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A Texas woman shared a touching photo of her sister, who's a nurse, to demonstrate the emotional and physical challenges the nursing profession poses.
In an , Laura McIntyre wrote that her sister, Caty, had just worked 53 hours in four days. According to , McIntyre's
A woman’s act of kindness is bound to put smiles on the faces of a number of children in Crescent Township, Pennsylvania.
The woman had stopped by the township’s police station a few times asking if it takes donations for children who are less fortunate, .
An adorable video is melting hearts across the web.
a little girl named Gabby was recorded on a video uploaded on Sept. 26 sharing how she felt upon meeting her adoptive parents.
“Well when we were born we became two little babies and then Lily was still a baby and
One couple wanted to make sure their wedding day left a mark in a good way.
Instead of gifts, Jonathan Wickham, and his new wife Jeananne Wickham, asked their friends and family members to help support the Wayne County Humane Society in Ohio, .
In all, the Wickhams'
A pair of Utah firefighters are earning praise for calming a little girl involved in a car crash last week by letting her paint their fingernails.
North Davis Fire District officials .
“This is how amazing our firefighters are,” . “Our A shift battalion chief
Reaching a milestone birthday was a surprise for World War II veteran Herbert Max Hahn Jr., who turned 100 Monday.
"I just didn't think I would make it. I just didn't think I would," Hahn told "It's hard to believe I could get this far along."
He did. Hahn celebrated
The miraculous moment a South Carolina police officer saved a baby's life .
The were responding to a cardiac arrest call but then found a 4-month-old girl who could not breathe.
When Cpl. Derrall Foster found the baby choking on medicine, he immediately turned the
Some homecomings are just a little more animated than others.
DeAndre Morris had no idea what he was walking into when he stepped off a plane Oct. 5 at Tampa International Airport following a six-month deployment with the U.S. Air Force, .
And the sign said it all.
A firefighter on a flight to Los Angeles performed lifesaving techniques for 30 minutes to revive a woman who had suffered sudden cardiac arrest and had no pulse, .
Savannah firefighter Trevor Jaha performed CPR for 30 minutes and used a defibrillator five times to
A group of high school students is trying to raise money to buy a truck for a custodian who drives 20 miles daily in an old beater.
In celebration of National Custodial Workers Recognition day Oct. 2, students started a in an effort to raise $20,000 for a truck for
Two children's quick actions potentially saved the life of their stepfather.
On Saturday, Terry Poole collapsed in the living room of the family's River Beach, Florida, home. Family members said he had an apparent heart attack. Isaiah Walker, 12, said he performed CPR while his
A video of a 3-year-old boy repeating an affirming message is spreading happiness across social media.
that Alissa Holder that she had been teaching her son, Ayaan, the positive phrase since his second birthday. When he kept repeating it on their walk, she took out her phone and recorded
Hundreds of women have received free mammograms thanks to a nonprofit founded by former Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers star DeAngelo Williams, the organization said this week.
"We have sponsored well over 500 mammograms and have no plans of stopping!" the DeAngelo Williams
Chick-fil-A remains undefeated when it comes to customer service, and one employee in Virginia is no exception.
Shauna Hall that she was in the parking lot of one location in Stafford, Virginia, Oct. 1 and dropped her iPhone as she got out of her van. She was going into the restaurant
A North Carolina congressman helped track down and return medals belonging to an Army private killed in Germany during the late stages of World War II.
Pfc. Raymond L. Vick was 19 and serving with the 89th Infantry Division when he was killed March 26, 1945, according to
Sometimes it’s the little things.
Johnny Martin’s love of dogs – and his desire for one of his own – literally got the 13-year-old out of bed on days he underwent intensive chemotherapy treatments for more than a year at Lurie Children's Hospital, .
A veteran from World War II had a simple request -- 100 cards for his 100th birthday.
James South had put his request on Facebook, hoping that someone would heed the call.
And complete strangers have blown the 100 card request out of the water.
