Finland has become the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens a basic monthly income, amounting to 560 euros ($587 US), in a unique social experiment which is hoped to cut government red tape, reduce poverty and boost employment.
When Rasha Elendari came to North America seven years ago, she came alone.
China announced on Friday that it was banning all commerce in ivory by the end of 2017, a move that would shut down the world’s largest ivory market and could deal a critical blow to the practice of elephant poaching in Africa.
On Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, Edward Montano and his wife, Twyla Montano stood at the airport waiting in suspense to meet his mother for the first time.
Firefighters in Michigan were seen on video risking their lives to save a dog that had fallen through thin ice.
This year had its share of heartwarming, fun and sweet stories that stand out as shining examples of good news.
Canberra teenager snags first coin of 2017 after queuing since Christmas
It’s not a joke.
The East Coast Greenway is already a third of the way to completion, and when finished will stretch from Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida, passing through 16 states and 25 cities along the way.
MERCEDES – A family living in an Hidalgo County colonia gave CHANNEL 5 NEWS a glimpse of what they face each day.
But University of Michigan researchers cautioned that while these developments are “trending in the right direction,” marijuana use still remains high for 12th-graders.
A Chinese family consisting of grandmother, mother and three small children were making holidays in a hotel in Phuket.
SALEM, Ore. -- Lora Harrington has wanted to be a cheerleader for as long as she can remember.
(CBS) — A couple of Norridge officers were observed purchasing new shoes for a homeless man and then watching to make sure they fit.
Why no one has made a cheesy sports movie about an emergency goalie getting to achieve his dream for one night is a mystery to me, because emergency goalies are some of the best cheesy sports stories that can regularly happen in real life.
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One of two baby American bald eagles broke free of its shell and was captured chirping Saturday morning on a live-stream of their nest that has been viewed by millions.
A furry friend made sure the other dog, Lucy, remained safe even when trains passed by holding her head down to keep her from getting hit.