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Fish Stocks Highest in 50 Years Since Creek Restoration

The restoration of Nile Creek from a river that was devoid of fish into a salmon and cutthroat trout-bearing stream rich in life prompted...
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100 Children You Must See (Video)

"Living Compassion" made this video to show you the faces of the first 100 children they are feeding and schooling in far away Zambia....
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Macs Join the Maasai Tribe

Retired tech executive Patrick O'Sullivan, moved by the plight of a Maasai tribe that needed three years to complete a school for their children,...
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Clean Up the World Weekend Mobilizes Millions

Some 35 million volunteers from 122 countries are expected take part this weekend in rubbish-clearing efforts along coastlines and waterways across the globe as...
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Study Shows Laughter Reducing Heart Disease Risk

In March 2005, Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore presented results for the first time that showed laughter is...
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Penguins Caught in Oil Spill Saved by “Commando” Veterinarians

Hundreds of Magellanic penguins that washed ashore in Argentina after an oil spill have been saved by a group of "Commando" veterinarians. They are...
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Twelve Amazing Teens Changing the World

After receiving nearly 1,500 nominations for its 2006 Build-A-Bear Workshop Huggable Heroes program, 12 inspiring kids have been recognized for their outstanding efforts to...
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Providing Foster Care for Deployed Troops’ Cats

Army Staff Sgt. Aeyne Anne M. Dizicksa's cats are her family, so their welfare was her top priority when she faced deployment: "I knew that...

Barbaro Showing Encouraging Signs

The unbeaten horse that won the Kentucky Derby then shocked the crowd at Pimlico last weekend by fractured its leg in three places is...
The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup

Earth Day Activities Launched in Biloxi to Clean up Hurricane Mess

Earth Day Special — The 21st annual Great American Cleanup is in full swing, mobilizing millions of volunteers to clean, beautify and improve their communities...
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G is for Genus Apis

EDITOR'S BLOG The full name of the honeybee that arrived at my backdoor in a huge swarming mass is Apis mellifera ligustica. We...

Volvo Pledges Lifetime of Cars to U.S. Doctor Serving Orphans, Mothers in Ethiopia

The fourth annual Volvo for Life awards were announced and the 2006 grand prize winner is Dr. Ingida Asfaw of Pontiac, Michigan. Asfaw is...
Jon Bon Jovi performs during the shooting of a music video at a Habitat for Humanity build site in north Philadelphia in October 2005.

Bon Jovi to Sponsor Six Homes with Habitat for Humanity in Philly

A Philadelphia radio station announced the expansion of a partnership between Jon Bon Jovi and the city's Habitat for Humanity charity by highlighting the...
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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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Honoring Youth Heroes

June 3, 2005 — Kids everywhere are helping out around communities. These children have done things such as volunteering, raising money for patients with cancer,...
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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,...
Betty Tisdale, Seattle, WA, is Angel to the Orphans of Vietnam

A Special Group of Soldiers, Vietnamese Orphans and Their American Angel

Betty Tisdale has a special spot in her heart for veterans, especially Vietnam vets. She read a book that changed her life by renowned...
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Amish Come to Rescue of Town Flattened by Tornado

Tornados hit La Plata, Maryland killing three people and ruining 400 homes. The entire town center was destroyed. After the devastation another force came to...
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Telecommuting Success Honored

AT&T is the 2001 recipient of the Vision for America Award for its environmentally sound workplace practices. Through AT&T’s telework program, employees who telecommuted from...

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...