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World Water Day: Droughts Across the Globe
Offbeat  (tags: Weather, Water, US, Australia, Pakistan, Kenya. World Water Day )

Ray
- 377 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People around the world will be encouraged to turn their taps off this Saturday to mark World water day. Four BBC correspondents explain the lack of water in their areas - in the US, Australia, Pakistan and Kenya.
US Destroys Confiscated Ivory Stockpile - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: ivory, destruction, US, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 500 days ago - theguardian.com
The US fish and wildlife service crushes six tonnes of confiscated ivory, dating back to the 1980s
Jon Stewart on Planned US Attack on Syria   video
Offbeat  (tags: Jon Stewart, Uncle Jonny Stew's, Good Time Syria Jamboree, #Syria, #NoWarWithSyria, #bloodforoil, US, President, #Obama, military intervention, war, #nowar, #peace, #HandsOffSyria )

Brian
- 572 days ago - youtube.com
Jon Stewart discusses the impending US strike against Syria in a segment called, "Uncle Jonny Stew's Good Time Syria Jamboree." Warning: some explicit language.
Thousands Turn Out for Great Bull Run
Offbeat  (tags: Great Bull Run, Manassas, Virginia Motorsport Park, US, thousands, runners, bulls, festival of San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain )

Brian
- 584 days ago - timesdispatch.com
Thousands ran with the bulls at the Great Bull Run in Dinwiddie County today, and thousands more watched them sprint and jostle along with the big animals. "Everybody's happy," said chief operating officer Rob Dickens. "It'll be back next year."
Kabang, Hero Dog Who Lost Her Snout Saving Two Girls, To Be Treated In US Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: hero, dog, Kabang, Phillipines, US, reconstructive surgery, goodnews )

Barb
- 975 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Thanks to the generosity of animal welfare groups and individual well-wishers, a hero dog from the Philippines whose face was destroyed in a horrific accident earlier this year will soon be flown to the United States for reconstructive surgery.
O Say Can You See (Quiz)
Offbeat  (tags: star spangled banner, music, 1776, quiz, history, us, interesting, off-beat )

Nancy
- 1003 days ago - americanhistory.si.edu
On Wednesday, July 4th, America turns 236 years old. Celebrate with a detailed exploration of one of the greatest symbols of our uniquely American freedom - the Star-Spangled Banner. Learn all about America's most famous flag - the one that inspired our
Who Should Compose a New National Anthem? VOTE!
Offbeat  (tags: music, national anthem, us, vote, interesting, off-beat, americans )

Nancy
- 1027 days ago - cbsnews.com
...according to a new poll by 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair, 2 in 10 Americans (about 22%) said that they would pick New Jersey's own Bruce Springsteen to compose a new one.
Fungus Behind America's Bat Die-Off Traced Back to Europe
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, bats, science, US, Canada, Europe, animals, scientists )

Raymond
- 1083 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
The mysterious deaths of millions of bats in the United States and Canada over the past several years were caused by a fungus that hitchhiked from Europe, scientists reported Monday.
Injured Puppy Rescued In Afghanistan, Finds New Home In U.S. (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: puppy, dogs, Afghanistan, US, rescued, cute, happy, good news, video, animals, interesting, pets, protection )

Lindsey
- 1111 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Frolicking outside his new home in Alexandria, Va., the little white puppy known as Polly Bravo shows no signs that he was once struggling to survive on the streets of Afghanistan.
US Marines Join Big Cleaning Day in Ayutthaya
Offbeat  (tags: US, marines, join, big, cleaning, day, in, Ayutthaya )

Agnes
- 1220 days ago - nationmultimedia.com
US marines join big cleaning day in Ayutthaya
U.S. Volunteer Group Earns Tragedy-Hit Iwate's Respect
Offbeat  (tags: Iwate Prefecture, Ofunato, volunteers, clean up, debris, tsunami, March 11, Great East Japan Earthquake, help, respect, thanks, US, All Hands, goodnews )

Naoko
- 1368 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Since its formation in the wake of the 2004 Sumatra tsunami, American nonprofit organization All Hands has dispatched more than 6,000 volunteers to the scenes of more than a dozen disasters across te globe.
What's The Next Big Change In U.S. Gambling Laws?
Offbeat  (tags: US, USA, gambling, gambling laws )

Nettie
- 1394 days ago - trophysportsbook.com
Every state has its unique traits and qualities that citizens like to discuss, bantering about who lives in the greatest piece of the nation.
Innocent CIA Torture Victim More Than Just a Leaked Cable   video
Offbeat  (tags: wikileaks, torture victim, cia, us, germany )

Judith
- 1446 days ago - youtube.com
Germany has been warned by the US not to investigate this case of one of their own citizens. please watch
American Soldiers Waking Up   video
Offbeat  (tags: iraq, soldiers, world, us, anti war movement, society, government )

Judith
- 1473 days ago - youtube.com
Iraq veterans against the war- you are not alone. Please watch...
 

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