08:04 PM EDT 04/17/2014
Originally posted 04/10/2014 10:35AM
This article was originally published by NationSwell, a website dedicated to sharing the stories of innovative Americans who are working to effect social change and move the country forward.
Originally posted 04/11/2014 11:25AM
Things could have been much worse at a suburban Pittsburgh high school had it not been for the heroic actions of assistant principal Sam King, officials and students say.
Originally posted 04/11/2014 10:25AM
When he was one day past four months old last February, Landon Shaw kept vomiting and losing weight, prompting his anxious parents to take him to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. The diagnosis: a rare malignant cancer that affects the kidneys, liver, lungs and brain.
Originally posted 04/10/2014 02:30PM
In 2011, Teddy Namuyiga was desperate.
Originally posted 04/09/2014 04:30PM
Rowan Zubi couldn't stop twirling.
Originally posted 04/10/2014 09:00AM
A Phoenix woman arrested after leaving her two kids in a hot vehicle during a job interview is fighting to clear her name in court, with the support of a New Jersey woman who has raised more than $100,000 to help her effort.
Originally posted 04/09/2014 02:00PM
Hashtag this Instagram post: #lifesaver.
Originally posted 04/09/2014 11:15AM
An 85-year-old nursing home patient was the victim of "disgraceful sexual perversion" when a male stripper gyrated in front of her against her will at the suburban West Babylon, N.Y., facility, an attorney for the woman's family said Tuesday.
Originally posted 04/09/2014 11:30AM
Lacey Holsworth, the inspiring 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne, has died.
Originally posted 04/09/2014 09:30AM
A student armed with a knife went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including four students who suffered serious wounds, authorities said.
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