A Florida police officer came to the aid of a family that suddenly became homeless over the weekend, helping them find shelter and a way to return to their Michigan relatives.
Jose DeLeon, an officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department, was on a call at a Miami Greyhound station
A is lucky to be alive thanks to not just one but three good Samaritans.
After crashing into a box truck on Eastern Avenue in Chelsea at around 9:30 p.m. on Friday, .
was driving home with his parents when they noticed the SUV engulfed in flames and the driver
Less than two weeks after her viral serenade from a California subway platform stunned viewers across the country, a homeless opera singer performed onstage Saturday for a crowd in Los Angeles.
, Emily Zamourka, 52, sang Puccini's "O Mio Babbino Caro" at an event on San Pedro's
A man who is paralyzed from the shoulders down can move by using a mind-controlled exoskeleton suit, said.
The 30-year-old former optician from Lyon, France, known only as Thibault, can move all four of his paralyzed limbs, using his brain to navigate in the robotic suit,
A Canadian firefighter’s phone number snafu led to an international pizza incident that resulted in a group of Texas firefighters eating the
Officials with the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service decided to order pizzas for the many firefighters attending a post-traumatic
A Virginia teenager diagnosed with a rare brain tumor is blanketing other cancer patients with his strength and courage.
Landen Walker, 15, of Danville, said he wants to wrap people in prayer and comfort them as they face chemotherapy and surgery, reported. Walker has had
A young boy who overcame cancer had one wish for his birthday, to collect dinosaurs and Play-Doh for the hospital that treated him.
Weston Newswanger, 5, was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma in November 2016. He went through a year of treatment. The cancer has been in remission
A volunteer fire department in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, raised $30,000 .
was left partially paralyzed after an emergency surgery to remove tumors when she was 2 years old. She was in remission for a few years before the cancer returned.
held a Tractor and
A homeless Los Angeles singer whose viral serenade from a subway platform stunned viewers across the country now has an upcoming gig and legions of fans, multiple news outlets are reporting.
, Emily Zamourka, 52, made headlines last week after the Los Angeles Police Department
A photo of a North Carolina teen who stopped in his school's parking lot to observe the national anthem as he headed to football practice is going viral.
, a Davidson County Schools teacher captured South Davidson High School junior Jacob Pope's patriotic act on camera and, after
A homecoming queen in Texas has shown that friendship is more important than a trinket and a title.
Trinity Arrington and Emily Petty are two friends who were both in the running for homecoming queen at S&S High School in Sadler, Texas, .
When the winner's name was called, it
Deputies are taught to be ready for any situation when conducting a traffic stop, and a southwest Florida deputy rose to the occasion early Tuesday.
Deputy Robert Pounds, of the Collier County Sheriff's Office, pulled over a speeder who was traveling 63 mph in a 45 mph zone in
She dropped her pom-poms, and he replaced them with balloons, flowers and a handmade sign with a simple request on it: Would she go to homecoming with him?
, kissed her hand and she jumped up and down with glee sealing the deal with an exuberant "Yes!"
Video of the sideline
A Tennessee high school senior is and getting some national attention.
, Brandon Allen was crowned homecoming royalty at Memphis' White Station High School on Friday.
Allen said he tried to join the homecoming court in previous years, but those attempts were unsuccessful
A Tennessee third grader and his mother found out they're not alone after tragedy struck.
Daniel Hunt was the victim of a house fire, losing everything he owned, .
But his classmates and teachers at in Loudon County, Tennessee, jumped in to action.
Jermaine Bell has finally gotten his birthday trip to Walt Disney World.
The Jacksonville, Florida, 7-year-old's family had been saving money for more than a year for his birthday trip, but when Hurricane Dorian threatened parts of South Carolina when he was visiting his grandmother last month
The public is asked to attend the funeral service for a Florida veteran who had no immediate family.
Edward K. Pearson, 80, of Naples, died Aug. 31, .
