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  • 6-year-old cancer survivor donates 700 toys to sick kids

    6-year-old cancer survivor donates 700 toys to sick kids

    With a pink Santa hat perched on her head, Dryden Shirks pushes a red wagon full of toys into the Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. From just a glance, it’s obvious that this six-year-old is on a mission. Along with help from her brothers and sisters, this “... Read More »

  • George Strait’s Final Concert is among the Top Tours of 2014

    George Strait’s Final Concert is among the Top Tours of 2014

    The King of Country Music is once again king of the country road. George Strait had the highest ticket sales of any country music tour in 2014, according to a new list released by StubHub, and he was second only to British pop sensation One Direction overall. Luke Bryan comes in behind his fellow... Read More »

  • The Couple Who Allegedly Stole Christmas (Decorations)

    The Couple Who Allegedly Stole Christmas (Decorations)

    A married couple in Colorado Springs stands accused of stealing Christmas displays from dozens of families. Police say 18-year-old Jeremy Lewallen and his 42-year-old wife Carrie Carley stole displays to decorate their own yard. According to reports, police were tipped by a neighbor who had his... Read More »

  • Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70 after cancer battle

    Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70 after cancer battle

    Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of The Beatles’ With A Little Help From My Friends, has died aged 70. The Sheffield-born singer had a career lasting more than 40 years, with hits including You Are So Beautiful and Up Where We Belong. His agent Barrie Marshall said Cocker, who... Read More »

  • Hearse Stolen With Casket Inside

    Hearse Stolen With Casket Inside

    A pastor’s wife says a hearse was stolen from outside a church in Southern California, USA, ahead of funeral services with a casket inside. The Los Angeles Times reported that the hearse was idling outside Ebenezer Baptist Church in South Los Angeles while the funeral director arranged... Read More »

  • 15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

    15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

    By Lindsay Holmes As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies — but what about our minds? Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn’t just lie in changing our thoughts ... Read More »

  • Principal Loses Job Over Misspelled School Sign

    Principal Loses Job Over Misspelled School Sign

    When a New Jersey public school principal was reassigned last week, the writing was on the wall. Actually, it was on the school sign — which was misspelled at least twice. Antoinette Young, the principal of Public School Number 20 in Paterson, New Jersey, was demoted to  a vice principal... Read More »

  • The 10-Second Trick That Can Help You Lose Weight

    The 10-Second Trick That Can Help You Lose Weight

    There are plenty of arguments that advocate throwing away the bathroom scale, but a new study suggests daily weigh-ins may be a key component to weight loss. The study, published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE and conducted by Elina Helander and co-authors from Tampere Univeristy of... Read More »

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