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You'll Never Guess The Most Charitable Nation In The World

And the winner for most charitable nation in the world is ... Myanmar. Coming in second: the United States.<p>If you're scratching your head, one reason may be that the ranking confounds the common perception "that generosity and wealth are connected to one another," says Adam Pickering. He's the …

Relatives of Syrian boy washed up on beach 'approved to settle in Canada'

The aunt of Alan Kurdi, whose lifeless body was photographed on a Turkish beach, sparking worldwide outrage at the refugee crisis, hopes her family members will be in Canada by Christmas<p>The aunt of a Syrian boy whose lifeless body was photographed on a Turkish beach, sparking worldwide outrage at …

Where Would You Go?

One of the questions I asked all my children is: “Where would you travel to if you could visit anywhere in the world?”<p>Drawing by Eby in India<p>Here are …

News, Stories Photos

Millions of youth's in Africa's Sahel could be recruited by terrorist groups, UN envoy warns

41 million young people in the Sahel 'face hopelessness' and region will become recruiting hub for terrorist organisations<p>Up to 41 million young people in the Sahel have bleak futures, pushing them to migrate and making them susceptible to radicalisation, a UN envoy to the African region said on …

Fifteen killed in Honduras in two separate massacres

Seven were shot in Tegucigalpa and eight bus drivers were killed in San Pedro Sula less than 12 hours apart in what police believe were gang-related attacks<p>Two massacres in Honduras have killed 15 people in less than 12 hours.<p>Police say seven were shot in the capital of Tegucigalpa early Wednesday, …

Child Marriage in Africa Could Double by 2050, U.N. Report Says

Africa is expected to surpass South Asia as the region with the highest number of child brides, due to slow child marriage reduction coupled with an …

Africa

'Tragic Mistake': U.S. Misidentified MSF Hospital Before Bombing It

A U.S. warplane attacked a medical charity's hospital in Afghanistan last month after its crew mistook it for a nearby government compound taken over by the Taliban in a "tragic mistake," a U.S. official said Wednesday.<p>"This tragedy was the direct result of avoidable human error," U.S. Army Gen. …

Afghanistan

10 Ways to Give to Charity When You're Short on Cash

Give your time, stuff, and talents.<p>The holidays are hard on everyone’s budget, so don’t feel bad if you can’t write a big check to your favorite …

Personal Finance

ISIS Dug Network of Tunnels Under Conquered Iraqi City of Sinjar

IRBIL, Iraq — Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, ISIS militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. There, they had boxes of U.S.-made ammunition, medicines and copies of the Quran stashed on shelves.<p>The Associated Press …

Made in America

To Bring People Together to Fix Global Challenges, Try Food

Some 749 million people worldwide go hungry every night, and almost two billion are overweight or obese. Our food system contributes substantially to greenhouse gas emissions. We overuse antibiotics.<p>It can be pretty depressing on this planet sometimes, when you think about it.<p>But Alessandro Demaio, …

Levison Wood's Visions of Africa

Turkish military releases recording of warning to Russian jet

Surviving crew member of downed plane is rescued in 12-hour mission and says there were no warnings<p>The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of a warning it gave to a Russian fighter jet before the aircraft was shot down near the Syrian border, hours after the surviving …

Turkish Military

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What Happens to Your Shoebox?

Thank you so much for your generous giving during National Collection Week!Now that you have sent off your Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts …

More than just a job

Working for Compassion is more than just doing a job. You’ll be using your passion and skills to support children living in poverty all over the …

The Paleo, Vegan, Gluten-Free Dessert That Anyone Can Eat

It's a Thanksgiving miracle: This dessert will satisfy even the most restrictive diet—and it's easy to make.<p>My sister, bless her, has decided to embark on the Whole30 diet. She's on week three of the 30-day grain-free, alcohol-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, legume-free, meat-and-veggie-focused meal …

Meet 10-year-old Ring and World Vision staff member, Mayom. Ring comes to school to learn and have a hot meal which consists of sorghum, yellow peas, and vegetable oil so the staff can feed the nearly 400 children who attend this school. Back at home, Ring’s family has just one meal a day. “Before the food arrived, we couldn’t play much,” he says. “We were tired. Now we are very happy.” This Christmas, bring joy to children in need. Help provide things such as emergency food and more to children like Ring at http://www.worldvision.ca/christmas.

Fried Stuffing Poutine Is the Ultimate Use of Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Turkey dinner, thank you for being so delicious. And thank you for gifting us with leftovers for days. And while we certainly appreciate the …

Nearly 1 in 5 Canadian children living in poverty: report

Canada — a wealthy nation with an abundance of natural resources — can’t seem to put a stop to child poverty, according to an annual report examining …

Police: Newborn left in Christmas nativity manger at New York church

For a short time Monday afternoon, the Christmas manger at a New York City church might've been able to pass for the real thing: A newborn baby, with the umbilical cord still attached, was abandoned there. Now, New York City police are searching for whoever left the child.<p>It was around 11:30 a.m. …

New York City

European Refugee Arrivals Drop for the First Time This Year

The number of Middle Eastern and African refugees arriving in Europe has dropped this month for the first time as winter weather makes travel more …

European Union

Hurricane Sandra forms off Mexico's Pacific coast, seen strengthening

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Sandra formed off Mexico’s Pacific coast on Tuesday, with the storm expected to strengthen as it heads toward the country’s northwest coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.<p>On Tuesday evening, Sandra was located about 540 miles (869 km) …

Environmentalism

Visitor's Guide to The Regent's Park London in London

At 410 acres, Regent's Park is the largest single Royal Park in the area of Central London, making it somewhat larger than nearby Hyde Park. It is a …

The Ultimate Food Lover's Guide to Paris

Today, you, my awesome readers, are in for quite the treat (literally, since this post is about food), so I hope you're hungry! Jordan from The …

France