Georgia Bride-to-be Turns Bachelorette Trip to Bahamas into Relief Effort
Rikki Kahley and her friends landed with 40 suitcases crammed with clothes, baby food, personal hygiene products and other goods to hand out to residents impacted by Hurricane Dorian.
Telephone Pole in Philadelphia Leaves Behind Touching Retirement 'Note'
"I just wanted to say it's been my pleasure to be your corner telephone pole for many years now," reads a note pinned to a utility pole near 3rd and Federal Streets scheduled to be replaced.
More Than Half the Tigers Rescued from Thailand Tiger Temple Are Dead
More than half of the 147 tigers rescued three years ago from a controversial Buddhist temple in Thailand have died, according to officials on Monday.
Welsh Former Rugby Captain Comes Out as HIV+, Reveals Blackmail Threats
"Now even though I have been forced to tell you this, I choose to fight to educate and break the stigma around this subject."
Michigan High School Goes Viral for Its Pop Culture Student ID Photos
Students dressed up as Beyoncé, Jim and Pam from "The Office," drag queen Jasmine Masters, the creepy twins from "The Shining" and more.
Pot-Bellied Pig Runs Wild in South Carolina Elementary School
"I think the law is bull—telling me what I can and can't have," says owner Mcgregor Wallace. "It's not like it's a tiger."
Liberty University Students Protest Amid Falwell Scandal
"I couldn't stay silent anymore," said one student. "I would like to see President Falwell address this himself and for there to be an investigation into the allegations."
Superintendent Allegedly Tells Boy to Cut His Hair or Wear a Dress
"And when prompted, my grandson must say he's a girl," says Randi Woodley, who is raising 4-year-old Michael, also know as "Tink."
Baptisms on Tennessee High School Football Field Spark Controversy
"It is illegal for coaches to organize or participate in religious activities with students, including baptisms," the Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote to the school superintendent.
Bus Driver Comforts Nervous 4-Year-Old on First Day of School
"You don't have to say anything—just showing someone you are there makes a big difference in someone's day," said bus driver Isabel Lane.
Woman Jailed for Smuggling 2,000 Garlic Bulbs
Letetia Ware, who has been sentenced to 11 months in jail, also stepped down as chair of the Australian Garlic Industry Association.
Feral Hogs From Canada Encroaching on Montana Border
Weighing up to 400 pounds, wild pigs destroy crops, forests and property and carry diseases that could devastate livestock.
Church Ministry Charged With Forced Labor of Homeless People
A dozen leaders of a California church are charged with subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labor. "Human trafficking robs victims of their most basic human rights," said FBI agent Scott Brunner.
Female Candidate Encourages Polygamy to Solve 'Spinsterhood' in Emirates
"I have always believed we should look at polygamy more subjectively," says Khawla Al Ali, a woman running for the legislature in the United Arab Emirates.
Mississippi Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Inspires Her Teammates
Bailey Edwards cheers not only for Biloxi Junior High's football team, but also for her teammates and community.
Six Flags Wants Brave Souls for '30-Hour Couples Coffin Challenge'
Duos are invited to spend 30 hours in a coffin together, in hopes of winning $600, season passes and other prizes.
Alabama High School Removes Bathroom Stall Doors to Stop Kids Vaping
Administrators at Wilson High School in Florence removed some of the stall doors in the boys' bathroom, two weeks after a student was found passed out after vaping.
Las Vegas LGBT Center Vandalized After Attempted Arson
"Hatred will not stop us—it shows us more and more that we need to stand taller, shout louder and love harder," read a statement from the LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada.
LGBT Advocates Criticize Australia's Religious Freedom Bill
The announcement of a religious-freedom bill comes three months after rugby player Israel Folau was fired for claiming "Hell awaits" gay people.
Police Searching for Suspect Who Painted a Crosswalk
Authorities in New Jersey are looking for whomever painted a makeshift crosswalk on a busy intersection where residents have complained pedestrians are at risk.
KFC China Now Has Durian Chicken Nuggets
Nicknamed the "king of fruits," the durian has an odor some people have compared to raw sewage.
British Hotel Charges Man $68,000 For a Beer
"I just had this weird feeling and I said, 'How much did I just pay for that beer?" says Peter Lalor, a cricket writer from Australia.
Media Coverage of Muslims More Negative Than Other Minority Groups: Study
By focusing on politics and war, rather than culture, education and religion, newspapers "may make it harder for readers to see Muslims as part of mainstream American society," say researchers at Middlebury College.
Italian Soccer Fans Deny Monkey Chants Are Racist
The 26-year-old striker, born in Belgium to Congolese parents, complained soccer is "going backwards" in its acceptance and inclusivity.