“This veteran has no immediate family (and) all are welcome to attend,” the obituary reads.
Oprah Winfrey surprised the United Negro College Fund in Charlotte on Saturday afternoon and .
The , trying to raise money to help North Carolina students and historically black colleges and universities.
The organization had raised a little over more $1.1 million
"! What are you doing here?"
, and a large smile, were what greeted a wounded veteran from Pennsylvania as country music star Toby Keith presented him with a new way to get around.
Retired Cpl. Brandon Rumbaugh, a native of Dunbar, Pennsylvania
A Texas school bus driver recently mowed the lawn at one of his stops so students there didn’t have to stand in the weeds.
When Jerry Martin noticed the grass was getting too high at one of his stops, he decided to do something about it -- he mowed the overgrown area.
A woman singing sweetly on a Los Angeles subway platform has received plenty of attention.
The Los Angeles Police Department posted a of the woman singing an operatic tune Tuesday at the Wilshire/Normandie Purple Line Metro station in Koreatown, reported.
Georgia Gwinnett College assistant biology professor Ramata Sissoko Cissé got a .
The student couldn’t find a babysitter for her infant son and asked if it would be okay to bring the child to class.
Cissé not only agreed, but .
They went to prom together, exclusively dated when they were high school juniors, but their love connection wasn't enough to keep them together.
But Annette Adkins and Bob Harvey, who are both in their 80s, found each other more than 60 years later and they're picking up right where the high
A hero who rescued a deer at Stone Mountain Park not once -- but twice -- is finally telling her story.
: Last week, Chloe Dorsey got national attention for her Supergirl-like efforts to save a little deer that got hopelessly caught in two separate metal fences at the park. She crouched down
Wild animals don't usually ask people for help, but when it came to getting aid for an injured baby, a mother squirrel stopped at nothing.
Tia Powell was walking in a park in Pulaski, Virginia, when a squirrel came up to her, not leaving Powell alone, .
When the squirrel
Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim is not known for his cheerful disposition. On the basketball court, he can be downright grumpy,
Boeheim was all smiles, however, after reuniting with a Syracuse superfan who met him on a plane flight last week. The first meeting
A Detroit native and former college football star is back in the United States after spending three years in a China prison.
Wendell Brown, a Detroit high school standout who played at Ball State University, arrived in Detroit early Wednesday after his release the previous day
The Fire Department of New York celebrated its graduating class from the city's Fire Academy on Tuesday, and the ceremony had added significance for 13 graduates.
Thirteen of the 301 graduates were the in the terror attacks at New York City's World Trade Center on Sept.
High school football players in North Dakota pulled together as a team to help residents recover after flooding over the weekend in Grand Forks.
"Earlier, we just helped a lady move a small rug, and she was so grateful for us. It was cool to see that," Nathan Willett, a senior
A retired Ohio plumber has installed a "Blessing Box" on a property he owns, to provide food to people who need it.
The boxes built by William Brown, who has worked for many years in Hamilton, are similar to those used as “little libraries” for taking and leaving books
The Rancho Cucamonga Fire District is going through an expansion phase.
Nine babies were born between March and July to members of the fire department, .
Recently they to mark the special connection the firefighting family has inside and outside the firehouse.
A Kentucky teacher's heartwarming good deed for a girl with spina bifida is going viral.
and , 10-year-old Ryan Neighbors, a fourth-grader at Jefferson County Public Schools, wanted to attend a class trip to the Falls of the Ohio State Park. Unfortunately, that didn't seem
A Tulsa man bought advertising space on eight digital billboards around town to tell his wife that he loves her.
Josh Wilson, owner of Living Water Irrigation, said he initially bought the billboard space to advertise his business, but after studying his business's income and
He's lived almost 100 years and he's a member of the so-called Greatest Generation", having fought in World War II.
Now James South is asking for one thing to make his milestone birthday next month more than just another birthday.
