Nearly a year after breaking with the Westboro Baptist Church, two of Pastor Fred Phelps' granddaughters are enjoying a new freedom. But as they tell a Canadian newspaper, they also want to extend empathy to those they hurt in the name of a cause championed by the man they call "Gramps."
This final note: Today is National Cat Day.
To mark the occasion, the private car service Uber has been doing something special.
For $20, they'll bring you a cat. And cupcakes.
A total of 15 minutes of kitten time.
Proceeds to your local cat shelter.
This is a major blow to the military, which was one of the country's most admired organizations.
Prosecutors say the Moldovan dancer's presence on the ship at the time of its crash may have been a distraction to the captain.
When Becky Reina discovered that someone had taken a pumpkin carved for her 2-year-old son, she put a sign on her porch to tell the thief just what she thought. The photo's gotten quite a bit of attention. She hopes the person responsible feels bad about it now.
Bicycle sales held steady over a six-year period in the European Union, but sales of electric bikes soared. In places like the Netherlands, electric bikes are already the most important sales segment. Overall sales are still low, but their popularity is growing around the world.