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Ever wonder why school starts so early? (Hint: $$$)
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School’s favorite cookie banned from cafeteria
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Un-bee-lievable! 50,000 bees invade apartment
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378 Starbucks customers “Pay it Forward”
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Obama balks at bucket, but Bush accepts challenge
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Giant rubber duck invades Los Angeles!
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Slow down! This Corvette is watching you.
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Hunters capture 1,000-pound gator
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Oh, boy! Girls rock Little League World Series
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Suspension puts “bite” on World Cup player


Boy Scouts rescue TV star
Ann Curry has reported on television from the most dangerous places on earth. She appeared on NBC's “Today” show for many years. But when she broke her leg during a recent hike, it was a troop of New Jersey Boy Scouts that came to her rescue. Curry was hiking with her fa...
Ann Curry has reported on television from the most dangerous places on earth. She appeared on NBC's “Today” show for many years. But when she broke her leg during a recent hike, it was a troop of New Jersey Boy Scouts that came to her rescue. Curry was hiking with her fa...
Ann Curry has reported on television from the most dangerous places on earth. She appeared on NBC's “Today” show ...
- Posted on May 13, 2014
Wanna borrow a robot?
The Chicago Public Library has more than just books for borrowing. It now has a fleet of 500 robots that can be checked out. The idea is to give Chicago residents of all ages a chance to dabble in the basics of computer coding. The gadgets, known as Finch Robots, were donate...
The Chicago Public Library has more than just books for borrowing. It now has a fleet of 500 robots that can be checked out. The idea is to give Chicago residents of all ages a chance to dabble in the basics of computer coding. The gadgets, known as Finch Robots, were donate...
The Chicago Public Library has more than just books for borrowing. It now has a fleet of 500 robots that can be check...
- Posted on May 12, 2014
Driving to Boston? Bedda use yah blinkah!
Maybe the reason notoriously aggressive Boston drivers don't use their turn signals is that no one's ever put it in terms they understand. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Friday changed that by posting messages on electronic highway signs around the city th...
Maybe the reason notoriously aggressive Boston drivers don't use their turn signals is that no one's ever put it in terms they understand. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Friday changed that by posting messages on electronic highway signs around the city th...
Maybe the reason notoriously aggressive Boston drivers don't use their turn signals is that no one's ever put it in t...
- Posted on May 11, 2014
Is yogurt worth arguing over?
The New York Senate's debate about declaring yogurt the state's official snack was intended to teach a fourth-grade class about government. But it became a lesson on legislative silliness from David Lettermen and Jon Stewart. The Senate spent 45 minutes this week debating th...
The New York Senate's debate about declaring yogurt the state's official snack was intended to teach a fourth-grade class about government. But it became a lesson on legislative silliness from David Lettermen and Jon Stewart. The Senate spent 45 minutes this week debating th...
The New York Senate's debate about declaring yogurt the state's official snack was intended to teach a fourth-grade c...
- Posted on May 11, 2014
Pampered cows pay off for farmer
There is reason to envy Jusuf Arifajic's cows. His animals sleep on mattresses in a barn with a computerized air conditioning and lighting system. They are bathed regularly, get a massage whenever they feel like it and receive the occasional pedicure. Relaxing music makes su...
There is reason to envy Jusuf Arifajic's cows. His animals sleep on mattresses in a barn with a computerized air conditioning and lighting system. They are bathed regularly, get a massage whenever they feel like it and receive the occasional pedicure. Relaxing music makes su...
There is reason to envy Jusuf Arifajic's cows. His animals sleep on mattresses in a barn with a computerized air cond...
- Posted on May 11, 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...
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...
Charlotte Brown used her seeing-eye dog to navigate the track. An electronic beeper with a high-pitched signal told h...
- Posted on May 11, 2014
10,000 RTs get teen a prom date with NFL cheerleader
Mike Ramirez is a high school football player who spent most of his time on the bench last season and works part-time at a local McDonalds. Caitlyn is a cheerleader for the NFL's Houston Texans. Her life is devoted to intense workouts, coaching tumbling classes and studying communi...
Mike Ramirez is a high school football player who spent most of his time on the bench last season and works part-time at a local McDonalds. Caitlyn is a cheerleader for the NFL's Houston Texans. Her life is devoted to intense workouts, coaching tumbling classes and studying communi...
Mike Ramirez is a high school football player who spent most of his time on the bench last season and works part-time...
- Posted on May 11, 2014
Therapy dog helps soldiers cope with stress
After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is prone to bouts of anger. He is unable to really talk about his time on the battlefield. But as Swols sits in a clinic at Fort Bragg, his hand drops to the furry head beside him. His mood bri...
After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is prone to bouts of anger. He is unable to really talk about his time on the battlefield. But as Swols sits in a clinic at Fort Bragg, his hand drops to the furry head beside him. His mood bri...
After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is prone to bouts of anger. He is u...
- Posted on May 9, 2014
Do your hair and nails grow after you die?
Uh, no. Your hair and nails do not grow after you die. It'a a 100-percent myth promoted by horror movies. Almost. Because there is a bit of truth to it. Your hair and nails stop growing pretty much as soon as you die. Both nails and hair grow from the base up when new cells ...
Uh, no. Your hair and nails do not grow after you die. It'a a 100-percent myth promoted by horror movies. Almost. Because there is a bit of truth to it. Your hair and nails stop growing pretty much as soon as you die. Both nails and hair grow from the base up when new cells ...
Uh, no. Your hair and nails do not grow after you die. It'a a 100-percent myth promoted by horror movies. Almost. Bec...
- Posted on May 7, 2014
Watch this rock-climbing bear cub!
Mountain goats, you’re on notice! A brave little bear cub followed its mother up a nearly vertical rock face. This video shows that bears can rock climb with the best of them. The ability of bears to climb trees and ladders has been documented widely. But this is one of th...
Mountain goats, you’re on notice! A brave little bear cub followed its mother up a nearly vertical rock face. This video shows that bears can rock climb with the best of them. The ability of bears to climb trees and ladders has been documented widely. But this is one of th...
Mountain goats, you’re on notice! A brave little bear cub followed its mother up a nearly vertical rock face. This ...
- Posted on May 7, 2014
Do you toss your cafeteria’s food in the trash?
Becky Domokos-Bays provides food services in the Alexandria, Virginia City Public Schools. She has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she says, they rejected it. But starting next school year, pasta and other grain products in Alexandria City Public ...
Becky Domokos-Bays provides food services in the Alexandria, Virginia City Public Schools. She has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she says, they rejected it. But starting next school year, pasta and other grain products in Alexandria City Public ...
Becky Domokos-Bays provides food services in the Alexandria, Virginia City Public Schools. She has served her student...
- Posted on May 7, 2014