New top story from Time: The White House Still Won’t Condemn the Minnesota Mosque Attack

Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka said Tuesday that the White House will remain silent about the August 5 attack on a Minnesota mosque until the results of the investigation are finalized.

A bomb was thrown through the window of a mosque, the Dar Al Farooq Community Center in Bloomington, Minn. on August 5. No one was injured, but worshipers were in the building when the bomb was thrown. The FBI has taken the lead on the investigation. Although the Department of Homeland Security issued a statement that day stating they were in contact with Minnesota officials and expressing support for people to freely worship their religion, neither Donald Trump nor the White House has issued an official statement.

“When we have some kind of finalized investigation, absolutely,” Gorka said on MSNBC Tuesday when asked about a response. “There’s a great rule; all initial reports are false, you have to check them you have to know who the perpetrators are. We’ve [...]  read more

New top story from Time: Remembering Arlene Gottfried: Legendary New York City Street Photographer

Arlene Gottfried chronicled life the way she saw it, thriving on the energy on the streets, roaming and recording everything she felt through a deeply empathetic and loving lens. “My mother used to say ‘Arlene– just don’t wander!’ Then I started wandering,” she told TIME in 2011, “but I got a camera because it gave it a little more meaning…a life of wandering is really what it all is.”

Gottfried, who died at 66 on Aug. 8 of complications from cancer, according to her family, was born and raised in Brooklyn with her sister, Karen, who became a muse for much of her work, and a surprisingly camera shy brother, the comedian Gilbert Gottfried. After attending the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, she began working in the world of commercial photography at a time that she would describe as “male-dominated.” She earned a living but eventually began freelancing for publications like The New York Times Magazine[...]  read more

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