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  • Syrian airstrike on Aleppo school kills students, others

    Syrian airstrike on Aleppo school kills students, others
    An elementary school in the Syrian city of Aleppo was struck by a missile from a government jet Wednesday morning, killing at least 19 people, most of them children, opposition activists said. Hundreds of students from various schools in the...
  • Putting your charity dollars where they matter most

     Putting your charity dollars where they matter most
    It seems to happen at a disturbingly frequent rate. A massive typhoon, hurricane, earthquake, tsunami or other horrible catastrophe occurs. The media show heart-wrenching images of disaster beyond anything most people have seen or could even begin to...
  • It's a Small World to become a big Disney film

    It's a Small World to become a big Disney film
    It's a Small World, the 50-year-old Disneyland attraction with the singing automatonic children, is reportedly being turned into a movie. Deadline.com reported that Jon Turteltaub has been hired by Walt Disney Studios to direct the movie based on the...
  • Alyssa Milano, media actorvist

     Alyssa Milano, media actorvist
    When you've been working since you were 8, as Alyssa Milano has, it takes a special kind of role to get you really excited. Using your birthday to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia, for instance. Or hunkering down with the beleaguered in Kosovo...
  • Why didn't I think of that? Another missed opportunity for invention

    Most of us who are neither geniuses nor innovators are destined to live our lives asking this question: Why didn't I think of that? This happens to me a lot more than I'd like to admit, and the recognition of another's cleverness invariably sparks a...
  • Disney to celebrate 'it's a small world' 50th anniversary with global sing-along

    Disney to celebrate 'it's a small world' 50th anniversary with global sing-along
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of its most iconic rides, Disney Parks announced Friday that it will hold a global sing-along for the "it's a small world" attraction.  The attraction is celebrating 50 years after debuting at the 1964 New York...
  • Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules

    Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules
    WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization declared Southeast Asia polio-free Thursday, marking a global health milestone for India, where the disease accounted for nearly half of all worldwide cases just five years ago. The announcement comes...
  • Diana Ross Brings Down the House for Star-Studded MOCA Gala

    It was all a bit strange in that it was oddly normal. Not famous people at a fancy event normal - a particular kind of status quo in and of itself - but over at a friend's house for a dinner party typical. At the 2014 Museum of Contemporary Art gala held...
  • Disney's 'Small World' ride turns 50 with song that's hard to forget

    Disney's 'Small World' ride turns 50 with song that's hard to forget
    It's a Small World started as a way to promote global harmony, but 50 years later the Disney ride may be more famous for a theme song that's hard for visitors to forget — even when they want to. The cheery tune about laughter, hopes, fears,...
  • Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest

    Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest
    Confronted with nearly 600 protesters upset over a proposal to join Irvine in "friendship" with city of Nha Trang in Vietnam, Irvine City Council members Tuesday night voted to revise their rules for choosing cities to be friends with. After more than...
  • Backlash ends Irvine's plan for 'friendship' with Vietnamese city

    Backlash ends Irvine's plan for 'friendship' with Vietnamese city
    When a city councilman in Irvine dreamed up the idea of forming a relationship with a coastal town in Vietnam, the leaders of this increasingly multicultural community got a quick, decisive lesson in foreign relations. Hundreds of Vietnamese Americans,...