Blue skies ahead for Wiggles, the 14-year-old St. Louis shelter dog who’s spent the majority of her life in a shelter. That’s 11 years at the Alton Area Animal Aid Association, a/k/a 5A Animal Shelter, where Wiggles had endeared herself to the staff with her continued residence.
The principal of South Carolina’s North Charleston High School lives for his students, going above and beyond the job to provide for them as best he can. That tireless devotion has become his routine after-hours shifts at the local Walmart, where Henry Darby stocks shelves with merchandise on certain school nights from 10 pm to 7 am.
Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is a mountain town in south-central France, primarily composed of Portestant families, but it’s become best known throughout the years as a bastion for refugees. Such was the case during World War II, where the town was estimated to have saved between 3,000 and 5,000 Jews from the Nazis, with residents and clergy risked their lives to hide them from patrols in and around the town.
Shonda Lemon has worked for the USPS for eight years as a mail carrier, and her attention to her served community came to light last week, when one quick-thinking phone call saved the life of an elderly woman on her route.
Happy days for this once poor Ohio pupper who was heartlessly abandoned in a backpack, as the sanitation worker who found her last week has now decided to adopt her.
The People’s Park in Buffalo, NY has an ongoing tradition of community giving: The Mitten Fence. This winter gear waystation offers a rotating collection of donated cold-weather items to any passersby who might need them, like scarves, gloves, coats, blankets, and more.
In these present times of jokes about extended web-conferencing sessions over Zoom and work-from-home stumbles, there is an important population left out of the conversation: low-income families with limited access to the internet.
Either the deer are friendlier in Virginia or Stephanie Brown’s son Dominic has the magic touch. The 4-year-old was found by his mother standing on the front porch this morning with what appeared to be a magical woodland friend: an adorable baby deer calmly stood beside him as Stephanie looked on in wonder from the kitchen.
Courtney Saunders started using drugs when she was 17, a journey of addiction that would take her to West Virginia. However, one timely arrest later and she found herself in prison for nine months, before eventually being released into Recovery Point, a non-profit organization and long-term residential recovery program for substance abusers.
A team of women medical professionals are rural Alaska’s answer to COVID-19 vaccine administration, and they aren’t at all put off by the weather. The crew does count one man among their ranks, with the scrappy group of four fulfilling a time-honored tradition of Alaskan gumption in the face of other historic pandemics, including similar initiatives to deliver cures for the Spanish Flu and Diptheria to rural villages in the 20th century.
Ulm is a city in Germany of approximately 126,000 people 75 miles west of Munich, but it’s presenting a solution for a crucial problem: protecting the homeless from the cold. Earlier this month, Ulm citizens saw the Ulmer Nest appear, a tech answer in the form of a sleeping pod, accessible by anyone who needs a warm and secure place to sleep through a cold night;
When the 51st NFL Super Bowl kicks off in two weeks, 7,500 frontline health workers will be in the stands with free seats to watch the historic game.
An incredible new potential breakthrough in precision prostate cancer diagnosis may affect the number of patients able to catch this deadly form of cancer early. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men, and diagnostic accuracy challenges in testing is a critical factor in late detection cases.
Boncuk’s loyalty is one for the books. This Turkish dog – whose name means “bead” – spent an entire week waiting outside of a hospital in Trabzon, Turkey, after her owner Cemal Senturk was taken in sick on January 14th.
An incredible new scientific development may spell a solution for individuals with blindness, all thanks to Israeli startup tech company CorNeat. Rumblings began of their product last year when they announced their CorNeat KPro, an artificial cornea that “bio-integrates with the human eye” and may essentially take the place of cornea transplants in a purely synthetic product.
Meet Donald Hargray, who has plenty of kind gusto in his heart at 65 years of age. When he heard of the storm on its way to Quebec over the weekend, he grabbed his snow brush and made a plan: to clear out the cars owned by frontline medical workers at Saint-Jérôme hospital, bright and early before 7:00 am.
Yes, a crime was definitely committed, but the unidentified car thief at the center of it grants this story more integrity than that of your typical grand theft auto. The event occurred in Beaverton, Oregon, a city west of Portland with a population short of 100,000 people.
If there’s ever a story about microchipping your furry loved ones, this is definitely it. That’s because lovely Nashville pupper Blue was microchipped, something which ultimately helped him reconnect with his owner after an entire year absent from the picture.
Missouri student Nevaeh Scales has had a rough few years, but things are looking up. Hopefully, this next stage of her life is calmer and more secure, helped along by donations made to a GoFundMe campaign in her name along with some additional help from her enrolled college.
Last year’s PlayStation 4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima was outstanding, presenting a samurai fantasy environment with impressive gameplay, searing swaths of color, and a unique historical setting, going on to garner numerous awards.
Sometimes all it takes is a coincidence to save a life. Such was the case with Darcy Pell, a jogger running through Pontefract Park in Yorkshire, England who spotted a puppy in need, trapped in the park’s icy lake.