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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… >>

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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… >>

Linda Carswell
Why Can’t Linda Carswell Get Her Husband’s Heart Back?

After an inconclusive autopsy report, Jerry Carswell’s heart remains in a refrigerated cabinet in… >>

Last Chance: Take One Minute to Support Some Fantastic Charities
Last Chance: Take One Minute to Support Some Fantastic Charities

On December 8th, NBC and Chase are giving $2 million away to a handful of fantastic charities, and… >>

The Scoop: Why Lincoln Grew a Beard
The Scoop: Why Lincoln Grew a Beard

People are buzzing about Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln." Did his latest cinematic creation capture… >>

The Kindness of New Yorkers
The Kindness of New Yorkers

Here's one New York City police officer who just smashed the stereotype of the big city as cold and… >>