China announces ban on ivory trade by end of 2017 – BBC News

China has announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017.

Father embraces driver accused of hitting and killing his son on Christmas Day –...

The father of a boy killed after he was hit by a car on Christmas Day has embraced the man charged over his death, and extended him an offer of forgiveness.

OC man overcomes gang life to become doctor

A doctor from Santa Ana is performing extraordinary work in one of the busiest trauma centers in the country, but his journey to working in the operating room was anything but ordinary.

Tourists take Edinburgh homeless man to Sweden for Christmas – BBC News

An Edinburgh homeless man has told of the "incredible act of kindness" of two Swedish tourists who invited him to their home for Christmas.

Irish students will receive 300 hours of mental health classes in new plan –...

"The Department of Education are going to be rolling out a new health and well-being programme.

For first time, all animals adopted from Oahu shelter

For the first time Thursday, the Hawaiian Humane Society on Oahu has adopted all available animals from its campus.

Incredible journey of missing dog who trekked 60 miles to find his owner

A missing dog has undergone an incredible two month 60-mile journey to be reunited with his owner after she left him with friends as she moved home.

2016 was the second safest year in aviation history – Independent.ie

But, though it will come as no consolation to the friends and families of those who perished, 2016 has been one of the safest years in aviation history.

Father embraces driver accused of hitting and killing his son

The father of a boy killed after he was hit by a car on Christmas Day has embraced the man charged over his death, and extended him an offer of forgiveness.

Child found safe after kidnapping outside South LA laundromat

A 6-year-old girl has been found safe after she was kidnapped during a car theft outside a South Los Angeles laundromat on Thursday, according to authorities.

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