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Circus brings joy to children in war-torn country

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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
Obama balks at bucket, but Bush accepts challenge
Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge. Then he nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next. The challenge has caught on with notable figures participating i...
Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge. Then he nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next. The challenge has caught on with notable figures participating i...
Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge. Then he nominated former President Bill Clinton to do ...
- Posted on August 23, 2014
Giant rubber duck invades Los Angeles!
The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor, the world's biggest bath toy. A 60-foot-tall rubber duck sailed into port Wednesday to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA. It was to...
The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor, the world's biggest bath toy. A 60-foot-tall rubber duck sailed into port Wednesday to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA. It was to...
The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor, the world's biggest bath toy. A 60-foot-tall rubber d...
- Posted on August 23, 2014
Hunters capture 1,000-pound gator
A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime. It's a 15-foot-long alligator that weighed more than 1,000 pounds. Al.com reports the monster gator was pulled from the wat...
A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime. It's a 15-foot-long alligator that weighed more than 1,000 pounds. Al.com reports the monster gator was pulled from the wat...
A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime. It's a 15-foot-long alligator that weighed more th...
- Posted on August 21, 2014
Oh, boy! Girls rock Little League World Series
What's everyone talking about at the Little League World Series? Girls. As in girls who are playing on teams typically dominated by boys. Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis and Canada's Emma March...
What's everyone talking about at the Little League World Series? Girls. As in girls who are playing on teams typically dominated by boys. Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis and Canada's Emma March...
What's everyone talking about at the Little League World Series? Girls. As in girls who are playing on teams typica...
- Posted on August 19, 2014
Hate taking the bus to school? Try swimming!
It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to swim. The boys and girls carry books, papers and changes of cl...
It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to swim. The boys and girls carry books, papers and changes of cl...
It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no cho...
- Posted on August 19, 2014
Cool car or dorkmobile?
Your next car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon. Elio Motors' tiny car is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. With a starting price of $6,800,...
Your next car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon. Elio Motors' tiny car is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. With a starting price of $6,800,...
Your next car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon. Elio Motors' tiny car is the ...
- Posted on August 19, 2014
12-year-old girl sells steer for $100,000
A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner of Morris, Illinois, showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Her steer then sold at auction fo...
A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner of Morris, Illinois, showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Her steer then sold at auction fo...
A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner of Morris, Illinois, showed the grand champion st...
- Posted on August 16, 2014
Would a turtle want an iPad on its back?
Three tortoises will be allowed to roam around with iPads mounted on their backs. But some people think this is not fair to the animals. What do you think? The exhibit will be at a museum ...
Three tortoises will be allowed to roam around with iPads mounted on their backs. But some people think this is not fair to the animals. What do you think? The exhibit will be at a museum ...
Three tortoises will be allowed to roam around with iPads mounted on their backs. But some people think this is not ...
- Posted on August 16, 2014
What’s better than 2 baby pandas? 3 baby pandas!
China has announced the birth of panda triplets. The three cubs were born July 29 in the city of Guangzhou. Breeders waited to announce the births until they were sure all three would surviv...
China has announced the birth of panda triplets. The three cubs were born July 29 in the city of Guangzhou. Breeders waited to announce the births until they were sure all three would surviv...
China has announced the birth of panda triplets. The three cubs were born July 29 in the city of Guangzhou. Br...
- Posted on August 15, 2014
Circus brings joy to children in war-torn country
The children tumble, juggle, smile and laugh. They roll over mats and keep bowling pins in the air. They perform a series of circus acts. It's a special treat for them. Their country, Afgh...
The children tumble, juggle, smile and laugh. They roll over mats and keep bowling pins in the air. They perform a series of circus acts. It's a special treat for them. Their country, Afgh...
The children tumble, juggle, smile and laugh. They roll over mats and keep bowling pins in the air. They perform a se...
- Posted on August 14, 2014