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Good Samaritan fatally shot while helping elderly man

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — A Florida gunman fatally shot a good Samaritan who had confronted him for yelling at an elderly man who was cutting the …

Good Samaritans

‘High risk’ teen Chloe Campbell missing with wanted man has been found

<b>A ‘high risk’ teenager missing and believed to be with a wanted man has been found safe and well.</b><p>Police appealed for help to find Chloe Campbell, 17, …

Jake Gyllenhaal Earns $10,000 For Charity By Completing The Boston Strongman Challenge On 'Ellen'

He's definitely "Stronger" than he looks.<p>To promote the movie <i>Stronger</i>, Jake Gyllenhaal and real-life Boston Marathon survivor Jeff Bauman have been …

Jake Gyllenhaal

Heroic boy, 12, helps save suicidal man's life by begging him not to jump

A heroic schoolboy saved a suicide man's life by begging him not to jump off a bridge.<p>The 12-year-old spotted the man, was on a bridge on the A10 in …

Birmingham, UK

9-year-old Girl Scout honored for saving mom from overturned car

Last April Melina Lakey was riding home from a movie with her parents when their SUV clipped a drainage ditch and rolled over six times, landing on …

Girl Scouts

Hero TV presenter saves disabled boy begging on streets after he was attacked by swarm of bees in wheelchair

A TV presenter has been hailed a hero after saving the life of a wheelchair-bound boy who was attacked by a swarm of bees while begging on the …

Bees

Fox 9 news reporter loses limb in boating accident

A Fox 9 news reporter is recovering after losing a limb during a boating accident last week.<p>Courtney Godfrey posted on her Facebook page that she’s …

Minneapolis

5-year-old boy seriously injured after pit bull drags him across yard

MANCHESTER, Conn. — Police say a 5-year-old Connecticut boy suffered serious injuries when he was attacked by a family dog in Manchester.<p>Police say …

'It could have been a very different outcome' - Heroic school staff help save boy's life with defibrillator

A heroic school principal helped save a boy's life by performing CPR and using a defibrillator on him when he suffered a cardiac arrest.

News (Ireland)

OAP reunited with first pay packet after 62 years

<b>A pensioner has been reunited with his first pay packet - and the money inside it - 62 years after handing it over to his mother for safekeeping.</b><p>Michael Doherty, 77, made the discovery while clearing his mother's house out after she moved into a care home.<p>Mr Doherty, from Greenock, earned the two …

Money

Good Samaritan attacked after Hobart crash

A Good Samaritan who went to the aid of a woman trapped in a vehicle has been assaulted.

Good Samaritans

Salvation Army not considering injection facility for proposed Vanier complex

The Salvation Army isn’t planning a supervised injection site for the shelter and health complex it has proposed for Vanier, but the organization is …

Canadian News

Rescue dog hailed as hero after joining search for Mexico earthquake survivors

A Labrador has become the poster child of rescue efforts in the central Mexico earthquake, after it joined the search for survivors of the natural disaster.<p>Frida, a member of the Mexican Navy’s Canine Unit, has been helping her human colleagues to search for survivors around Mexico City, where a …

Police: 5-year-old Connecticut boy seriously injured in dog attack

AP,<p>8:09 AM<p>MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Police say a 5-year-old Connecticut boy suffered serious injuries when he was attacked by a family dog.<p>Police say …

Abandoned in a hospital restroom as an infant, woman finds her father through a Facebook post

HARDWICK – As a newborn, Kathleen O'Shea was abandoned in a restroom at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. She had been wrapped in a yellow …

Western Massachusetts

Pulse survivor Christopher Hansen carjacked by man he met on Jack'd app

Christopher Hansen, who rescued several Pulse nightclub victims last year, was carjacked in Arkansas by a man he met on a dating app called Jack’d, …

Orlando

One-year-old boy missing from Queensland

A one-year-old boy is missing after being taken from a Gold Coast hospital.<p>A 30-year-old man and 35-year-old woman left Gold Coast University …

Australian News

13 Pieces Of Advice All High School Students Should Hear

Be kind. No one looks back on high school and wishes they were more of a jerk.<p>Being a high school student can be both stressful and fun. High school …

Education

When A Gay Teen Asked To Join A Girls-Only Sleepover, This Mom Had The Perfect Response

"Best mom response ever."<p>Mason Barclay wanted to spend the night at his friend Houston's house with a few other female friends, but upon realizing …

Parenting

Has the World Been Too Much for You Lately? Psychologists Have a Name for This

If the string of natural disasters that have occurred over the last few weeks have left you feeling emotionally drained, you're not alone. With …

Puerto Rico

Little Girl Born With Her Heart Outside Her Chest Gives New Meaning To 'Laugh Your Heart Out'

"... I just walk around, I jump, I fly, I run ... Well I am not supposed to run, but I love running.”<p>For Virsaviya Borun, "laugh your heart out" …

Homeless man reunites woman with lost handbag after spending two days searching for her

A homeless man wandered the streets of Bolton for two days trying to reunite a lost handbag with its owner.<p>Daisy Owen had lost her bag, which contained her purse, keys and £500 iPhone 6s Plus, during a night out in the city centre.<p>Paul Calderbank, who sleeps in a hostel, later discovered the bag in …

Homelessness

How These Goans Decided to Go Organic, and Grew a Mini Forest in Their Backyards!

Love reading positive news? Help The Better India grow<p>Support our endeavor to become every Indian's source of daily inspiring positive news. Read …

Farming

DACA Recipient Writes Open Letter To America In Powerful Facebook Post

" I didn't ask to be an undocumented person."<p>Earlier this month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally announced the current administration's plan …

Immigration

Trump as President Could Cause The U.S. To Lose $10.8 Billion In Tourism This Year

Since Donald Trump became president, America has been a lot less hospitable. The administration openly attacks immigrants, refugees, and foreign …

U.S. Department of Commerce

4-Year-Old Girl Dies After Accidentally Shooting Herself with Gun in Grandma's Purse While Looking for Candy

A 4-year-old Florida girl has died after accidentally pulling the trigger of a gun in her grandmother’s purse she was looking for candy.<p>Yanelly …

These people have earned a sweet reward by making the world a more welcoming place

People do wonderful things for each other on a daily basis, but it's not every day that they're acknowledged for it.<p>DoubleTree by Hilton wants to …

Mom panhandles for daughter's college tuition

Lori Truex was standing on the corner of Capital Avenue SW and West Columbia Avenue at sunrise holding a sign on a piece of black poster board.<p>It said "Help send a 4.0 kid to college."<p>Wednesday was the Battle Creek mom's first day of asking strangers for donations to help pay for her youngest …

News (U.S.)

'These kind of people' bad fit, says local of proposed Richmond B.C. shelter

Gym owner near proposed site worries about safety of neighbourhood children<p>The owner of a Richmond, B.C. sports facility is upset about plans to …

Housing

Why Caribbean Hurricanes Are Worse for Women and the Poor

Hurricane Maria, the 15th tropical depression this season, is now battering the Caribbean, just two weeks after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in the …

Caribbean