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In a report titled Kentucky Inmate Starves to Death , the Associated Press reported on Monday that James Kenneth Embry, age 57, died of starvation at the state penitentiary in Eddyville, Kentucky, on January 16, 2014.
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The original Earth Day was proposed at the 1969 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Conference in San Francisco by peace activist John McConnell and supported by UN Secretary General U Thant to honor peace on earth and the first day of spring on March 21, 1970.
More than 60 students "died" at the University of Massachusetts Tuesday felled by famine, drought, asthma and other environmental causes due to climate change.
Many fled due to conflict, but others fled due to a more subtle threat: drought.
Most Americans know nothing about the Central African Republic. They guess that it must be in the middle of Africa, but that's about it.
Malawi aid organisations will benefit from money raised by about 20 pupils from Wakatipu High School for the 40th anniversary of the 40 Hour Famine.
Around 49 people have been infected in the past six days by the incurable Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus, which has claimed 76 lives in Saudi Arabia.
Of all the many absurdities of the great climate change non-crisis which has been pointlessly obsessing our planet this last three or four decades, surely the most egregious is the way it has ignored one basic fact: global warming is good.
While in Nyal the heads of agencies witnessed a WFP airdrop from the ground, followed by a WFP food distribution.
CHAMBERSBURG >> About 20 kids and teens with empty stomachs from three Chambersburg churches walked around downtown to spread the message of Good Friday and learn some lessons themselves.
Gratuitous acts of violence in our country in recent days raise questions about whether the message of Easter hope has any relevance.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan unless there is immediate action.
This picture taken on April 11, 2014 shows SPLA soldiers resting inTerekeka. At least 14 people were wounded in South Sudan on April 17, 2014 after gunfire broke out during an angry demonstration outside a UN peacekeeping base in the war-ravaged town of Bor, the mayor said.