Headlines
Actor Treats Wounded Veterans to Hollywood Trip
Gary Sinise, who played Lt. Dan Taylor in "Forrest Gump," helps U.S. troops.
Batkid Saves Gotham, Melts Hearts Everywhere
Make-a-Wish fulfills 5-year-old leukemia patient Miles' wish to be Batman.
Florida Orphan Pleads for Family to 'Love Me Until I Die'
The 15-year-old made a public plea for a family in a St. Petersburg church.
Birthday Wishes for Homeless Children
For most of us, our kids' birthday parties become big parts of our lives.
POWs Mark 40 Years of Freedom
Three vets remember their five and a half years of torture in prison.
In Rare Moment, Lung Transplant Recipient Meets Donor's Mother
Lyndsey McLaughlin says she can embrace life thanks to Diana Rodriguez's son.
Blogs
Students Lip-Sync 68 Songs in 6 Minutes for Fundraiser
Six weeks of planning end with six minutes of sheer exhilaration.
School Backs Down From Ban on Girl Who Shaved Head in Solidarity
The third-grade student who was banned from school after shaving her head to support her cancer-stricken friend has received...
Hospital Volunteers Show the Power of Human Touch
Parents and nurses can't always be there to reassure newborns.
iPods Awaken Memories of Those With Alzheimer's
Dan Cohen's organization makes unused iPods available to patients.
Susie's Senior Dogs: Putting Adoptable Aging Dogs in the Spotlight
This is the face that launched a campaign to save some of America’s most vulnerable dogs. “She looks like a punk rocker, but...
Dancing for Child Cancer Research
Penn State Raises $13.3M for Pediatric Cancer Research at Dance Marathon
Boy Author Raises $750K For Sick Friend
Find out what 7-year-old Dylan Siegel did to raise money for his best friend.
Couple Brings Gift of Hearing to Impaired Across the Globe
Bill and Tani Austin's goal: to help 1 million hear by 2020
'Trombone Shorty' Gives Back to New Orleans
Long before "Trombone Shorty" ever sold out arenas, he stole the stage.
Chef Leaves Job at High-End Restaurant to Serve at Salvation Army
Jeff Ansorge said he now feels rich beyond measure.
Vested Interest in K-9s Arms Police Dogs with Bulletproof Vests
Dogs are man’s best friend–at home and in the line of duty too. Enlisting police dogs is a common practice in police...
Prison Gardens Grow New Lives for Inmates
Beth Waitkus started the Insight Garden Program 10 years ago at San Quentin.
'Life According to Sam': One Family's Fight Against Progeria
New documentary on life of Sam Berns and his family's fight against Progeria.
First Openly Gay Boxer Orlando Cruz Seeks Championship Title
Orlando Cruz, 32, is training for the world featherweight title.
Cincinnati Reds Find Winning Spirit in Honorary Batboy with Down Syndrome
Chris Connelly of ESPN’s “E:60″ reports: When Teddy Kremer was born 30 years ago, doctors diagnosed him with Down syndrome...
11-Year-Old Regains Soccer Star Status After Rare Liver Cancer
When he was a month shy of turning 8, Chris Hegardt suffered a ball to the stomach during a soccer tournament that ended up...
Cosmetic Company Offers Sex Workers a Fresh Start
Shana Goodwin was arrested more than 100 times for prostitution.
One-Armed Basketball Sensation Beats the Odds
Zach Hodskins hits 60 percent of his shots.
Teen Is Both Football Player and Cheerleader
Armand Fernandez-Pierre is pulling double duty on the football field.
GoldieBlox Helping to Build a Generation of Female Engineers
Debbie Sterling is on mission to build up girls by breaking down a few barriers.
Softball Team Provides a Break From the Everyday for Denver Homeless
Joe Carabello came up with an idea one late-summer day in 2010.
Breaking Down the Walls and Helping Vets Become 'Horse Whisperers'
Bob Nevins has been giving veterans a chance to connect with racehorses.
After 24 Years, Children Reunite Father With Beloved Mustang
In an act of extraordinary devotion to their father, four siblings bought the car he sold 24 years ago and shipped it to his...
Restaurant Gets Youth Off Streets, Into Kitchen
The young staff does it all - prep, cook, serve and even entertain.
Two Wrestlers, Producer Share Incredible Bond
Leroy Sutton, Dartanyon Crockett and Lisa Fenn have become an unlikely family.
Grandma, 76, Plays Basketball Instead of Retiring
Mavis Albin and her team shoot for their 8th gold medal in Senior Olympics.
Steve Gleason Embraces New Challenges in Lou Gehrig's Disease Battle
Steve Gleason is a hero in New Orleans. The former safety for the New Orleans Saints’ earned that status when he blocked a...
Mother Empowers Children With Superheroes Capes
Seattle mother Robyn Rosenberger has turned making a child’s cape into a movement. For the last six months Rosenberger, 28,...
Paralyzed Grad Credits Retiree With Helping 'Pick Up the Pieces'
Collin Smith, 22, and Ernest Greene, 72, may be an unlikely pair, but they are considered a “packaged deal” on the campus of...
Sky's Limit for Legally Blind Pole Vaulter
At just 15 years old, Charlotte Brown has learned to fly — with a pink pole vault. She’s not just the best pole vaulter Emory...
Ga. HS Students Hold First Integrated Prom
When yours truly was a senior in high school back in 1989, there were both black and white students at the senior prom. We...
'Wednesday's Child' Reporter Thanked for 25 Years of Building Families
WFAA-TV reporter Gloria Campos is retiring after 30 years on the job.
Creating Showers on Wheels for the Homeless
San Francisco, unofficially dubbed one of the homeless capitals of the U.S., counts nearly 6,500 homeless people in 2013,...
Officer Proclaimed Hero After Dog Rescue
The dog-loving officer deemed it his duty to save the German shepherd.
Goodwill Employee Finds $10,000
Goodwill employee Lakeisha Williams found an unexpected donation in an envelope.
Videos
Championship Game Ends With Sportsmanship
Watch what happens when a basketball player with autism gets in the game.
Unlocking the Imaginations of Children Around the World With Legos
Artist Nathan Sawaya makes incredible sculptures with the simple toy bricks from childhood.
The Love of Lumberjacking, Family Style
Generations of the Cogar family have competed in lumberjack champions around the world.
Stranger Shows Girl With Autism Kindness While on a Plane
Mom writes an online thank you to the stranger that helped her daughter cope with flying on a plane.
Veterans Getting a Chance to Showcase Their Talents
Charlie Reeder is part of an internship program at the NYSE for 28 returning war veterans.
Lateef Brock, 8, Plays With the Washington Redskins
Make a Wish Foundation grants boy with kidney disease a chance to play professional football.
Boy, 11, Starts College Life With Mom at His Side
Carson Huey-You gets maternal support as a freshman at Texas Christian University.
Police Officer's Dog-Rescue Heroics Go Viral
A photo of the Pennsylvania rescue has thousands of "likes" on Facebook.
Boy Mows Lawns, Raises $16K for Tornado Victims
Dyllon Orthman, 11, has mowed nearly 90 lawns on his summer vacation to help victims in Moore, Okla.