On Mexico’s Border, an Architect Takes Small Steps to the Future – US 247 News

In July 2020 the Mexico City-based architect Fernanda Canales faced a difficult decision. Tapped to participate in a new federal initiative providing hundreds of civic facilities — like libraries, parks and streetscapes — to under-resourced towns across Mexico, she could either work on relatively familiar sites along her city’s periphery or take on a handful … Read more

Texas wildfire: Biggest fire in state history could worsen with strong winds, dry weather – US 247 News

cnn — The wildfire in Texas has already killed two people, demolished hundreds of structures and obliterated thousands of cattle as it became the biggest blaze in the state’s history. And now, weather conditions threaten to make things even worse. Strong winds mixed with dry conditions this weekend are expected to only fuel the array … Read more

On Covering the Arts in California – US 247 News

Although New York is often thought of as the center of the art world, there’s plenty going on in California. The New York Times has been covering California’s ambitious museums, top-notch art schools and adventurous galleries for years. Some of my favorite recent articles discussed how the Los Angeles art scene is eclipsing the Bay … Read more

New Hampshire father who triggered state-wide Amber Alert found, facing murder of children’s mother – US 247 News

Two young children, who prompted an Amber Alert in New Hampshire, they are safe, and their father is in custody after police said he shot and killed their mother. According to New Hampshire Attorney General John M. Formella, 37-year-old Dustin Mark Duren was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 31-year-old Caitlyn Naffziger. Police … Read more

Monica Lewinsky Is the New Face of Reformation – US 247 News

The next act in the career of Monica Lewinsky, the White House intern turned anti-bullying activist, writer and producer? Modeling. Ms. Lewinsky is the star of a new campaign introduced this week by Reformation, a fashion brand. The campaign, called “You’ve Got the Power,” is meant to promote not only the brand, but also voter … Read more