Germany starts granting humanitarian visas to Chechen gays

BERLIN — Germany has begun granting gays from Chechnya special visas on humanitarian grounds following reports that gay people are being tortured and killed in the Russian republic.

Solar, wind and nuclear each provide more electricity for Britain than gas and coal...

Wind, solar and nuclear power have each generated more electricity than coal and gas combined – for the first time ever in the UK.

Puppy gets prosthetic paw

Altoona, Blair County, Pa. - When you head out to the local shelter to adopt a pet, you usually come home with a four legged friend.

Alabama group wants Confederate statue removed; is raising funds to pay fine

A north Alabama grassroots organization is seeking to pressure Madison County officials to defy a new state law and remove a Civil War statue from the courthouse grounds in downtown Huntsville.

Woman who told father of Sandy Hook victim shooting was a hoax is going...

A Florida woman pleaded guilty and was sent to prison Wednesday for threatening a man whose six-year-old son was killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a Connecticut school, which she contended was a hoax.

Jewish Nurse Steps in to Breastfeed Palestinian Baby After His Parents Are in a...

A Jewish pediatric nurse stepped in to breastfeed a 9-month-old Palestinian baby after his parents were in a deadly car accident.

Roads Made of Plastic Waste in India? Yes! Meet the Professor Who Pioneered the...

A Government order in November 2015 has made it mandatory for all road developers in the country to use waste plastic, along with bituminous mixes, for road construction.

Mexico, LDF, and the Carlos Slim Foundation Sign MOU to Protect Critically Endangered Vaquita

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Mass. Eye and Ear gets record $20 million donation to research hearing loss –...

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary just got a big boost to expand its research into hearing loss: a $20 million gift, the largest in the hospital’s history, from an anonymous donor.

Anonymous $1 million donation made to Miami-Dade high schools in honor of King Carter

MIAMI - Two Miami-Dade County public high schools received a big donation Wednesday in memory of King Carter, 6, who was killed last year in a shooting.

Homeless shelter receives $10K donation from former resident – BBC News

A Canadian man who used to live on the street has donated C$10,000 ($7,400, £5,720) to the homeless shelter that took him in.

Predators fan with terminal cancer lives on for Stanley Cup run

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Inside the dramatic, 14-hour rescue that freed a climber from a deep crevasse on...

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Woman who saved girl in pool honored |

Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper presents the Citizen Service Award to a tearful Guadalupe Gomez, the Clarion Inn employee who saved a child who nearly drowned in the inn’s pool last month.

Terminal Cancer Patients Infused With Engineered T Cells. More than 70% of Patients in...

Scientists have revolutionized the treatment of cancer by genetically engineering the cells in the body’s immune system.

Woman praised for helping blind Cubs fan hail cab after game

Over the weekend, 26-year-old Casey Spelman explored Wrigleyville for the first time with some friends, but the highlight of her trip was actually when she met a stranger, according to WXIN.

Local girl helping homeless with cookies, lemonade sales

Question: This past Memorial Day weekend was memorable all right.

Firefighter rescues tiny puppy from Adelanto house fire

A photo shows the firefighter resuscitating the dog with an oxygen mask after it was rescued from the blaze on the 14000 block of Kelly Street.