Global News

Intense Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Displaces Thousands More Citizens

More than 117,000 people are believed to have fled from their homes in Ukraine very recently to other

Food & Nutrition

World Food Program Providing Fresh Bread to Thousands in Gaza Shelters

The World Food Program (WFP) is stepping up its food distribution efforts in Gaza to ensure that people who are living in shelters receive fresh bread. The aim is to bring 10 metric tons of bread from Jerusalem to Gaza each day. Speaking to reporters in Geneva, WFP spokesperson Elisabeth Byrs said August 5 that

Global News

UN Urges Both Palestinians and Israelis To Continue Ceasefire While Addressing Underlying Issues

As the temporary ceasefire continues to hold in Gaza, senior United Nations officials urged Israelis and Palestinians to

Culture & Society

South Sudan Humanitarian Crisis Constitutes Largest Inside Any Single Country

A top United Nations peacekeeping official said on August 6 that three years after independence, South Sudan is

Business & Finance

UN Official Urges Paradigm Shift in the Way UN Troops Take Action after Failure in DRC

The special representative for the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) took responsibility for the inaction of MONUSCO troops in early June when 33 people were massacred by armed assailants in South Kivu province. Addressing the Security Council on August 7, Martin Kobler said that MONUSCO troops were a mere nine

Culture & Society

Newly Crowned Miss Teen USA Has Whirlwind Visit to New York City

Miss South Carolina Teen, K. Lee Graham, is thrilled to be in New York City this week after winning the 2014 Miss Teen USA title in the Bahamas. RCP.tv talks to her about her impressions and her goals as she prepared to take on a year of Miss Teen USA duties. “It’s amazing, this is

Culture & Society

Musician Questlove Says Music Is a Common Denominator for Humankind

Drummer and frontman for Grammy-winning The Roots, Jimmy Fallon’s “Late Night” and “Tonight Show” in-house band, record producer Questlove talked to RCP.tv at the Paley Center for Media where he was participating in a panel discussing the 1960s, “probably the most important period in American history, the revolution of post-modern culture, civil rights period, British

Entertainment

Carl Bernstein, Graham Nash and Questlove Host “Sex, Drugs, and Rock N’ Roll” at Paley Center

The Paley Center for Media brought together three icons of music and journalism for a frank discussion of “the decade that changed the world,” after a preview of the tenth installment in CNN’s series “The Sixties” entitled “Sex, Drugs, and Rock N’ Roll.” RCP.tv caught up with Questlove, Carl Bernstein, and Graham Nash at the

Entertainment

Broadway in Bryant Park Week Three is a Lark for Actors and Audience Alike

Broadway in Bryant Park scored another gorgeous day for Week Three, sponsored by 106.7 LITE FM and emceed by radio host Rich Kaminski. Broadway.tv talked with many of the cast members from this week’s highlighted Broadway shows, “Bullets Over Broadway,” “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” and “The Phantom of the Opera,” as well as Broadway and

Business & Finance

UN Development Program Looks at Significant Gains in Latin American Democracy in Last 30 Years

The new Director of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for Latin America and the Caribbean said that although Latin America has achieved significant progress in many areas, including gender participation, “women’s participation in decision making processes is still limited and far from achieving equality.” Jessica Faieta told a roundtable discussion on “Thirty Years of

Sport

Arsenal Footballers in NYC to Support New PUMA Partnership and Play the Red Bulls

Arsenal FC, the English Premier League football club that won the 2014 FA Cup Final, was in New

Food & Nutrition

Chef David Burke Partners with International Rescue Committee to Host GenR’s Summer Party

Generation Rescue, or GenR, a group of dynamic, diverse young professionals dedicated to supporting the International Rescue Committee’s work to offer lifesaving and life-changing assistance to refugees, held their 4th Annual Summer Party at David Burke Garden at The James Hotel in New York City July 16. Foods.tv talked to young chefs, entrepreneurs and actors

Sport

Chelsea FC Manager Jose Mourinho Takes On the Zero Hunger Challenge as WFP Ambassador

Chelsea Football Club manager Jose Mourinho was officially appointed as a United Nations Ambassador Against Hunger for the World Food Program (WFP). Mourinho will use his status to raise awareness about WFP’s life-saving work and champion the Zero Hunger Challenge which aims to eliminate hunger in our lifetime. Speaking at a press conference May 19

Business & Finance

Tim Gunn Sings the Praises of Bette Midler and the New York Restoration Project

Fashion and style expert Tim Gunn, a member of the Chairman’s Council of Bette Midler’s New York Restoration