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Heroes Among Us: Colorado Women Help Thousands of Ugandans Out of Poverty

Heroes Among Us

Three Colorado Women Help Ugandans Build Businesses by Selling Handmade Beads

Originally posted 04/10/2014 02:30PM

In 2011, Teddy Namuyiga was desperate.

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Three Teens Get the Prom of Their Dreams at Madison Square Garden

UpdatePosted 04/10/2014 12:25PM

Three Teens Get the Prom of Their Dreams at Madison Square Garden

Originally posted 04/09/2014 04:30PM

Rowan Zubi couldn't stop twirling.

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Hot Mess! Chili Peppers on the Playground Send School Children to the Hospital

Habanero Peppers Turn Colorado School into Hazmat Zone

Originally posted 04/09/2014 04:30PM

A school in Colorado was evacuated Monday after students were exposed to habanero chili peppers near the playground, causing them eye and skin irritations that sent a handful of children to the hospital.

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Student Who Pulled Fire Alarm During Stabbing Spree Posts Hospital Selfie

Student Who Pulled Fire Alarm During Stabbing Spree Posts Hospital Selfie

Originally posted 04/09/2014 02:00PM

Hashtag this Instagram post: #lifesaver.

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70-Year-Old Grandma Prepares for First Flight with Roller-Coaster Ride (VIDEO)

UpdatePosted 04/09/2014 02:00PM

70-Year-Old Grandma Prepares for First Flight with Roller-Coaster Ride (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/09/2014 09:40AM

You're only as old as you feel, and roller coasters have a way of making anyone feel young.

Ria, a 70-year-old grandmother from the Netherlands, found that out as she hopped on a roller coaster to prepare for an even bigger life event: Her first plane ride.

As part of phone company Vodafone's "First" ad campaign, Ria was paired with An, a 78-year-old also from the Netherlands, to help each other conquer their fear of flying.

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Family Sues N.Y. Nursing Home Over Male Stripper Visit

UpdatePosted 04/09/2014 12:30PM

Family Sues N.Y. Nursing Home Over Male Stripper Visit

Originally posted 04/09/2014 11:15AM

An 85-year-old nursing home patient was the victim of "disgraceful sexual perversion" when a male stripper gyrated in front of her against her will at the suburban West Babylon, N.Y., facility, an attorney for the woman's family said Tuesday.

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8-Year-Old Who Inspired College Basketball Star Adreian Payne Has Died

8-Year-Old Who Inspired College Basketball Star Adreian Payne Has Died

Originally posted 04/09/2014 11:30AM

Lacey Holsworth, the inspiring 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne, has died.

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Serious Injuries Reported in Mass Stabbing at Pennsylvania High School

UpdatePosted 04/09/2014 11:25AM

Up to 20 Injured in Stabbing at Pittsburgh-Area High School

Originally posted 04/09/2014 09:30AM

A student armed with a knife went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including four students who suffered serious wounds, authorities said.

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New Hampshire Teacher Fired for Refusing to Unfriend Students on Facebook

New Hampshire Teacher Fired for Refusing to Unfriend Students on Facebook

Originally posted 04/08/2014 04:00PM

Carol Thebarge taught for nine years at Stevens High School in Claremont, N.H.

Recently, she was fired because of Facebook. Not because of any impropriety, but because she was friends with about 250 current students, and she refused to unfriend them.

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Teacher Suspended After Fight with Student – Is He a Hero?

Teacher Mark Black Called a Hero After Tackling Student Carrying Drugs

Originally posted 04/08/2014 03:40PM

A Santa Monica High School teacher initially criticized for fighting a student has now been lauded as a hero.

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