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Oops! Singer forgets words to national anthem
Aaron Lewis has apologized. He botched the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner." It happened during his performance before Game 5 of the baseball World Series. Lewis is the lead singer of ...
Aaron Lewis has apologized. He botched the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner." It happened during his performance before Game 5 of the baseball World Series. Lewis is the lead singer of ...
Aaron Lewis has apologized. He botched the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner." It happened during his performance...
- Posted on October 31, 2014
X-ray shows sick tortoise swallowed turtle pendant
The source of a sick tortoise's discomfort became clear after a south Florida veterinarian took an X-ray. The animal had swallowed a turtle pendant. The 15-pound male African spurred tortois...
The source of a sick tortoise's discomfort became clear after a south Florida veterinarian took an X-ray. The animal had swallowed a turtle pendant. The 15-pound male African spurred tortois...
The source of a sick tortoise's discomfort became clear after a south Florida veterinarian took an X-ray. The animal ...
- Posted on October 31, 2014
College player fights tumor for moment on court
Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch. It's right before basketball practice. She's moving slowly. The freshman wearing the blue No. 22 Mount St. Joseph jer...
Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch. It's right before basketball practice. She's moving slowly. The freshman wearing the blue No. 22 Mount St. Joseph jer...
Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch. It's right before basketball practice. She's...
- Posted on October 29, 2014
Meet the young wrestlers of Cuba
In a wrestling suit the colors of the U.S. flag, 8-year-old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate. This is in the scorching heat. About 20 children are learning to wrestle in a park in O...
In a wrestling suit the colors of the U.S. flag, 8-year-old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate. This is in the scorching heat. About 20 children are learning to wrestle in a park in O...
In a wrestling suit the colors of the U.S. flag, 8-year-old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate. This is in the...
- Posted on October 26, 2014
She can't move her legs, but she rocks the slopes
Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them "pinch-me moments," when she can't quite believe she is actually in a particular situation. Like when she rolled down the red carpet at the ESPY Awards. ...
Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them "pinch-me moments," when she can't quite believe she is actually in a particular situation. Like when she rolled down the red carpet at the ESPY Awards. ...
Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them "pinch-me moments," when she can't quite believe she is actually in a particular...
- Posted on October 26, 2014
Fan returns home run ball, gets bat instead
A San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands last week, the home run ball that sent the Giants to the baseball World Series. Then he gave it back. Frank Burke, who own...
A San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands last week, the home run ball that sent the Giants to the baseball World Series. Then he gave it back. Frank Burke, who own...
A San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands last week, the home run ball that sent the Giants to the...
- Posted on October 24, 2014
Don't expect another winter like last one!
Last winter's weather was rough in many parts of the United States. It was cold in much of the country. And California had a lack of rain. Now comes some good news. A repeat is not expected this y...
Last winter's weather was rough in many parts of the United States. It was cold in much of the country. And California had a lack of rain. Now comes some good news. A repeat is not expected this y...
Last winter's weather was rough in many parts of the United States. It was cold in much of the country. And Californi...
- Posted on October 23, 2014
Sherlock Holmes: Man of mystery, or not?
Sherlock Holmes is among the most famous Londoners of all time. Many tourists still see the city through his adventures. They often seek out his address, 221B Baker Street. And he wasn't real, but...
Sherlock Holmes is among the most famous Londoners of all time. Many tourists still see the city through his adventures. They often seek out his address, 221B Baker Street. And he wasn't real, but...
Sherlock Holmes is among the most famous Londoners of all time. Many tourists still see the city through his adventur...
- Posted on October 22, 2014
World's tallest cow is taller than most people
Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled as their official Guinness World Records photo was taken. Blosom has been identified as the world's tallest cow, at 6-foot-4. Hanson received an email ...
Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled as their official Guinness World Records photo was taken. Blosom has been identified as the world's tallest cow, at 6-foot-4. Hanson received an email ...
Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled as their official Guinness World Records photo was taken. Blosom has been iden...
- Posted on October 21, 2014
Boyz II Men go back to their high school
Members of the Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men recently gave a concert at their old stomping grounds. It's the performing arts high school they attended and remember being just like the TV show "F...
Members of the Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men recently gave a concert at their old stomping grounds. It's the performing arts high school they attended and remember being just like the TV show "F...
Members of the Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men recently gave a concert at their old stomping grounds. It's the perfo...
- Posted on October 19, 2014
Record-breaking pumpkin weighs more than a car!
A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds set a tournament record at an annual pumpkin contest in Northern California. John Hawkley, 56, grew the winning pumpkin. He entered it at the Safeway World Cham...
A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds set a tournament record at an annual pumpkin contest in Northern California. John Hawkley, 56, grew the winning pumpkin. He entered it at the Safeway World Cham...
A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds set a tournament record at an annual pumpkin contest in Northern California. Joh...
- Posted on October 18, 2014
How far would you peddle for the environment?
It was a long trip. Sixty-eight days to be exact. That was for Satyen Das to pedal his rickety bicycle rickshaw from the seaside city of Kolkata to the roof of the world at a 17,600-foot Himalayan...
It was a long trip. Sixty-eight days to be exact. That was for Satyen Das to pedal his rickety bicycle rickshaw from the seaside city of Kolkata to the roof of the world at a 17,600-foot Himalayan...
It was a long trip. Sixty-eight days to be exact. That was for Satyen Das to pedal his rickety bicycle rickshaw from...
- 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 ...
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 ...
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. They risked their li...
- Posted on October 16, 2014