VOA News: Human Interest Thu, 27 Aug 2009 16:20:00 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Late US Senator Leaves Lasting Impact Thu, 27 Aug 2009 16:20:00 +0200 Thu, 27 Aug 2009 16:20:00 -0400 Thu, 27 Aug 2009 16:20:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-27-voa39.cfm?rss=human interest Whether helping provide children with health insurance or lifting families out of poverty, Edward Kennedy made it his life work to aid disadvantaged "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-27-voa39.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" North, South Korea Reach Agreement on Family Reunions Fri, 28 Aug 2009 09:35:46 +0200 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 09:35:46 -0400 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 09:35:46 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa7.cfm?rss=human interest Reunions will start on September 26, just before Korea's Chuseok day, one of the year's two most important holidays "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa7.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" Court Rules No Solo Sailing for Dutch Sailor Girl Fri, 28 Aug 2009 13:17:21 +0200 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 13:17:21 -0400 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 13:17:21 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa16.cfm?rss=human interest Laura Dekker had hoped to set sail next month but now has to wait until at least end of October when judges will make their final decision based on child expert's report "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa16.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" Senator Kennedy's Legacy Includes Major Influence on US Foreign Policy Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:38:27 +0200 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:38:27 -0400 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:38:27 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa52.cfm?rss=human interest Kennedy was strong voice for ending America's war in Vietnam, a major force leading US anti-apartheid movement, and champion of refugees worldwide "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa52.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" Coroner Rules Jackson Death a Homicide Fri, 28 Aug 2009 16:11:00 +0200 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 16:11:00 -0400 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 16:11:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa54.cfm?rss=human interest Report says singer died from lethal combination of drugs that included powerful anesthetic propofol, sedative, lorazepam "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa54.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" Michael Jackson's Death Ruled a Homicide Sat, 29 Aug 2009 15:57:12 +0200 Sat, 29 Aug 2009 15:57:12 -0400 Sat, 29 Aug 2009 15:57:12 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-29-voa21.cfm?rss=human interest Los Angeles County coroner says Jackson's death primarily caused by mixture of two drugs "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-29-voa21.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" Dalai Lama Visits Taiwan Typhoon Victims Mon, 31 Aug 2009 14:01:19 +0200 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 14:01:19 -0400 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 14:01:19 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa13.cfm?rss=human interest Tibetan religious leader also says Taiwan should build closer relations with China, while enjoying its democracy and prosperity "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa13.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" Freed Reporters Describe North Korean Ordeal Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:44:40 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:44:40 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:44:40 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa8.cfm?rss=human interest Laura Ling and Euna Lee say they never intended to cross frozen river into communist country "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa8.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" Garbage Dump Philanthropist Helps Thousands in Philippines Escape Poverty Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:36:33 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:36:33 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:36:33 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa53.cfm?rss=human interest Charity offers education, food and hope for garbage scavengers "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa53.cfm?RSS=Human Interest" Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?rss=human interest 'New York Times' newspaper says it has obtained a copy of memoir, 'True Compass', scheduled to be released on September 14 "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?RSS=Human Interest"