Savannah 6-year-old donates stuffed animals to hurricane victims

Jenna Peltier, 6, plays with the stuffed animals that have been donated to her toy drive for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Angela McQueen: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A teacher is being hailed as a hero after she took down a student gunman who opened fire in a high school cafeteria Wednesday morning in Illinois, wounding another student.

Salma Hayek donates $100,000 to Mexico earthquake victims: Families are going through a nightmare

Mexican-born actress Salma Hayak is donating $100,000 to help rescue efforts following the earthquake that has killed around 240 people and injured 2,000.

Chile to be the first American country to ban plastic bags in coastal cities

This article has been translated from Spanish.

Rescue dog Frida saves lives of 12 people after Mexico earthquakes | Miami Herald

Frida, a member of the Mexican Navy’s canine unit, has saved just over 50 people in her short lifetime, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Video shows fair employee falling from Ferris wheel car carrying 2 kids

A tense moment was caught on camera at a North Carolina fair Friday night as a Ferris wheel malfunctioned, leaving two children clinging to each other inside a tilted carriage as a carnival worker fell from the ride while trying to help.

What are reel friends for? Fishermen use dead friend as BAIT to reel in...

Paul Fairbrass and Cliff Dale, both 65, were supposed to go on a trip with their best friend Ron Hopper but he tragically died of cancer.

Del. restaurant to hold fundraiser after woman berates customer with service dog in viral...

A Delaware restaurant in the middle of a viral video that shows a woman berating a military veteran for bringing in his service dog plans to hold a fundraising event to raise awareness for those with post-traumatic stress disorder.

connection Daily life in Palestine is difficult to say the least.

Hundreds pack the Herengracht to pay tribute to Amsterdam mayor –

Around 1,000 people packed into Amsterdam’s Herengracht on Wednesday evening to pay tribute to the city’s mayor Eberhard van der Laan, who has terminal lung cancer.

Mayor offers unemployed PhD graduate a job | Cape Argus

Cape Town - Dr Lukhanyo Mekuto will be starting his first day at work on Thursday and it’s all thanks to Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille who offered him an internship.

In sign of U.S. economy’s strength, Fed to start reducing $4.5 trillion balance sheet

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is strong enough for the central bank to begin reducing its $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October, gradually unwinding a massive stimulus program started after the economy entered a severe recession nearly a decade ago.

Animal relief: Soldier gives dog his lunch

Philippine Army Private First Class Mumar Failadon feeds a stray puppy with his own packed lunch at the Mapandi District in Marawi.

(LEAD) S. Korea approves US$8 mln in aid to N. Korea via U.N. agencies

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Thursday approved US$8 million in aid to North Korea via U.N. agencies as it seeks to handle humanitarian issues separately from political situations.

Lincoln Manor Healthcare closing, leaving residents, employees scrambling

About 60 residents live at the 140-bed nursing home and were alerted Tuesday afternoon that the facility would be closing and they would be moving, said Shirley Powell a certified nursing assistant at the facility.

Turn problem weed into sweet dandelion jelly

In the summer, dandelions take over many lawns and gardens, leading to complaints and causing frustration especially for gardeners.

Portland Timbers sign goalkeeper Derrick Tellez to one-game contract

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers announced today that the club has signed five-year-old goalkeeper Derrick Tellez to a one-game contract, fulfilling his wish to be a Timbers first-team player through Make-A-Wish® Oregon.

Surveillance video captures stranger returning wallet stuffed with $1,500 in cash

Surveillance cameras are usually installed in homes to prevent negative incidents like package thefts or home invasions, but one incident in the Elk Grove area caught on camera was the complete opposite.