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PETA Offers Reward of up to $5,000 in Dog-Dumping Case

Villa Rica, Dec. 30 -- PETA is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction on cruelty-to-animals charges of the person(s) who abandoned an emaciated 8-month-... Read More


Jill Biden to bring ALA Midwinter Virtual to a close

CHICAGO, Dec. 29 -- The American Library Association (ALA) announced today that the next First Lady, Jill Biden, Ed.D, will participate in ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits virtual meeting on Monday, J... Read More


A COVID-19 Nurse in One Virus Hotspot After Another

Washington, Dec. 28 -- In April, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic's first wave, registered nurse Alex Gary volunteered with International Medical Corps in New York City. She subsequently vol... Read More


Years of outcry against horse deaths at racetracks prompts passage of new federal law

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 -- After years of efforts to end the horse racing practices that have caused thousands of horses to die or suffer injuries, the Humane Society Legislative Fund and the Humane Socie... Read More


Oman: Training course on chemical, biological, radioactive, and nuclear incidents and handling mechanism of hazardous materials

Washington, Dec. 24 -- In November 2020, the Oman Ministry of Health and the ICRC have launched the first phase of a 4-phase training course on the management of Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, and... Read More


Important Information about New PPP Funds

Washington, Dec. 23 -- Congress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday that supplies more than $300 billion in relief for small businesses, including a second round of the Paycheck Prote... Read More


Iraq: Amid a recent rise in reported domestic violence cases, IRC warns of a shadow pandemic spreading across the country

Iraq, Dec. 22 -- As reports of gender-based violence (GBV) rise across Iraq, the IRC warns that a shadow pandemic is spreading across the country and is calling for support to women and girls to be ra... Read More


Supporters urged to close fundraising gap, help millions of Americans facing unprecedented hardship

ALEXANDRIA, Dec. 21 -- With just three days left in the iconic Red Kettle Campaign, The Salvation Army, which serves over 30 million Americans each year, is urging supporters to donate. Due to the imp... Read More


1st death anniversary of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed on 20 december Featured

Washington, Dec. 20 -- BRAC commemorates its founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed on his first anniversary of death tomorrow on Sunday (20 December). Last year (2019) he died on this day at a hospital in Dhak... Read More


Sierra Club Statement on New EPA PFAS Disposal Guidelines

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 -- Today, EPA released new guidance for disposal and destruction of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The Agency's new 107-page "Interim Guidance" document outlines a lon... Read More