Could you run up the steps of the Empire State?

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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 d... - Posted on April 15, 2014
Tiny cup costs big bucks: $36 million A Shanghai collector paid a record $36 million for a rare Ming Dynasty cup. Shanghai is a big city in China. The dainty, white cup from the 15th century measures just 3 inches in diameter. I... - Posted on April 9, 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. I've been getting a treat... - 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. It was barely more than the thickness of a Thin... - Posted on March 27, 2014
Baby gorilla meets her mom for first time A 12-day-old baby gorilla is finally in her mother's arms. She was sick when she was born. So zoo officials took care of her before releasing her to her mother. But now the baby gorilla is O... - Posted on March 27, 2014
My, what a long tongue you’ll have! The Denver Zoo has a newborn southern tamandua. A tamandua is a type of anteater. The baby is named Cayenne. She was having some trouble. But now she is OK. Her condition improved af... - Posted on March 25, 2014
Easter Egg hunt? There's an app for that! New York City is getting ready for an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. But this hunt will have a 21st-century twist. You'll need a smartphone app to find the eggs. Nearly 275 egg sculptures wi... - Posted on March 20, 2014
Coast Guard rescues “Lucky” dog from ice A dog has been rescued from the ice on Lake St. Clair in Michigan. He was saved by a U.S. Coast Guard crew. The dog has been reunited with his owners. The dog is named "KC." The Detroit Free... - Posted on March 6, 2014
What would you name a baby gorilla? A suburban Chicago zoo is asking for the public's help in naming a newborn gorilla. The female lowland gorilla was born in November. They say the infant is starting to develop a personality.... - Posted on February 19, 2014
Two-headed turtle turns heads There is a new exhibit at Zoosiana. It has plenty of visitors asking questions. Zoosiana is in Broussard, Louisiana. It has welcomed a two-headed animal recently. It is named Michael and Ang... - Posted on February 17, 2014
Dun dun. Dun dun. Dun dun. Snow shark! Too cold for fishing? Not for Michigan! The winter-weary state has a giant shark sculpted out of snow. It features a bright red gaping mouth and pointy teeth. It is large enough for a human ... - Posted on February 13, 2014
Cat survives being shot with arrow In southern Utah, a cat has survived an unusual injury. The cat was shot through the face and body with an arrow. But don't worry. Doctors say the cat should be OK. A veterinarian rem... - Posted on February 10, 2014
Does Fred the police dog deserve a second chance? Fred the dog didn't make the cut with the Gulfport, Miss., Police Department. But he may still find a job somewhere else. The Sun Herald reports that Fred did OK on patrols and sniffing out... - Posted on February 10, 2014
Could you run up the steps of the Empire State? It was up, up, and into the record books for Suzy Walsham. She won the annual Empire State Building Run-up. To win, runners must race up the steps of the Empire State Building. This is Suzy's fifth... - Posted on February 6, 2014