Children donate park bench in the very spot their parents started dating 75 years...

This story originally appeared on Babble and is reprinted with permission.

Cancer Facts and Figures: Death Rate Down 25% Since 1991

The death rate from cancer in the US has declined steadily over the past 2 decades, according to annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society.

GM malaria vaccine ‘milestone’ – BBC News

A malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a "critical milestone" in human safety trials, say researchers.

SeaWorld San Diego ending killer whale show

SeaWorld San Diego is ending its long-running killer whale show after years of outcry and falling attendance prompted it to renounce theatrical orca displays.

Aleppo dentist brings ‘Hollywood smiles’ to Somalis after fleeing Syria – BBC News

During every visit to the self-declared republic of Somaliland, I notice something new.

Teens Shoveling Snow for Cash Save Stranger’s Life

Teens Shoveling Snow for Cash Save Stranger’s Life - NBC News

Man climbs Colorado ski lift to rescue unconscious friend dangling by neck – National...

A professional slackliner’s skills helped save a man in Colorado Wednesday, after the skier became suspended by his neck underneath a chairlift.

Helicopter crash survivors found in Amazon jungle

Five military personnel are said to have been found alive, but it is not yet clear whether eight other passengers have survived.

In prison’s dark solitude, painting became this man’s ray of light

Three years ago, behind the bars of a federal prison, Brian Martland painted an oil portrait of his daughter.

Bladen County boy receives a Christmas miracle

 Those are words that describe what one Bladen County family has been through during the last few months of 2016.

‘Star Wars’ actor Diego Luna did not hide his Mexican accent — and Latinos...

When the newest “Star Wars” movie came out in movie theaters, Perla Nation insisted on waiting to see it with her father, after the holidays.

Discovering I Knew Nothing About My City

I first posted on runner/photographer Jim Cielencki in February of 2016.

Injured baby elephant receives water therapy to help her walk again

A baby elephant who lost part of her foot in a snare has been receiving hydrotherapy to help her walk again.

Eric Church Cancels Thousands of Scalped Tickets

When Eric Church hits the road on his 2017 Holdin’ My Own Tour, he has no plans to go easy on ticket scalpers.

Maybelline Debuts Its First-Ever Male Ambassador, Manny Gutierrez – News Glim

Back in October, Covergirl invited James Charles, cosmetics craftsman and online networking star, as its first-since forever male face.

When Residents Take Ownership, A Mobile Home Community Thrives

This story is the second in a two-part report on conditions at mobile home parks in the U.S. Read part one here.

Elderly couple grateful for repo man with heart of gold

ST. LOUIS -- If you need to feel loved, Jim Ford says his is not the job for you.

College grad redeems teacher’s Disney promise 18 years later

FORT WASHAKIE, Wyo. – George Abeyta taught in his Wyoming middle school classroom for over 20 years, getting to know hundreds of students along the way.