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Computers from UN War Crimes Court Benefit Survivors in Bosnia

The United Nations war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia yesterday sent 306 old computers to Bosnia and Herzegovina, scene of most of the...

Where Can I Donate or Recycle My Old Computer or Other Electronic Products?

EARTH DAY SPECIAL -- An estimated 196 million to 230 million computers are in use in the United States today, each designed to last...
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Recycle Your Cell Phone and Ink Cartridges

EARTH DAY SPECIAL — TAKE ACTION — Check out these two great Earth Day ideas brought to our attention by World Changing.com: The Recycle My Cell Phone...
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Tiny Town in Newfoundland Hosts 10,000 Stranded Airline Passengers on 9-11

On September 11, thousands of Good Samaritans were inspired to generosity, kindness and helpfulness. In turn, we were inspired by them. When all North American...
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Hundreds of thousands of young Sudanese to go to school for first time thanks to UN aid

3 April – In a massive campaign to double the number of children in school as part of peace dividend, hundreds of thousands of...
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The New Medicine Airs on PBS March 29

A burgeoning movement is taking place in hospitals and clinics across the country, integrating the best of high-tech medicine with a new attitude that...

Rival Gangs in Jamaica Find Common Ground: A New Woman Prime Minister

"Portia Simpson-Miller, 51, who will be sworn in next week as the first woman Prime Minister of Jamaica, has prompted a rare dose of...

Video Game Therapy Retunes Brain

Doctors in 2002 pronounced Ethan Myers brain dead for life. Today he is at peer level in reading, walking and talking, and for much...
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Businesses Set Ethical and Quality Standards

Today, Harvard University is among more than 30 business schools offering courses on social responsibility.* This is illustrative of many positive trends in business,...
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American College Students Choosing to Teach Inner City Kids

Grad Students Teach America What Gen X is All About In the spring of 2005, 12 percent of graduating seniors at Yale signed up to...

Humanitarian Video Game Surprise Hit with One Million Players

Humanitarian Video Game Surprise Hit with One Million Players Launched by the United Nations last summer, the first video game designed to teach children about...

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Diet Linked to Hyper Kids

A revolution has turned around Central Alternative High School in Appleton, Wisconsin, and its ‘problem kids’, sent there from twelve area schools. Respect, achievement,...
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First International Positive Psychology Summit: Psychologists Herald ways to Live Happily Ever After

A group of upstart scientists, scholars and researchers in the field of psychology have decided that it is more important to focus on what...

Forgiving the Unforgivable

Why would Peter and Linda Biehl, a wealthy, conservative Newport Beach couple, leave their privileged community for South Africa to work arm in arm...
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VH1 Saves School Music Programs

Studies show kids involved in music programs have improved reading abilities, higher self-esteem, score higher on standardized tests, and are more likely to stay...
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CARE Comes to Rescue: Builds Tremor-Proof Homes in India

CARE and The Federation of India’s Chambers of Commerce have joined forces on one of the biggest rehabilitation projects since a devastating earthquake ripped...
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Toastmasters Reforms Inmates While They Are in Prison

A Letter From A Louisiana Judge According to criminal justice sources, 95 percent of crime is committed by criminals who have already been to prison....
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Firefighters Welcome Gang Members

In a Los Angeles neighborhood full of gang activity, where bullets sometimes fly, Fire Station No. 68 serves the community of central Los Angeles,...