An Update on the Protests That Are Shutting Down Haiti
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An Update on the Protests That Are Shutting Down Haiti

For more than a year, embattled Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has held on to his office despite accusations of corruption and calls for him to...

This History of Humanity's Deadliest Predator Delivers Swarms of Fascinating Facts
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Culture

This History of Humanity's Deadliest Predator Delivers Swarms of Fascinating Facts

Nearly half of all humans who have ever lived were killed by mosquitos and the disease they spread. That’s an estimated 52 billion people killed...

Ecuadorian Farmers Spin Alpaca Wool Into Gold
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Culture

Ecuadorian Farmers Spin Alpaca Wool Into Gold

Indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian Andes are reviving ancestral fiber arts with alpaca wool to escape the cycle of poverty and protect the...

Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International
Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International

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Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International

This year we’re celebrating Heifer International’s 75th year of working to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. As we look back over...

8 Facts You Didn't Know About Turkeys
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Animals

8 Facts You Didn't Know About Turkeys

How much do you really know about the delicious bird that graces your Thanksgiving table each year?

Why Giving is Good For Your Health
Why Giving is Good For Your Health

Culture

Why Giving is Good For Your Health

Generous acts like giving to charity and volunteering have positive effects on your overall physical and mental well-being.

ICYMI: Overlooked News from Haiti, the U.S.-Mexico Border and beyond
A young Haitian girl in a white shirt and blue head wrap stands outside her home in Baie de Henne, Haiti.

Newsworthy

ICYMI: Overlooked News from Haiti, the U.S.-Mexico Border and beyond

This week's roundup includes overlooked news, like Haiti's continued crises and the lack of diverse reporting at the U.S.-Mexico border, plus...

The Holy Elephants That Protect Farmers’ Crops in Nepal
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Animals

The Holy Elephants That Protect Farmers’ Crops in Nepal

Women in the western jungles of Nepal face a particular set of farming challenges. Only a narrow dirt road separates their homes and Banke National...