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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 became the 17th and 18th girls to play in the tournament, only the third time in the ...
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 became the 17th and 18th girls to play in the tournament, only the third time in the ...
What's everyone talking about at the Little League World Series? Girls, as in girls who are playing on teams typical...
- 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 showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois State Fair, then sold it at auction for a whopping $100,000. That shattered last year's fair record of $62,000. Large companies like AT&T, Monsanto and DeK...
A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois State Fair, then sold it at auction for a whopping $100,000. That shattered last year's fair record of $62,000. Large companies like AT&T, Monsanto and DeK...
A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois S...
- Posted on August 16, 2014
He’s not heavy; he’s my brother
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. The younger boy was strapped to his brother's back. They hope to raise awareness about the condition that prevents the younger boy from being able to walk without help. Hu...
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. The younger boy was strapped to his brother's back. They hope to raise awareness about the condition that prevents the younger boy from being able to walk without help. Hu...
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. The younger b...
- Posted on June 9, 2014
Pigeon flies 5 miles to meet 5th grader at school
Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but Montana fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a "schooling pigeon." The pet bird named Foresta had disappeared Tuesday from Tara's home in the Elkhorn Mountains near Montana City, but it was back in her arms Wednesday after it show...
Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but Montana fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a "schooling pigeon." The pet bird named Foresta had disappeared Tuesday from Tara's home in the Elkhorn Mountains near Montana City, but it was back in her arms Wednesday after it show...
Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but Montana fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a "schooling pigeon." ...
- Posted on May 27, 2014
Tweens prove golf has no age limits
An 11-year-old girl has played her way into the U.S. Women's Open next month at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. She will compete against the best players in the country and around the world. Lucy Li, a sixth-grader with braces, made history Monday. She shot rounds of 74-6...
An 11-year-old girl has played her way into the U.S. Women's Open next month at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. She will compete against the best players in the country and around the world. Lucy Li, a sixth-grader with braces, made history Monday. She shot rounds of 74-6...
An 11-year-old girl has played her way into the U.S. Women's Open next month at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. Sh...
- Posted on May 22, 2014
Could you hit a pitch thrown by President Obama?
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit Monday to Washington's Friendship Park, where a handful of teams were warming up for the big game. Stepping onto the field in a ti...
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit Monday to Washington's Friendship Park, where a handful of teams were warming up for the big game. Stepping onto the field in a ti...
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. T...
- Posted on May 20, 2014
8-year-old girl takes the wheel, saves the day
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and drove the family's SUV when her mother fell unconscious on their highway ride to school. Abby Porter and her mom, Shelly, were headed to her school in Riverto...
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and drove the family's SUV when her mother fell unconscious on their highway ride to school. Abby Porter and her mom, Shelly, were headed to her school in Riverto...
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and ...
- Posted on May 16, 2014
War takes girl’s arm, but not her artistry
A little girl from Afghanistan lost her arm in the war there. So doctors and therapists worked with her by fitting her with a prosthetic arm. They knew it would change her life. But little did they realize how and how much. Within weeks of strapping on her new limb, 7-year-o...
A little girl from Afghanistan lost her arm in the war there. So doctors and therapists worked with her by fitting her with a prosthetic arm. They knew it would change her life. But little did they realize how and how much. Within weeks of strapping on her new limb, 7-year-o...
A little girl from Afghanistan lost her arm in the war there. So doctors and therapists worked with her by fitting he...
- Posted on April 3, 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 called neuroblastoma and I've been getting a treatment called chemotherapy and it makes my hair fall out," Cleme...
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 called neuroblastoma and I've been getting a treatment called chemotherapy and it makes my hair fall out," Cleme...
When people battle cancer, sometimes they lose their hair. Delaney Clements is battling cancer. She lost her hair dur...
- 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 - almost as slim as a Thin Mint. Her strategy? Ask everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies. Katie Francis sold ...
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 - almost as slim as a Thin Mint. Her strategy? Ask everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies. Katie Francis sold ...
The Girl Scouts have a new sales leader. An Oklahoma City girl broke the organization's decades-old sales record. But...
- Posted on March 26, 2014