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Indian girls using mobile phones (AP Images)

Want to help end poverty? There’s an app for that.

How can I best help the poor? Could I survive as a refugee? The British website Training Zone picked five mobile learning apps that...
Ethnic Uighur boy rescued from Thailand (AP Images)

Don’t look away. Human trafficking is everywhere, but you can help

Slavery is not a relic of the distant past. Human trafficking today fuels the modern slave trade. Right now, at least 20 million people are...
Drawing of hand dropping coin into slot in Earth (State Dept./Doug Thomson)

Save money. Save the environment. Here’s how (HINT: It involves your...

Energy-conscious consumers prefer green homes. They save on energy and water bills and reduce their families’ environmental impact. It’s the right thing to do!...
Statue of Liberty (AP Images)

The world meets Lady Liberty…on this day

“I first saw you on the evening of May 4, 1909, from the deck of the immigrant ship that brought me from Norway. I...
University of Tennessee graduates (AP Images)

Questions about studying in the U.S.? Tune in for answers.

Do you plan to study in the U.S. in the near future? Do you hope to later on? Participate in an online chat on Wednesday,...
Mohammed Usman Shariff, the Dalai Lama and Shivratri Deshikendra (AP Images)

Free to believe…on this day

More than eight of every 10 people are religious believers. Although too many are persecuted for their beliefs, communities of faith are resilient and...
Ukrainians holding flag (AP Images)

Sunday’s elections in Ukraine will be a pivotal exercise in democracy

On Sunday, October 26, Ukraine will hold its first Rada (parliamentary) elections since the historic Maidan protest movement led to former President Yanukovych abandoning...
President Obama casting ballot on voting machine (AP Images)

Everything you need to know about the U.S. midterm elections

U.S. citizens are gearing up for the 2014 midterm elections — the nation-wide voting that takes place midway through the president's four-year term. Currently,...
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A benefit of a free, open Internet: Better health care

We enjoy the benefits of a free and open Internet each time we pay a bill online, download music or take an online course....