(CNN) — Tanyaradzwa 'Tanya' Muzinda is not your average teenager. At 15, she is already one of Zimbabwe's Motocross champions. Held on off-road circuits, Motocross is a form of motorbike racing that dangerous,
To the horror of the watching doctors, a young man on a Mumbai street picked up a broken coconut shell, scooped up dirty gutter water with it, and drank. “I still recall the scene vividly,” says 61-year-old
The Pig is the newest in Mr and Mrs Smith's litter, with now a six-property portfolio and a reputation for some of the best British food in the country. The menu concept is simple: where possible every
‘Bumblebee! Bumblebee!’: A 4-year-old got an epic surprise, and the strangers who gave it to him got something, too
To get to Northern Virginia in time to surprise a boy he had never met, Shannon Rogish couldn’t just roll out of bed and drive a few miles. He had to take the day off, wake up to a still-black sky and
“A minister, a pub landlord and a mayor … it sounds like the start of a really bad joke, doesn’t it?” The Rev Matt Finch laughs as he recalls the origins of a novel attempt to create a paragon of mental
Two years ago, when she was working as a production assistant on a television drama, Joanna Bassi had an epiphany. “I realized that I had to find something else to do,” Bassi said. “The industry wasn’t
(CNN) — It was pure joy at first sight. Two toddlers, one black and one white, saw each other on the streets of New York. Instantly they both ran to each other to give the biggest hug like true best do.
A women’s shelter opened Tuesday in a restored Midcentury Modern library building in Hollywood, continuing the trend of converting distinctive structures to take homeless people off the sagging entertainment
(CNN) — A telephone pole in Philadelphia got Twitter users teary eyed on Thursday after a farewell letter was found stapled to its grizzled, worn-down exterior. The wooden pole, which stood for years the
(CNN) — A text message to a stranger ended up doing a lot of good for a family needing help in Arizona. Abby Fink thought she'd sent a text message to a church friend, Alex Jakeman, she told CNN. "Hey
On a chilly evening in early May, Mitchell Thomas, a Buffalo, New York, police lieutenant, pulled his patrol car away from an East Side district station to lead a three-vehicle caravan on an unconventional
She started helping Detroit's impoverished community in her house. Now, her nonprofit has reached 250,000 people.
Inkster, Michigan (CNN) — Najah Bazzy can pinpoint the moment her life changed. In 1996, she was working as a nurse when she visited an Iraqi refugee family to help care for their dying infant. She knew
Raina Telgemeier became a hero to millions of readers by showing how uncomfortable growing up can be
In the late 1980s, young Raina Telgemeier tried to deliver a report in front of her grade-school class in San Francisco. Before she could finish, she bolted for the restroom, gripped by the symptoms of
This 5-year-old is so obsessed with 'Up' that he made his 90-year-old great-grandparents dress up for a birthday photo shoot
(CNN) — Elijah is a 5-year-old with an insane obsession to the Pixar movie "Up." So what could be better than having his great-grandparents dress up like their cartoon counterparts, Carl and Ellie, for
But new research suggests we should take a rosier view of human nature. Bystanders will intervene 9 times out of 10 to assist the victim in a public fight, an international team of researchers found in
The boy who spent his Disney vacation savings to feed Dorian evacuees gets a surprise trip to Disney World
Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. (CNN) — It seems Jermaine Bell will get his Disney
Trapped at a waterfall, this man sent out an SOS message in a bottle. Someone actually found it downstream.
Curtis Whitson felt sick to his stomach when he realized that he, his girlfriend and his 13-year-old son were suddenly stranded on an isolated stretch of California’s Arroyo Seco tributary. They had reached
Almost 100 dogs had nowhere to go during Hurricane Dorian. A woman in Nassau took all of them in herself
(CNN) — Nearly 100 dogs in Nassau were going into Hurricane Dorian homeless, so one dog lover took them all in herself. Chella Phillips is sheltering 97 dogs inside her home in the Bahamian capital during
A trailblazing professor turns 100 next month. He’s still doing ‘incredibly complex’ research funded by the NIH.
At 99, Stamler still teaches, advises colleagues and leads research at Northwestern, where he joined the faculty in the early 1960s. His decades-long career has focused on how diet and environment affect
Arkansas State Coach Blake Anderson said Saturday that his family has leaned on a lot of people after the death of his wife, Wendy, who succumbed to breast cancer almost a month ago. By the time his team
Her tweet about a D.C. fried chicken sandwich went viral — and the restaurant just gave her free chicken for life
Two weeks ago, a tweet praising the fried chicken sandwiches at Roaming Rooster in the District went viral — and now, to repay the tweeter, the restaurant’s owners have granted her free chicken for life.