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First “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards Winners Announced for Soirée

New York, N.Y. The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation is pleased to announce the first winners of the 2019 “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards. The award will be presented on the evening of Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at The China Institute, 40 Rector Street, New York City. Mirroring the Forbes 30 Under 30, the “Luce […]

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Stewardship Report Summer Interns

Van “Ally” Nguyen, a driven rising senior from Vietnam, is currently an International Business and Management major at Dickinson College, PA, USA. Traveled alone all the way from Vietnam to the U.S. for college, she constantly challenges herself by stepping out of the comfort zone. Ally has earned merit scholarships and honored in the Dean’s […]

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Looking for the perfect summer kabob? Think Layla’s!

The dictionary defines a kabob as being cubes of meat marinated and cooked with vegetables, usually on a skewer. That definition may give people an idea of what it is, but it doesn’t explain how to achieve the delicious taste that people crave in a great kabob. Those who want to know how to make […]

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9 Ways to Be Summer Savvy

Ah, summer. Sun in our face, wind in our hair, flowing fashions and travel…lots and lots of travel! Such an eagerly anticipated and exceedingly enjoyed season indubitably ushers in an array of covet-worthy beauty and style solutions and, lucky for you, I’ve found nine fine ones among them. From new style staples to smart hair […]

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Search for ‘America’s Longest Married Couple’ Underway

To celebrate someone’s birthdate pretty much anyone can belt out the “Happy Birthday” song, but what to sing in celebration of a couple’s anniversary? How can we ceremoniously honor such an important and personal holiday equally melodiously?  To assuage these burning questions, award-winning singer-songwriter Karen Sokolof Javitch recently announced the worldwide launch of her personalized […]

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U.N. to Kenya: Lift Ban, Protect Judiciary, Preserve Civil Society

New York, N.Y.  Voicing concern over restrictions on protests as well as attacks on judiciary and civil society in the run-up to presidential elections in Kenya, a group of United Nations independent human rights experts called on the Government to honor its obligations and protect the rights of Kenyans. Jean-Marc Ferré Independent Expert on Human […]

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‘Bicycle Kingdom’ Comes Back as a Solution to Air Pollution in China

New York, N.Y. Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking. . Youth riding share bikes along the UNESCO World Heritage Site West Lake in Hangzhou, China. Photo: Yimin […]

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VOA: British Ambassador to Washington Resigns

Washington, D.C. Kim Darroch, Britain’s ambassador to the United States, resigned Wednesday, saying it was “impossible” to continue in his role following the leak of diplomatic cables in which he assailed President Donald Trump as “inept” and his administration as “uniquely dysfunctional.”  . Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson hosts a meeting with Sir Kim […]

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Co-Parenting Tips Every Divorcing Couple Needs to Know

It’s well known that nearly half of all marriages in the country end in divorce. The rate is even higher for subsequent marriages. What many people are not as focused on are the children involved and how to best go about co-parenting in a way that will help them grow into well adjusted adults. July […]

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New York Leaders Lions Club Supporting Better Vision Care

New York Global Leaders Lions & Leo Club   New York, N.Y.  The Yonkers Lions club, New York Global Leaders Lions & Leo Club and the J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leadership Initiative delivered one- thousand glasses on June 26 to the Roosevelt Island Senior Center in New York City. Lion PDG Peter, Lion Joanne, […]

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Host Conversation with True Crime Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen

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