7 smart swaps that will get you closer to a plastic-free life
June 27, 2018, 3:11 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Plastic can be super-useful in some scenarios, but it's often just wasteful. Here's when you don't need it.
Kansas store clerk returns $1 million lottery ticket to rightful owner
June 7, 2018, 1:58 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
A winning Kansas lottery ticket was left at a convenience store, and store employees tracked down the winner.
Internet rallies to repay a good deed committed nearly a decade ago
May 23, 2018, 12:38 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
A sympathetic letter to a mom who was struggling financially brings this store owner's thoughtfulness to light.
This 20-year-old is on a mission to interview every single living WWII veteran
May 11, 2018, 11:03 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
For Rishi Sharma, the clock is ticking and he knows it.
How one teacher's incredible urge to run is sending her students to college
May 4, 2018, 10:11 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
For many students in this rural community, higher learning is just a dream.
Flint water whistleblower wins the Goldman Environmental Prize
April 27, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Sidney Stevens
Flint mom LeeAnne Walters wants clean water for all.
How a poop-filled train from NYC wound up in rural Alabama
April 25, 2018, 2:24 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While easy to focus on the gross-out factor, the tale of a stranded train filled with sewage sludge shines a light on the complicated afterlife of our waste.