He was shot 5 times at the El Paso Walmart and spent 2 months at hospitals. This is his fight to get back his life

But at the soccer practice, the head coach of the El Paso Fusion Soccer Club was moving slowly and he limped. “It’s very frustrating. I want to do things that I can’t, that I need to ask for help, that I need to have somebody help me,” Calvillo said. “It’s hard, but I need to

The last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster has died, family says

Doehner, 90, passed away at a hospital in Laconia, New Hampshire, on November 8, his son, Bernie Doehner, told CNN. Werner Doehner was 8 years old on May 6, 1937, when the infamous airship went up in flames and crashed in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 people. Doehner’s sister and father were among them. Sixty-two

China blocks visit by outspoken Australian lawmakers for study trip

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Two Australian lawmakers known for their outspoken criticism of the Chinese regime said they had been barred from visiting the country next month because of their “frankness about the Chinese Communist Party”. The two conservative members of parliament, Andrew Hastie and James Paterson, were to take part in a study tour organized

El Paso Walmart reopens as residents find healing after the horror

Sometimes, she and her 70-year-old mother can’t fight the tears — but they know they can’t stay away forever. “I know it’s going to feel awkward, but the necessity is what gets you there,” said Contreras, 29, who was buying back-to-school supplies when she fled the gunshots and chaos of the massacre. Three months after

This Michigan conservation officer has saved five lives, including a missing toddler

Volunteers searched for 2-year-old Amber Smith on foot, horseback and on off-road vehicles in and around the western Michigan town of Newaygo. As day turned to night and temperatures dropped, many feared the worst. The next day, a Michigan conservation officer spotted the young girl standing by woods less than 2 miles from her home.

Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad on Tuesday in the Gaza Strip, drawing rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv in the worst cross-border fighting in months. The rare targeted strike which killed Islamic Jihad’s Baha Abu Al-Atta in Gaza came as Syrian

A New Hampshire grandmother is sending 100,000 holiday cards to troops around the world

But she’s not just a grandma. She’s a full-time clinical psychologist living in Hollis, New Hampshire, who — in her spare time — runs her nonprofit, Holiday Cards for Our Military Challenge, which she calls a “passion project.” This year, Holiday Cards for Our Military Challenge will send out over 100,000 cards to all five

Hong Kong faces 24th weekend of protest after student’s death

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong protesters are planning a 24th straight weekend of pro-democracy rallies, including inside shopping malls across the Chinese-ruled city on Sunday, some of which have started peacefully in recent weeks and descended into violent chaos. An electricity switch box explodes as it was set on fire by protesters, after Chow

A Yale grad and ex-banker ended up homeless in Los Angeles. Then a fellow alum made an unexpected offer

“I started reading it — and just tears,” said Kim Hershman, who’d studied a year ahead of Pleasants at Yale. Though they were barely acquaintances back then, Hershman immediately felt obligated to help, especially after she learned Pleasants’ encampment was mere miles from her home. “When we were at Yale in the ’80s, there were

Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean service is offering free funerals – but only to the living. Participants sit inside coffins during a “living funeral” event as part of a “dying well” programme, in Seoul, South Korea, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Heo Ran More than 25,000 people have participated in mass “living funeral” services at Hyowon