastures and protected them from predators. They pulled our barges, plows and wagons. About 50 years ago in the United States that fell apart,” says Denis Hayes, president of the Bullitt Foundation and co-author of “Cowed: The Hidden Impact […]

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  • The Rising Cost of the Zika Virus Epidemic

    A Brazilian soldier visits a home to guide residents on how to guard against infestations of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is being suspected of causing the global Zika virus epidemic. Brazil is calling out its latest defense against the Zika virus: the military. Armed with leaflets, some 200,000 troops fanned out across cities, towns […]