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3 New Yorkers find $40,000 in old widow’s sofa

Cartoon, May 17, 2014

For all the screaming and carrying on, their neighbors thought they’d won the lottery. But it was a lumpy old sofa stuffed with $40,000 in cash that had three young roommates raising a ruckus.

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Girl who sells accessories for scholars has prayers to Blessed John Paul II

Mallorie Ocampo-Corpuz, 10, sells her personalized accessories and Blessed John Paul II items to devotees, at the Blessed John Paul II Parish in Eastwood, Quezon City. Photo by Nestor Corrales/INQUIRER.net

For most children, it’s all play this summer. But a 10-year-old girl chooses to use her school break to earn and help those who are less fortunate.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Rainstorm of money triggers free-for-all

cartoon, may 4, 2013

On a Saturday evening two weeks ago in Zedelgem, townsfolk were disturbed by the wail of a siren and the shriek of tires, the din of a high-speed car chase that broke the tranquility of their sleepy city.

Posted: May 4th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Country’s oldest new lawyer is 70 years old


He sure is no spring chicken. But as they say, it’s never too late to be who you want to be. Just ask Cesar Barcelona Bagaipo, the country’s soon-to-be oldest new lawyer, who will be turning 70 next month.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Chaplain gets Medal of Honor 62 years after death

In this undated photo provided by the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, Father Emil Kapaun holds out a broken pipe. The plain-spoken, pipe-smoking chaplain is receiving the Medal of Honor posthumously for his “extraordinary heroism” while serving as an Army chaplain during the Korean War. He died in captivity in 1951—about six months after being taken prisoner. His fellow POWs lobbied for decades to have him receive the prestigious military honor and some of them will be at the White House to see his relatives accept the medal on his behalf on April 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Courtesy Catholic Diocese of Wichita)

In the cold, barren hills of Korea more than 60 years ago, two teary-eyed soldiers stood in a prisoner of war camp where their chaplain lay dying.   The Rev. Emil Kapaun was weak, his body wracked by pneumonia and dysentery. After six brutal months in the hellish camp, the once sturdy Kansas farmer’s son […]

Posted: April 7th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »