The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed 10/17 with the theme of "Ending the Violence of Extreme Poverty." The UN encouraged a #EndPoverty social media campaign to stimulate conversation around the topic. Image from the UN of young children in Hyderabad, #India
Pine Bluff Draws International attention due to its high crime rates. "Pine Bluff, AR might seem like any other struggling town in the United States. But after soaring crime rates and the economic downturn, it has been dubbed the most dangerous little town in America. Last year there were 18 murders alone in Pine Bluff, which has a population of just 49,000 - seven times the national average per capita. 2 people have already been killed this year and recent figures ranked it 2nd…
Actress Sophia Loren, 72, poses with son Carlo Ponti, Jr., 38, his wife Andrea Meszaros, and grandson Vittorio, 4 months, as well as son Edoardo Ponti, 34, his wife, actress Sasha Alexander, 34, and granddaughter Lucia, 15 months next week.
Cy, short for Cyclops, was a kitten born with only one eye and no nose. The kitten, a ragdoll breed (cats characterized by blue eyes and darker faces and tails) that died after living for one day, was one of two in the litter. Its sibling was born normal and healthy. Cy inspired international debate, with many suggesting the unusual creature was a hoax. Cy eventually ended up at a museum of oddities in New York City.