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POSTED: 8/4/2015
The New York Times set off a fresh round of speculation over the weekend that Joe Biden may enter the 2016 presidential contest, first with a Maureen...
POSTED: 8/4/2015
This is my last dispatch from Athens before the vacation season kicks into full swing. I am sure there are an ample amount of jokes about long...
POSTED: 8/4/2015
AMARA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqis complaining about corruption and poor services, epitomized by power cuts during a heatwave, took to the streets on...
POSTED: 8/4/2015
AMARA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqis complaining about corruption and poor services, epitomized by power cuts during a heatwave, took to the streets on...
POSTED: 8/4/2015
Fox News' poll window for the top 10 candidates to qualify for Thursday night's first GOP presidential primary debate closed at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, so...
POSTED: 8/4/2015
It was certainly cool to be an environmentalist in Hungary in the 1980s. Demonstrations against the government's plan to build a dam on the Danube...
POSTED: 8/4/2015
Adam Goodes, the Australian rules footballer jeered by crowds for his celebratory Indigenous dancing, became the topic of global conversation this...
POSTED: 8/4/2015
Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.
POSTED: 8/4/2015 in Europe
Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.
POSTED: 8/4/2015
Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.
POSTED: 8/4/2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were making dueling appeals to the American Jewish...
POSTED: 8/4/2015
A Black Hawk police helicopter crashes in a remote jungle area of Colombia, killing at least 15 officers.
POSTED: 8/4/2015 in Europe
A Black Hawk police helicopter crashes in a remote jungle area of Colombia, killing at least 15 officers.
POSTED: 8/4/2015
A Black Hawk police helicopter crashes in a remote jungle area of Colombia, killing at least 15 officers.
POSTED: 8/4/2015
In his op-ed piece "Two Cheers for Capitalism," conservative columnist David Brooks quotes fellow New York Times writer Anand Giridharadas about why...

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We are pleased to announce that on July 4, 2015, our Founder and CEO
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January 15, 2015  more than 600 civic, business and philanthropic

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

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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

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