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Selena Gomez Hopes You’ll Help Keep Syrian Children Warm this Winter

by Amanda Just

“There are more than 1 million Syrian child refugees, help make their winter warmer. @UNICEFUSA #ChildrenofSyria” That’s a message that pop singer, Selena Gomez put out into the Twittersphere recently. She

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Cyndi Lauper Hosts Third Annual Holiday Benefit for LGBT Youth

by Amanda Just

Cyndi Lauper’s Home for the Holidays show will be a star-studded night of comedy and music benefiting homeless LGBT youth.

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Natalie Portman Teams Up with Marvel to Mentor Girls in Science

by Amanda Just

Natalie Portman encourages high school girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to participate in the “Ultimate Mentor Adventure.”

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Jailed Pussy Riot Member to Start NGO for Prison Reform

by Amanda Just

Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova, a member of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot is starting a non-governmental organization (NGO) for prison reform.

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Patrick Dempsey’s Fundraiser Reaches $1.1M for Cancer Center

by Amanda Just

The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star’s cycling, running, and walking event raised over one million dollars for the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer, Hope & Healing.

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FDA Confirms No Food Safety Inspections During Shutdown

by Lindsey Little

The FDA has suspended all routine food safety inspections until the government shutdown ends and funding is restored.

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Lea Michele Raises Funds for Chrysalis to Honor Cory Montheith

by Lindsey Little

Glee star Lea Michele urged her Twitter followers to donate to Chrysalis, a Los Angeles charity that she and the late Cory Monteith both supported.

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