How a food writer struggling with mental illness found comfort through cooking

(NEW YORK) -- When David Leite was a young boy, his mother used to write notes all over a banana every morning and leave them at his seat at the breakfast table. She called him "banana head" for fun, he said, and every day, there would be a new messa... Read More

Beauty queen uses platform to bring attention to rare genetic disorder

(MANCHESTER, Md.) -- For the first time in more than two years, beauty queen Victoria Graham didn't have to spend her birthday in the hospital.

Since 2014, Graham, who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, said she has undergone 10 surgeries. EDS is... Read More

Veteran who lost leg in Afghanistan carries friend across Boston Marathon finish line

(BOSTON) -- Inspiring footage of an army veteran with a prosthetic leg carrying his friend over the Boston Marathon finish line was captured during Monday's race.

"My goal was to do it in six-and-a-half, seven hours," Earl Granville told A... Read More

First woman to officially run Boston Marathon finishes race again at 70

(BOSTON) -- Fifty years after becoming the first woman to officially finish the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer has done it again.

"I'm exhilarated," she told ABC News after finishing the 26.2-mile race on Monday. "All the way along the ... Read More

A look back at the rise of marijuana in the US

(NEW YORK) -- According to a new Yahoo-Marist poll released today, more than half of Americans admit to having used marijuana at least once in their lives. The drug occupies a unique place in America; the federal government has deemed it illegal but ... Read More

How to talk to your kids about pot

(NEW YORK) -- The public attitude toward marijuana has changed within the U.S., with more than half of states legalizing the drug for medicinal or recreational purposes.

But the changing attitudes and loosening of legal barriers raise a qu... Read More

More than half of American adults have tried marijuana, poll finds

(NEW YORK) A majority of American adults have tried marijuana at least once in their lives, according to a new Marist poll that was conducted in partnership with Yahoo.

The poll found that 52 percent of U.S. adults have tried marijuana at ... Read More

Prince Harry says he 'shut down' his emotions after his mother's death

(LONDON) -- Prince Harry admitted in a podcast Sunday that he sought mental health counseling after his mother's death because he was unable to cope.

Prince Harry told the U.K. Telegraph's Bryon Gordon that he "shut down all [his] emotions... Read More

Idaho man pushes best friend in wheelchair as they trek 500 miles across Spain

(NEW YORK) -- Imagine trekking 500 miles across mountains, rivers and even a Spanish desert. Now imagine doing that with your best friend who's in a wheelchair.

Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray have known each other since they were born. T... Read More

Pregnant mom's ultrasound reveals twin babies 'kissing' inside womb

(NEW YORK) -- A sonogram image that appears to show a pair of twins sharing a kiss inside the womb is melting their parents' hearts.

The moment was photographed during first-time mom Carissa Gill’s 24-week ultrasound.

"In ... Read More

Watch this elderly German couple get down on the dance floor

(NEW YORK) -- Here is one German couple who love the dance floor. And although they've gotten up in age, they've still got the moves.

Nellia and Dietmar Ehrentraut are going viral online thanks to their stellar dance moves.

The ... Read More

April the giraffe gives birth before online audience

(NEW YORK) -- After months of waiting, April the giraffe finally gave birth Saturday morning.

The Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, has been live-streaming the 15-year-old pregnant giraffe on YouTube since late February, and... Read More

10-year-old boy credited with saving grandmother in house fire

(PLATTESVILLE, Wisc.) -- Tony Ruch was woken up to the sounds of his grandmother yelling for help and the sight of flames inside his family’s Platteville, Wisconsin, home last week.

Tony, 10, followed his instinct to run in search of... Read More

Behind pioneering female runner’s return to Boston Marathon 50 years later

(BOSTON) -- The year was 1967 and Kathrine Switzer was mentally preparing herself for the long road ahead as she pushed into the second mile of the Boston Marathon. She was just coming into view of the press trucks when she felt a race official&rsquo... Read More