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Bernie Sanders Surge Reflects U.S. Shift on Socialism

Washington, D.C.  Free college tuition.  Doubling the minimum wage.  A single-payer, universal health care system.  Those are just a few of the campaign promises by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who does not try to hide that he embraces a form of socialism. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons. The independent Vermont senator’s self-identification as a […]

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Migrants: ‘Shock Must Be Matched By Action,’ UNICEF

New York, N.Y.  As the “heart-breaking” image of a drowned refugee boy who washed up on a beach in Turkey ricocheted around the world on social media, along with equally painful images of children lying suffocated in the backs of trucks crossing borders and being passed over barbed wire fences by desperate parents, Anthony Lake, […]

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Highlighting Importance of Iran Deal in Israel

While traveling in Israel, Adam Szubin, Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, laid out why the Iran deal is so vital to our global security.

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‘Every Kid in a Park’ Initiative Kicks Off at Red Rock Canyon

President Obama’s Every Kid in a Park initiative entitles all fourth graders and their families to a free pass for a full year to visit federal lands and waters.

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Conflict Keeps Millions of Children Out of School, Warns UNICEF

New York, N.Y.  More than 13 million – that is the number of children who are prevented from attending school by surging conflict and political upheaval across the Middle East and North Africa, according to a new report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today.   Classmates hold hands while standing beside rubble […]

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Russell Simmons’ Arts Foundation Raises $1.2 million in the Hamptons

Bridgehampton, N.Y. Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated it’s 20th Anniversary and raised $1.2 million at the summer of 2015’s annual ART for Life Benefit on July 18th at Fairview Farms. Dave Chapelle, Michaela and Simon de Pury, Ava DuVernay and featured artist Wangechi Mutu were honored for their support of the arts, career achievements, and […]

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Chinese Navy Ships Spotted Off Alaska During Obama Visit

Washington, D.C.  Five Chinese Navy ships have been spotted in international waters off the coast of Alaska, according to U.S. officials, in what many analysts see as a fresh attempt by Beijing to project military power far from its shores. Pentagon spokesman Bill Urban on Wednesday confirmed the presence of the five vessels, noting that […]

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World Shocked by Images of Dead Migrant Child in Europe

Washington, D.C.  Photographs of the body of a migrant Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach were printed Wednesday in newspapers across Europe, and the baby instantly became the poster child for the continent’s refugee crisis. One picture showed the baby’s lifeless body lying in the surf.  Another showed a Turkish soldier carrying him […]

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“Healing Heroes” Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Boulder Crest Retreat for Veteran Wellness

Second Annual “Healing Heroes” Motorcycle Ride on September 12, 2015 to benefit Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness in Bluemont, Va.

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Kerry Gives Speech on Iran Deal as Support Rises

Washington, D.C. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will give a speech Wednesday in Philadelphia in support of the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, while Democrats in Congress are on the verge of guaranteeing lawmakers will not be able to pass a measure opposing the deal. Kerry and top diplomats from Britain, China, France, […]

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Alaska: The 49th State’s Place in History

Gaza May Become Uninhabitable in Less Than Five Years

Pope Francis to Allow Holy Year Pardon for Abortion

Prostate Cancer Foundation Raises $4 Million in the Hamptons

With the President: What I Saw in Alaska

3,000+ Asylum-Seekers Passing Thru Former Yugoslavia, Daily