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UN Addresses Chaos in Kenya

UN Addresses Chaos in Kenya

President of Kenya Mwai Kibaki urged the annual United Nations summit to provide more aide to address the devastation caused by drought and famine in his region.

How to Prevent Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States. In New York City almost 1,500 people die each year from this largely preventable form of the disease. Gastroenterologist Dr. Michael j. Lipp, clinical instructor at the Columbia University Medical Center explains the risk factors and the ways to prevent colon cancer.

Cuts for Grandparent Program Impacts Kids

Cuts for Grandparent Program Impacts Kids

Funds have been cut for a unique program supporting grandparents raising grandchildren.

Recycling to Survive, Some Face Abuse

Recycling to Survive, Some Face Abuse

Can collectors face competition on the streets, along with harassment and violence.

Congratulations Class of 2011!

Congratulations Class of 2011!

Over 2500 graduates and undergraduates received degrees in June.

Santa Muerte: She’s Not Judgmental

Santa Muerte: She’s Not Judgmental

There are some Latinos who believe that there is a “saint” outside the Catholic faith that is more receptive to their prayers.

Day Labor Strains Aging “Jornaleros”

Day Labor Strains Aging “Jornaleros”

Among the day labor work force exists an aging group of illegal workers who face growing old in a young man’s trade.

A Palatial Poorhouse in the Bronx

A Palatial Poorhouse in the Bronx

Take a tour of an Italian Renaissance retirement abode for penniless millionaires.

Eddie Daniels: Master of his Fate

Eddie Daniels: Master of his Fate

Fair-skinned enough to pass for a white man, South African freedom fighter Eddie Daniels would rather be classified as black.