Mevan Babakar wanted to say thank you, but first she had to find the man who had given her a bicycle while she was staying at a refugee camp as a child. So she asked Twitter for help. And in a rare moment
The World's Greatest Philanthropist Died Today, 100 Years Ago; What Should Modern Millionaires Learn From Andrew Carnegie
Exactly one hundred years ago today, Andrew Carnegie died in in Lenox, Massachusetts. But on his deathbed, Carnegie would have been deeply frustrated. He was down to his last $30 million. He was frustrated
On a quiet street in a low-income Paris suburb, the doctor’s waiting room was so full that patients spilled out on to the pavement. Some from distant housing estates had travelled here as early as 4am
When Maria del Pilar Figueroa saw fleeing Venezuelans passing by her home in Colombia on foot, she had to do something. Every day, the economic and political crisis in Venezuela forces hundreds to abandon
Two years ago, at the age of 101, Julia Hawkins set a record. A running record. She ran the 100-meter dash, finishing with a time of 39.62 seconds. They called her the “Hurricane.” This week, at the age
On Sunday night, Ali Stroker became the first person who uses a wheelchair to win a Tony Award. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge,
ACONCAGUA PROVINCIAL PARK, Argentina — Isabella de la Houssaye and her daughter, Bella, struggled to breathe in the thin air of the high Andes as they trudged up a zigzag trail to the top of Aconcagua,
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.
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,