Smithsonian, singers share song to save Sumatrans Indie rock band “Portugal. The Man” and the Smithsonian's National Zoo released an "endangered song" Tuesday for Earth Day. They song is meant to demonstrate the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world. The new song, "Sumatran Tiger," was recorded... - Posted on April 23, 2014
Can a bulldog be “beautiful?” Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch. Her human family dreams of making her a therapy dog. Winning a pageant before her second birthday should boost the Iowa bulldog's hopes of joining owner Dr. Tiffany Torstenson in the health care industry. Lucey beat out 49 dro... - Posted on April 23, 2014
White House has “no comment” on deporting Bieber The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment. Nearly 275,000 people signed an Internet petition calling the Canadian-born teen idol reckless. They asked Obama to revoke his green card. A green card allows people ... - Posted on April 21, 2014
Mrs. Obama: “High school diploma not enough” It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation. The first lady told a group of students Thursday t... - Posted on April 21, 2014
Boy suspended for asking Miss America to prom Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior. He asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of a school assembly. The York Dispatch reported that Nina Davuluri posted a statement on the Miss America Organization... - Posted on April 21, 2014
People in Mexico pamper their pooches Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress. She played with her guests in a room decorated with pink balloons, lilacs and Hello Kitty posters. When the cake arrived she barked at the single flickering candle. This provoked a similar reaction from ... - Posted on April 17, 2014
Argentina’s new tigers are a triple treat Argentina’s Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers. They are Bengal triplets with piercing blue eyes and a playful attitude. The two female cubs have prominent black stripes and tawny white coats. The male is nearly pure white. Zoo veterina... - Posted on April 16, 2014
Galaxy got better, but iPhone still best Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones. But the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size. The results are part of a new study. The study was conducted by SquareTrade, which prov... - Posted on April 15, 2014
You’re never too old to toot in Dubuque One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque, Iowa, brings a certain maturity to his playing. That's because Tony Boland is a 79-year-old flute player. He proves that you're never too old to toot a flute. Boland asked about joining the fifth graders in ... - Posted on April 15, 2014
Solar plane could fly forever – theoretically The Swiss have built an airplane for the first round-the-world solar flight. It has wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet yet weighs only about as much as a car. A fully loaded 747 weighs almost 500 times as much as a small car. The Solar Impulse 2 was unveiled at Switzer... - Posted on April 14, 2014
Girl finds diamond, sells it for $20,000 A girl has sold a 3.85-carat diamond she found for $20,000. Tana Clymer lives in Oklahoma City. She told KWTV that she plans to use the money to help pay for college. Tana found the diamond last October while hunting for gems at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfre... - Posted on April 14, 2014