Colorful 'friendly fridges' with free food have been popping up on New York City streets to feed those who are struggling
Neighborhood volunteers fill and clean the fridges in an effort to reduce waste and feed the community.
Mary Kay Letourneau, who married a former student after being convicted of raping him, died of cancer
In June 1996, police discovered Letourneau, then 34, with her then 12-year-old student Vili Fualaau in a minivan parked at the Des Moines Marina.
From having jobs as teachers and lawyers to how they met their husbands, these first ladies' former lives will surprise you.
Cities around the US have already cut at least $1.19 billion from police budgets since George Floyd was killed
Cities including New York, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Boston have answered calls to reduce police funding as Black Lives Matter protests continue.
Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested at a $1 million luxury 4-bedroom New Hampshire house that was bought last year in cash
Maxwell, a former girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, is accused of helping him sexually abuse underage victims over the course of many years.
More than 100 armed police officers are clearing away Seattle's CHOP 'autonomous zone,' overturning toilets as they go
The city's mayor issued an order to clear "unlawful assembly" in the area. The move comes days after two teenagers were shot in the zone.
"The day I walked down the aisle, I felt that my personality was taken away from me, and I was taken over by the royal machine."
From homophones to words with doubled letters, the English language can be as unpredictable as it is colorful.
Over the weekend, demonstrators took to the streets to celebrate Pride and fight for LBGTQ rights in cities around the world.
In 1954, an Alabama woman became the first known person to be directly hit by a meteorite — here's her strange story
Ann Hodges was napping in her home when the 8.5-pound meteorite crashed through the ceiling, bounced off a radio, and hit her.
A video shows a Wisconsin family rescuing a swimming bear that had a cheese ball jug stuck on its head
The Hurt family was boating on Marshmiller Lake this weekend when they came across a bear swimming with a plastic cheese ball jug stuck on its head.
Despite tragically passing away at the age of 36, Princess Diana is remembered as a loving mother, humanitarian, and veritable style icon.
Scientists say they've pinpointed the reasons why people protest. They're all visible in Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
The researchers came up with five overarching factors driving people to protest: grievances, efficacy, emotions, identity, and social embeddedness.
"Behind closed doors, she was a very loving, caring mother and an incredibly funny person," Prince Harry has said.
Jon Stewart says he doesn't remember Republicans being mad about erasing history when the Saddam Hussein statue was toppled in Baghdad
On "The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah", Jon Stewart lampooned Republicans' hypocrisy over tearing down Confederate statues.
A Tanzanian miner became a millionaire overnight. He says he wants to use his new riches to build a school near his home.
The miner sold the two uncut gems — rough tanzanite stones — for about $3.4 million. It was the biggest find in Tanzania.
Not only is the royal family exempt from things like taxes and jury duty, but the Queen is also allowed to break any law without fear of legal repercussions.
In honor of the Olsen twins turning 34, here are 15 of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's most iconic fashion moments.
New video of a fatal 2019 arrest in Oklahoma shows a white officer respond 'I don't care' when Black man he is arresting says 'I can't breathe'
Derrick Scott died an hour after he arrest in 2019. Footage was obtained much later after a push from Black Lives Mater protesters.
Photos show the 'autonomous zone' set up by protesters in Seattle, which forbids police from entering and has enraged Trump
Seattle police boarded up their precinct and left multiple city blocks to protesters, who have created the Seattle Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone
Nashville's protest of thousands was organized by 6 teenagers who met on Twitter united by their outrage over George Floyd's death
Six teenage girls aged between 14 and 16 organized Nashville's peaceful protest attended by up to 20,000 people.
Justin Trudeau took the knee 3 times at an anti-racism protest, but he's being called on to do more to address Canada's racism and indigenous deaths
Justin Trudeau kneeled in Ottawa as protests sparked by George Floyd's death continue, but he's being scrutinised over racism in Canada.
A jailed German pedophile who stayed near the same resort as Madeleine McCann's family is suspected of murdering her, prosecutors say
An unnamed German convicted of sex crimes with girls is now under suspicion of murder in the 2007 Madeleine McCann disappearance case.
More than 10,000 people have been arrested in anti-police-brutality protests across the US since George Floyd's death
A tally from the Associated Press said more than 10,000 have been arrested in the anti police-brutality protests across the country.
Icons like James Baldwin, Larry Kramer, RuPaul, and Anderson Cooper have influenced the LGBTQ community in positive ways.
