Posts Tagged Human welfare

5 Wyoming men’s basketball seniors receive diplomas

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s senior class proved historic in March.

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Thursday’s Red Nose Day TV special: Comedy for a good cause

In this May 11, 2015 file photo, Nick Cannon arrives at the NBC Network 2015 Programming Upfront presentation at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Cannon will attempt to dance nonstop for 24 hours as a warm up to Thursday, May 21, 2015 broadcast of Red Nose Day.   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty years ago, Richard Curtis suspected two things: People like to laugh and they like to do good.

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Records offer murky view into Affleck’s ancestor and slavery

In this March 26, 2015 file photo, actor Ben Affleck appears on Capitol Hill in Washington after testifying before the Senate State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs subcommittee hearing on diplomacy, development and national security. Evidence that Affleck’s distant relative owned slaves prompted the actor to ask PBS to cut Cole from a TV program highlighting Affleck’s family tree.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A family death in 1858 left Ben Affleck’s great-great-great grandfather with legal custody of his mother-in-law’s most valuable property — her slaves.

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