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College player fights tumor for moment on court
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Students can win prizes, meet Warren Buffett
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What happens after a bear wanders into a drugstore?
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Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
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Meet the young wrestlers of Cuba
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She can't move her legs, but she rocks the slopes
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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
Is a bigger iPhone coming next week?
Expect Apple to show off some new products Sept. 9. The technology company might start to sell a larger iPhone. And possibly a computerized watch. Apple is the company that created the Ma...
Expect Apple to show off some new products Sept. 9. The technology company might start to sell a larger iPhone. And possibly a computerized watch. Apple is the company that created the Ma...
Expect Apple to show off some new products Sept. 9. The technology company might start to sell a larger iPhone. An...
- Posted on September 5, 2014
Does music make you smarter?
Playing an instrument just might make kids become stronger students. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois believe that the music training helped students do better in school....
Playing an instrument just might make kids become stronger students. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois believe that the music training helped students do better in school....
Playing an instrument just might make kids become stronger students. Researchers at Northwestern University i...
- Posted on September 5, 2014
Which is worse: a light-colored suit or mom jeans?
President Barack Obama wore a tan suit Thursday. Which is pretty unusual for a president. They usually wear dark suits. The sight of Obama in a light-colored suit lit up Twitter. Many twee...
President Barack Obama wore a tan suit Thursday. Which is pretty unusual for a president. They usually wear dark suits. The sight of Obama in a light-colored suit lit up Twitter. Many twee...
President Barack Obama wore a tan suit Thursday. Which is pretty unusual for a president. They usually wear dark su...
- Posted on September 3, 2014
Little Leaguers meet Big Leaguers in Phila.
It was a big day for Mo'ne Davis and her Taney Dragons teammates. The team that thrilled Philadelphians — and many others — at the Little League World Series got to meet their favorite major le...
It was a big day for Mo'ne Davis and her Taney Dragons teammates. The team that thrilled Philadelphians — and many others — at the Little League World Series got to meet their favorite major le...
It was a big day for Mo'ne Davis and her Taney Dragons teammates. The team that thrilled Philadelphians — and many ...
- Posted on September 1, 2014
What turned a lobster blue?
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a very rare blue lobster. WCSH-TV reports Jay LaPlante of the Miss Meghan Lobster Catch company caught the creature in Scarboro...
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a very rare blue lobster. WCSH-TV reports Jay LaPlante of the Miss Meghan Lobster Catch company caught the creature in Scarboro...
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a very rare blue lobster. WCSH-TV reports Jay L...
- Posted on September 1, 2014
This dog’s got the moves!
Jiff already was cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy, too. The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeranian blazed into the 60th edition of the Guinness World Records book. It comes ou...
Jiff already was cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy, too. The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeranian blazed into the 60th edition of the Guinness World Records book. It comes ou...
Jiff already was cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy, too. The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeran...
- Posted on August 29, 2014
Would you pay $3,200,000 for a comic book?
A copy of the first edition of a Superman comic book has sold for a huge price, $3.2 million. New York comics dealers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo said they submitted Sunday's record-...
A copy of the first edition of a Superman comic book has sold for a huge price, $3.2 million. New York comics dealers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo said they submitted Sunday's record-...
A copy of the first edition of a Superman comic book has sold for a huge price, $3.2 million. New York comics ...
- Posted on August 28, 2014
School’s favorite cookie banned from cafeteria
A favorite, and locally famous, cafeteria treat is off the menu forever in one northeast Ohio school system. That's because of new nutritional guidelines. The government wants schools to pr...
A favorite, and locally famous, cafeteria treat is off the menu forever in one northeast Ohio school system. That's because of new nutritional guidelines. The government wants schools to pr...
A favorite, and locally famous, cafeteria treat is off the menu forever in one northeast Ohio school system. That's ...
- Posted on August 26, 2014
Un-bee-lievable! 50,000 bees invade apartment
A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees. WABC-TV reports beekeepers removed the swarm from Frieda Turkmenilli's ceiling. Her neighbors had al...
A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees. WABC-TV reports beekeepers removed the swarm from Frieda Turkmenilli's ceiling. Her neighbors had al...
A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees. WABC-TV reports beek...
- Posted on August 26, 2014
378 Starbucks customers “Pay it Forward”
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours and hundreds of customers at a Starbucks drive-thru. She ordered an iced coffee around 7 a.m. Wednesday and asked to pay for the...
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours and hundreds of customers at a Starbucks drive-thru. She ordered an iced coffee around 7 a.m. Wednesday and asked to pay for the...
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours and hundreds of customers at a Starbucks drive-thru....
- Posted on August 23, 2014