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As aid groups bemoan the suffering of people in embattled Mali, the International Criminal Court said it launched an investigation Wednesday of alleged crimes against humanity committed by armed groups in the country. The suspected crimes include...
Tags: Human Rights Watch, Human Rights, Islam, Mali, Civil Rights
Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times...
Staff WriterChildren in Emmet County rank among the top 10 in the state of Michigan for overall well-being, according to the latest data release today, Thursday, Jan. 31, in a new study. The study ranked Emmet County children ninth in overall well-being in Michigan,...
Tags: Poverty, Social Issues
NEW YORK (AP) — Devon Lawrence neatly stacked bricks on the gas burner of his kitchen stove and turned up the blue flame, creating a sort of radiator that warmed the ice-cold room. His two-story house in the Far Rockaway section of Queens hasn't...
After reading about Superstorm Sandy in Time for Kids magazine, the fifth-graders at Old Forge Elementary School decided they wanted to do something to help the storm victims. During the month of December, the entire school (students and staff)...
Every year the North Star High School student council, under adviser/teacher Renee Lepley, hosts three blood drives for the American Red Cross. The first drive was held Nov. 8, with 44 pints of blood collected. The second drive, held on Jan. 17 of this...
Janice Jackson remembers being a 20-something flirting with the young men who worked at the Baltimore rehabilitation center where she visited her brother as he was recovering from a car accident that left him paralyzed. Three years later, they would be...
The American Red Cross is celebrating National Heart Month this February by requesting people to volunteer to donate blood. Hospital patients depend on a steady supply of blood from donations to the Red Cross. John Hagins, CEO with the Red Cross of...
The annual blood drive hosted by Preston Feather Building Centers will, for the third year, take place in memory of the business's former information systems director Larry Zaika. The event is planned 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the American Red...
Tags: American Red Cross
Re "Patt Morrison Asks: Richard M. Walden, charity case," Opinion, Jan. 30 Richard M. Walden raises several points about the American Red Cross that I'd like to address. When a donor designates his contribution to be spent on an event such as the...
While military deployments and hospital stays may keep many of our nation's heroes away from their families this holiday season, the American Red Cross is collecting and distributing cards that send words of encouragement, gratitude and cheer. Between...
Raychel.firstname.lastname@example.orgDriving means independence for many people, especially those who are recovering from a stroke or major surgery. The West View Rehabilitation Center in Williamsport is teaching its patients to get back into the car and, hopefully, back on the road....
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