Widower, who was 'healed' by preschooler's friendship, dies

Their touching friendship and the story of how they met captured hearts. And it may have even inspired others to act on the notion that a simple act of kindness toward a stranger can mean a world of difference in that person's life.

US Rep John Lewis of Georgia says he has pancreatic cancer

Lewis, the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists in a group once led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., said in a statement that cancer was discovered this month during a routine medical visit. He said subsequent tests confirmed the diagnosis of stage IV pancreatic cancer.