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Reese Witherspoon Celebrates Her 'Role Model' Malala Yousafzai

Reese Witherspoon Celebrates Her 'Role Model' Malala Yousafzai

Originally posted 10/11/2014 02:20PM

On the day Malala Yousafzai made history by becoming the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Reese Witherspoon celebrated the activist's work while accepting an award for her own philanthropic efforts with the Malala Fund.

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Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest-Ever Nobel Prize Winner

Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest-Ever Nobel Prize Winner

Originally posted 10/10/2014 07:20AM

Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work for children's rights.

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Nothing Like a Prank at the Grand Canyon to Spice Up a Proposal

Originally posted 10/09/2014 04:35PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Horsing around at the Grand Canyon is generally not recommended. But it can have great results.

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Heroes Among Us: Man with Cystic Fibrosis Runs Marathons 'Because I Can'

Heroes Among Us

Man with Cystic Fibrosis Runs Marathons to Raise Money for the Cause

Originally posted 10/09/2014 02:30PM

Steve Bell loves marathons.

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Police Officer Buys 5-Year-Old a Booster Seat, Instead of Writing Her Mom a Ticket

Michigan Officer Buys 5-Year-Old Girl a Booster Seat, Instead of Writing Her Mom a Ticket

Originally posted 10/09/2014 09:30AM

A Michigan officer who pulled over a vehicle because a 5-year-old girl wasn't secured in a booster seat decided a ticket wouldn't cut it.

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WATCH: Christopher Reeve's Son Gives First Look at  New Spinal Cord Injury Research

Christopher Reeve's Son Gives First Look at Amazing Progress in Spinal Cord Injury Research

Originally posted 10/09/2014 08:40AM

Ten years after the death of actor and activist Christopher Reeve, his eldest son, Matthew, is revealing a "huge breakthrough" in the treatment of spinal cord injuries – and wishes his dad were here to see it.

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The Utah Jazz 'Sign' 5-Year-Old with Leukemia, Make a Dream Come True (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/09/2014 06:00AM

Toward the end of a Utah Jazz scrimmage on Monday, the team's newest, youngest, shortest player strode onto the court. Five-year-old J.P. Gibson received a standing ovation for his short time on the court, and he even scored a slam dunk – with some assistance from center Rudy Gobert.

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Parents Close In on Goal to Raise $2.5 Million to Save Their Sick Daughter's Life

Parents Close In on Goal: Raise $2.5 Million to Save Their Sick Daughter's Life

Originally posted 10/08/2014 11:55AM

At first glance, Eliza O'Neill looks and acts like a typical 4-year-old girl – except that with every passing day, she is slowly losing her ability to speak, eat and walk.

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Heroes Among Us: Washington Couple Feeds the Homeless – Under a Bridge!

Heroes Among Us

Heroes Among Us: Mike and Jessica Kovac Serve Meals to the Homeless – Under a Bridge!

Originally posted 10/02/2014 04:00PM

Eight years ago, high school sweethearts Mike and Jessica Kovac were on the verge of divorcing after 17 years of financial hardship, medical problems and dealing with personal issues from adultery to alcoholism.

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Firefighters Save Family of Hamsters by Using Tiny Oxygen Masks

UpdatePosted 10/01/2014 04:30PM

Firefighters Save Family of Hamsters by Using Tiny Oxygen Masks

Originally posted 10/01/2014 02:20PM

Firefighters don't just fetch cats from trees – their services are available to all animals. A Texas firefighter recently hopped to action to help a frog caught in a blaze and, on Friday, a crew from Lacey, Washington, heroically rescued a family of hamsters.

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