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Boyz II Men go back to their high school
Members of the Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men returned to their roots with a concert at their old stomping grounds, a performing arts high school they attended and remember being just like the TV show "Fame." "You had girls, you know, walking around in their leotards, plie-... - Posted on October 19, 2014

How far would you peddle for the environment?
It took 68 days for Satyen Das to pedal his rickety bicycle rickshaw from the seaside Indian city of Kolkata to the roof of the world at a 17,600-foot Himalayan pass. His goal was to promote the vehicle as an environmentally sound travel option. As he pedaled toward the top... - Posted on October 17, 2014

Teen wins Nobel Peace Prize, youngest winner ever
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. They risked their lives to fight for children's rights. The announcement made Malala, a 17-year-old student and education activist, the youngest-ever Nobel winner. The news set o... - Posted on October 16, 2014

378 Starbucks customers “Pay it Forward”
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours and hundreds of customers at a Starbucks drive-thru in St. Petersburg, Florida. She ordered an iced coffee around 7 in the morning Wednesday and asked to pay for the caramel macchiato for the stranger in the car ... - Posted on August 23, 2014

Hate taking the bus to school? Try swimming!
It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to swim. The boys and girls carry books, papers and changes of clothing in plastic bags or buoyant jugs as they cross the Heran River, where in some p... - Posted on August 19, 2014

He’s not heavy; he’s my brother
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. The younger boy was strapped to his brother's back. They hope to raise awareness about the condition that prevents the younger boy from being able to walk without help. Hu... - Posted on June 9, 2014

8-year-old girl takes the wheel, saves the day
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and drove the family's SUV when her mother fell unconscious on their highway ride to school. Abby Porter and her mom, Shelly, were headed to her school in Riverto... - Posted on May 16, 2014

Blind teen is one of the best pole vaulters in Texas
Charlotte Brown used her seeing-eye dog to navigate the track. An electronic beeper with a high-pitched signal told her when it was time to jump. About 90 minutes later, the blind pole vaulter had cleared three heights, soaring 11 feet to earn a tie for fourth place at the T... - Posted on May 11, 2014

8th grader bakes muffins for homeless
A century from now, the bishops in the Hartford Archdiocese might be looking for someone to honor. If so, they might want to consider David Albright. On nearly every week for the past five years, the golden-hearted 13-year-old has been baking muffins for the down-and-out. He... - Posted on April 7, 2014

Two-legged dog inspires two-legged humans
A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs. Millions of people have seen him in a YouTube video. Duncan was born with deformed rear legs that were amputated to remove the dead weight. The 9-month-old boxer belon... - Posted on April 7, 2014