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I was left with half a skull while my attacker serves just 4 months jail time

Braden Stromberg suffered severe swelling to the brain following an unprovoked attack. To save his life, doctors were forced to remove part of his skull.

‘Mini tornado’ sends boy inside inflatable bubble soaring through sky

A witness shouted "there’s a boy in the sky" as festival staff scrambled to get all of the kids out of the remaining "zorb" balls in the pit.

The rise and fall of an economist who beat the system to become a 14-time lottery winner

A 14-time lottery winner ended up scoring thousands of dollars — before he lost it all.

Girl gets surprised at graduation by dad returning from deployment

“I was shaking. I couldn't believe it,” she recalled in disbelief.

I'm 108 years old — have dogs instead of kids for a long life

British native Ada Daniel never had children and raised greyhound dogs throughout her long life.

Groom with MS stuns wedding guests by standing up from wheelchair to dance with bride

Sure, weddings are always tear-jerkers — but Barry MacDowell went above and beyond for his bride Emma.

These Gen Zers didn't need college to nail career success: 'Not the only way'

New statistics show college enrollment is still far below pre-pandemic levels. These Gen Zers say there's no need for a degree to succeed.

I had my first baby at 53 — after 25 years of $125K IVF treatments

The first-time mom endured 21 failed rounds of in-vitro fertilization, costing almost $124,500, before she finally welcomed her baby daughter.

Man charged after 21-year-old dies from drinking drugged beer

The 40-year-old male, whose identity has not been released, was charged with one count of manslaughter.

59-year-old grandma fulfills lifelong dream of becoming a flight attendant

59-year-old grandmother Jackie Cookson has finally got her Qantas wings after dreaming of being a flight attendant for about 40 years.

Abandoned bunker used for sick human experiments in WWII found after 78 years

Archaeologists have unearthed a derelict "terror" bunker in China that was used by Japan's notorious Unit 731 to conduct heinous biological experiments on allied POWs during World War II.

Haters say my house is 'tacky' — but it costs a lot to look 'poor'

An interior designer is hitting back at a troll who questioned her aesthetic taste.

I'm a financial planner — if you want to be rich, spend money on these 3 things

If you want to be rich, there are three things that you should be spending your money on, according to a financial planner.

I thought my gangly teen had a growth spurt — but it was a brain tumor

"It was terrifying. We weren't expecting it at all," recalled the shocked mother.

National Spelling Bee secrets revealed: Picking words to trip up kids

For decades, the work of a word selection panel has been a closely guarded secret. Here is a first look at what goes on behind the competition's closed doors.

I’m traumatized after a man ripped off my wig — there’s demons in NY

An NYC singer is virally blowing the whistle on a man who allegedly yanked a green wig off of her head while passing her by on a city street.

Hero vet becomes first above-the-knee double amputee to climb Everest: 'Thought we would all die'

Hari Burha Magar made history by becoming the first double amputee above the knee to scale Mount Everest.

I'm a 102-year-old — good sex is my secret to a long life

This former Royal Air Force chef's family celebrated her big birthday with her on May 9, with the centenarian gushing that she "didn't want the day to end."

I should be infertile — but with months left to live I’m having a baby

A man was told he would be infertile after cancer treatment. Now, his wife is pregnant with their "miracle" baby, while he was given just months to live.

My son caught on fire doing a viral stunt — I tried to put it out with my bare hands

"He was completely on fire from the waist up," the shocked mom revealed. "It was terrifying."