Jamil Jan Kochai moved to America from Afghanistan when he was a baby and grew up in a household that only spoke Pashto and Farsi. Struggling in an English-speaking classroom, Kochai was met with ignorance and a lack of empathy by his kindergarten teacher, who punished him for not understanding his directions in English.
Illustrator and author Holly Chisholm is using her creative skills as a way to help others feel less alone.
Congratulations are in order for actor Blake Lively and her husband Ryan Reynolds. They are expecting their fourth child together.
Man Celebrates 60th Birthday by Breaking World Record for Longest Journey Traveled in a Pumpkin Boat
People have different ways of celebrating their milestone birthdays, but not many think about taking a ride on a river…in a giant pumpkin. This year, Nebraska resident Duane Hansen celebrated his 60th birthday by doing what most people would consider almost impossible: traveling down the Missouri river in an 846-pound pumpkin—one that he grew himself—to achieve a world record.
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There's perhaps no bigger fear as a parent than sending your child off to war.
Disney is releasing a live-action version of The Little Mermaid and giving fans a first look. The trailer is making waves, particularly among Black girls who are so excited to see Halle Bailey take on the role of the first Black Ariel. Parents are sharing heartwarming videos of their children’s reactions to seeing Bailey, and they demonstrate just how powerful on-screen representation is. The videos show the girls beaming as Bailey appears in the trailer.
Nearly 50 years after Yvon Chouinard founded outdoor apparel maker Patagonia, he's relinquishing control for the good of the planet.
While most teenagers are simply hoping to get their driver’s license, 17-year-old Mack Rutherford has had far loftier goals.
Oklahoma TV news anchor Julie Chin was speaking live on-air when suddenly she had trouble communicating. “I’m sorry,” the anchor said to her audience. “Something is going on with me this morning, and I apologize to everybody.” At that point, Chin knew something was wrong. She tossed the broadcast to the meteorologist—taking the camera off herself—and her colleagues sprung into action and called 911.
Perhaps one of the most important questions we can ever ask ourselves is how do I want to live my...
The nonprofit organization Together We Rise (TWR)