Rosanne Haggerty's Common Ground creates permanent housing that has reduced homelessness by 87 percent in one 20-block area of New York City.
Poet Luis Rodriguez created Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural and bookstore to help save others.
Eyewitness accounts and incendiary material point to arson as the cause of the largest fire in the area's history.
Fighting fires in California means danger, exhaustion, and days away from family. A spirit of service – and all the public appreciation – helps a lot.
A giraffe at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in Australia stuck her tongue out during an early morning feeding. The celebrity gossip site TMZ.com spotted a giraffe being walked on the beach in Malibu, Calif., on Feb 20.
Chinstrap penguins walk on the ice between South Sandwich Islands and South Georgia in Antarctica.
Healthcare forums evoked anger, but there was constructive dialogue, too.
Dugard's aunt said Thursday that the two girls are 'educated and bright.' But after a lifetime of captivity, they will have to adapt to a whole new reality.
But as they add up, run-ins become harder to see past.