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Internet Tries Donating In 'Honor' Of Leaked Jennifer Lawrence Photos, Nonprofit's Not Having It

(0) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 5:38 PM

After ogling at hundreds of leaked nude celebrity photos over the weekend, the Internet tried to repent by donating money to charity. But a leading cancer research nonprofit isn’t interested in any of the contributions.

The anonymous 4chan user who unleashed hundreds of naked images of major celebrities...

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More Women Than Men Are Dying From Ebola

(6) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 6:22 PM

The current Ebola outbreak may ultimately infect as many as 20,000 people and a disproportionate number of those cases will be women, experts say.

Since this strain of the disease first hit Guinea in May, 1,552 people have succumbed to Ebola, which has been rapidly making...

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Supermarket Donates Ice Cube Sales To ALS, Challenges Competitors To Do The Same

(1) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 2:24 PM

Thanks to the viral ice bucket challenge, in-demand cubes are flying out of freezers and one supermarket is using the surge to contribute to the cause.

British supermarket giant Tesco is donating its profits from rocketing ice cube sales to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, a U.K....

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Sobreviviente de los atentados del Maratón de Boston se casa con su enfermera

(2) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 10:18 AM

Una horrible tragedia los unió, pero su amor eterno es lo que asegurará que nunca se separen.

El sábado, James Costello, quien resultó gravemente herido en los atentados del Maratón de Boston, se casó con Krista D’Agostino – la enfermera que le ayudó durante su recuperación, según una declaración...

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States Classify Attacks Against Homeless As 'Hate Crimes' To Curb Rising Violence

(2) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 9:08 AM

Attacks against homeless people are on the rise at an alarming rate and some states are turning to more stringent punishments to put an end to it.

Homeless people experienced a 23 percent increase in targeted attacks in 2013 compared to the year before, according to figures released...

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ATM Enables Indian Women To Report Rape Without Fear Of Backlash

(5) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 4:51 PM

Every 30 minutes a woman in India is raped and many never see justice because they are too fearful to report their attackers to a corrupt police force.

But a new innovation may soon change that.

The police in India are notoriously understaffed, underpaid and...

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Providing Free Storage Could Be Key To Ending Homelessness

(6) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 6:13 PM

It may take something a lot less bureaucratic than sweeping legislation to put an end to homelessness. It may require something as simple as a locker that can hold an individual’s basic belongings.

One of the main issues homeless people face is one that has nothing to do with...

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Miley Cyrus Raised $200,000 For LA Shelter 1 Day After Bringing Homeless Date To VMAs

(28) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 12:26 PM

Miley Cyrus didn’t even have to twerk to make a bang at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.

When the "Wrecking Ball" singer won Video of the Year at the show on Sunday, she sent up Jesse Helt, a young homeless man, to accept the award in her...

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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Marries Nurse Who Brought Him Back To Health

(37) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 9:02 AM

A horrific tragedy brought them together, but it’s their undying love that will make sure they never part.

On Saturday, James Costello, who was seriously injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, married Krista D'Agostino –- the nurse who helped him through his recovery, according to a statement released by...

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The 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Has Raised $88.5 Million (And Counting) For ALS. Now What?

(27) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 3:39 PM

Donations from the ubiquitous ice bucket challenge are still pouring in at an astounding rate and supporters want to know how their funds are going to be spent. But the answer isn’t so simple.

As of Tuesday, the ALS Association (ALSA) -- which fights Lou Gehrig’s disease by funding research,...

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Community Rallies Around Triple Amputee Vet Who Lost Everything In House Fire

(2) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 3:43 PM

Just when things were starting to look up for triple amputee Capt. Edward "Flip" Klein and his wife, Jessica, they lost everything in a house fire earlier this month. But their Maryland community is making sure that they get back on their feet as soon as possible.

On Aug. 14,...

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'Ice Bucket Challenge' Breaks $50 Million In ALS Donations (And Raises Over $10 Million In 1 Day)

(30) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 5:01 PM

Updated on Aug. 26, 2014, 1:15 P.M. EST: The ALS Association announced in a statement on Tuesday that donations from the ice bucket challenge hit $88.5 million.

In just a few short weeks, the ubiquitous ice bucket challenge has topped $50 million for the ALS Association, and it’s...

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Acid Attack Survivors Pose For Photo Shoot, Show Us What 'Beautiful Really Means'

(121) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 3:15 PM

They may not bear the features of typical models, but their beauty is undeniable.

Five Indian acid attack survivors boldly posed before the camera recently to shed light on their plight and to help fulfill their dreams.

Rahul Saharan, 24, a photographer who has long been involved with

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Malala's Crusade For Girls' Education Reaches Her Mother, Who Learns To Read And Write

(13) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 9:59 AM

After Malala Yousafzai nearly lost her life in 2012 when she was shot in the head by the Taliban, she instantly became a vehement spokesperson for the 57 million children worldwide who don’t have access to education.

While she’s traveled the globe to spread her...

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How To Help Ferguson Get Food, Counseling, Education They Need

(4) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 3:13 PM

In the days since unarmed teen Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer on Aug. 9, in Ferguson, Missouri, the city has been rocked by unrest and its residents are desperate for help.

Riots, police aggression and a heightened sense of fear would...

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25 Percent Of Military Households Rely On Food Banks

(88) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 2:59 PM

An exhaustive hunger report recently concluded that 25 percent of military members rely on food banks.

After compiling four years of data, Feeding America -- the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity -- recently released its largest and most comprehensive study on the issue and found that one in...

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Poor Population In Ferguson Doubled In A Decade: Study (How To Help)

(34) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 10:35 AM

Since a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri, more than a week ago, the small town has been rocked by contentious clashes, and its roots stretch much further beyond the events of Aug. 9.

The exact details of that night remain unclear, but the...

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'Ice bucket challenge': cómo nació este reto viral por la ELA (VÍDEOS)

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 10:32 AM

Seguramente hayas visto un montón de vídeos de famosos echándose un cubo de agua helada por encima. Se trata del Ice bucket challenge, el reto del cubo de hielo que busca llamar la atención sobre la esclerosis lateral amiotrófica (ELA) y concienciar a la población de...

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Robin Williams Fulfilled Bucket List Wish For 21-Year-Old Mom With Terminal Cancer

(24) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 3:02 PM

In the week since Robin Williams’ passing, it has emerged that this beloved actor’s skills stretched far beyond the big screen.

Perhaps one of his greatest yet least-known talents was his ability to bring light to complete strangers who were facing their darkest days.

When Vivian Waller, 21,...

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Meet The Guy Who Made ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Go Viral

(19) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 6:29 PM

By now, you’ve probably seen at least a handful of your Facebook friends risk humiliation and hypothermia by dumping ice on their heads in the name of ALS.

Within just a few weeks, the grassroots "ice bucket challenge" reached Mark Zuckerberg, who naturally challenged Bill Gates to do...

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