Why an incident on the Toronto subway makes this woman happy to be Canadian

After the bitter and divisive election in the U.S., Salma Hamidi says several random acts of kindness during a subway ride last week reminded her how happy she is to be Canadian.

2 Saratoga Beer Companies Team Up to Help Children in Need

Two local beer companies are teaming up once again to help children in need this holiday season.

Sacramento real estate agent gives gift of free adoptions at city shelter through Dec....

A Sacramento real estate agent’s offer to pay for any animal adopted at Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter for the remainder of the year triggered an overwhelming first-day response.

U.S. astronaut set to become the oldest woman in space

At 56, astronaut Peggy Whitson is a lot younger than John Glenn was when he flew in a space shuttle at 77, but when Whitson launches with two other crew members toward the International Space on Nov. 18 she will become the oldest female astronaut in the world to fly into space.

One good deed leads to another

John Hague, owner of Western Chainsaw, displays a thank you card he received from Glen Paul students after he donated $500 to the school.

Bangor, County Down: Teddy the dog ‘saved boy, five, from tumble dryer’ – BBC...

A Bangor, County Down, family has said their pet dog saved the life of their five-year-old son, after he became trapped in a tumble dryer.

Adidas Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Are Finally Here

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Weldon Spring families learn adopted Chinese daughters are half-sisters

WELDON SPRING (KTVI) – The expression “it’s a small world” could not be truer for a pair of Weldon Spring families.

Mother thanks firefighter who sang to her daughter with autism after horrific crash

HALL COUNTY, Ga. - It was an ordinary day for Summer Ginn and her daughter Raelyn, 2.

Los Angeles cat wins lifetime supply of pet food after saving boy from dog...

A pet food company has awarded a Los Angeles cat named Tara a lifetime supply of cat food after video emerged of it saving its owner – a six year old boy – from a vicious dog attack.

Toddler greets garbage man idol with tiny recycling bin

A two-year-old boy has made it his business to greet the garbage man every week, sparking a heart-warming friendship.

Researchers identify antibody that neutralizes 98% of HIV strains

The striking efficiency of the powerful antibody, named N6, makes it an ideal candidate for further research to treat or prevent HIV infection, scientists from the National Institutes of Health, the largest biomedical research agency in the world, have stated.

Polish army to teach women self-defence for free – BBC News

The Polish defence ministry is launching free nationwide classes for women to learn unarmed combat.

NMSU group helping to build homes for homeless veterans

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. — A student organization at New Mexico State University is involved in helping a nonprofit real-estate developer construct a sustainable housing community for homeless veterans in Alamogordo.

Missing UMD Student Kaitlyn George Found Safe

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — University of Maryland Police says that missing UMD student, Kaitlyn George has been found.

Army veteran to start 2,000-mile trek from Waco

Huffman, 31, a former Army specialist and a Lorena High School graduate, returned from combat and transitioned into a volunteer role with Iraqi Kurdistan’s Peshmerga military force and returned home about four weeks ago.

Turkey wins hearts at animal sanctuary with its dog-like behavior

STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A turkey at a California animal sanctuary is gaining fame for an unusual reason -- he seems to be more dog than bird.

Students, faculty and staff walk in solidarity with student | The Baylor Lariat

Hundreds of people walked with Natasha “Tasha” Nkhama to class in solidarity in response to a video she posted on Facebook detailing an incident where she was called a racial slur and forced off the sidewalk.