If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life... it was an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic readiness such as I have never found in any other person and which it is not likely I shall [...]
The fighting pride of the Philippines is back this weekend, hoping to uplift a nation devastated by recent tragedy. Watch episode one of 24/7 on HBO for the prize fight between Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios at The Venetian in Macao, China, this weekend (Sat., Nov. 23, 2013).
The Philippines Typhoon has brought tragedy and devastation to many, but a little baby girl has brought hope to many. Emily Ortega, 21, and her baby girl, Bea Joy Sagales, are making news because they brought some much-needed light into a devastated city. Show More Summary
Mariel Hemingway has a lot of tragedy in her family’s history. The actress and writer is ready to share that history in a new documentary, one she hopes will shed light on mental illness and depression. It’s a topic Mariel is quite familiar with. Show More Summary
Minamata Convention on Mercury, a global legally binding instrument on mercury was adopted in Minamata, Japan. The city known for tragedy now hopes to be known for solutions.
Shaken by the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School and determined to prevent future tragedies, a team of high school students in Washington, D.C., has invented a new locking device for classroom doors. They hope the device can keep...Show More Summary
It was a normal Tuesday morning for me that fateful day when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines.
Heart-breaking accounts of cyber bullying and suicide seem all too common, but a new study offers hope that social media can become an early warning system to help prevent such tragedies. Researchers at Brigham Young University examined tweets originating from all 50 states over a three month period. Show More Summary
The seas off Lampedusa were rough today and some of the rescue operations were suspended. They were hoping to send down divers to recover the bodies still trapped in the capsized boat which lies 40m (130ft) beneath the surface. The precise numbers of those on the 20m boat are not known but some survivors estimated there were 500. Show More Summary
In the wake of Osmo Vänskä's resignation, I'm hoping for a few thundering editorials over this tragedy. I do realize that editorial writers just now are rightly more concerned with the fiasco of House Republicans shutting down the federal government's operations. Show More Summary
You bet, Osmo. Star Tribune CBS Local Norman Lebrecht KIRO TV More to come, I'm sure. Hoping for a few thundering editorials over this tragedy, though editorial writers just now are rightly more concerned with the fiasco of House Republicans shutting down the federal government's operations.
(The Root) -- The year 1963 was a major turning point in the civil rights movement, both in tragedy and hope: the death of Medgar Evers, the Birmingham campaign, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. A new movie written and produced by Tonya Lewis Lee examines the impact of that year on a young black family. Show More Summary
My Empathy For The Tragic Loss By A Mother DOES NOT Extend Into My Agreeing To Be Silent About INTELLECTUAL FRAUD That Is Presented - As They Hope To Use Their Tragedy At The Hands Of A STREET PIRATE WHO'S CONSCIOUNESS WAS FOMENTED IN...Show More Summary
This 9/11, not the first, is the one when I feel most hopeless about our nation. On that day a dozen years ago — after washing the debris of the day off me — I held hope that the tragedy would unite Americans to stand against tyranny and for democracy and freedom. Today I see […]
An air-power expert on why the U.S. reaction to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons will require more than cruise missiles; tragedies and hopes of Syrian refugees, and more recommended reading from around the web.
School districts nationwide have scrambled this year to implement security measures they hope will help prevent tragedies like the Sandy Hook school massacre, but many have been stymied by a lack of state and federal resources, experts say. “After Newtown, school sec …
Lending her international celebrity to an international cause, Angelina Jolie is speaking out about the catastrophic conditions children in Syria are enduring, in hopes of bringing more attention to their plight. Brad Pitt’s other half has released this statement: “What is happening to the children of Syria is sickening. Show More Summary
The finalists for the 2013 Thurber Prize for American Humor include Shalom Auslander for his darkly funny novel "Hope, A Tragedy." But all is not grim: The other finalists are Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel for "Lunatics," a madcap story of soccer dads, and Dan Zevin for his comic memoir of fatherhood, "Dan Gets a Minivan."
Glee does not handle tragedy well, and that thought was in the forefront of my mind after star Cory Monteith’s… Read More
This is so sad for so many reasons and I think I personally have always assumed that babies signify hope and promise and it's hard to be really sad or depressed when you witness a baby coming into this world. But this is obviously aShow More Summary