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6th grader speaks 7 languages

6th grader speaks 7 languages »Play Video
For some of us, learning another language is on our bucket list. But reporter Natalia Martinez found one young man who's already got several languages under his belt. And he's only in the 6th grade! Mohamed Nashaz has blown his teachers away with his ability not only to learn, but also to help others.

Southwest upcycles airline seat covers into leather goods

Southwest upcycles airline seat covers into leather goods »Play Video
Southwest upcycles the leather covers from old seats into soccer balls and other leather goods.

Ready to be retired from service aboard a commercial plane, these Southwest airlines seats are being stripped and shipped to workers like Ron Butts.

He and his coworkers at Garten take the first step in upcycling some of Southwest's old leather seats: 43 acres of it, originally destined for landfills

'It does not appear that this was just a random crime'

'It does not appear that this was just a random crime' »Play Video
Photos of Daron Dylon Wint, via DC Metro Police

U.S. Marshals tracked Daron Dylon Wint to New York City. They say they just missed him Wednesday night.

Late Thursday, they found him leaving a hotel in College Park, Maryland.

Wint is charged with murder in connection with the killings of three members of a prominent family in Washington, D.C., and their housekeeper.

Happy 35th anniversary Pac-Man - Wakka Wakka!

Happy 35th anniversary Pac-Man - Wakka Wakka! »Play Video
35 years ago, a legend was born. "Pac-man" made its debut in Japanese arcades. Three-and-a-half decades and billions of glowing dots later, the yellow gaming icon has appeared in more than 70 titles. Chris Boyette takes a look at the colorful history of Pac-man!

'They call them widowmakers': Man survives logging accident

'They call them widowmakers': Man survives logging accident »Play Video

Tom Sidick spent most of his life cutting things down, taking them apart, and selling them off, piece by piece. Now, he's spending time putting the important parts back together.

1 in 7 U.S. cars now subject to airbag recall

1 in 7 U.S. cars now subject to airbag recall »Play Video
A safety device meant to save lives could be endangering them in certain cars.

About 34 million vehicles - nearly 1 in every 7 cars on the road in the United States - are now subject to a recall due to faulty airbags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata.

When the airbag expands, it can cause the metal-encased inflater to burst, launching shards of metal into the driver and the front passenger.

Man witnesses Mount St. Helens eruption from top of another volcano

Man witnesses Mount St. Helens eruption from top of another volcano »Play Video
Photo courtesy Joe Whittington

One Portland man had a unique front-row seat of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. He witnessed it from the top of another volcano.