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Ugandan court rules controversial anti-gay law invalid and unconstitutional

President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni speaks during the London Summit on Family Planning on July 11, 2012 in London, England.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Forbes.com

Banking For The Poor: Will This Be Bill Gates's Greatest Philanthropic Achievement?

By the time he has donated the rest, he may well have the elimination of polio and drastic reduction of child malaria on his epitaph.

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Business Journal

Health industry leaders honored among this year's 40 Under 40 winners

From running a hospital to reforming care at the Veterans Health Administration to developing new biomedical devices to solving global health problems, the eight people from health organizations who were included among this year's Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are all involved in important work.

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Lifehack.org

15 Inspirational Quotes From Female Pioneers Who Have Made History

Women were once the quiet changers of history. Thankfully, times are changing and we can openly celebrate women's successes, achievements and stories.

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The Miami Herald

Nonprofit works to improve health of mothers, babies through education of birth spacing

Hope Through Healing Hands, a Nashville-based global health organization geared to promoting the quality of life for citizens and communities around the world using health as a currency for peace, has partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to create the Faith-based Coalition for Healthy Mothers and Children Worldwide.

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Free Republic

Word For The Day, Thursday, July 31, 2014 – celerity

In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

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Contra Costa Times

Esther J. Cepeda: Giving teachers their voice

This is the fundamental problem with education reform in America: The people who are most important in a child's classroom feel they are effectively without a voice.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Educator: The Media 'Just Collapsed' and Failed to Ask Basic Questions About Common Core

"I don't understand why the media just collapsed. None of the basic questions were asked," said Sandra Stotsky, who served on the National Validation Committee for the Common Core State Systemic Initiative from 2009 to 2010.

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Detroit News

Two tech titans diverge on philanthropic paths

For most of the past 30 years, Bill Gates has been known by most people as the co-founder of the world's largest software company, a tough business tactician, and the richest man in the world.

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CMSWire

Annual Reports: Marketing's New Best Friend?

Annual reports have traditionally filled a dull, unassuming niche in a company's marketing efforts - if it held any place at all.

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Mydigitalfc.com

Gates Foundation backs sanitation projects

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation along with the UK department of international development has decided to use part of its $1.5 million grant towards developing innovative sanitation solutions in India.

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The Heartland Institute

Fishy Polls on Common Core

By exercising even a little of the critical thinking the pushers of these national standards claim to want mandated in all classrooms, consumers can learn a big, valuable lesson about polling that seeks to shape public opinion rather than honestly gauge it.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Superintendent's message - Exciting year ahead for Pinellas schools

As summer draws to a close, I am optimistic about the journey ahead for Pinellas County Schools.

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Newswise

Amherst College Professor's Bold Experiment Takes Aim at Malnutrition in India

AMHERST, Mass. - Amherst College economics professor Prakarsh Singh has a bold idea for combatting child malnutrition in India: Why not reward government-funded health workers who help children become healthy and inform mothers about the right diet for their kids? Singh has been awarded a competitive $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Award ... (more)

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Business Journal

PaxVax gets $60M financing as it buys oral typhoid vaccine

PaxVax, led by CEO Kenneth Kelley, acquired an oral typhoid drug and arranged up to $60 million in debt and equity financing this week.

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The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's $2.8 Billion Donation Could Be Just the Beginning

Warren Buffett recently made headlines for his donation of about $2.8 billion in the form of Berkshire Hathaway stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and several other charities.

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Q102.com

Temple University Makes HUGE Change! Will This Affect You?

So who doesn't just LOVEEE the SATs ?!? Me neither. Well, for all rising seniors, Temple University will be the first public research university to make SATs optional for admission! If applicants decide to opt out, they will be asked to answer a set of essay questions about leadership, goal setting, and other favorable attributes.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

CNN

A World Without AIDS

I think we figured out the easy part, which is finding the cure to AIDS. But now we will be faced with another challenge.

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In-depth Africa

Boko Haram violence our challenge with polio - Bill Gates

US businessman, inventor and philanthropist Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, delivers a speech after receiving an honourary degree during a ceremony at Addis Ababa University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 24, 2014 AFP United States philanthropist, Bill Gates has described the violence in northern Nigeria perpetuated by ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

BioSpace

GlaxoSmithKline Seeks Approval For First Ever Malaria Vaccination

The British pharmaceutical manufacturer has spent 30 years and more than $350 million on the development of an effective vaccine, with a majority of the funds contributed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Charitable Organizations, Non-Profit

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