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The U.S. Peace Corps will begin accepting applications from same-sex couples who wish to serve overseas together for the first time next month, the agency announced Tuesday. The move follows a broader shift by the Obama administration toward publicly...
ReutersMay 21 (Reuters) - The Peace Corps said on Tuesday it will start accepting applications next month from same-sex couples who want to volunteer together as part of the overseas service program. But not all of the 76 countries that host the program...
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated 15 years of performances on the MCA stage with its benefit, "remixed/reimagined." The evening began with an outdoor reception on the front plaza that included food from some of Chicago's food trucks, plus mini...
The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va.Devon Harris, a member of Jamaica's original bobsled team, adapted a line from "Cool Runnings," the movie loosely based on the team's 1988 run at the Winter Olympics in Calgary. "Feel the rhythm. Feel the rhyme. Put your hands in the air, it's Class...
Tags: Physiology, Physical Therapy, Bobsleigh, Sports, Graduation
The Kansas City StarKnown for her many civic and philanthropic contributions to her hometown, Kansas City native Sheila Kemper Dietrich took on a new challenge following a move to Boulder, Colo., eight years ago with her husband, Walter Dietrich, and daughter Cynthia....
Tags: Research, New York City, Obesity, Overweight, Healthy Diet
Bradenton HeraldAll together they've spent 62 years in ministry at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bradenton. But the pastor, the sister and the business manager are all stepping away from the leadership team this year. "It's not easy and it didn't come just overnight....
Tags: Roman Catholicism, Christianity, Religion and Belief, NATO, Peru
The Daily Star, Oneonta, N.Y.Hundreds of seniors at four area colleges are graduating this month, and college officials said many factors play into their employment success in the world of work ahead. "Current employment forecasts for graduates range from bleak to bright, so...
As I work my way around the harbor each week, I always look for people I would like to emulate. One such person is Doug West, and I have said this before about Doug and his efforts as chairman of the Newport Beach Harbor Commission. He wants to help and...
The Hartford CourantEver since mankind began creating art, spirituality oriented themes have been eternally the most popular. Two shows in Connecticut, a contemporary show open for just a few weeks and a show of ancient art open until next April, show different facets, and...
The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill.For the third time in less than five years, Illinois State University's program for current and returning Peace Corps volunteers has earned a top ranking. ISU placed eighth in this year's list of Peace Corps Master's International and Paul D....
Picking a volunteer vacation is a lot like dating: The choices are mind-boggling, but finding the right fit takes work. Treat the search like a job. Opportunities to travel and immerse yourself in a different culture are everywhere. You can enlist...
Jacksonville Journal-Courier, Ill.In his 10th and final commencement at Illinois College, retiring President Axel Steuer on Sunday offered four guideposts to help this year's 205 graduating seniors lead fulfilling lives. "Think of me today as a scout who has traveled quite a few years...
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