How a bakery is using bread-making to help people recover from mental illness

It’s the warmth that hits you first.

Schwarzenegger donates $100,000 to anti-hate group in aftermath of Charlottesville violence

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Customers Will Run Uptown Coffee Shop For a Day

HUDSON HEIGHTS — A handful of locals are taking over a neighborhood coffee shop for the day, giving the staff a chance to celebrate its five-year run and enjoy a beach day. 

The Freedom Wall

The next time that you pass the corner East Ferry and Michigan, you will recognize some familiar faces.

Man celebrates his first bath in 20 years after losing an incredible 14 stone

Let’s take a moment to congratulate 37-year-old Charles Pask – who gave himself a goal, stuck to it, and lost an incredible amount of weight in a healthy way.

Pakistan plants 1 billionth tree to help reverse deforestation

Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A plan to plant 1 billion trees in Pakistan to help offset deforestation was achieved this month, Pakistani provincial leader Imran Khan said.

Woman Who Asked for the ‘Oldest, Hardest to Adopt Dog’ is Restoring Our Faith...

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and this picture definitely tells it all!

College football player who helps kids in need surprised with scholarship – Cevolt

Justin Juenemann has never played in a game in four years with the University of Minnesota football team, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t made an impact.

Couple ties the knot after 54 years as neighbours

Meet the couple who prove that age is no boundary when it comes to love, after meeting over the back fence 54 years ago.

Elephant tramples and kills hunter trying to shoot it

An Argentinian man has been killed in Namibia after he was trampled by an elephant, local media report.

Goya Foods Donated 10,000 Pounds Of Food To Catholic Charities In Recognition Of The...

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, donates 10,000 pounds of food to Catholic Charities of New York in recognition of the Dominican Day Parade in New York City on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Pantry located at 4111 Broadway, New York, NY 10033.

U.N.: More Than 600,000 Syrians Have Returned Home In 2017

A rising number of Syrians who fled are returning to their homes, with more than 600,000 going back in the first seven months of this year, according to the International Organization for Migration.

For 20 years, a Webster Groves man has been drawn to this bridge over...

Raynard Nebbitt, of south St. Louis, bikes up Lansdowne Avenue while balancing a handmade 4-foot scale model of the South Rock Hill Road bridge on his handlebars Friday, August 21, 2017, in Webster Groves.

From war hero to white coat: A wounded veteran’s journey to Harvard Medical School

Seven years before Greg Galeazzi put on a white coat at Harvard Medical School, he wore Army fatigues while serving a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.

Pakistan just planted 1 billion trees

A province in Pakistan has planted a billion trees in just two years as part of an effort to restore forests wiped out by decades of felling and natural disasters such as floods.

Rescued Aleppo lion gives birth after Jordan move

Istanbul (AFP) - A charity has successfully transferred 13 animals to a new home in Jordan via Turkey from a neglected Syrian zoo, including a lioness who gave birth to a healthy cub just hours after arriving, it said Monday.

Doctors ‘tiniest survivor’ weighed just 12 oz., now they say she’s a miracle.

Doctors didn’t think Ariana Sophia Cruz-Gutierrez would make it.

Veteran has hired more than 40 out-of-work veterans for his business

Timothy Smith, a US Army veteran, served in Iraq in 2004 when road side bombs were the weapons of choice for insurgents.