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1797 navy ship tours Boston harbor again
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Greeks ring monument with a bread “bagel”
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Robotic device helps bionic groom walk down aisle
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Fan returns home run ball, gets bat instead
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Don't expect another winter like last one!
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Sherlock Holmes: Man of mystery, or not?
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Students give pizza driver $1,200 tip
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World's tallest cow is taller than most people
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Boyz II Men go back to their high school
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Record-breaking pumpkin weighs more than a car!
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. They have piercing blue eyes and a playful attitude. Argentina is a country at the s...
Argentina’s Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers. They are Bengal triplets. They have piercing blue eyes and a playful attitude. Argentina is a country at the s...
Argentina’s Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers. They are Bengal triplets. They have p...
- Posted on April 17, 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 d...
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...
A girl has sold a 3.85-carat diamond she found for $20,000. Tana Clymer lives in Oklahoma City. She told KWTV ...
- Posted on April 15, 2014
You’re never too old to toot a flute
One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque 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 to...
One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque 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 to...
One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing. That's b...
- Posted on April 15, 2014
8th grader bakes muffins for homeless
David Albright is in 8th grade. He helps people who need food by baking muffins. The golden-hearted 13-year-old has been baking muffins for five years. "The fact that a young person ...
David Albright is in 8th grade. He helps people who need food by baking muffins. The golden-hearted 13-year-old has been baking muffins for five years. "The fact that a young person ...
David Albright is in 8th grade. He helps people who need food by baking muffins. The golden-hearted 13-year-ol...
- Posted on April 9, 2014
Two-legged dog inspires two-legged humans
A dog in Washington state has no rear legs. But he can balance well enough to run on only his front legs. Millions of people have seen him in a YouTube video. Duncan was born with deformed r...
A dog in Washington state has no rear legs. But he can balance well enough to run on only his front legs. Millions of people have seen him in a YouTube video. Duncan was born with deformed r...
A dog in Washington state has no rear legs. But he can balance well enough to run on only his front legs. Millions of...
- Posted on April 9, 2014
Want a selfie with Obama? Fuggedaboudit!
A handshake? Sure. A selfie? No way. Some of America's Olympic athletes met with President Barack Obama last week. But they were asked to keep their cellphones in their pockets. The W...
A handshake? Sure. A selfie? No way. Some of America's Olympic athletes met with President Barack Obama last week. But they were asked to keep their cellphones in their pockets. The W...
A handshake? Sure. A selfie? No way. Some of America's Olympic athletes met with President Barack Obama last w...
- Posted on April 9, 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...
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...
A Shanghai collector paid a record $36 million for a rare Ming Dynasty cup. Shanghai is a big city in China. T...
- Posted on April 9, 2014
How did a little dog travel 1,000 miles in 4 days?
Last week a small dog escaped his fenced-in yard in Texas. He was found in Ohio a few days later. That means he traveled more than 1,000 miles in just four days. The 3-year-old Chihuahua-Dac...
Last week a small dog escaped his fenced-in yard in Texas. He was found in Ohio a few days later. That means he traveled more than 1,000 miles in just four days. The 3-year-old Chihuahua-Dac...
Last week a small dog escaped his fenced-in yard in Texas. He was found in Ohio a few days later. That means he trave...
- Posted on April 3, 2014
Wille Nelson gets his armadillo back
Country music legend Willie Nelson has a stuffed armadillo. It's his on-stage mascot. It had been kidnapped, but now it has been returned. The stuffed critter is named “Ol' Dillo.” It wa...
Country music legend Willie Nelson has a stuffed armadillo. It's his on-stage mascot. It had been kidnapped, but now it has been returned. The stuffed critter is named “Ol' Dillo.” It wa...
Country music legend Willie Nelson has a stuffed armadillo. It's his on-stage mascot. It had been kidnapped, but now ...
- Posted on April 3, 2014
Firefighter rescues 6-foot snake from blaze
A firefighter put his reptile-handling experience to good use when he rescued a 6-foot-long python. The rescue occurred in a two-story, smoke-filled house in western Michigan. Muskegon firef...
A firefighter put his reptile-handling experience to good use when he rescued a 6-foot-long python. The rescue occurred in a two-story, smoke-filled house in western Michigan. Muskegon firef...
A firefighter put his reptile-handling experience to good use when he rescued a 6-foot-long python. The rescue occurr...
- Posted on April 1, 2014