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Improving Your Appearance and Loving Your Smile Just Got Easier

When it comes to loving what we see in the mirror, our teeth and smile have a lot to do with how we feel about ourselves. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry reports that 86 percent of those getting cosmetic dentistry do so to improve their physical appearance. One of the most popular services that […]

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Peter Fonda Attacks Trump Family, Then Apologizes

Hollywood, CA. Easy Rider actor Peter Fonda, seemingly enraged watching children being ripped apart from their families because of Donald Trump policies on the Mexican border, tweeted a horrific Tweet today, since deleted, that the Secret Service is investigating. The actor later issued an apology for the tweet: “I went too far.” The anger, however, […]

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New Shoe Designer Sets Trends, Turns Heads, Gives Back to Charity

In 2010, what was believed to be the world’s oldest leather shoe was discovered in cave in Armenia. The shoe was estimated to be around 5,500 years old. While leather shoes have been around for a very long time, there are still revolutionary things being done with them that help to set new trends. One […]

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Pope Supports U.S. Bishops’ Criticism of ‘Immoral’ Immigration Policy

New York, N.Y. Reuters has released an exclusive interview with Pope Francis in which he criticizes Trump administration policy on migrant family separation. Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Basilica Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo by Marko Vombergar/ALETEIA. Speaking to Reuters, the Pope said he supported recent statements by U.S. Catholic bishops who […]

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UNICEF: Migrant Children at U.S. Border Have Right to Protection

New York, N.Y. Separating children from their families is in no-one’s best interest – the head of U.N. Children’s Fund UNICEF said on Tuesday – pointing to “heartbreaking” stories of infants who have been reportedly removed from their parents after entering the U.S. from Mexico illegally. Genesis Cerrato, 16, with her one-year-old son. Along with her whole family, […]

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Children Separated from Parents Sob in Anguish at U.S. Border

Washington, D.C. The voices and faces of the Central American children separated from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico are now emerging, lending a heart-rending human element to the debate over President Donald Trump’s controversial “zero-tolerance policy” towards illegal immigrants. The world heard several desperate, crying children Monday on an audio recording released […]

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Leadership Trip to Albany Capitol & Legislative Office Building

Albany, N.Y. The J. Luce Foundation traveled to New York State’s capital Albany with our Young Global Leaders to meet with Assembly-members Rebecca Seawright and Danny O’Donnell. We were introduced live as Rebecca Seawright’s special guests by Honorable Joseph D. Morelle, Assembly Majority Leader, on the floor of the New York State Assembly Chamber. The J. […]

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Company Gives Back to Injured Veterans, Helping them at Every Step

New York, N.Y. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 18.5 million veterans in the country. Like the rest of the population, they experience lower leg injuries, resulting from any number of issues. One company has created a way to help them every step of the way, making it more comfortable for them to […]

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More Than Just ‘Lifeline,’ Remittances Spur Global Growth

New York, N.Y. Not only are remittances a “critical lifeline” for millions globally, the direct benefits of money sent home by migrant workers touch the lives of one in every seven persons on the planet – over one billion people, the United Nations rural development agency has said. It is estimated that family remittances – […]

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In Miami: Fighting Gentrification By Making Little Haiti Great Again

Miami, FL. On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood, tropical music fills the air as two friends sip from a freshly cut coconut outside the Caribbean Marketplace. Nearby, two men are savoring grilled meat and Jamaican patties with rice and peas. Farther down the sidewalk, on the weekly market day, a group […]

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Extreme Poverty: Women’s Collective Sell Clay Cakes in Port-au-Prince

Native American Two-Spirits Look to Reclaim Lost Heritage

Haiti Bars Oxfam Great Britain After Sexual Abuse Scandal

Meet J. Luce Foundation Global Advisor Jeremy Hu

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