Openly gay Ambassador welcomed to Scandinavia’s largest Mosque | Rabwah Times

In what seems to be a first-of-its-kind visit, an openly Gay Ambassador joined Muslims at Scandinavia’s largest Mosque for an open dialogue.

Conservationists herald bag tax impact on beach rubbish – BBC News

The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches has dropped by almost half, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has said.

Patagonia donating 100% of its Black Friday sales to envrionmental groups

But this year, the outdoor clothing retailer is giving away everything it makes that day.

25 stranded sea turtles rescued from cold waters of Cape Cod

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Twenty-five stranded sea turtles have been rescued from the chilly waters of Cape Cod.

This 4-year-old made an unlikely friend at the grocery store

Tara Wood of Augusta, Georgia, was with two of her kids on a routine trip to the grocery store.

Indian woman wins top bravery award for dramatic sea rescue – BBC News

Seven fishermen owe Captain Radhika Menon their lives.

Iraq after ISIS: At site of massacre, bridge-building replaces blood feud

Tikrit, Iraq — Darkness descends upon the massacre memorial at the water’s edge, where gutted concrete buildings – the remains of a Saddam Hussein palace – are smeared with graffiti that evokes loss and calls for revenge.

86-year-old man teaches himself to knit so he can give 300 hats to premature...

It’s a story to warm the heart – and the head.

US Soldier Who Lost His Limbs In Afghanistan Receives Double Arm Transplant After 6...

US Soldier Who Lost His Limbs In Afghanistan Receives Double Arm Transplant After 6 Years 

WWII fighter pilot flies one last mission

DENVER -- World War II veteran Francis Robert "Frank" Royal made a fateful trip to the National Museum of World War II Aviation in Colorado Springs.

Formerly conjoined 14-month-old twins see each other for first time

NEW YORK — The white dressing covering Jadon’s head is gently unwrapped, revealing a perfectly shaped head and a hairline with a natural curl.

Illinois repo man pays-off elderly couple’s car after he tows it

RED BUD, IL (KTVI) - “I go out and take cars,” said Jim Ford, co-owner of Illini Asset Recovery.

2,000 children were asked the best thing about being a grown-up, and their answers...

The lure of adulthood is one of childhood’s biggest mysteries.

Diner with a difference opens in Gatehead

An American style diner has become the first part of a £2m project helping young people with autism to open in Gateshead.

Weeks after surviving euthanasia attempt, shelter dog adopted by new family in Alabama

One of the toughest tasks facing animal shelter employees is when pets have to be put down.

Ottawa to phase out coal, aims for virtual elimination by 2030 – The Globe...

The Liberal government has announced its plan to virtually eliminate the use of traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030, but will offer some flexibility to the provinces.

Patagonia donating 100% of its Black Friday sales to envrionmental groups

But this year, the outdoor clothing retailer is giving away everything it makes that day.

Dramatic decline in dementia seen among older adults in the US

The percent of older US adults with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, declined from 11.6 percent in 2000 to 8.8 percent in 2012, a decrease of nearly a quarter, scientists reported on Monday.