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Canadian Boy Honored After Admitting to Ripping a Library Book: 'It Won't Happen Again. I'm Sorry'

8-Year-Old Boy Writes Heartwarming Apology Note to Library After Accidentally Ripping a Page From a Comic Book

Originally posted 08/31/2015 05:00PM

A handwritten letter by an 8-year-old Canadian boy apologizing to the Toronto Public Library for accidentally ripping a page in an Asterix comic book has captured the hearts of thousands after the library posted it on social media.

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5-Year Old Donates Stem Cells to Save the Life of Her Twin Brother: 'The Love They Have Is Now Even Stronger,' Says Mom

5-Year Old Donates Stem Cells to Save the Life of Her Twin Brother: 'The Love They Have Is Now Even Stronger,' Says Mom

Originally posted 08/31/2015 05:00PM

The question was poised carefully last January to Charlotte "Charlie" Godish, then 4: "Your brother is sick and to get better, he needs your blood cells," Brian and Jennifer Godish of Elgin, Illinois, told their shy and softspoken daughter. "We're wondering, how would you feel about helping him?"

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17-Year-Old Spends Six Years Earning Every Badge Offered by the Boy Scouts of America

Utah Teen Earns All 141 Badges Offered by the Boy Scouts of America: 'Only a Few Ever Accomplish This,' Say Boy Scouts

Originally posted 08/31/2015 04:10PM

17-year-old Eagle Scout Joseph Chou of Cedar Hills, Utah, has completed what only a handful of boy scouts have ever managed to achieve – earning all 141 merit badges offered by the Boy Scouts of America.

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Serena Williams Sings Nineties Rock Before Competing in one of the Biggest Tournaments of Her Career

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Serena Williams Sings Karaoke to Prepare for U.S. Open

Originally posted 08/31/2015 12:00PM

As Serena Williams looks forward to one of the biggest tournaments of her life, a win at the upcoming 2015 U.S. Open would make her the first female calendar-year Grand Slam winner since 1988, the tennis superstar is preparing by fueling up on carbs, practicing daily and – singing karaoke.

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A Great White Shark Took a Great Big Bite out of This Surfer's Board

A Great White Shark Took a Great Big Bite out of This Surfer's Board

Originally posted 08/31/2015 11:50AM

A surfer in California had a very close call with a shark and managed to escape unscathed – but the same can't be said for her surfboard.

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Fourth Train Attack Hero Speaks Out For First Time Since Horrific Attack: I Turned to My Wife and Said 'Hide Yourself'

Fourth Train Attack Hero Speaks Out For First Time Since Horrific Attack: I Turned to My Wife and Said 'Hide Yourself'

Originally posted 08/29/2015 05:40PM

After spending more than a week in a French hospital, undergoing treatment for gunshot wounds to the back and neck, Mark Moogalian has spoken out for the first time about his part in subduing the European train gunman, and the man who saved his life.

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Idaho Boy Who Saved His Dad's Life After Harrowing Ordeal in Wilderness Says 'Anybody Would Have Done the Same Thing'

Idaho Boy Who Saved His Dad's Life After Harrowing Ordeal in Wilderness Says 'Anybody Would Have Done the Same Thing'

Originally posted 08/29/2015 11:55AM

For about 30 seconds, 13-year-old Charlie Finlayson panicked. His dad, David Finlayson, had just been hit by a refrigerator-sized boulder while the pair were preparing to climb to the top of a cliff in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho last week. The boulder hit David on his left side and sent him tumbling 30 feet down the mountain, knocking him out.

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Mark Moogalian Has Been Moved from ICU as He Continues to Heal from Gunshot to Back of Neck

Fourth American Paris Train Attack Hero on Road to Recovery After Being Shot 'Protecting His City'

Originally posted 08/28/2015 05:10PM

Mark Moogalian, the 51-year-old French-American professor, who was shot in the back of the neck while attempting to subdue a gunman aboard a Paris train last Friday, has been transferred from the ICU at a hospital in Lille, France, to a room in the regular hospital wing.

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Inside Train Hero Alek Skarlatos' Patriotic Past: 'He Thinks the World Should Be Just,' Says His Father

Inside Train Hero Alek Skarlatos' Patriotic Past: 'He Thinks the World Should Be Just,' Says His Father

Originally posted 08/28/2015 04:30PM

Army National Guard Specialist Aleksander "Alek" Skarlatos is a patriot to his core.

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Daughter of Slain Cop Gets Police Escort to First Day of School

Originally posted 08/28/2015 04:10PM

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