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Jewish Community Centers and Schools Across the Country Received Bomb Threats Today

Jewish community centers, schools and daycares across the country have been forced to evacuate today…

Here’s an Encouraging Update on the Toddler Adopted By Aid Worker Featured in Viral Photo

About a year ago, a photograph taken in Nigeria went viral, showing a heartbreaking image…

Report: Global Gender Equality Is Still 170 Years Away

The World Economic Forum has released the troubling findings of a new study that found…

What Is Franklin Graham Implying with This Tweet About Russian Hacking and God’s Will for the Election?

Franklin Graham, the son of famed evangelist Billy Graham and the current CEO of the…

Heartbreaking Video of Aleppo Orphans: ‘We Want to Live. We Want Peace’

A group of orphans in Aleppo have created a moving and heartbreaking video, begging for…

The Prime Minister of Japan Is Going to Tour Pearl Harbor With President Obama

President Barack Obama is going to visit Pearl Harbor with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe…

George Clooney’s Organization Uncovers Corruption That Is Fueling War in South Sudan

The organization George Clooney co-founded, The Sentry, released the findings of a two-year, undercover investigation…

More Than 60 People Killed Following Massive Earthquake in Italy

Dozens of people have been killed in central Italy, after the area was struck by…

Two American Medical Missionaries Were Murdered in Jamaica This Weekend

Two American men working for the group “Teams for Medical Missions” were found murdered in…

A Massive Earthquake Rocked Ecuador This Weekend

Saturday night, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake—the strongest in decades—rocked Ecuador. At this point, the Ecuadorian government…

There’s Been a New Ebola Death in West Africa

Just a week after the World Health Organization declared that known transmissions of Ebola “have…

ISIS Suspected of Bombings that Killed Dozens in Turkey

Security officials believe that ISIS may be responsible for two suicide bombings that killed at…

Syrian Refugee Tripped By Camerawoman Has Been Invited to Live in Spain

The man at the center of a disturbing incident, in which a Hungarian journalist was…

Dude ‘Very Regretted’ Jumping Off Tower Bridge into the Thames

An Evel Knievel copycat in London jumped off the Tower Bridge into the River Thames…

Report: Natural Disasters Displace One Person Every Second

An average of 26.4 million people flee their homes because of natural disasters every year…

The Non-planet Pluto Still Has Heart

Remember when we downgraded Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet (whatever that is)?…

This Guy Raised Dogs That Were Bears

A guy in Yannan China apparently raised a pair of puppies for two years. And…

R.I.P., Bubble Wrap

We’re sad to say Bubble Wrap is going away, because economy. Since 1957, box openers…

Scientists Have No Idea What Bright Spots on Distant Planet Are (Aliens, Duh)

Scientists have gotten their closest look yet at some strange white spots on a planet…

18 Christians Sentenced to Prison in Iran for Their Faith

According to a report from Fox News, 18 people in Iran have been sentenced to…

113 Countries Have Greater Measles Immunizations Rates for Babies than the U.S.

The World Health Organization has released a map showing that 113 countries have higher rates…

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un Hasn’t Been Seen in a Month

For the last month, 31-year-old North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un—who inherited the role from…

Edward Snowden: I Was a Spy

NBC has released portions of Edward Snowden’s interview with Brian Williams—his first with a U.S.…

292 Missing Following Ferry Capsize in South Korea

Rescue teams are still searching the waters of the Yellow Sea for survivors of the…