Colin Kaepernick receives prestigious honor for contributions to black history and culture

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was among eight people saluted by Harvard University on Thursday for contributions to black history and culture. All eight recipients of the prestigious W.E.B. Du Bois Medal were honored in a ceremony held Thursday afternoon by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard "in recognition of their contributions to African and African […]

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Frank Lampard receives Legends of Football award at charity's event in London

The Derby manager received Legends of Football's annual award for 2018 at a charity event at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Lampard becomes the 22nd winner of the award since its conception in 1997 and joins an elite list of past winners in the 'League of Legends'. He said: "It’s a real honour for me to receive the Legends of Football […]

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US Navy fighter pilot receives valor award for shooting down Syrian jet in 2017

U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Cmdr. Mike “MOB” Tremel, left, received the Distinguished Flying Cross for shooting down a Syrian jet in 2017 — the first air-to-air kill for the U.S. military in 18 years. The award was presented by the head of naval aviation, Vice Admiral DeWolfe Miller III, right, over the weekend. (U.S. Naval Air Force) A U.S. Navy […]

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Chicago Teacher Receives $500 in Donations From Strangers on Plane

Here is your feel good story of the day. Chicago charter school teacher Kimber Bermudez was on a Southwest Airlines flight to Florida earlier this month when her seatmate asked her what she does for a living. The 27-year-old began to gush about her first graders and how much she loves her job.  Real-Life Stories That Inspired and Captivated Us […]

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Tomic receives 11th-hour Wimbledon lifeline, may face Kyrgios showdown

London: Bernard Tomic has emerged as a huge threat to Nick Kyrgios's title hopes after gaining a dramatic Wimbledon lifeline. Tomic could face Kyrgios in a third-round blockbuster after receiving an 11th-hour entry to the main draw after a crushing qualifying loss to Belgian Davis Cup player Ruben Bemelmans. Bernard Tomic. Instead of being directed to the exit gates after […]

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Man with swollen ‘elephant legs’ finally receives medical treatment

The elephant man: Filipino boy whose legs swelled up so much he couldn’t walk finally receives treatment after six years of pain Filipino man Gerald Coronado, 21, has suffered from elephantiasis for six years  His severely swollen ‘elephant legs’ became so bad he could no longer walk With his family unable to pay for treatment, the government has stepped in Gerald […]

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Grumpy gran leaves note complaining about neighbour's noisy sex… and receives hilarious response

The original letter was sent to resident Ali Cashat after the disgruntled pensioner heard sex noises while walking along a residential street on Australia’s Sunshine Coast with her granddaughter. The unnamed Queensland grandma wrote: “This is a little embarrassing; however we thought it wise to bring it to your attention. “Last weekend whilst taking my granddaughter to the beach we […]

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Arsene Wenger receives emotional send-off from Arsenal supporters

‘I will miss you’: Arsene Wenger delivers emotional speech after taking charge of final Arsenal home match of 22 year-tenure as manager Arsene Wenger was given an emotional send-off at the Emirates Stadium The Frenchman is stepping down as Arsenal manager after 22 years in charge Both sets of players formed a guard of honour for the Frenchman to walk […]

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