Kitten stowaway gets first-class treatment on offshore Taranaki gasfield rig

A kitten that stowed away on a container ship to an offshore oil and gas rig had to be specially flown off by helicopter. 

P.K. Subban to receive award from Governor General for $10M hospital pledge | Toronto...

OTTAWA—Defenceman P.K. Subban will receive an honour from Gov. Gen. David Johnson to acknowledge his charitable work.

10-Year-Old Gets Heroism Certificate From The City For Saving Stepmom’s Life

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.

After 130 Years, Harvard Law Review Elects a Black Woman President

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.

Chance the Rapper, Rauner to talk Chicago school funding

CHICAGO (AP) - Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner plan to meet this week to discuss funding education in Chicago.

Muslim American man to help Jewish cemetery where hundreds of headstones were vandalised –...

A Muslim American activist has vowed to help a Jewish cemetery where hundreds of headstones were vandalised.

This kitten is the NYPD’s friskiest officer

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.

Lessons on Aging Well, From a 105-Year-Old Cyclist

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.

Hevisaurus: The band for children who love dinosaurs and heavy metal

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 – Bristol

Free Cakes for Kids is a community service to families who find it difficult to provide a birthday cake for their child.

Woman’s Fights – Free Self Defense Classes to Empower Women

A grass-roots movement of mixed martial artists and fighters offering cost-by-donation self-defense classes to women.

‘Luckiest 2 guys in the Arctic’ rescued by military plane training for search and...

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.

China sees sharp decline in ivory smuggling in 2016

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This tennis tournament is using shelter dogs as ballboys

For the second year running, a pro tennis tournament in Brazil will kick its ballboys and ballgirls off the court.

Muslim-Americans help repair hundreds of vandalized Jewish gravestones

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.

800,000 People Attempt to Plant 50 Million Trees to Break Guinness World Record

More than 800,000 people turned out Monday in India to plant trees in hopes of breaking a world record.

Video: Heroic Derry busman hailed by colleagues for saving man’s life

A busman who stopped a man taking his own life in Strabane last month has been hailed a hero by union colleagues.

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur.