Anonymous patrons in Michigan have started the “Secret Santas” movement by donating towards K-Mart customers’ layaway accounts, allowing them to bring home gifts in time for Christmas.
The Japanese tried to save their whaling industry by using almost $30 million of tsunami relief money to fund the controversial practice, which was banned commercially by Greenpeace in the 1980s.
Pittsburgh Steelers’ linebacker and former Super Bowl MVP, James Harrison has become the first player suspended for an illegal hit since the NFL’s aggressive effort to cut down on big hits on defenseless players.
The bizarre and disturbing sex-abuse case involving former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky continues to get stranger as Sandusky has waived a preliminary hearing on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty, bringing the case straight to a trial.
Syrians in the city of Homs live in fear after a government issued, 72-hour deadline to stop anti-government protests and hand in weapons, comes to an end.
Clergy members in the Democratic Republic of Congo have protested the legitimacy of presidential election results, as leaders fear supporters of the opposition group could spark violence throughout the unstable country.
An American hostage, who was kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines, has escaped and will be reunited with his family after being held captive for five months.
Mandisa Hundley, an American Gospel singer and former American Idol finalist has overcome weight struggles to earn second Grammy nomination for her album, “If We Were Real.”
The NYPD is under fire for allegedly starting a Facebook group that used racial slurs and offensive language to rant about working the annual West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn, NY.