A story of courage and faith against all odds. Dick Beardsley was a former athlete addicted to prescription painkillers after a series of injuries. Beardsley shares how he overcame his demons and how he deals with the loss of his son to suicide.
Forever Young Veterans is an organization that helps veterans and the community realize the impact veterans’ sacrifice has had on the world. The organization takes veterans on trips of honor to the nation’s capital and also returns them to their place of service.
In Tennessee, a homesteading mom is teaching her four children the self-sufficiency lessons that her parents’ generation missed out on. On their 23-and-a-half-acre farm, hard work and dedication are keeping alive the skills that served her ancestors.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—California on Sunday braced for more severe weather after a week of torrential downpours and damaging winds killed at least 12 people in the past 10 days and knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses. Forecasters with the National Weather Service warned that northern and central California were still in […]
Christmas is a time for spending with loved ones. And very often that involves eating an enormous Christmas dinner. What to do with all the added calories? A Community in Berlin has a tradition of running 10 kilometers on the day after Christmas—or “boxing day”—to digest all the food eaten.
There’s a town called “Santa Claus” in Indiana. Because of the unique name, for over a century and a half of the letters directed to Santa have been sent to the town’s post office. And for over a century, the town has been responding to the children.
Lionel Messi led Argentina to overcome a French rally from Kylian Mbappe’s hat-trick for Argentina’s third World Cup victory in a penalty shoot-out following a 3–3 draw, on Dec. 18 in front of 88,966 fans at Lusail Stadium in Lusail City, Qatar. Argentina won its first World Cup since Diego Maradona’s 1986 victory in dramatic fashion, […]
Canada’s TC Energy shut its Keystone pipeline in the United States after more than 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a creek in Kansas, making it one of the largest crude spills in the United States in nearly a decade. The cause of the leak, which occurred in Kansas about 20 miles (32 kilometers) […]
Thousands of military history fans gathered in the Czech Republic to recreate Napoleon’s famous 1805 battle, the Battle of Austerlitz. The event commemorates the battle that made France into the dominant power in Europe.
The 2022 World Cup soccer tournament is underway in Qatar, and more than a million fans are expected to visit during the month-long event. With everyone working hard to provide hospitality, even camels are feeling the strain.
In Colorado, a community farm is keeping the environment in mind, with chickens tilling soil rather than traditional farming equipment. OwlTree Farms is working on moving back to small localized regenerative food systems. While large-scale machine tillage improves short-term soil fertility, it speeds up erosion and soil runoff. Chickens’ tilling the soil removes the need […]
America’s oldest Thanksgiving parade celebrates once again: Philadelphia held its Thanksgiving parade with spectators packed along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for over three hours of entertainment on Nov. 24.
Lawyers for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday filed paperwork seeking to contest the tight runoff election results that saw his left-wing opponent Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva named the winner. Bolsonaro wants the electoral authority to invalidate the votes cast on some of the country’s electronic voting equipment according to filings with Brazil’s electoral authority, the […]
AL RAYYAN, Qatar—A young United States team was nearing victory in its World Cup return. Then Walker Zimmerman needlessly plowed into Gareth Bale. Bale converted the resulting penalty kick in the 82nd minute, giving Wales a 1–1 draw Monday night that left the Americans feeling frustrated and made their path to the knockout stage more […]
Amid North Korean nuclear missile threats, the U.S.-South Korea Combined Forces Command has relocated its headquarters to America’s largest overseas military base. U.S. and South Korean officials celebrated the move at a ceremony on Nov. 15.
The future of affirmative action in higher education is on the table on Oct. 31. The Supreme Court will be reviewing a lawsuit brought against Harvard and the University of North Carolina. The lawsuit has been filed in support of students allegedly denied entry to Harvard based on their Asian heritage.
Paragliders in costumes braved running off the edge of a cliff to take to the skies above the French Alps on Sept. 24. Around 100 participants from France and beyond took part in the annual flying carnival.
A well-known TV reporter from Germany suddenly decided to return to her first love: horses. She then gained a global reputation as an equine photographer. Now, hundreds of magazines feature her images on their covers yearly.
The 37th annual Mushroom Festival was held over the weekend in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Mushrooms are much more than the button mushrooms found at the supermarket—they come in over 10,000 kinds with some having surprising health benefits.
Jake’s Baristas sells great coffee. But the family-owned and -operated business is doing much more than that with their daily grind. They also help those with special needs gain valuable vocational skills by running an inclusive internship program. While Jake’s story is inspirational, he means business when it comes to brewing coffee.
Lake Geneva locals were in for a surprise when a 30-yard rugby field was brought onto the water. Twenty-one teams competed in a water rugby tournament for the 50th anniversary of the Lausanne University Rugby Club.
The third event of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series wrapped up on Sunday, with Henrik Stenson taking out the $4 million top prize. The event was held at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.