Officer and suspect each in critical condition after exchanging gunshots
Aug17

Officer and suspect each in critical condition after exchanging gunshots

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — A Phoenix officer and a suspect accused of opening fire on that officer both were listed in critical condition Thursday night, police said.Police have not identified the officer or the suspect.The officer was attempting a …

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Stranger offers kindness to young boy in wheelchair and brings family closer
Aug17

Stranger offers kindness to young boy in wheelchair and brings family closer

Jamie Sumner(BEAVER CREEK, Colo.) — A worker at the skating rink at Beaver Creek, Colorado, made the day of a little boy and a vacation for a family.And he did it by “not treating Charlie special.”Charlie Sumner has cerebral palsy and was a “medically…

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Girl sneaks $350 toy order on Amazon, mom has her donate items to children’s hospital
Aug15

Girl sneaks $350 toy order on Amazon, mom has her donate items to children’s hospital

Courtesy Catherine Lunt(SALT LAKE CITY) — This 6-year-old girl has put our shopping game to shame.Katelyn Lunt, a first-grader from Utah, recently ordered $350 worth of Barbies and a toy pony from her mother’s Amazon account and now her mom is using i…

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14-year-old is running to be Vermont’s next governor
Aug14

14-year-old is running to be Vermont’s next governor

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One of the candidates in Vermont’s Democratic primary for governor is too young to vote — even too young to get his learner’s permit.Ethan Sonneborn, 14, is on the ballot Tuesday, just a few weeks before he i…

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Kobach, set to oversee possible recount, sees lead shrink in Kansas gubernatorial race
Aug09

Kobach, set to oversee possible recount, sees lead shrink in Kansas gubernatorial race

iStock/Thinkstock(TOPEKA, Kan.) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, leading by just 121 votes in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary, has no plans to recuse himself from a potential recount in the race, despite the fact that he leads the…

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Republicans propose reallocating Coast Guard ship funding to Trump’s border wall
Aug09

Republicans propose reallocating Coast Guard ship funding to Trump’s border wall

Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Despite urgent warnings of the need to bolster the U.S. Coast Guard’s ailing polar icebreaker fleet – now just a single functional 42-year-old vessel – some Republicans in Congress have proposed diverting $750 mi…

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