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By Renee Maltezou and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS, June 30 (Reuters) - The head of the European Commission made a last-minute offer to try to persuade...
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Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work. "I think it’s safe to say that feminist art and activism are having a...
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Have you ever seen a Tesla coil up close? What about a lightning storm caught in a single image? Marc Simon Frei’s enveloping photographs let you...
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Jackson Pollock, Clement Greenberg, Helen Frankenthaler, Lee Krasner, and an unidentified child at the beach in East Hampton, New York, July 1952...
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A few weeks ago, Rob Coneybeer noted his declaration of “app bankruptcy.” That is, upon seeing 250 mobile application updates waiting for him upon...
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Have scientists found all of Earth's impact craters? A surprising new study suggests that, indeed, that's the case -- at least for the big ones. The...
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MEDAN, Indonesia, June 30 (Reuters) - At least 55 people were killed when a military transport plane crashed into a residential area shortly after...
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Salon asked 13 comics, including "SNL" cast members and alums, who would play the little voices inside their heads
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Why can't movies do as well as TV when it comes to LGBT characters?
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Audrey Hepburn's son shares his mother's recipes -- and, more important, essential philosophies on what food means
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The race of 1828 makes today's ugliness seem quite civil by comparison. Jackson and Adams knew how to sling the mud
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Five to four decision suggests court could take up case challenging abortion restrictions
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The Supreme Court delivered a major blow to the EPA, but not necessarily to air pollution regulations
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We are pleased to announce that on July 4, 2015, our Founder and CEO
UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker led an

Forest Whitaker, Humanitarian, CEO and Founder of WPDI, Actor, gave a

On February 4, 2015, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Health

The ultra-durable One World Futbol, a soccer ball that never needs a

South Sudan | 5 February 2015


January 15, 2015  more than 600 civic, business and philanthropic

In the winter of 2012, WPDI provided our key partner in

  • The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) extends to

Whitaker’s international influence is not limited to Hollywood. He’s

In South Sudan, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation

A speech about the conflict in South Sudan and how WPDI is helping to

Academy award winner Forest Whitaker visited Findley Elementary in Des

Forest Whitaker, an Oscar-winning actor, was at Des Moines' Findley

Forest Whitaker returns to inspire Des Moines students

People Magazine, “Forest Whitaker Uses His Start Power to Fight for

RTT News, “Forest Whitaker Honored for His Civil Rights Work in Uganda

United Nations Radio, “Forest Whitaker launches peace organization in

Zain Company, “Forest Whitaker visits Zain South Sudan offices to

“A Message from UNESCO’s Forest Whitaker on Peace in South Sudan”,

Ericsson website, “Peace Initiative launched in Mexico with Forest


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