South went to Facebook with a simple request, for
It was supposed to be a typical eight-hour work shift for Satchel Smith when the 21-year-old college student reported to work Wednesday at Homewood Suites in Beaumont, Texas.
Tropical Storm Imelda changed things dramatically. Smith, a junior at nearby Lamar University, was stranded
A group of motorcyclists descended upon an 8-year-old’s lemonade stand to show appreciation to the girl’s mother, a nurse who stopped on the side of the highway and helped some members who were involved in a crash.
Daryn Struch pulled to the side of the road when she came
A Florida man who recently turned 100 celebrates by golfing daily.
Herbert Dixon, a former professional golfer, hits the links daily at Bartow Golf Course, still regularly scoring in the low 70s.
“(It's) very boring sitting around the house, looking at TV. I don't
A Pennsylvania woman and her daughter came to the rescue of a pregnant dog that was delivering a litter of puppies on the side of the road, according to an animal shelter in Lancaster County.
Bryan Langlois, the co-founder and medical director of r, said the boxer had already delivered
The temperature in Arizona remains in triple digits during the day, but one resident made sure a couple in need stayed cool.
When the air conditioner at the Wittmann home of Randy Sprau and his wife broke down, the couple had to cool off at a nearby fire station, reported. That's
A Texas high school student helped save a woman and her young daughter Thursday from floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Imelda.
Jayden Payne, a football player at Aldine High School, was leaving school around midday as the storm was worsening, .
Payne was walking
An 8-year-old Virginia girl with leukemia who raised $7,400 for is now cancer-free, her parents said.
, of Abingdon, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in January 2017, reported. As a way to give back and to raise awareness about leukemia, Elle opened
Daycare expenses were too much for a Tennessee barber, so he decided to cut costs.
The barber brought his baby to work at Fade Doc in Antioch and went through his daily paces of cutting hair with the child strapped to his chest in a baby carrier reported.
An 85-year-old woman survived the waters of Hurricane Dorian for three days as she sat in her lounger while the storm lashed the Bahamas, clinging to her refrigerator to keep her head above water, the reported.
Virginia Mosvold was in her daughter's Freeport home when
A New Jersey mayoral candidate campaigning door-to-door saved the life of a 68-year-old woman who had fallen on her kitchen floor several days earlier, police said.
David Merwin, 64, an Old Bridge Township councilman, was campaigning Saturday and knocked on the door of a home
Positive reinforcement is so important for elementary school students, and a third-grade teacher in Alabama made sure one of her pupils knew he was doing a good job.
Willonda Caffie, who teaches at Fairfax Elementary School in Valley, planted a congratulatory sign in the front
A plumber in Great Britain fixed a broken boiler for a 91-year-old woman with leukemia.
The bill? No charge.
A Sept.8 receipt from James Anderson notes that the woman in the British town of Burnley would not be charged "under any circumstances," the reported.
Stu MacDonald calls himself "a very lucky guy."
Not only has the Oregon resident beaten cancer twice, he also hit it big in the Oregon Lottery on Sept. 7, purchasing a ticket that was worth $4,6 million, reported.
MacDonald won the Megabucks jackpot with a quick pick
A homeless man in Memphis, Tennessee, received some good news last week when he was reunited with his beloved dog.
that Anthony Rogers, who works as an artist, woke up one day in August and his 1-year-old dog, a pit bull and Lab mix named Bobo, was missing.
A heartwarming photo of a Texas school custodian comforting a student with autism is going viral.
, mom Hollie Bellew-Shaw, of Alvin, recently shared a snapshot of Passmore Elementary's custodian, identified only as Mrs. Esther, embracing Bellew-Shaw's daughter, Kenlee
Walt Disney World after a fire damaged students' personal instruments, rehearsal space and other equipment.
Park officials surprised the East Ridge High School band Friday with an oversized check and appearance by Mickey Mouse.
“It’s football season
The eschewed its more formal attire and instead wore T-shirts made to honor a Florida boy bullied for his homemade University of Tennessee design.
