African elephants have scored a big win with the Chinese government’s announcement that it will shut down the country’s ivory trade by the end of 2017.
A life was saved and its quality improved when an LASD sergeant donated one of his kidneys to his good friend, a deputy that he had trained.
Some retailers, like Toys “R” Us and Target, are hosting “quiet hours” so the families of autistic people can shop without crowds and loud noises.
Seniors at a care facility in Tucson, Arizona, are helping raise and care for two orphaned kittens. Peaches and Turtle, who will soon be ready for adoption.
The father of a former student at H.W. Good Elementary School brought some much-needed holiday cheer and financial relief to over 40 struggling families.
When a kind-hearted Arizona grandma accidentally invited a stranger to Thanksgiving, the 2 ended up meeting in person, and they did have Thanksgiving.
Studies show that curcumin, the main active component of turmeric, reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s and age-related dementia. Eating curry is good for you!
Voters in Sonoma County have likely banned GMOs; official results are due in December 2016. Five other California counties have already banned GE crops
Spending time in nature has been linked to better health in dozens of studies, but new research states the minimum amount of time you should spend outdoors.
Volunteers brought a little bit of joy into the NICU of a Missouri hospital, when it presented handmade Halloween costumes for 35 premature babies..
About 600,000 square miles of sea in the Antarctic will be protected from commercial fishing for the next 35 years, thanks to a special U.N. commission.
A 9th-grade girl from Ohio has invented a cost-effective, solar- and wind-powered device that could bring clean water to impoverished countries.
The Walk Again Project is working to help paraplegics walk again using virtual reality and robotic exoskeletons.
If you see a teal pumpkin in front of a house this Halloween, it means that house is handing out non-food goodies to trick-or-treaters.
For the first time, those with common cancers can expect to live at least 10 years after their diagnosis. However, this can create issues for the long-term.
An Italian village near the see boasts 81 centenarians our of only 7,000 citizens. What is the secret to their longevity?
Six-year-old Erin Cross’ parents raised $180,000 to send her to the US for experimental leukemia treatment. She is now in remission.