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Bomb Squad organizes beeping Easter egg hunt for blind children

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The bomb squad is trained to work in stressful, dangerous situations. However, dozens of local explosives specialists are using their training this month to help children in the community. Local members of the Air Force, the Army and the Albuquerque Police Department’s bomb squads are using …

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Nasa announces alien life could be thriving on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

It might look like a frozen wasteland, but beneath the inhospitable surface of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, life could be thriving in warm underground seas, scientists believe. Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft has picked up the first evidence that chemical reactions are happening deep below the ice which could be creating an environment …

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Wyoming troupe with disabilities raising money for mental health research

WYOMING, Mich. – A group of people with a range of disabilities are taking center stage in Wyoming, throwing a performance that could put their organization in the lime light. The premiere of ‘Pulling on a String’ was at Marge’s Donut Den Wednesday evening. Each cast member is facing some …

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86-year-old man raises $400,000 through recycling – and donates all of it to children’s charity

A man who began a recycling project as a way to bond with his son ha raised $400,000 (£320,100) and donated every penny to children in need. “It’s more a blessing to give than to receive,” said 86-year-old Johnny Jennings. The octogenerian from the US state of Georgia said he started the project …

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University of Minnesota performs one-student graduation ceremony so his dying father could be present

MINNEAPOLIS – Commencement at the University of Minnesota is not scheduled until May. But on Monday the university made a rare exception. U of M engineering student Collin Brown was presented with his diploma early so his dad could see him graduate. Ken Brown is in the late stages of …