The 350-member band wore the shirts, which the school made in homage to the elementary school student, Saturday during the Volunteers'
CP Crawford was born Aug. 25, 1907, in Jackson, Mississippi, a year after the Chicago White Sox won their first World Series. Crawford, who has rooted for the White Sox for more than a century, was alive when the White Sox won the World Series in 1917 and when the Black Sox threw the Fall Classic
A Montana woman took aim at speeding drivers -- by sitting in a chair and aiming a hair dryer at passing vehicles.
Armed with a white hair dryer, Patti Baumgartner sat in a chair along the road waiting for cars to come, .
"We were talking about maybe something (that)
A sixth-grader from Mississippi can start looking through college catalogs.
Kristen Rhodes, 12, from Canton, scored 27 the first time she took the ACT, reported. A perfect score for the ACT is 36, the television station reported.
Rhodes, who attends Huey Porter Middle
God "thankfully broke the mold," when Joseph A. Heller Jr. was born, according to a humorous written by his daughter to honor the unorthodox life of a lifelong prankster.
Heller, 82, died Sunday in Connecticut after "a lifetime of frugality, hoarding and cheap mischief, often
A man believed to be the oldest World War II veteran celebrated his 110th birthday Thursday with cupcakes, a musical serenade and lots of kisses at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
Lawrence Brooks was joined by family, friends and military service members as he
A beautiful bundle of joy was born Wednesday in Tennessee on what was otherwise a somber day in American history.
Christina Brown was born on 9/11 at 9:11 p.m., and weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces.
Her parents, Cameteione and Justin Brown, were overjoyed to welcome their
A Florida student who was bullied for a homemade University of Tennessee shirt he wore during an elementary school spirit day was offered a full scholarship to attend Rocky Top.
“In recognition of the fourth-grader’s Volunteer spirit, the university has extended an
Cami Loritz is a nurse at the transplant intensive care unit at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee.
She is also on the living organ donor list, .
Earlier this year, she received a call about a little boy who had been healthy but came down with a virus and needed a liver
Waffles and Hemingway will continue to live together in harmony.
The miniature horse and his goose soul mate have finally found a new home, .
The odd couple were rescued by the in July and made headlines all around the world because of their bond forged in what were described
A Missouri mother may have a house full of her own kids, but Champale Anderson is making sure every child in her neighborhood has a full belly.
Anderson has been feeding the kids in her neighborhood for five years, .
Kids knock on the door of her St. Louis home before and after
Two women made U.S. Army history in July when they became the first pair of sisters to attain the rank of general.
In a first in the 244-year history of the Army, Paula Lodi, 51, was promoted to brigadier general July 12, joining her sister, Maj. Gen. Maria Lodi Barrett, 53,
Children react differently to the first day of school. Many are excited, but others might be scared or intimidated. That is especially true for a child riding the bus for the first time.
A Wisconsin boy was one of those children having first-day jitters, but a kind bus driver
A Florida toddler who was in the Bahamas when Hurricane Dorian battered the island nation received an emotional greeting from his classmates when he returned to school this week.
Makai Simmons, 3, and his mother, Tekara Capron, had been visiting family when the Category 5 storm
High school is tough enough, but a said his first weeks were a nightmare.
he was being bullied, but now a viral video is showing some of his classmates stepping in to cheer him up.
was taken out of his third-period class on Monday morning.
He froze when
It may have been decades since they set foot in a classroom but residents at a Spokane retirement community are still taking part in the annual first day of school photoshoots.
Riverview Retirement Community residents posed with chalkboards that listed their name, age and the year they graduated
A dad's uplifting video of two toddler best friends running to each other and embracing on a New York City sidewalk is going viral.
, Michael Cisneros to share the heartwarming clip, which features his 26-month-old son, Maxwell, and the boy's 27-month-old "bestie," Finnegan
An Army veteran who received hundreds of cards from across the country in honor of his 100th birthday in May has .
