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Texas Teacher Susan Templer's Cancer Fight Inspires Students (VIDEO)

Tyler Kingkade | May 13, 2013 | Healthy Living
RICHARDSON, Texas — Susan Templer wasn't supposed to make it to 2012 or 2013. But the suburban Dallas middle school science teacher fought back against pancreatic cancer for close to two years and reached a milestone – 25 years on the job.

Zachary Maxwell, 11-Year-Old, Makes Documentary About 'Gross' New York City School Lunches (VIDEO)

Rebecca Klein | May 13, 2013 | New York
The entrée a menu describes as a “Burger Bash" may really just be a thin slice of meat. At least that’s the case when it comes to New York City public school lunches, according to a young filmmaker's documentary. “Yuck: A 4th Grader’s Short Documentary About School...

Talia Castellano, Youtube Sensation And 13-Year-Old Cancer Patient, Launches New Fashion Collection 'That Bald Chick' (PHOTOS)

Zuania Ramos | May 14, 2013 | Latino Voices
A great style and a charming personality has been enough for Talia Castellano, a 13-year-old makeup artist, who has bravely fought two aggressive forms of cancer for years, and become the face of makeup tutorials on the Internet. Now she's back to launch her...

'Ironside': Blair Underwood Says Don't Call It A Remake

Chris Harnick | May 13, 2013 | TV
The original "Ironside" may have premiered in 1967, but don't call NBC's new version a remake. "I tell ya, I never say the word remake because I think it was made once and done brilliantly," Blair Underwood, the star of the 2013 "Ironside," told HuffPost TV at NBC's...

Zara, H&M Among Big Retailers To Back Bangladesh Safety Accord

Caroline Fairchild | May 13, 2013 | Business
NEW YORK -- Four of the world's biggest retailers agreed to sign a pact to improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh nearly three weeks after more than 1,100 workers died in a building collapse in the country. H&M, C&A, Primark and Inditex, owner of the Zara chain, on Monday...

Dream Wedding Gifted To Juan Dominguez, Marine Corporal And Triple Amputee (VIDEO)

Stephanie Hallett | May 13, 2013 | Weddings
Marine Corporal and triple amputee Juan Dominguez and his now-wife, Alexis Dominguez, were given a huge gift by their community last month. Juan lost both of his legs and his right arm when he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) while serving in Afghanistan in 2010. To

Abortion Funds Needs Help From Supporters Now More Than Ever

Eleanor Goldberg | May 13, 2013 | Impact
By Atima Omara-Alwala, Women's eNews (WOMENSENEWS) -- New immigrant Lana gets a job and puts down a deposit on a tiny apartment in the metro Washington, D.C., area, when she finds out she is 12 to 13 weeks pregnant. Realizing an abortion could cost between $350 and $500,...

Broadway Beauty Pageant: Meet The 2013 Contestants (PHOTOS)

Curtis M. Wong | May 15, 2013 | Gay Voices
Six of New York's hottest chorus boys will face off for the coveted title of "Mr. Broadway" next week, and we've got a sneak peek at the handsome contestants. Now in its seventh year, the Broadway Beauty Pageant includes talent, interview and swimsuit competitions. The 2013 lineup includes...

'Tidal Wave Girls' Documentary Short Clip Introduces Us To Girls Who Will Run The World

Nina Bahadur | May 13, 2013 | Women
The jury is still out on whether the "end of men" is here but there's no denying that women are making huge strides in the professional, educational and political arenas. So we're loving a new documentary short from filmmaker Elizabeth Giorgi showing how young girls...

Melinda Gates At Duke Commencement: 'Reject The Cynics' Who Label Your Generation (VIDEO)

Tyler Kingkade | May 14, 2013 | College
Philanthropist Melinda Gates urged graduates of her alma mater, Duke University, to embrace how connected the millennial generation is and use those connections to do good in the world. "Of course, all the hype about how connected you are has contributed to a counternarrative -- that, in fact, your generation...

Iowa Teens Recreate Prom Night For Sick Friend, Danna Rains (VIDEO)

Krystie Yandoli | May 13, 2013 | Teen
It was on Danna Rains' bucket list to attend her senior prom. Unfortunately, when the big day came, the teen was too sick to attend -- she suffered from mitochondrial disease, among other illnesses. "Since she couldn't make it to prom, I thought it was a great idea to bring...

Chicken Diapers: Pampered Poultry Offers Fashionable Underwear For Your Dinner-To-Be

Andy Campbell | May 13, 2013 | Weird News
Are you tired of your delicious meal pooping on your carpet? Do you want your chicken to be the cock of the town? Then get yourself a pair of chicken diapers. Julie Baker, a farmer in Claremont, N.H., invented the poultry couture to keep the horrific mess of...

Florida Woman, Ashley Yasick, Saves Life Of Stranger Who Accidentally Dialed Her Number (VIDEO)

Mohini Kundu | May 14, 2013 | Good News
What would you do if a stranger called you for help? Ashley Yasick did everything she could for Thomas Buck when he accidentally dialed her number from a thousand miles away last week, according to the Sun Sentinel. Buck, 84, who lives in Norwood, Pa., was suffering...

Bill Gates On Steve Jobs: Despite Stiffing Him On Dinner, Microsoft Co-Founder Remembers Rival Warmly

Dino Grandoni | May 14, 2013 | Technology
While CBS's Charlie Rose spent the majority of his talk with Bill Gates discussing his charitable work curing diseases and making toilets, the "60 Minutes" segment on Sunday eventually turned to the Microsoft co-founder's tumultuous relationship with that other great tech co-founder, Apple's Steve Jobs. ...

The Rockefeller Foundation Reflects On Successes, Controversy 100 Years On

Jessica Prois | May 13, 2013 | Impact
NEW YORK — For the richest American family of their era, the goal was fittingly ambitious: "To promote the well-being of mankind throughout the world." With that mission, underwritten by the vast wealth of John D. Rockefeller Sr., the Rockefeller Foundation was chartered 100 years ago in Albany, N.Y. For...

Eating Insects Could Solve Hunger, Malnutrition, Pollution, New UN Reports Says

Carlo Davis | June 7, 2013 | World
ROME -- The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects. The Food and Agriculture Organization on Monday hailed the likes of grasshoppers, ants and other members of the insect world as an...
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