From what they ate on their first date to Joanna's favorite room in the house, these are things you might not know about HGTV's most famous couple.
Many birthplaces and childhood homes of US presidents have been turned into museums or national parks.
These 10 athletes have retired from sports, but haven't exactly relaxed in retirement. They've used their platform for good.
The notes suggested that those not native to the US leave the country immediately.
The man who filmed his racially charged encounter with a woman in Central Park says he is 'uncomfortable' that she has become a hate figure and lost her job
Amy Cooper caused outrage when she called the police on Christian Cooper after he asked her to put her dog on a leash.
A woman died before her wedding, and the would-be videographer created a website to harass her grieving fiancé after refusing to give him a refund
"We hope you sob and cry all day for what would have been your wedding day," the company apparently posted on social media. "Sorry, not sorry."
The coronavirus pandemic forced my friends and me to celebrate Eid in isolation, but we found unexpected joy from rethinking how we worship and reach out to others
"Eid this year in simple words has challenged Muslims to be creative in the way we approach and celebrate it this year," Yasmine said
We've heard heartbreaking, uplifting, inspiring, and infuriating stories from people during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a collection of them.
I live near a hospital in Brooklyn, and every day healthcare workers come outside to cheer and dance
Everyday at 7 p.m., healthcare workers come outside of The Brooklyn Hospital Center and dance and cheer while the neighborhood gathers to thank them.
Kate Middleton wears priceless heirlooms including rings, bracelets, and tiaras that belonged to Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth.
These influencers are proving that age is just a number when it comes to incredible style, fitness goals, and more.
Photographer Pascal Mannaerts traveled all over the globe to document mothers and their children. The resulting photos are part of a series titled "Moms of the World."
Prince George and Princess Charlotte aren't the only royal kids out there. Here are other mini royals who are set to inherit their families' thrones.
The Queen's former chef says she eats bananas with a knife and fork so she doesn't look 'like a monkey'
According to the British monarch's former chef, Queen Elizabeth II prefers to eat the fruit using cutlery to avoid any comparisons to primates.
Photos show wildlife roaming freely as humans are on coronavirus lockdown, from 'bear parties' in Yosemite to lion naps on South Africa's streets
Wild animals like black bears, coyotes, and boars are reclaiming nature as millions of people around the world stay home in the pandemic.
25 New Yorkers show how they're trying to protect themselves with ski goggles, hand-sewn masks, and N95s as they venture outside for work as essential employees, fresh air, and groceries
New Yorkers are using hoodies, handkerchiefs, and masks to protect themselves from COVID-19 when they go outside during the state's lockdown.
FDNY Deputy Chief Inspector Syed Rahman, 59, who assisted in clean-up for the 9/11 attacks died of coronavirus
Rahman served as DCI for the New York fire department for 22 years, and was part of the clean-up and recovery crew for the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
A Kentucky resident who was potentially exposed to the coronavirus and refused to self-isolate was forced to wear an ankle monitor
One man who tested positive for the coronavirus was put under house arrest after he went out shopping and violated his quarantine.
Queen Elizabeth II may be the longest-reigning monarch in history, but these photos show that she's just like the rest of us.
'Social distancing — six feet under': New Yorkers are opting to get fresh air and exercise with walks through a Brooklyn cemetery in lieu of crowded public parks during the city-wide coronavirus lockdown
One Instagram user who visited a cemetery posted pictures of nature in the empty graveyard, writing, "Social distancing — six feet under. Feels safe."
Middle-borns are often cast as neglected and resentful, but they're actually more independent and cooperative than their siblings.
A TikTok creator died after documenting her battle with terminal lung cancer from beginning to end, creating an online family of over 1 million followers in the process
Linda Roper, a 71-year-old woman died March 28 of lung cancer. She had amassed a million followers as she shared her journey on TikTok.
Inside the life of 15-year-old Charli D'Amelio, the most popular teen on the internet who became the top TikToker for her viral dances and Hype House membership
Charli D'Amelio became the most followed person on March 25, 2020. Even before that she was able to land a spot in a Super Bowl commercial.
Eerie playgrounds, social distancing in church, and permission forms to go outside: Photos by regular people show life under coronavirus lockdown around the world
Insider asked for photos from people around the world showing what life during the coronavirus is like. Here's what they sent in.
If you want to become a more well-rounded person, read classic books across different genres. Here are 40 timeless must-read books.