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‘Not race. Not gender. Just American’: White Texas dentist leaves black D.C. waitress a $450 tip

WASHINGTON - When Jason White walked into Busboys and Poets Monday morning, a Washington restaurant that promotes social justice, he looked around and told...

‘She’s pretty special:’ Defying odds, heart transplant patient is still alive 30 years later

WASHINGTON - After 30 years, it was time to let her doctor in on a little secret.Eva Baisey had been going stir crazy. She'd...

The story behind the beautiful way a Texas mom told her sons the truth about Santa

Adam Rush's son was ready. So, the Texas father sat his 9-year-old down and he let him in on the secret of Santa Claus.A...

Stuck in an uncomfortable talk about politics this Thanksgiving? There’s a hotline to help.

There is that famous old saying that one should never discuss politics or religion at the dinner table. But an organization created to help...

She lost the letter her dying mom left her, then it was found in a secondhand bookshop

The owner of a secondhand bookstore in a northern English market town was sorting through a pile of old books when an envelope fell...

The generous reason this doctor is running from L.A. to D.C. in just 100 days

He always dreamed of crossing America by foot, but when he did he wanted it to be for a reason bigger than himself.Dr. Levi...

A Republican mayor’s incredibly simple idea to help the homeless seems to be working

Republican Mayor Richard Berry was driving around Albuquerque last year when he saw a man on a street corner holding a sign that read:...

Her Uber driver couldn’t afford the trip to Rio to see his son compete. So she raised the money to send him.

Liz Willock believes she missed her flight to Philadelphia for a reason. Had she not taken a later one out of Chicago, she might...

Demi Lovato, who has bipolar disorder, holds mental-health workshops for fans

Hours before the concert started, Demi Lovato's fans filled a room on the second floor of the venue. In this bar-turned-conference room, they would...

Air Force colonel wondered if man he helped on 9/11 lived; 15 years later, he got his answer

It's been nearly 15 years since their lives were thrust together for a few chaotic moments outside the Pentagon on 9/11.Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell...

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