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An Open Letter of Apology to the United States of America

Brian Joyce | Posted 01.25.2015 | Media
Brian Joyce

The media was wrong, and the White House was right. Still, many of us in the media won't admit it. Therefore, I'd like to apologize to you. We should probably make a better effort to understand policy, before we attempt to comment on it. And we should probably also admit, once and for all, that the President was born in America.

Helping America's Invisible Heroes

Lucas Myers | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Lucas Myers

We often think that when a combat veteran's service ends and they return home their sacrafice for their country has been made, but for many the struggle to adjust to life after combat can continue for years.

WATCH: When Tig Notaro Got Fired

Posted 10.12.2012 | Comedy

There are not many worse experiences than getting fired. But as Tig Notaro points out in this wonderful animated short for The A.V. Club, getting fire...

WATCH: Maria Bamford Wishes She Could Go Back In Time

Posted 07.21.2012 | Comedy

Maria Bamford's not only one of the funniest stand-up comics working today, she also tends to be more open than most about some of her inner demons, w...

L.A. Stand Down to Assemble Vital Services for Female Vets

Steve Peck | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Steve Peck

In times of war, weary troops "stand down" to rest and recover from the physical and psychological toll of combat. The ultimate goal of a stand down is to offer the veteran renewal of spirit, health and overall well-being in a safe environment.

WATCH: Can Three Days Make A Difference For Homeless Veterans?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On Sunday, 60 Minutes reported on a visit to San Diego, where a yearly "Stand Down" event for homeless veterans is designed to change lives in just th...