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Doctors Without Borders in Jerusalem (credit: Sarah Woznick)

CU Hospital Nurse In Jerusalem Has Witnessed Intense Violence

As the fighting intensifies in the Middle East, there are plenty of people caught in the middle working for humanitarian efforts, including one woman from Colorado.

07/22/2014

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Hundreds Rally In Denver, Seek End To Strikes On Gaza

Hundreds gathered for a rally at the State Capitol and a march through downtown Denver to call for an end to what they called a humanitarian crisis brought on by conflict in Gaza.

07/19/2014

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (credit: Jure Makovec/AFP/GettyImages)

UN Chief Urges Denver Graduates To Be ‘Global Citizens’

The head of the United Nations urged University of Denver graduates Friday to be “global citizens” and to fight to conquer poverty, hunger and hatred.

06/08/2013

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Amend. 64 Author Reacts To U.N. Pushing For Legal Pot Challenge

A co-author of Amendment 64 is reacting to the United Nations drug agency pushing for the federal government to challenge the legalization of recreational marijuana use.

03/06/2013

A view from outside the United Nations building in New York City (credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

UN Urges US To Challenge Colorado’s New Legal Pot Law

A United Nations-based drug agency urged the U.S. government on Tuesday to challenge the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, saying the state laws violate international drug treaties.

03/05/2013

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Former DEA Chiefs Speak Out Against Colorado Marijuana Law

Eight former U.S. drug chiefs warned the federal government Tuesday that time is running out to nullify Colorado and Washington’s new laws legalizing recreational marijuana use.

03/05/2013

University of Denver Dean Christopher Hill on "CBS This Morning" (credit: CBS)

DU Dean & Former Ambassador Warns About North Korean Nuclear Testing

The United Nations is promising even more sanctions, and they could target financial institutions, after North Korea tested a nuclear bomb.

02/12/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

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UN Official Calls For Marijuana Ballot Rollback

The head of the U.N. drug watchdog agency is urging U.S. federal officials to challenge ballot measures in Colorado and Washington that decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and over.

11/20/2012

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