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Former U.S. President Carter ‘At Ease’ Fighting Cancer

Atlanta, GA.  Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter says tests on a mass removed from his liver reveal he has melanoma, usually a type of skin cancer, that has spread from his liver to his brain.   “At first, I thought it was confined to my liver and that the operation had completely removed it, so […]

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Southampton Animal Shelter Presents ‘Unconditional Love Gala’

Southampton, N.Y.  The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) held its 6th Annual Unconditional Love Gala on Saturday, July 18th at a sold out event at a private waterfront residence on Gin Lane in Southampton. Gala chair Jean Shafiroff and Board President Jonathan McCann hosted this year’s Great Gatsby themed event, which honored Leslie Alexander & […]

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On Nelson Mandela Day, U.N. Joins Call to Inspire Social Change

New York, N.Y.  The 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ founding provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on the life and work of Nelson Mandela with a call to action for helping others, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon affirmed today as he joined the world gathers in marking Nelson Mandela International Day. Nelson Mandela, then Deputy President […]

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Take Backpacking to Next Level with Culture & Community Projects

New York, N.Y.  Cultural exchange is the beating heart of travel, and seeing and discovering different cultures and people firsthand is a huge part of what makes the travel experience so powerful and appealing. For travelers who want to deepen the experience and are searching for an alternative to backpacking, Projects Abroad offers a range […]

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Children International Announces Winner of the 2014 Inspire Award™

Kansas City, MO. Children International has named Miriam Castilla Lara from Barranquilla, Colombia, the winner of the 2014 Inspire Award™. The unique Children International Inspire Award™ celebrates outstanding contributions of volunteers who live in and are a part of the impoverished communities Children International serves. More than 8,000 dedicated volunteers help make Children International’s work […]

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Children International Names 2014 Inspire Award™ Finalists

Children International Inspire Award™

Children International, a child-focused humanitarian organization, has named the finalists for the 2014 Inspire Award™. These finalists have each been selected as winners in their region in order to be considered for this honor. The unique Children International Inspire Award™ celebrates outstanding contributions of volunteers who live in and are a part of the impoverished […]

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Young Global Leader Embraces Prison Reform thru Osborne

 By Jim Luce and Alana Galloway  New York, N.Y.  As a high school student and Luce Leader 2015, part of the J. Luce Foundation’s Young Global Leadership program, I have become very interested in the topics of teen suicide, child trafficking, and prison reform.  One recent event held by the Osborne Association, an organization that […]

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Stage and Screen Stars Unite to Salute Rita Cosby for Wounded Warriors

New York, N.Y. Last week over a thousand New Yorkers had the opportunity to “Celebrate America’s Heroes” on the occasion of Emmy-Winning TV and Radio Host Rita Cosby’s fiftieth birthday to benefit the acclaimed organization, the Wounded Warrior Project.  Held at the historic Edison Ballroom off Times Square, the star-studded gala was emceed by FOX News’ […]

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Japanese Holistic Healer in NYC to Build Tibetan School

North Korea Declares ‘Quasi-State of War’ With South

Three Reasons a Balanced Life is a Better Life

Former U.S. President Carter ‘At Ease’ Fighting Cancer

Half a Million Palestinian Youth Set to Return to U.N.-Run Schools

Nearing Milestone, Queen Elizabeth Shows No Sign of Stopping