Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him for 438 days. This is his storyAs they motored across the lagoon in the Tom Hanks character

Illinois soldier gets airline ticket home, thanks to a stranger

A generous stranger bought a ticket for an Illinois soldier who was waiting at a Texas airport hoping to catch a flight home on Memorial Day weekend. Keaton Tilson, 19, a U.S. Army mechanic stationed in Fort Hood, Texas, was given permission on Thursday to go home to Granite City,

Rail Boom in Bangladesh Brings Trains to Asias Longest Beach

In Bangladesh, its the age of rail.After decades of neglect and decline, the nations railway network, much of it dating back to British colonial times, is being updated under a $30 billion plan to renovate stations and workshops, buy new trains and lay thousands of kilometers of new track.The renewed

Mother Teresa declared a saint before huge crowds in the Vatican

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Vatican City (CNN)Mother Teresa, a Catholic nun who devoted her life to helping India's poor, has been declared a saint in a canonization Mass held by Pope Francis in the Vatican.Pope Francis delivered the formula for the canonization of the Albanian-born nun -- known as the "saint of the gutters"

Heroin, Nazis, and Agent Orange: Inside the $66 Billion Merger of the Year

Two giants of the farming and chemical industries agreed to merge Wednesday in a $66 billion deal: the U.S.s Monsanto and Germanys Bayer, the original maker of aspirin. Its the years biggest deal and will create the worlds largest supplier of seeds and farm chemicals, with $26 billion in combined annual revenue from agriculture. If the merger

FBI’s Clinton probe expands to public corruption track | Fox News

Jan. 10, 2015: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses an audience during an event in Hooksett, N.H. (AP) EXCLUSIVE: The FBI investigation into Hillary Clintons use of private email as secretary of state has expanded to look at whether the possible intersection of Clinton

Bus driver stops to tie OAP’s shoelaces in Edinburgh – BBC News

Alongside the photograph, Leah wrote: "Kudos to the driver on bus service number three for getting off to tie this elderly gentleman's shoe lace."'Lovely man'Facebook user Jennie Brown said: "Good to see. Only takes two minutes but I bet this gentleman appreciated for rest of his day."Ryan