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Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

A Chemo Christmas: 24 Ways to Help Those Who Are in the Hospital at the Holidays

Cindy Finch, LICSW | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Cindy Finch, LICSW

Here are the top five most effective things you can do for your hospitalized friend and their families during the holidays, plus 19 quick and easy ways to bring Christmas cheer and holiday fun.

WATCH: Ask for Help

Brad Yates | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

At my daughter's promotion for eighth grade this week, one of the speakers offered three points of advice about success: 1) Set Goals 2) Work Hard 3)...

What Next for the UN Security Council and Humanitarian Access in Syria?

Camilla Barker | Posted 05.28.2014 | World
Camilla Barker

Overall, this first report evidences minimal progress in implementing Resolution 2139 and gives little hope for remedying the humanitarian access crisis in Syria.

Paying Attention

Irene Tanner | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

As I inch forward along this well-worn road, I know by now that to stay alert, awake and attentive is essential to avoiding the pitfalls of mere wishful thinking and downright deception, whether by oneself or well-meaning others.

Mali Crisis: Life on the Edge of a War Zone

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

View image By Helen Blakesley It's not every day you're sent to a war zone. Well, maybe I'm exaggerating a little. I'm not behind the lines where th...

Resources for Small and Medium Businesses Affected by Sandy

Karin Kamp | Posted 01.07.2013 | Small Business
Karin Kamp

We sympathize with everyone who has suffered as a result of the storm. Below are a some resources and organizations that may be able to offer you help.

Lori Fradkin

'Bachelorette' Writer On What It's Really Like To Be An Assistant | Lori Fradkin | Posted 02.28.2012 | Women

When the raunchy "Bachelorette" debuted at Sundance this year, audiences were quick to note that, yes, the comparisons to "Bridesmaids" were inevitabl...

Social Programs Vs. Entitlements: Setting the Record Straight

Tom Murphy | Posted 04.22.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Millions of Americans have been hit hard by the economic downturn and are working hard to escape the trap of poverty. Mischaracterizing social welfare programs makes it hard to adequately understand and address these problems.

Assistance at Playwrights Horizons

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2012 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

We all know them -- the beleaguered corporate assistants who are giving up any hope of personal time, relationships and sanity, all for the overriding ambition to be the next CEO, or at least have a better job title, or maybe, just maybe a raise.

Ryan Grim

Bill To Cancel Haiti's Debt Clears House Hurdle | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A House subcommittee approved a measure on Thursday to press major international financial institutions to completely cancel all debts owed by Haiti, ...