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Nisqually Tribe In Washington State Helps 53 Stranded Iditarod Dogs

It’s kindness no one expects. The Nisqually tribe provided food and shelter for 53 Iditarod dogs and their mushers, who were stranded in Washington state on their way to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for their flight back to Norway.

Society April 1, 2016

Obama Commutes Sentences Of 61 Federal Drug Offenders

President Barack Obama granted early release to 61 federal drug offenders as part of sentencing reform initiatives. The clemency targets certain nonviolent federal drug offenders who may have been over sentenced.

Society March 31, 2016

Two Sham Cancer Charities Raked In More Than $75 Million From Donors

Two fraudulent cancer charities will be permanently dissolved after being accused of misleading donors and spending the funds on luxury items. The leader of the two groups, James Reynolds Sr., is now banned from working for any non-profit organization.

Society April 1, 2016

EgyptAir Hostage Snaps A Pic With Hijacker And Everyone's Asking Why

Ben Innes, a hostage of EgyptAir hijacking managed to have a picture with the suspect. EgyptAir was redirected to Cyprus where hostages were freed and the suspect was apprehended.

Society March 31, 2016

Woman With Food Phobia Ate KFC Every Single Day For Three Years

For the past three years, Georgie Scotney from Portsmouth, who has Selective Eating Disorder (SED) that causes her to be scared of food, has been living off only KFC chicken.

Society March 31, 2016

EgyptAir Flight MS181 Hijacked: Crew And 4 Foreigners Remain Hostage

An internal EgyptAir flight was hijacked on the morning of March 29 and forced to land on the airport of Larnaca, Cyprus. The hijacker of the Airbus A320, who was armed with an explosive belt, released almost all hostages after landing.

Society March 29, 2016

Archaeologists In Boston Dig At Former Home Of Human Rights Activist Malcolm X

Boston archaeologists are hoping to dig important historic artifacts in Malcolm X's boyhood home. The 'community dig' would last for two weeks.

Society March 29, 2016

Kroger Store In Georgia Explains Why It Has A Unisex Bathroom

A Facebook post of a bathroom sign went viral. This one-of-a-kind bathroom at a Kroger store is a unisex bathroom and the explanation behind its installment is simply amazing!

Society March 29, 2016

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Preaches Compassion In Wake Of Recent Terrorist Attacks: Let's Build A Better World

Mark Zuckerberg posted a message on his Facebook page urging people to build a better, more compassionate world. The post follows multiple global terrorist attacks and aims to reinforce love and empathy as alternatives to fear and distrust.

Society March 29, 2016

Japan, South Korea Top List Of Countries With Fastest High-Speed Trains: How Did US Fare?

Japan and South Korea top a recent survey on fastest high-speed trains. Record speed, operational speed and population coverage were used as parameters for the said survey.

Society March 29, 2016

EWTN Founder Mother Angelica Dies On Easter Sunday

Mother Angelica, founder of the world's largest religious media network Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), died on Easter Sunday. She was 92.

Society March 28, 2016

UK Singles Spent $7 Billion On Dating In 2015

UK singles are not scrimping on money when it comes to dating. Not only are they spending a lot, they beat all the other European daters.

Society March 29, 2016

Hawaii May Soon Ban Sale Of Elephant Ivory, Rhinoceros Horn And Other Wildlife Parts

Two bills that aim to ban the trading of elephant ivory, rhinoceros horn and other wildlife parts in Hawaii are in the process of being signed into law. Hawaii has become the largest ivory-trading market in the United States after California and New York banned the sale of ivory.

Society March 28, 2016

'Legends Of The Fall' Author Jim Harrison Dies At 78

It's sad news for the literary world. 'Legends of the Fall' author Jim Harrison has died in his Arizona home at age 78.

Society March 28, 2016

Religious People More Emphatic But Less Likely To Be Critical Thinkers: Study

A study suggests that the difference between science and faith lies in our heads. Religious people were found to be more emphatic but not so much as critical thinkers, and it all boils down to how the brain works.

