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Breaking News: (Viral Photo) Black Man Sleeping On Jewish Man's Shoulder On NYC Subway
 
Posted by: Pijush Mitra

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2013-11-08 10:08:53 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Checkout the picture ;) This act of kindness has gone viral on the internet showing a black man sleeping on a Jewish man’s shoulder on NYC subway ride last week. The Jewish man was later identified as 65-year-old Oscar "Isaac"...
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Breaking News: White House Diwali: Michelle Obama leads celebrations ‘Bollywood style'
 
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-09 09:00:01 -0800 | humanitarian-news

US First Lady Michelle Obama ushered in this year's Diwali celebrations at the White House Tuesday by lighting a ‘Diya’ (Indian lamp) in the East Room, after trying out some Bollywood dance steps with local kids and a popular Indo-American...
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Breaking News: (Shocking Pictures) Deer With Massive Arrow Through Its Head Photographed In New Jersey
 
Posted by: Pijush Mitra

Rockaway :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-11-06 10:10:37 -0800 | humanitarian-news

See the shocking picture attached. New Jersey wildlife officials are currently hunting for a deer with a massive arrow through its head. A Rockaway Township woman photographed the deer last week sporting a massive arrow passing straight through its face....
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Breaking News: ENDA workplace gay rights bill passes critical test in US Senate
 
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 23:05:09 -0800 | humanitarian-news

A major bill prohibiting workplace discrimination against gays, lesbians, transgender and bisexuals passed a crucial test of support Monday in the US Senate. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), received bipartisan backing and touched the 60-vote threshold required to surmount a...
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Breaking News: What our children's Halloween costumes say about us as parents
 
Posted by: April Johnson

Craigsville :: VA :: USA | updated 2013-11-05 09:54:48 -0800 | humanitarian-news

The typical American parent does not overthink Halloween costumes. Halloween is a time for children to dress up as their favorite scary monster, villains and Disney characters. As parents we understand that generally costumes are just that, costumes. However, one...
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Breaking News: Oprah's yard sale raises $600K for charity
 
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Carpinteria :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-11-17 15:18:06 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Oprah Winfrey auctioned off many of her personal belongings Saturday at the Santa Barbara Polo & Raquet Club in Carpinteria, Calif. The final sales figures aren’t in yet, but so far more than $600,000 has been raised with proceeds to...
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Breaking News: Project Hope: Helping New Yorkers one year after Hurricane Sandy
 
Posted by: Christa Avampato

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2013-11-01 15:07:44 -0700 | humanitarian-news

One year ago today, I was safely ensconced in my apartment on the Upper West Side with my dachshund, Phin. I woke up to a voice mail from my mom worried that something horrible had happened to us. My electric...
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Breaking News: Rower begins final sea-trial from the Hamptons to Brooklyn
 
Posted by: GCMEDIA

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2013-10-29 04:35:35 -0700 | humanitarian-news

HAMPTON BAYS, New York - Victor Mooney of Queens begins his final training row from the Hamptons to Brooklyn today. After this row, Mr. Mooney ships the Spirit of Malabo to the Canary Islands where he’ll embark on his fourth...
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Breaking News: Is one year sufficient to rebuild the losses of Super Storm Sandy?
 
Posted by: prabirghose

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2013-10-31 11:34:15 -0700 | humanitarian-news

One year has passed since Super Storm Sandy devastated the east coast of America and, apart from claiming 117 lives, it has left behind a huge trail of destruction in its wake. Rebuilding the lost lives of Sandy is a...
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Breaking News: UN human rights urges US transparency on drone attacks
 
Posted by: atifji75

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-31 12:14:48 -0700 | humanitarian-news

UN human rights urges US transparency on drone attacks Two UN human rights investigators, Ben Emmerson and Christof Heyns, presented two reports before the UN on Friday criticising the Washington’s drone attacks in Pakistan Yemen and other countries and demanded...
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Breaking News: Mobilization For Human Needs - October 22, 1934 - Past Daily Reference Room - Past Daily
 
Posted by: Gordonskene

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-24 15:08:32 -0700 | humanitarian-news

An idea whose time never went away.Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Franklin Roosevelt – Message for the 1934 Mobilization For Human Needs – Oct. 22, 1934 – Gordon Skene Sound CollectionIn 1934 we were still...
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Posted by: davidthompson515

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-12 13:26:36 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Animal Defenders International (ADI) have expressed dismay that Los Angeles City Council today dropped the end of elephant acts in favour of a ban on bullhooks – and then delayed implementation for three years. Due to the inevitable suffering caused...
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Breaking News: Jerky treats take a heavy toll on pets - death of nearly 600 pets reported
 
Posted by: prabirghose

Rockville :: MD :: USA | updated 2013-11-04 22:34:58 -0800 | humanitarian-news

The US Food and Drugs Administration has cautioned about the deadly jerky treats that have taken a huge toll of nearly 600 dogs and cats and want feedback from vets about cases of illness and deaths among pets that have...
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Breaking News: Crime victim chooses hope and healing over hate and destruction
 
Posted by: April Johnson SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2013-10-26 16:22:07 -0700 | humanitarian-news

A lot of people are in jail or facing jail over hate crimes they commit out of ignorance. However, one man not only forgave but asked the courts to only sentence his attacker to community service. The catch? The attacker...
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Breaking News: Miracle dog gets second chance at life
 
Posted by: itobin53

Gainesville :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-10-24 05:44:37 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Sometimes life is about beating the odds. When they are stacked against you and you still win, some call it a miracle. For a special greyhound nicknamed “Freeway,” it has not only been about survival, but a second chance at...
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