A woman stole his dog, but the owner paid for her rehab rather than press charges

All over the world, substance abuse is a problem that plagues families and communities. The World Health Organization estimates that annually around 500,000 deaths can be attributed to drug use. About 70% of these deaths are related to opioids, which include codeine, fentanyl, methadone, and morphine. While effective treatment interventions are available, including rehab, less … Read more

MacKenzie is donating another $2.74 billion as part of her promise to give ‘until the safe was empty’

In 2019, Mackenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, promised to give “until the safe was empty.” Making good on this pledge, Scott announced her third donation amounting to $2.74 billion, this time to organizations focusing on the arts and combating racial discrimination. Her bequests to various charities and organizations now amount to more … Read more

300 firefighters stood up in thunderous applause when slain colleague’s daughter received her diploma wearing his jacket

As our everyday heroes, firefighters usually run out towards emergencies and rarely have to handle challenges at home base. On June 1, however, tragedy struck Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce, California, when a disgruntled coworker shot 44-year-old Tory Carlon, a more than 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The assailant was … Read more