You just have to keep fighting and never give up. This is the mantra NASCAR driver Brian Vickers repeats over and over -- to himself, to reporters, to his fans on Twitter. And unfortunately he knows a thing or two about it. At this point he's the poster child for getting back up after being knocked down.
It's the simplest possible assignment, but it always teaches a huge lesson. Every year, Denver teacher Kyle Schwartz passes out Post-it notes to her third grade students and asks them to complete the sentence, "I wish my teacher knew ..."
One year after it was perpetrated, the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls by a jihadist group in Nigeria remains a crime almost too horrifying to comprehend: Hundreds of teenaged girls, just finishing school, destined perhaps for significant achievement -- kidnapped, never to be seen again.
At first glance, Sudan looks like any other northern white rhino: stout and agile, with square lips. But Sudan is not just any rhino. He's the last known male northern white rhino left in the entire world.
Just eight months ago, a young woman named Fatu Kekula was single-handedly trying to save her Ebola-stricken family, donning trash bags to protect herself against the deadly virus. Today, thanks to donors, she is training at Emory University.