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Jon Stewart's Twitter War with Donald Trump at Stand Up for Heroes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.02.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In its tenth year, Stand Up for Heroes remains one of the great nights, with Bruce Springsteen performing an acoustic "Dancin' in the Dark" spiced wit...

To Those Who Would Be Commander-in-Chief

Bob Woodruff | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics
Bob Woodruff

As our nation's next commander-in-chief, you will not only inherit the care of 2.4 million active and reserve service members  --  as well as their 3 million family members --  you will assume the task of supporting 21 million veterans. What role should the government play in caring for our veterans?

Give $500K Back to Vets With a Hashtag: Here's How...

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.06.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, I'm a big supporter of veterans, military families, and the orgs that support 'em. As Veterans Day approaches, the Bob Woodruff Foundation announ...

The Imitation Game: On the Way to the Golden Globes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.10.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Cumberbatch and Knightley are nominated for Golden Globes, as is Graham Moore for his screenplay, and the movie itself for Best Motion Picture-Drama.

How Caregivers Can Seek A Little Support, Too

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Even those who spend their days tending to the needs of others must take a little time to care for themselves. Lee Woodruff, the wife of ABC News r...

Vastly Scaling Up the Effectiveness of Nonprofits

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

How does a person of good will work with others, across the planet and across the years, to scale up to help out everyone? I've realized, in the past few days, that a solution could involve nonprofits which focus on vetting on-the-ground nonprofits.

Prince Harry: From Polo in Connecticut to Orphans in Africa

Jim Luce | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

Not often do I have the chance to meet with royals who care deeply about orphans. Unable to get out of meetings in Manhattan, I did the next best thi...

Jane Seymour and James Keach Open Their Hearts Despite Divorce

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

Having covered the event each year, Jane Seymour, who looked stunningly beautiful in an aqua gown, was noticeably reserved, but still poised, professional and direct during our interview just after she and James Keach posed for photos with guests and honorees.

Bob and Lee Woodruff Humanize the Hidden Injuries of War

Matt Semino | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Matt Semino

Nonprofit organizations such as the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) are profoundly shaping our nation's understanding of the hidden injuries of war while also providing vital resources to groups that serve the needs of our veterans as they heal and reintegrate into their communities.

10 Years Later -- Melanie Bloom and Lee Woodruff Look Back

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Nancy Doyle Palmer

NBC's David Bloom died suddenly from a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) while covering the war in Iraq 10 years ago tomorrow.

Anticipating a Big Week for Zero Dark Thirty

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At a luncheon at "21" early last December, Jessica Chastain was relieved. Not because her new film Zero Dark Thirty was chosen as Best Film by the New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review, but because her secret could now be known.

$3M + Raised at Stand Up For Heroes Benefit

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

A total of over $3 million was raised. The Woodruff Foundation folks are still totaling the final amount because of the storm, re: not being able to get mail -- but the goal amount has already been exceeded.

Will You Stand Up for Heroes With Me This Thursday?

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.06.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The folks at the Woodruff Foundation are targeting the real needs of transitioning vets and focusing on important things, such as identifying barriers to employment and suicide prevention, among other needs that wounded warriors have. I'm not speaking from experience, but from a place of thanks.

Eleven Years Later: Looking Back at 9/11

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Marian Salzman

Whatever your position on American military involvement in the Middle East, 9/11 encouraged us to stand together and support anyone who was making a sacrifice for America

Q&A With Jim Gaffigan: 'Hot Pocket' Comedian Reaches Out to Our Wounded Soldiers (VIDEO)

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.08.2012 | Comedy
Joshua Kors

Jim Gaffigan recently spoke with me about why he's reaching out to military families, why becoming famous has been both a blessing and a curse, and why his stand-up doesn't need swear words to hit home.

WATCH: Jim Gaffigan Is Tired Of Phone Photos

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.13.2012 | Comedy

Jim Gaffigan stopped by "Conan" on Thursday to promote his new special, "Mr. Universe," and told Conan about a particular pet peeve of his: Americans ...

Why Gabby Giffords' Recovery Is Not a Miracle

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

I do not begrudge Gabby Giffords or Bob Woodruff their access to first class healthcare. I just wish that we as a nation could figure out a way to share healthcare a little better.

Emily Heinz Bina

SLIDESHOW: Wounded Veterans And Caregivers Get Well-Deserved Makeovers | Emily Heinz Bina | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact

Laughing has a tendency to be therapeutic. Laughing combined with glamour might be the trick to actual healing. That's where celebrity stylist Mary...

In Honor of Mother's Day: Four Amazing Moms You Should Know

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Thorp

Here are some moms doing important things we can all learn from.

Nuclear Journalists: Assessing The Risks in Japan

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Journalists are used to following the news no matter what but Japan's ever-widening nuclear crisis is creating a pause in business as usual for a prof...

Amanda Terkel

Unions: Sunday Shows Are Shutting Us Out | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: NBC just sent out its line-up for Sunday's "Meet the Press" and it does now include AFL-CIO head Richard Trumka, who will be part of a roundta...

Lee Woodruff on the Giffords Family's Privacy and Road to Recovery

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Lee Woodruff -- wife of ABC's Bob Woodruff, who also suffered a traumatic brain injury -- has movingly detailed the complexities of a very public injury and how the attending anger, grief and critical need for privacy impact the family.

Five Ways to Give Back For the Holidays

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

When I was a kid, Christmas was a magical time of receiving and giving gifts. But now I'm an adult and half the people I gift don't need anything; so ...

Helping Your Child Find The Hero Within

Cristina Carlino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cristina Carlino

I always say to my daughter that for me, heroes aren't just the people we read about in history books or gaze at as they wave from a shiny convertible in the New Year's parade.

Stand up for Heroes (veterans supported by Bob Woodruff Foundation)

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, the Bob Woodruff Foundation, at, gets stuff done for veterans: The vision of the Bob Woodruff Foundation is to provide resources and...