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This 10-Year-old Boy Just Beat Michael Phelps’s Most Enduring Swimming Record

A youngster whose actual name is “Clark Kent” just beat a swimming record that Michael Phelps set in 1995.

Michael Phelps Gets Revenge, Wins Two Olympic Medals for Historic Tally of 21 (WATCH)

A famed US swimmer won back the gold medal that is closest to his heart on a day of pure dominance for the most...

Phelps Starts Foundation With Olympic Winnings

Fourteen-time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps today announced the establishment of the Michael Phelps Foundation and made his first donation by committing the...

Eight! Phelps Wins Record-Setting Gold in Beijing (UPDATED)

Michael Phelps won his record eighth gold medal Sunday at the Beijing Olympics, swimming with the victorious U.S. 400-meter medley relay team, surpassing Mark...

Watch Dramatic Video of Surfer Potentially Breaking Record for Riding World’s Biggest Wave

The 29-year-old daredevil still needs to submit evidence to officiators, but experts have expressed confidence that he succeeded in breaking the record.

World’s Oldest Barber, Still Masterfully Cutting Hair At 107, Shares Secrets For Longevity

Anthony Mancinelli may be a staggering 107 years old, but he is still working full-time as a barber – the same way that he has...

Good News in History, August 17

Happy Birthday to Robert De Niro, who was born in New York City 75 years ago today. The actor has appeared in over 100...

Good News in History, August 13

On this day 10 years ago, American swimmer Michael Phelps won the men's 200m butterfly in Beijing, on his way to setting the record...

Good News in History, August 10

On this day 225 years ago, the Louvre Museum was officially opened in Paris. A royal palace on the banks of the Seine, it...

Good News in History, July 31

50 years ago today, working at Trident studios in London where they could access 8-track equipment, The Beatles recorded the master track of a new Paul McCartney song...

A Perfect 10: This Corgi’s Diving Technique is Sure to Make You Laugh

Who is Michael Phelps again? We were too busy watching the slick swimming moves of Cooper the corgi. Cooper, who has become an internet star...

Olympic Buildings To Be Disassembled Like Puzzles For Public Parks and Schools

Instead of letting the grand Olympic stadiums and buildings languish, a company designed them using “nomadic architecture” so they can be reused.

100 Kids From Brazilian Slums Surprised with Trip To the Olympics

French comedian Jérôme Jarre and Mexican Juanpa Zurita gave 100 kids from the slums of Morro da Providencia the gift of a lifetime when they...

American Swimmer Stuns World, First to Win All These Races in Single Meet

Like any world-class athlete, 18-year-old swimmer Katie Ledecky can swim hundreds of meters and make it look easy. And, a mere 30 minutes later,...

30,000 US Teens Converge on Detroit in Massive Christian Volunteer Clean-up

Thousands of teenagers from around the U.S. converged in Detroit, Michigan, last week to clean up the city’s neighborhoods. A whopping 30,000 young folks spent...
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The Top 10 GOOD NEWS Stories of 2012

On the face of it, 2012 revealed the worst of the society's ills -- toxic partisan politics, horrific shootings and devastating natural disasters. But...
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Olympic Champ Missy Franklin Dedicates 4 Gold Medals to her Grieving Hometown, Aurora, Colo.

17 year-old swimmer Missy Franklin is being called the new Michael Phelps, after winning four gold medals and a bronze in London and competing...
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U.S. Olympic Swim Team Shows Off Dancing Skills in Spoof Video

It's not all hard work and no play for the U.S. swimming team. A light-hearted, spoof video filmed by the team during the run-up to...
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Michigan’s Recovery is Second Fastest in US

Michigan's economy is recovering from the recession at the second-fastest pace in the U.S., lifted by reviving carmakers and local manufacturers, according to the...
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Detroit: The Next Silicon Valley?

Tech job openings rose 82% in Detroit, with companies like Google and Ford hiring engineers in droves. And, college grads in Detroit say...