10-year-old finds $10,000

Tweens in the news
War takes girl’s arm, but not her artistry A little girl from Afghanistan lost her arm in the war there. So doctors and therapists worked with her by fitting her with a prosthetic arm. They knew it would change her life. But little did they realize how and how much. Within weeks of strapping on her new limb, 7-year-o... - Posted on April 3, 2014
School bans girl who shaved head to support friend When people battle cancer, sometimes they lose their hair. Delaney Clements is battling cancer. She lost her hair during treatment for the disease. "I have cancer called neuroblastoma and I've been getting a treatment called chemotherapy and it makes my hair fall out," Cleme... - Posted on March 27, 2014
Girl Scout sets new sales record The Girl Scouts have a new sales leader. An Oklahoma City girl broke the organization's decades-old sales record. But her margin of victory was slim - almost as slim as a Thin Mint. Her strategy? Ask everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies. Katie Francis sold ... - Posted on March 26, 2014
Cupcake-baking 6th grader is back in business An Illinois sixth-grade girl has a home-based cupcake business. But Chloe Stirling's business was stopped because she was not following state law. Madison County health officials shut down the girl's $200-a-month operation last month. They said her kitchen didn't have necessary pe... - Posted on March 4, 2014
Malia & Sasha swap sun & surf for snow & slush President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia have departed Hawaii after a 15-day family vacation for the holidays. The president and his daughters took off for Washington aboard Air Force One on Saturday night. Obama left Hawaii after a final low-key day spent... - Posted on January 6, 2014
Students set cup-stacking record Students at several northeast Ohio schools have helped set a participation record for a cup-stacking exercise. It involved more than 500,000 participants this year. The 2012 world cup-stacking mark of 483,658 participants was shattered on Sunday on 12:50 p.m. according to th... - Posted on November 21, 2013
Boy says he was cheated by "Jeopardy!" A Connecticut eighth-grader who misspelled the correct answer to a "Jeopardy!" question and lost money over it says he was cheated. Thomas Hurley III correctly answered the Final Jeopardy question about the Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln. But ... - Posted on August 6, 2013
Obama reminds daughters their life 'not the norm' President Barack Obama says he and the first lady are constantly reminding their daughters that they're growing up in a "slightly unreal environment" at the White House. In an interview published by Amazon's Kindle Singles, Obama lamented a shift in culture toward consumptio... - Posted on August 3, 2013
10-year-old finds $10,000 A 10-year-old boy who found $10,000 in a drawer at a Kansas City hotel where he was staying with his dad turned the money over to police. Tyler Schaefer found the neatly stacked bills Saturday in the room where he and his father, Cody Schaefer, were staying at a hotel near t... - Posted on May 31, 2013

Microsoft explores educational link to video games: Devin Krauter sits on the end of his bed, tapping buttons on his video game controller to shoot down alien beasts while chatting with other players through a headset, texting on his cell phone and talking to a visitor.

- Posted on February 21, 2009