Shotzy Harrison grew up not really knowing her dad, James Flavy Coy Brown. He was in and out of her life. James, who has been treated for multiple mental conditions, spent most of his adult life homeless.
A 7-year-old dog lover is fighting a rare cancer. People from around the world sent her 80,000 pictures of their pups
(CNN) — Emma Mertens giggles and her face lights up every time she looks at a picture of a dog. It's a good thing she feels that way because she's got 80,000 of them to look at -- with more pouring in
This Taco Bell worker inspires her customers with handwritten, uplifting notes -- "just to put a smile on somebody's face."
(CNN) — The routine fast-food transactions at a Syracuse, New York, drive-through are a lot warmer these days. Taco Bell customers are getting hand-written notes along with their burritos and gorditas,
(CNN) — First responders never hesitate to put their lives on the line to save ours. They run toward flames. They jump in the line of fire. They brave extreme weather. All to save lives. Firefighter Cody
Becky Halstead says the Walgreens consultant who gently taught her to draw on the eyebrows chemotherapy stripped away, helped her to feel normal again. "It made a big, big difference in being able to in
(CNN) — Abigail Arias is a little girl who had a big dream: to become a police officer. And on Thursday, that dream came true when she was officially sworn in as an honorary officer in Freeport, Texas.
When October Books, a small radical bookshop in Southampton, England, was moving to a new location down the street, it faced a problem. How could it move its entire stock to the new spot, without spending
Paul Allen died yesterday of complications from lymphoma at the age of 65. As co-founder of Microsoft, he helped create modern computing as we know it. And in one sentence in his 2011 memoir Idea Man,
Homeless children often do not celebrate birthdays. This woman is changing that, one party at a time.
Megs Yunn was helping an 11-year-old named Beverly with her reading homework at an after-school club in Pittsburgh when the girl said something so shocking that it brought tears to Yunn’s eyes. Yunn, was
This Bride Surprised Her Parents by Changing into Her Mom’s Wedding Dress for the Father-Daughter Dance
There was not a dry eye in the house when bride Liz Mylin stepped out on the dance floor for the father-daughter dance at her wedding. The sweet moment normally garners a tear or two from guests at any
In a tale of extraordinary human survival, an Indonesian teenager has managed to keep himself alive for 49 days while floating adrift in a flimsy hut for thousands of miles across the Pacific Ocean. Aldi
Twin sisters Jalynne April Crawford and Janelle Ann Leopoldo gave birth to their sons Bryson Ryder and Jace Alan on the same day in June A little over 9 months ago, twin sisters Jalynne April Crawford
(CNN) — It had been more than 28 years since Vilma Wong heard the name Seminatore. But something about it sounded familar. The nurse was working at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, California,
Rachael Bland found out her breast cancer was terminal in May. BBC Radio 5 Live news presenter Rachael Bland has died aged 40, just two days after announcing in a post on Instagram that she only had days
BBC news presenter Rachael Bland has revealed she only has days left to live having been diagnosed with cancer in 2016. The journalist, who has been at the BBC for more than 15 years, has been widely for
Are you spending time with the right people for your health and happiness? While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to achieve better health, science suggests that our well-being also is by
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Eight-year-old Maya Merhi, who was born with no legs, had to shuffle around a camp in northern Syria on makeshift limbs fashioned from old tubing and tin cans. Now she is taking her
(CNN) — Last month, Skye Savren-McCormick got to be the flower girl in a wedding. To prepare, she practiced walking with a little basket in her living room. Even so, on the day of the wedding the 3-year-old