The news came from his retirement home, , which helped him get over 1,000 birthday cards for his May 5 birthday.
, Painter originally
A 12-year-old boy who spent his summer mowing lawns to save up for college got a big surprise.
Jaylin Clyburn said he didn't want to bother his mom to pay for college, so he started a lawn mowing business.
What he didn't plan was for Panthers head coach Ron Rivera to see
A boy who decided there were people who needed help and gave up his birthday trip to Walt Disney World will still be able to go to "The Most Magical Place on Earth."
Jermaine Bell decided to use the money he and his family had spent a year saving for the trip to help feed Hurricane Dorian evacuees
Feeling stressed? You may want to follow the lead of this easygoing ground squirrel.
, Netherlands-based nature photographer Dick van Duijn, 34, recently snapped several pictures of the animals frolicking amid flowers in Vienna, Austria.
"These funny, curious and acrobatic ground
A Florida boy who was bullied for a homemade shirt he made supporting the University of Tennessee for an elementary school College Colors Day inspired Rocky Top to create and sell the design to fans.
Not having any Volunteers apparel, the unnamed boy drew a large U and T on a
A 6-year-old Florida boy raised more than $500 from a lemonade stand to help those impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.
Elliott Lefko already wanted to set up a lemonade stand, but seeing the devastation Hurricane Dorian brought to the Bahamas gave him a reason,
, who doctors say has little time left because of Lou Gehrig's disease, had a simple wish: .
A lot of people conspired to make that wish come true -- no genie needed.
Friday, , Elam, sporting a gray T-shirt featuring the Clark State Eagles logo across his
Brothers facing one another in a pitcher-hitter confrontation during a youth baseball game is not unusual.
It's a lot different in the big leagues.
Thursday night, Brian Moran became the first player in major league history to make his debut and face his brother. Moran
Chris “Ludacris” Bridges is devastated by Hurricane Dorian.
The Atlanta rapper, actor, restaurateur and philanthropist that he will donate $100,000 from his annual Labor Day weekend event, LudaDay, to hurricane relief.
Since 2005, Ludacris has dedicated the Labor
A Florida man's act of kindness for the storm-ravaged Bahamas is making viral headlines in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
, the farmer, who asked to remain anonymous, spent more than $49,000 Wednesday at a Jacksonville Costco. His massive purchase included more than 100 generators
Not only did two South Florida police officers find Dory, they also rescued it.
The Fort Pierce Police Department, in a , chronicled the rescue of a 6-week-old pit bull puppy as Hurricane Dorian loomed in the Atlantic Ocean in the Bahamas.
Officers Martin Ortiz and
Atlanta Falcons rookie running back Qadree Ollison will continue to honor the memory of his slain brother by switching his uniform number.
According to , Ollison, a fifth-round draft pick out of the University of Pittsburgh, was given permission by Falcons coach Dan Quinn
One woman in the Bahamas opened her home to nearly 100 furry friends as Hurricane Dorian bears down on the island.
Chella Phillips brought 97 homeless and abandoned dogs into her home.
"It was either leave the dogs on the street to fend for themselves...or do something
For 6-year-old Brody Bergner, a trip to Walt Disney World could be filled with smiles, but also tears.
Brody has autism and is nonverbal. Change can send him into a meltdown, especially since he is sensitive to noise and crowds, two things that go hand-in-hand at the Most Magical Place
A 10-year-old boy in Missouri plans to mow 50 yards for those who are unable to do it themselves.
Aiden Carty accepted to offer free lawn care to senior citizens, the disabled and other people unable to mow their yards, .
“I just want to cut their
A 26-pound tabby cat that has gone viral for his astounding size has thousands hoping to give him a forever home.
Mr. B was . His rotund figure captured the attention of many on social media.
"OMG, big boi Mr. B is a CHONK," a tweet from the Philadelphia nonprofit