True Stories

File Under Fuzzy: 5 Warm Christmas Gestures from Everyday Americans
File Under Fuzzy: 5 Warm Christmas Gestures from Everyday Americans

I can't help but get that fuzzy feeling reading about these incredible holiday acts of… >>

Relax, Earthlings, NASA Says the End is Not Near
Relax, Earthlings, NASA Says the End is Not Near

Apocalypse believers who fervently expect the world to end on December 21 are in for a surprise… >>

Old News: How 12/12/12 Was Covered in 1912
Old News: How 12/12/12 Was Covered in 1912

Before you get too excited about today's date, remember that it happens once a century, like… >>

letter from a free man, Jourdon Anderson
Slavery in America: Letter From a Free Man

A former slave sends his “Old Master” fierce words, dry wit—and a bill. >>

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Football Safety: Why I Broke Up With the Sport

A sportswriter and longtime fan won’t be tuning in anymore. The reasoning behind his decision is… >>

Barbara Locker with son Robert Wood
Survival Story: The Little Boy Who Couldn’t Cry Help

Eight-year-old Robert was nonverbal with an autism spectrum disorder, so when he vanished in a… >>

Dr. Phil Shares
Dr. Phil Shares “The Holiday I’ll Never Forget.”

A secret father-son pact still delights TV show host and author Phil McGraw decades later. >>

Amazing Pearl Harbor Story Finally Published... 71 Years Later
Amazing Pearl Harbor Story Finally Published… 71 Years Later

"There was blood and the fear of death—and death itself—in the emergency room as doctors… >>

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This is What Real Sportsmanship Looks Like

Jared Stevens, a teenager from Brentwood, Tennessee with severe cerebral palsy, realized his… >>

Dance the Night Away for Sandy Relief
Dance the Night Away for Sandy Relief

Since super storm Sandy hit my hometown, I've donated to the Red Cross and dropped off food for… >>