Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

FUSD's Surplus Food Used to Go to the Dump. Not Anymore.

Fresno Unified schools used to throw away millions of pounds of leftover food every year that students didn't eat. Now, much of that surplus is going to food pantries, homeless shelters, and other sites that feed the hungry across Fresno. The shift has been made through the efforts of Fresno...

Aid Group: 85,000 Children May Have Died of Hunger in Yemen

CAIRO — A leading international aid group said Wednesday that an estimated 85,000 Yemeni children under the age of 5 may have died of hunger and disease since the outbreak of the country's civil war in 2015. Save the Children based its figures on mortality rates for untreated cases of...

What Is Ramadan? Why Do Muslims Fast?

Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Muslim month of fasting. Why is Ramadan Called Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and lasts...