A kitten that stowed away on a container ship to an offshore oil and gas rig had to be specially flown off by helicopter.
OTTAWA—Defenceman P.K. Subban will receive an honour from Gov. Gen. David Johnson to acknowledge his charitable work.
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Look up the word “Hero” and you’ll find it’s a person who is admired for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 27 years since the first black man, an older student by the name of Barack Obama, was elected president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review.
CHICAGO (AP) - Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner plan to meet this week to discuss funding education in Chicago.
A Muslim American activist has vowed to help a Jewish cemetery where hundreds of headstones were vandalised.
Brooklyn cops found an adorable orphaned kitten at their police station house, so they convinced their boss to adopt him as their collective pet, precinct mascot and morale-booster.
At the age of 105, the French amateur cyclist and world-record holder Robert Marchand is more aerobically fit than most 50-year-olds — and appears to be getting even fitter as he ages, according to a revelatory new study of his physiology.
LONDON—Mr. Hevisaurus, the lead singer of the Finnish heavy-metal band Hevisaurus, stepped up to the mic in front of 1,000 fans at 11:30 on a Wednesday morning.
Free Cakes for Kids is a community service to families who find it difficult to provide a birthday cake for their child.
A grass-roots movement of mixed martial artists and fighters offering cost-by-donation self-defense classes to women.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Twin Otter crew out for some search-and-rescue training accidentally found — and rescued — two Nunavut hunters on the land.
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For the second year running, a pro tennis tournament in Brazil will kick its ballboys and ballgirls off the court.
Muslim-Americans rushed to help repair a damaged Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia Sunday, after hundreds of gravestones, some more than a century old, were vandalized.
More than 800,000 people turned out Monday in India to plant trees in hopes of breaking a world record.
A busman who stopped a man taking his own life in Strabane last month has been hailed a hero by union colleagues.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur.