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Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This is the ninth of an 11-part series on Buddhism. Today, America is home to practitioners of all three of Buddhism’s major groups (Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana). While Buddhism remains strong in Southeast Asia, it...
Life&Times: Farmer's of the Future? State employee educates public on sustainability, why to buy firstname.lastname@example.orgAngela Caporelli realizes Kentucky is a farming state, but she wants to bring a different kind of farming to light. In fact, it’s her job. As aquaculture coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Caporelli has assisted farmers all...
Fifty years ago on March 1, 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order which established the Peace Corps. Three days later, he appointed Sargent Shriver, his brother-in-law, to be the organization’s first director. Shriver was charged...
Tags: Vehicles, Ethiopia, Maria Shriver, Human Interest, Arts
A great American warrior was laid to rest Saturday — a “warrior for peace and against poverty.” That was how former President Bill Clinton once described Sargent Shriver, who died last week at the age of 95. He was the other kind of...
As I work my way around the harbor each week, I always look for people I would like to emulate. One such person is Doug West, and I have said this before about Doug and his efforts as chairman of the Newport Beach Harbor Commission. He wants to help and...
Picking a volunteer vacation is a lot like dating: The choices are mind-boggling, but finding the right fit takes work. Treat the search like a job. Opportunities to travel and immerse yourself in a different culture are everywhere. You can enlist...
This post has been updated. Please see the notes below for details. Bolivian President Evo Morales declared Wednesday he was expelling the U.S. Agency for International Development from the country, accusing the aid agency of conspiring against his...
If he hadn't been adopted by loving parents in Oak Park when he was six days old, David Pope isn't sure he would have had such a life of opportunity and advantage, he said. His adoption helped shape his worldview, he said, and, in a way, paved the...
Tags: Politics, Consumer Confidence, Elections
The road to success for communities struggling with poverty is generally not hard to find, or even to travel. All it requires is a firm reliance upon yourself instead of government. To drive that point home, candidly ask yourself what government has...
Tags: Judges, Taiwan, Values, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System
Loss of greatness America is not the greatest country in the world. However, we American people seem to think otherwise. But what makes America so great? Is it freedom? Other countries have freedom. So is opportunity what makes America great?...
Tags: Bill Clinton, Rape, Human Rights, Education, Politics
Following Tuesday's special election victory, Democrat Robin Kelly will start a new job in Congress as the least senior member of a House dominated by Republicans. That political reality is not lost on Kelly, who said her first task is to restore...
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