Iraqi businessman erects tallest Christmas tree in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — A Muslim businessman has erected the tallest Christmas tree in Baghdad as a show of solidarity with Christians during the holiday season.

Aging Is Reversible–at Least in Human Cells and Live Mice

New research suggests it is possible to slow or even reverse aging, at least in mice, by undoing changes in gene activity—the same kinds of changes that are caused by decades of life in humans.

Rio Ferdinand donates £500,000 of toys to needy Manchester children

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Kid Cop: Boy Battling Rare Cancer Becomes Officer for a Day

A 3-year-old boy battling a unique form of cancer got his wish Wednesday to join the ranks of the Chicago Police Department.

Artist Offers Free Henna Crowns for Cancer Patients

Sarah Walters only had the doors to her henna studio, Sarahenna, in Bothell, Washington, open for a few months in 2010 when a request from her mother would change the course of her business.

1 Dead, 1 Rescued After Workers Trapped In Braintree Water Tank

BRAINTREE (CBS) – Firefighters rescued a man from a massive water tank in Braintree Thursday morning, but his father died after becoming trapped inside.

A ‘Stonehenge,’ and a Mystery, in the Amazon

CALÇOENE, Brazil — As the foreman for a cattle ranch in the far reaches of the Brazilian Amazon, Lailson Camelo da Silva was razing trees to convert rain forest into pasture when he stumbled across a bizarre arrangement of towering granite blocks.

‘Jeopardy!’ to donate late contestant earnings to cancer research

Cash prizes of the late Texas woman who passed away before her ‘Jeopardy!’ episode aired Tuesday will be donated to a handful of charities.

3-year-old gets a chance to fight crime after fighting cancer

CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department gave a special boy an unforgettable day Wednesday, teaming up with Make-A-Wish to help 3-year-old David Juarez live his dream of becoming a police officer.

This Muslim restaurant will feed the homeless and elderly for free on Christmas Day

The restaurant, Shish, is located on the outskirts of London.

Firefighter leads dozens to safety after noticing people acting strangely at dinner | The...

Lonnie Wimmer, who was at the tap house around 9 p.m. for a friend’s birthday celebration, began to notice the other patrons behaving oddly.

Trump supporter, man he sucker-punched at Fayetteville rally hug in court, vow to heal...

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN/AP) — A 79-year-old Trump supporter who was caught on video sucker-punching a protester at a Fayetteville rally in March received probation today in connection with the incident.

An elderly woman was evicted. Her neighbour bought it back in time for her...

When 88-year-old Angie Tyma was evicted from her home, neighbours rallied to help.

Grieving Labrador adopts bulldog puppies after their mother dies 

WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio – An Ohio family’s excitement quickly turned to devastation over the weekend when their 3-year-old dog died suddenly after delivering seven healthy puppies.

Memories for Rebecca on

Rebecca’s CI surgery is only a little more than a week away, it’s hard to believe.

A Kenyan woman shares how a free $1,000 lifted her out of poverty for...

Joice says she will never forget the number 6875.

Boys & Girls Club CEO gives back salary

“I think that this is just another great example of Dr. Tricoli’s dedication to our Boys & Girls Club,” Willson told The Advocate & Democrat.

Every year, the mom of a slain cop serves hundreds holiday dinner

The line to get inside the home of Shirley Gibson in Southeast Washington, D.C. stretched out the door and onto the sidewalk Wednesday.