News from Mercy A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 31, 2014, 13:08 ET
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Mercy Corps: Myanmar's Political and Economic Reforms Are Emerging Unevenly

Despite a series of rapid and dramatic reforms since electing a civilian government in 2010, Myanmar's transition remains fragile, according to new...

Jul 24, 2014, 12:13 ET
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Mercy Corps to Deliver Aid to More Than 40,000 Civilians in Gaza

Mercy Corps is delivering humanitarian assistance to thousands of Gazan families displaced by the current conflict. With 87 team members on the...

Jun 19, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Mercy Corps: Syrian Adolescents on the Brink

In Syria and the surrounding region, whether today's youth become a positive or negative force depends on what happens over the next three years,...

Jun 12, 2014, 15:59 ET
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Mercy Corps Assesses Urgent Humanitarian Need in Iraq as Hundreds of Thousands Flee Fighting

The global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps has mobilized a team to assess the humanitarian situation in Iraq near the cities of Mosul and...

Jun 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

Shocking Undercover Video By Mercy For Animals Exposes Baby Turkeys Mutilated & Ground Up Alive At Hatchery

 While pro-factory farm lawmakers across the country have been working to pass legislation designed to sweep evidence of animal abuse at...

May 21, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Entrenched Syrian Crisis Prompts Calls for Review of U.S. Funding Priorities

 The United States and international community must expedite shifting their response to the protracted Syrian crisis toward long-term...

May 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
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After Typhoon Haiyan, New Financial Products Speed Recovery for Philippines' Hardest Hit

 BPI Globe BanKO , the Philippines' first mobile phone-based savings bank, and the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps have teamed up with...

Apr 28, 2014, 09:04 ET
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Urgent Care Centers Must Be Made Ready For Kids: New American Academy Of Pediatrics Guidelines Led By Children's Mercy Physician

Today the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued an updated policy statement making recommendations and highlighting gaps in knowledge about...

Apr 25, 2014, 07:21 ET
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Mercy Corps: Engaged Civil Society Organizations in Iraq Can Boost Trust in Government

 Effective and engaged civil society organizations can help mend the bond between citizens and government, potentially supporting the...

Apr 24, 2014, 11:41 ET
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Mercy Corps Warns of Imminent Humanitarian Catastrophe in South Sudan

The global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps, deeply concerned by the escalation of violence against civilians in South Sudan, warns the nation is on...

Apr 08, 2014, 13:39 ET

Mercy Ministries Sponsors NCAA Women's Final Four Black Coaches Association Luncheon

Nancy Alcorn, Founder and President of Mercy Ministries, was a featured speaker at the inaugural "Women of Color in our Game – a Celebration"...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Led By Children's Mercy, Experts Unveil Recommendations For "Best Practice" When Caring For Kids On Dialysis

Armed with more than a decade's worth of new research and data, Bradley Warady, MD, a physician at Children's Mercy Hospital, led efforts to update...

Mar 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

Hidden-Camera Video By Mercy For Animals Reveals Turkey Torture At Factory Farm Linked To Presidential Pardon

 Shocking hidden-camera video of animal abuse secretly recorded at a factory farm run by Hybrid Turkeys, the company that supplied the birds...

Mar 11, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Mercy Corps: Syrian Conflict Enters Fourth Year, Still No End in Sight

 As the Syrian conflict enters its fourth year, well over 100,000 lives have been lost and nearly 10 million people driven from their homes....

Mar 10, 2014, 10:42 ET
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Mercy Corps: Jordan's Aging Pipes Lose Enough Water for 2.6 Million People

Syrian refugees are placing acute new pressures on the water resources of Jordan, which already faces a water crisis due to declining supplies...

Mar 04, 2014, 16:32 ET
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Mercy Corps Dismayed by Deep Cuts in Humanitarian Budget for 2015

 The global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps is expressing deep dismay with the Obama administration's proposed FY2015 budget, which...

Feb 28, 2014, 09:10 ET

Missouri Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic Issues Call for Volunteers

 Missouri Mission of Mercy (MOMOM) issued a call today for volunteers in advance of its large-scale charity dental clinic in St. Louis in...

Feb 24, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Children's Mercy Physician Leads Effort to Update American Academy of Pediatrics Off-Label Pharmaceuticals Policy

 With less than half of medications including specific labeling for children, Kathleen Neville, MD, MS, a physician at Children's Mercy...

Feb 14, 2014, 07:30 ET

Workers At Nestle Cheese Supplier Charged With Animal Cruelty Following Graphic Undercover Video By Mercy For Animals

 Four workers at a dairy farm that was supplying cheese to DiGiorno Pizza, a product of Glendale-based Nestle, are being charged with a total...

Jan 29, 2014, 13:48 ET
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Mercy Corps: Farm Bill's International Food-Aid Reforms Boost Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

House passes bill that expands flexible assistance for poor countries, improves effectiveness of vital U.S. international food aid Mercy Corps...

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