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1. The campaign, online at ProjectSecretIdentity.org, is supported by a cross-fandom coalition of organizations, including: Southeastern Browncoats, a Firefly-inspired non-profit; the Harry Potter Alliance, an activism organization; the Baker Street Babes, a Sherlock Holmes fan group and podcast; Wattpad, a community of readers and writers; and the ... (more)
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Bental in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights. . Smoke rises following an explosion in Syria's Quneitra province as Syrian rebels clashed with President Bashar Assad's forces, seen from the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
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Understanding all the players, alliances and political stakes in the rapidly shifting crisis in Ukraine can be challenging for anyone unfamiliar with Eastern Europe and its history.
The federal government announced today that 20 species of coral are now protected as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act because global warming, disease and ocean acidification are driving them toward extinction.
In 1989, she built an award-winning song publishing company. When time allowed, Leslie would embark on protest trips to Washington DC with NARAL and Planned Parenthood.
Snow foolin': Blizzards still likely despite global warming Big snowstorms won't be a distant memory, even with global warming, says a new study out Wednesday.
The University of Hong Kong is preparing for any incidents of students and staff who boycott classes after this week's expected NPC political reform ruling.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has filed six complaints against a Hammond turtle and alligator farm.
Syrian rebels, including fighters from an al Qaida -linked group, have seized control of a border crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights after heavy clashes with President Bashar Assad's forces, activists and rebels said.
Human rights and anti-torture campaigner Helen Bamber , the woman who rode straight into what her biographer Neil Belton called “the bad weather of our century,” died on Thursday at age 89. My shock was great.
On Christmas, while his 3-year-old daughter opened her presents, pet-shop owner Michael Gill was in his bathroom cradling an English bulldog mix puppy suffering from a lethal canine virus.
A prominent Ugandan LGBT advocacy organization has asked local authorities to investigate claims from a pair of American organizations that recently launched fundraising efforts around claims that LGBT Ugandans have been stoned to death, reports BuzzFeed .
Friends of the Earth - an advocacy group critical of the nuclear power industry - filed a petition Tuesday with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission asking for a hearing and charging the Diablo Canyon plant is violating its operating license.
After an emergency C-section at the New York State Fair's Dairy Cow Birthing Center Monday, animal rights organization PETA now demands that the exhibit be replaced with a more realistic representation of the birthing process on farms.
Yesterday, Scott Beggs discussed how the subject of war permeated throughout Richard Attenborough 's career both in front of and behind the camera, noting how anti-war themes ran through the former Royal Air Force flier's directing debut in Oh! What a Lovely War to his Best Director win for Gandhi and beyond.
The Vietnamese authorities must stop attacks on peaceful activists, Amnesty International said today after three human rights defenders were sentenced to jail and police beat and arrested their supporters.
New packaging technology created to improve the shelf life of food is potentially toxic and should be regulated, an environmental group has warned.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:42 am
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