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2014/09/02 08:31
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Asharoken, N.Y. - On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy. Either it accepts millions of dollars in federal aid to build a...
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The recent labor market data have been encouraging. Businesses have now added nearly 10 million jobs over 53 straight months of job growth, the longest streak on record. Total job gains have exceeded...
2014/09/01 06:06
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Class of 1983 creating the mosaic in the Academic Building. Corps of Cadets assembling outside of Academic building. They have witnessed some of Texas A&M’s most endearing traditions for generations...
2014/08/29 13:56
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... does not cook rice.” That does not refer to Vice President Jejomar Binay twisting in the wind for the overpriced Makati buildings. The proverb is tailor-fit for Senator Cynthia Villar, who...
2014/08/26 13:31
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Oakland's new chief resiliency officer will help city prepare for catastrophic events and overcome chronic social problems. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building...
2014/08/21 07:29
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Ho Chi Minh City — Michael Yates remembers recently seeing footage of a South Asian woman who woke up in the middle of the night surrounded by water. She grabbed her children and fled to higher...
2014/08/20 16:23
2014/08/20 16:23
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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Endowment today announced that Martha “Marty” Jimenez has been named Executive Vice President/Counsel to the Foundation. Jimenez will serve in a key senior...
2014/08/19 12:42
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A series of fires, often referred to as the “flowers of Edo”, raged during the 17th and 18th centuries in the Japanese city we now know as Tokyo. Each horrible blossom reduced a part of the metropolis...
2014/08/19 11:47
2014/08/19 11:47
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The well-attended American Folk Art Museum, Aug. 14Photo by Lee Rosenbaum Last week, I belatedly visited the American Folk Art Museum’s engaging, rightly acclaimed Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from...
2014/08/18 09:30
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Kenya is in a good position to wrestle a significant share of the billions of dollars promised during the recent US-Africa Summit in renewed investment plans as a major hub in East Africa. However,...
2014/08/18 07:26
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Vandana Shiva accuses multinational corporations such as Monsanto of attempting to impose “food totalitarianism” on the world.Credit Illustration by Jason Seiler / Reference: Amanda Edwards /...
2014/08/16 21:06
2014/08/16 21:06
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The 3-week-old boy fidgeted quietly on his mother's arm as nurse Felecia Richardson sat cross-legged on the floor in front of them. "How's he doing?" Richardson asked the mother at the start of...
2014/08/14 20:01
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Board of Education has voted to partner with two foundations to strengthen education at struggling schools in the state. The board says it will work with the...
2014/08/14 17:44
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The state Board of Education today approved a partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and Walton Family Foundation aimed at developing a plan to strengthen education by targeting academically...
2014/08/13 15:59
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Delhi-based civil society organisation Sshrishti, a finalist of the NGO Awards 2014, has been working for the city’s slum children for over a decade. Its founder and CEO Sanghamitra Bose expounds on...
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2014/08/12 21:29
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Michael Berkowitz jokes that his appreciation for civil service emerged at an early age: as a boy growing up on Manhattan's Upper West Side who loved surreptitiously hitching two-block rides on city...
2014/08/11 02:51
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WASHINGTON – South Sudan is dangerously close to famine as a result of food insecurity, weak governance and armed conflict, according to Nancy Lindborg, assistant administrator for the Bureau for...
2014/08/06 16:22
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South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (left) shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a brief bilateral meeting at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (Freddie...
2014/08/06 14:30
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THE United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Rockefeller Foundation yesterday announced a $100 million fund to pursue a bold new vision for building resilience to chronic...
2014/08/05 21:32
2014/08/05 21:32
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On the evening of July 25, 1964, Pop artist Andy Warhol and five associates armed with a single camera and a bag of 33-minute film cartridges entered an office on the 41st floor of the Time-Life...
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