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2015-04-25 23:00:39

Athletes, advocates, organizations announce new commitments to help Nothing But Nets protect refugee families from malaria with one million bednets. Washington,

2015-04-25 16:21:05

NEW YORK, April 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF expects children to be among the worst affected by the devastating 7.9 earthquake that struck Nepal today, affecting the area around

2015-04-24 12:27:58

Announced today that the American Presidents Line vessel "APL England" will be used to complete the next phase of full USCG Type Approval testing LONG BEACH, Calif., April 24, 2015

2015-04-22 08:43:50

Diverse communications options and ARM-based processor enable efficient control of automated systems ARLINGTON, Texas, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial Control Direct today announced

2015-04-16 20:21:26

Having reached over 400 million people worldwide with its flagship initiative, the One Earth. One Voice.

2015-04-15 23:02:12

New Two-Year Pledge Protects Refugee Families in Africa with One Million Bednets New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2015 Today, the United Nations Foundation’s

2015-04-09 23:07:22

The Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) reached New York City, concluding its Atlantic crossing in a journey that will take its six-man crew over 40,000 nautical miles as they attempt to draw up the

2015-04-09 12:29:53

NEW YORK, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Life-saving gifts from fans and supporters of the World Baby Shower that singer-songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira and FC Barcelona star Gerard

2015-04-08 23:02:49

Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, a former Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), an African non-governmental organization,

2015-04-08 08:35:48

CHICAGO, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Tank (http://foodtank.com/) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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