Society March 28, 2016

Indiana Woman Missing For 42 Years Found Alive In Texas

A mother has been missing for 42 years, but with the help of an investigator, she was found alive under an alias. Tammy Miller, the daughter looking for her, was shocked to find her alive.

Society March 27, 2016

American Airlines Co-Pilot Charged With Being Drunk Before Flight

An American Airlines co-pilot has been charged with a misdemeanor for being under the influence of alcohol before a flight. The arrest on Saturday resulted in the cancellation of the flight.

Society March 30, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Shares Photo Of His 'Most Important Meeting Of The Day' (Hint: You'll Go Awwwwww)

After a hiatus from photos flaunting his baby daughter, Mark Zuckerberg returns to the public eye with Maxima. Holding a milk bottle with his daughter in his arms, Zuckerberg posted a picture captioned as the 'most important meeting of the day.'

Society March 28, 2016

Container Ship Breaks Apart, Causes Massive Oil Spill On Taiwan Coast

A shipwreck in New Taipei has caused oil to spill on the shore of Shihmen. The vessel also contains toxic chemicals that could damage the ecosystem.

Society March 28, 2016

Man Loses Leg After Shooting Lawn Mower Packed With Explosives: Everything You Need To Know About Tannerite

A Georgia man lost his leg after an old riding lawn mower he shot suddenly exploded and sent a piece of metal towards him. According to the police, the lawn mower was filled with an explosive chemical known as Tannerite.

Society March 27, 2016

Lost Family Dog Returns Home After Three Years

Gucci, an American pit bull terrier, disappeared before his owners moved from San Antonio, Texas to Norfolk Virginia in 2013. In early March, the microchipped dog was reunited to his family.

Society March 27, 2016

Belgium Beefs Up Security At Nuclear Facilities Following Terror Attacks

Nuclear facilities in Belgium are under increased security due to pressed threat caused by the recent Brussels' terrorist attack. Belgian officials are beefing up efforts to secure nuclear sites.

Society March 28, 2016

US Forces Kill ISIS No. 2 Haji Imam, Pentagon Confirms

The Pentagon has confirmed that the United States special operations forces have killed ISIS No. 2 in command Haji Imam. Other top leaders of the Islamic State have also been targeted in recently launched operations.

Society March 26, 2016

Women Still Earn Less Money Than Men, Research On Gender Pay Gap Reveals

The gender pay gap still exists, and a large part of it is not caused by workplace discrimination, a new report by Glassdoor revealed. It is possible that the distribution of women and men per occupation is at play.

Society March 26, 2016

US Indicts 7 Iranians On Charges Of Hacking Banks And New York Dam

Seven Iranian nationals were indicted by a federal grand jury in New York City on Thursday in relation to cyberattacks carried out on at least 46 major financial institutions and companies in the U.S. Those named were also accused of attempting to take control of the computer network used for New York's Bowman Avenue Dam.

Society March 26, 2016

Cat From British Columbia Set To Become 'Blade Runner Of Cats' With High-Tech Prosthetic Legs

Cassidy, a feral cat found on British Columbia had the first step of the procedure before having his bionic prosthetic legs attached. He is scheduled to have the procedure in a few months time where he is fully grown.

Society March 28, 2016

14 Years Overdue: North Carolina Man Arrested For Not Returning VHS Rental

A man from North Carolina was pulled over for a broken brake light. Little did he know that he would be arrested for failure to return a VHS tape he rented almost a decade and a half ago.

Society March 25, 2016

Only Snapchat Users Will Understand The Meaning Behind These Billboards

Snapchat put up 50 billboard ads around the U.S. and Canada that only users will understand.

Society March 24, 2016

Supreme Court Dismisses Case Challenging Colorado Marijuana Law

The Supreme Court sided with Colorado in the case filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma challenging the state's legalization of marijuana. The two states contend that Colorado’s laws negatively affect their residents.

