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Inspiring Photos From the Iraqi Front

Eric Adolph uses the steps as an impromptu classroom to help an Iraqi boy with his English lesson in Tall Afar, Iraq, on...

Killer’s Wife Salutes Amish Mercy, Forgiveness

The widow of a man who murdered five Amish girls in their schoolhouse sent a letter to the Amish community thanking them for their...
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Doctors Orders: Kids Should Play More

A new study by doctors is calling for changes in kids' over-scheduled lifestyles with more time in the school day for recess. The American...
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Amish Parents Forgive Gunman, Befriend his Family

After a man burst into a Pennsylvania schoolhouse Monday and shot five young girls to death, the Amish community that was left to deal...
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New Orleans is Back

When the New Orleans Saints kicked off against the Atlanta Falcons before a nationwide audience Monday night, the moment signaled more than just the...

Teacher Keeps Wealth Secret, Donates $4.3M on Death to Conservancy

Roberta Langtry, an unassuming school teacher in Toronto, hid her riches -- gained through shrewd savings and investments in stocks and bonds. But she...

Free Yale Courses Offered on Web Videos

Yale University said last week it will offer digital videos of some courses on the Internet for free, along with transcripts in several...
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China, India Once Food Aid Recipients, Now Food Donors

In the same year it stopped receiving global food aid, China emerged as the world's third largest food donor. According to a report by...
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Utah Man Spreads Gift of Books Around the World

A man from Holladay, Utah has made it his passion to give away books, almost a half a million so far, to school children...
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Stunning Finds of Fish and Coral

Scientists have discovered hugely diverse fish and coral populations thriving off Indonesia's Papua coastlines including dozens of new species like the "walking" shark that...
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Just-a-Minute Can Transform Your Life

A new campaign to create personal peace in an ever-intensifying global climate of chaos and change is being launched this Sunday at London's Wembley...
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G is for Gorgeous Albuquerque

EDITOR'S BLOG I am in beautiful New Mexico on vacation with my family. We're attending our fourth annual Live and Learn ...

The Top Ten Green Buildings for 2006

This summer, the American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment selected the top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design...
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Retirees Win 100K for Creating Lasting Change

The Purpose Prize honors "what may be a new trend -- retirees taking on some of the country's biggest social problems." The five winners of...
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Inspiration Point: Teen Years are Some of the Best to Parents

I am the director of The Natural Child Project , a psychologist, and author of The Natural Child: Parenting From the Heart. I envision...

College Campuses are Going Green

In the state of Washington, colleges are now competing to see which school can become a better friend to the environment. By composting...

Katrina, Rita Create Unexpected Boom

Despite dire forecasts that Gulf Coast governors would have to slash state budgets in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita one year...
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Peace Camp Grows Friendship Between Middle Eastern Kids

Hempstead, NY - If you were invited to sit down with your enemy for a cup of tea and discuss your conflicting views, would...
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Change for Good

EDITOR'S BLOG As I touched down on U.S. soil late yesterday in a British Air jet, after having shepherded a group of teenagers...

Mel Gibson Donates $1M for Mexico Disaster Recovery

Originally published April 11 by Rotary International News While scouting locations for his film Apocalypto, Mel Gibson came upon a near apocalyptic situation...