55-year-old father of Green Bay Packers LB Joe Thomas plays in a college football...

With a 3-yard gain, South Carolina State running back Joe Thomas Sr., the 55-year-old father of Green Bay Packers linebacker Joe Thomas Jr., fulfilled his dream Saturday.

A charity that gives food – and frees hostages

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — It was before 6 a.m., and Imtiaz Sooliman was already wide awake.

‘Never too late,’ says 80-year-old first-time bride, who marries 95-year-old widower | Miami Herald

In a champagne-color dress, a white veil on her hair and holding a white flower bouquet in her hands, 80-year-old Maria Teresa Cobar walked down the aisle for the first time in her life, to join her 95-year-old groom, Carlos Victor Suarez.

Donated breastmilk a Tasmanian first

In a Tasmanian first, premature babies at the Royal Hobart Hospital are now being offered donated human breastmilk, flown in from Queensland.


This woman walks 10 dogs a day and brings new meaning to the phrase "97 years young."

55-year-old running back makes D-I football history

On Saturday afternoon, Joe Thomas Sr. fulfilled his lifelong dream of playing college football.

Police Handing Out Turkeys Instead of Traffic Tickets, Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Motorists pulled over in Texas got quite the surprise when they were given a turkey instead of a traffic ticket.

86-Year-Old Man Learns to Knit to Make Hats for Preemies

More than 300 preemie babies in the NICU at Northside Hospital in Atlanta are sleeping more cozily thanks to the efforts of an 86-year-old man.

Assyrian Students Sleep Outside to Help Syrian, Iraqi Refugees

Students at universities around Ontario, including Ryerson, are spending the week sleeping outside to raise money and awareness for refugees and internally displaced people in Iraq and Syria.

Desert Farm Grows Food Without Groundwater, Soil, Fuel or Pesticides

Using the sun and the sea, renewable sources of energy and water, a desert farming operation in Australia show how organic food in a fresh new and sustainable way.

Pot POWs Head Home as AUMA Opens the Gates for California Cannabis Prisoners |...

Nuts and bolts policy arguments characterized much of the often-heated debate surrounding California’s Adult Use Of Marijuana act.

DC Officers Surprise Mother of Slain Officer Before Annual Meal

Shirley Gibson serves a holiday meal every year to hundreds of D.C. police officers, and on Thursday the city honored her for her work.

‘Hamilton’ Cast Addresses Mike Pence During Performance, Urges VP-Elect to ‘Uphold Our American Values’

Vice president-elect Mike Pence became part of the show Friday when he attended a performance of “Hamilton” in New York and was directly addressed by the cast.

Watch this veteran battle severe stutter by reading to his daughter

Lance Lambert jumped from planes, helicopters “and anything they told me to” during his paratrooper days.

‘Panda’ Rapper Desiigner gifts homeless man with wad of cash

Rapper Desiigner gave a wad of cash to a wheelchair-bound homeless person at the grand opening of Moncler’s flagship store.

Van stolen with dogs inside located; all animals accounted for: police

A van with 16 dogs inside stolen in downtown Toronto Friday morning has been located, Toronto police have confirmed.

This app wants to help you not die while taking a selfie

People have fallen off mountains, tumbled into rivers, crashed airplanes and been struck by trains while taking selfies.

The dolphins used to treat PTSD in Ukrainian soldiers

Ivan Golubev was a hyperactive child until his school in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine was attacked by gunfire.