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Sketches Of Homeless Vets Combatting Addiction Reveal Struggles No Photo Could Capture

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | July 22, 2014 | Impact
Some just made one slip. Other members of this group of veterans never stood a chance against the soothe of drugs and alcohol. Fort Lyon, a military base 200 miles southeast of Denver that once served as a hospital, now houses up to 300 recovering homeless people, focusing...

First Instagram Documentary Lets Girls Rally Against Female Genital Mutilation, Child Marriage

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | July 22, 2014 | Impact
What's being called the first Insta-documentary is galvanizing international efforts against some of the darkest human rights abuses girls face every day. Girl Summit, a global conference taking place Tuesday in London and co-hosted by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and UNICEF, has created the short...

Mommy Giraffe Protects Her Calf From Lions (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | July 22, 2014 | Canada
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Military Suicides Up In 2014

AP | AP | July 22, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicides among active-duty military have increased a bit so far this year compared with the same period last year, but Pentagon officials say they are encouraged that more service members are seeking help through hotlines and other aid programs. Pentagon documents show there were 161 confirmed or...

Philanthropist Kimberly Smith Shares The Harrowing Tale Of Being Raped By Darfuri Refugees

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | July 22, 2014 | World
For the last decade, Kimberly Smith and her husband have provided complete care and protection from slave trafficking to more than 1,500 Sudanese women and children, but it's come at a steep personal cost. Smith is the CEO and founder of Make Way Partners, a Christian mission...

Everyday Sexism Isn't So Subtle When It Happens To Men

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | July 22, 2014 | Women
While it shouldn't take a gender-swapped video to illustrate just how skewed our treatment of women is, this one certainly does the trick. A new video from Buzzfeed titled "If Men Were Women" shows every day scenarios -- but the genders of those involved are reversed. ...

Armed Bandits Demand Water In Dry Northern India

AP | Jessica Prois | July 22, 2014 | Impact
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Armed bandits in drought-stricken northern India are threatening to kill hundreds of villagers unless they deliver 35 buckets of water each day to the outlaws in their rural hideouts. Since the threats were delivered last week, 28 villages have been obeying the order, taking turns handing...

Someone Needs To Give Mo Lowda & The Humble A Record Deal Immediately

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | July 22, 2014 | Entertainment
Before The Beat Drops is an artist introduction series dedicated to bringing you the rising acts before they make their break. Our unlimited access to music of all kinds is both amazing and overwhelming. Keeping your playlists fresh, we'll be doing the leg work to help you discover your next...

Homeless Man Who Sold Sketches Of Dog Now Has Own Art Show, Credits His 'Guardian Angel' Pup

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | July 22, 2014 | Good News
Many of us love our dogs, but not many of us have them to thank for our success. John Dolan, a 43-year-old artist living in England, struggled with poverty, drug addiction and homelessness for much of his life, Reuters reported. Then, one day, a fellow homeless woman gave...

How Cheli Porter Explained A Brutal Family Tragedy To Her Two Young Children (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | July 22, 2014 | OWN
Kevin and Cheli Fox were high school sweethearts who married during Cheli's junior year. The young couple quickly began their family, welcoming three sons by the time Cheli was 20 years old. Cheli felt incredibly blessed as a mother, but as the boys grew up, Kevin and Cheli grew apart....

Nigeria's Chibok Under Siege, Parents Killed Before Seeing Kidnapped Daughters' Return

AP | Charlotte Alfred | July 22, 2014 | World
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say. The town where the girls were kidnapped, Chibok, is cut off by militants, who have been attacking villages in the region.

8 Things Entrepreneurial People Do Differently

The Huffington Post | Joe Van Brussel | July 22, 2014 | Small Business
Entrepreneurship goes beyond Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and Garrett Camp, and it embodies something bigger than Twitter and WhatsApp. Entrepreneurship is a mindset, an attitude, and a lifestyle adopted by people who aren't satisfied with the status quo. It's an approach to life that...

How The Public Library Turned Me Into A Reader

Claire Fallon | July 22, 2014 | Books
Books are my passion and my job, so imagine my profound embarrassment several months ago when I had to admit something shameful: I did not yet have a library card for the New York Public Library, despite having resided in the city for the past four years. Yes, it’s horrible....

These Are The Best (And Worst) Places In America To Raise Kids

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | July 22, 2014 | Parents
Despite the fact that more and more children are living in poverty, the nation’s kids are generally getting better educations and leading healthier lives. The 25th edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Book, which details the overall well-being of children in America, showed...

'We Don't Want You Here': Powerful Middle East Ad Supports Mourning Families (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | July 21, 2014 | Canada Impact
"We don't want you here." It's a strange message to hear from a support group. But that's precisely what The Parents Circle — Families Forum (PCFF), an joint organization between mourning Palestinian and Israeli families, wants to communicate. An ad posted by the organization to YouTube...

Abandoned Kittens Are Now Raising Awareness For Pet Adoption, Lookin' Cute Doin' It

Melissa McGlensey | July 21, 2014 | Good News
These are more than just lovable kittens, they are living reminders of the importance of adoption. In May, Israel-based photographer Alex Greenshpun and her partner found a box containing five abandoned kittens, according to her post on Behance. They took in the tiny creatures, who couldn't have been...

Vet, 97, Booted From Retirement Home Into Shelter For Ukulele Playing, Other 'Disturbances'

Eleanor Goldberg | July 21, 2014 | Impact
At 97, James Farrell doesn’t need much. Just a safe place to play his ukulele and tell the occasional battlefield story. But the three-time war veteran nearly lost out on reveling in these pastimes after getting kicked out of his Napa Valley retirement home and turning to...

Man Drops Wallet On Sidewalk In Social Experiment, Reveals More Of Us Are Good Than Bad

Robbie Couch | July 21, 2014 | Impact
Two-thirds of strangers on the street have your back. The other 33 percent? Not exactly. That's according to results from YouTuber Adrian Gee's social experiment on the honesty of others. Gee uploaded a video earlier this month that captured candid reactions of strangers in Adelaide, Australia, who spotted...

Fake MH17 Facebook Tributes Support Porn Sites, Gambling Ads

Eleanor Goldberg | July 21, 2014 | Impact
Scammers are capitalizing on the tragic Malaysian crash by setting up fake tribute Facebook pages that bring in quick cash. At least six such unauthorized pages have been set up in "memory" of victims killed on the doomed Flight MH17 on Thursday, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. But...

Everyone Should Find Time To Take A 'Dance Recess' Like This Guy

William Goodman | July 21, 2014 | Comedy
You loved recess as a kid, right? Sure you did, it was the best. But for some sad reason, once you become a teenager, that best thing in the world fades away. Fortunately, there are a few people out there fighting to recover our collective lost innocence with a little...
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