Society March 24, 2016

Feds Discover 400-Yard Drug-Smuggling Tunnel Under A House In California

Federal agents have discovered a 400-yard long underground tunnel that was used by smugglers to traffic marijuana. The tunnel extends from a house in California to a restaurant in Mexico.

Society March 25, 2016

Watch People 'Zombified' On Legal Highs On This CCTV Footage Released By Police In UK

A footage was released over the Internet showing some men fighting and collapsing after taking 'legal highs.' Police had warned users that they will be pursued. Health officials, on the other hand, said that health problems associated with it is still unknown.

Society March 25, 2016

Tinder Swipe The Vote Wants You To Find Your Best Match, Best Presidential Match

Tinder 'Swipe the Vote' provides users a chance to know which presidential candidate represents their views. The app will ask its participants to swipe left or right, results will then be analyzed and produce a candidate.

Society March 25, 2016

Easter Bunny, Easter Eggs: Bunnies Don't Lay Eggs, But What's The Story Behind The Tradition?

If bunnies don’t lay eggs, how did we end up having it on Easter? Here are some theories on the origin of the Easter bunny.

Society March 25, 2016

Secret Cross-Border Tunnel In California Desert Runs Length Of Four Football Fields

U.S. authorities discovered a secret cross-border tunnel in the California desert, built to link the city of Calexico in California to Mexicali in Mexico in an elaborate drug trafficking scheme.

Society March 24, 2016

Don't Text And Walk, Or New Jersey May Soon Throw You In Jail

Need to send out a text message while you’re walking? You could be fined for that or even land in jail in New Jersey, where texting while walking may soon become illegal.

Society March 24, 2016

Starbucks To Donate 100 Percent Of Unsold Food To People In Need

Starbucks aims to minimize waste of perishable food and at the same time help hungry Americans. Its new initiative involves donating food at the end of the day through its partners, who will distribute the food to people in need.

Society March 23, 2016

Police Evacuate Section Of Denver International Airport Over Suspicious Package

Airport officials on Tuesday temporarily evacuated a section of the Denver International Airport over a potentially suspicious package. No threats have been found, and flights may be delayed, officials said.

Society March 23, 2016

Number Of Americans Who Believe In God Reaches All-Time Low

Fewer Americans believe in God and this has reached to lowest numbers in 2014. Majority of Americans still believe in afterlife despite fewer people joining religious activities and services.

Society March 22, 2016

Remembering Andy Grove: Longtime Chief and Co-Founder Of Intel

Intel co-founder Andrew S. Grove passed away on March 21 at 79 years old. The technology industry would not have advanced as quickly as it did without Grove's contributions.

Society March 22, 2016

People With Fewer Friends Tend To Be Intelligent: Study

A new study revealed that people with high IQ tended to spend less time with close friends and had difficulties in engaging in social interaction. Evolutionary psychologists link it to our hunter-gatherer ancestors.

Society March 22, 2016

Hikers Find Human Skull Near Hollywood Sign

Hikers on a trail near the Hollywood Sign in Griffith Park reported finding a human skull. Authorities who conducted the investigation said that the skull looked very old.

Society March 21, 2016

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Getting Wax Treatment At Madame Tussauds With $350,000 Figure [Video]

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will be immortalized in a wax figure at Madame Tussauds. Valued at $350,000, Wozniak’s wax figure will join the statues of fellow Apple founder Steve Jobs and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Society March 19, 2016

Man Stuck In Airport For A Year But Real Life Is Not Like 'The Terminal'

A Syrian refugee has been detained in a Turkish airport for unknown reasons and has been living in inhumane conditions. Get a glimpse of his story.

Society March 19, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Donates $1 Million For Ocean Conservation Through Debt-For-Nature Swap

Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has donated $1 million to help fund efforts to protect the oceans surrounding the small African nation of the Seychelles. The donation is part of a project involving the national government of the Seychelles, private organizations and the group Nature Conservancy.

Society March 19, 2016

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