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103-year-old challenges world's fastest man Usain Bolt

Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world's fastest man Usain Bolt, telling him: "let's rumble!"

Man trying to walk around the world blocked from Russia

A British man hoping to walk around the entire globe has been stopped in his tracks after being denied entry into Russia.

Jon Stewart biography shocker: ‘Bad Jon’ at his worst

Before Jon Stewart became the beloved host of "The Daily Show," his resume read like a list of heartbreaking near-misses, says Lisa Rogak in her book, "Angry Optimimist: The LIfe and Times of Jon Stewart."

Swedish man showing no signs of Ebola as quarantine is lifted

A Swedish man being tested for Ebola shows no signs of the virus, medical officials said Monday.

10 Things No Parent Wants To Admit That They’ve Done

I was definitely a way better parent before I became one. I had more dignity, too. More » 10 Things No Parent Wants To Admit That They’ve Done is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Obama to spend Labor Day in Wisconsin for speech promoting U.S. economic growth

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.

Kristin Cavallari's Sweet Photo With Son Shows She Can Do It All (PHOTO)

Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Former reality star, Kristin Cavallari, really has done a 180 when it comes to her life and reputation. It was only a few years ago that Cavallari was causing serious trouble on The Hills and Laguna Beach,...Show More Summary

Ice Bucket Challenge Officially Jumps The Shark When Grandfather Douses His 10-Month-Old

Despite all the money raised so far, we've also seen some pretty ill-conceived ideas come out of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. From the Belgian man who's currently in a coma after having 400 gallons of water dumped on him out of an airplane,...Show More Summary

Mary E. Winstead, McKayla Maroney bashed on Twitter post-nude photo leak

The Internet isn’t just buzzing over the nude photos leaked of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities -- it's more like a raging five alarm fire.

Colo. woman impaled in buttocks after crashing while texting

Christina Jahnz was left with a metal guard rail piercing through her thigh and buttocks after the horror smash in Elizabeth on Wednesday morning.

Mom ‘Terrified’ That Her 11-Year-Old Has To Take A Public Bus To School Needs To Calm Down

A Seattle mom says she's "terrified" to send her 11-year-old daughter to school on public transportation. After students finish elementary school, the district contracts with the public Metro bus for transportation. She was imagining her daughter would still be picked up by the friendly yellow bus not the public one filled with child molesters. Show More Summary

There’s No Way I’m Buying That This Child’s Injuries Came From A ‘Playground Fall’

If your child came home with the injuries that AvaLynn Harris is sporting in this photo, would you ever believe that it happened when your child took a tumble on the playground at school? More » There’s No Way I’m Buying That This Child’s Injuries Came From A ‘Playground Fall’ is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

SEE IT: Woman dislocates jaw during Ice Bucket Challenge

A British woman screamed so much during her Ice Bucket Challenge that she ended up dislocating her jaw. Wince-inducing footage sees the freezing-cold water being tipped over 20-year-old Isabelle Roberts' head.

Spanish teen electrocuted while urinating on lamppost

The 18-year-old died in Bunyola, on the Balearic island of Mallorca, early Sunday morning after his pee served as a conductor and sent electricity surging through his body.

Back to school craft :: Words of the Year

Head back to school with an art project that inspires :: we’re painting our Words of the Year! Back to school Words of the Year Hello September.  After a wonderful summer of beaches and rivers and festivals, we are all happy to see the first few signs of autumn appearing. Show More Summary

Running Doc: How to prevent and treat bunions

Dear Running Doc: Hi. Just wondering if you knew anything about bunions. Do they ever get better on their own if you get roomier shoes and use the silicone inserts between the first two toes.?

Prince William, Kate Middleton plan Chinese charm offensive

Plans are being drawn up for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to visit the eastern Asian nation in 2015. Royal sources hope the trip will repair the damage caused by Prince Charles' diary description of Chinese officials as 'appalling old waxworks.'

Chinese Names that Reflect Moments in History

Many Chinese babies are given names that reflect current events. As time goes by, these current events become past events, in turn making Chinese names a lens through which to view historical Chinese events/attitudes. During the post-Civil War 1950s, when Chinese parents had “hopes for a prosperous country,” popular baby […] more

WHO targets Senegal 'top priority emergency' in Ebola battle

The ramped-up response to the killer crisis came after a 21-year-old student from neighboring Guinea tested positive for Ebola at a hospital in Dakar, the capital of Senegal.

Why this Labor Day is different

Freeman: When union members march up Fifth Ave. in the Labor Day Parade, they will have much to celebrate; for over two centuries, unions have been improving conditions, pay and benefits for American workers.

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