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Celebrating nine years of YouTube animal videos

Celebrating nine years of YouTube animal videos »Play Video
Nine years ago, the first YouTube video was posted online. Since then, billions of hours of video have been viewed on the site. But which ones did people really go *wild* for? Jeanne Moos takes a look.

Eight Corvettes swallowed up in sinkhole

Eight Corvettes swallowed up in sinkhole »Play Video
The public will get its first up-close look at the sinkhole that swallowed eight cars at the National Corvette Museum. All of the cars are now out and on display at the museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Maira Ansari reports.

Boy forgoes PS4 to buy smoke detectors

Boy forgoes PS4 to buy smoke detectors »Play Video
A fire that claimed the lives of a mother and her son has inspired a little boy to go on a mission to help save lives. The eight-year-old from Texas had been saving his money to buy a Playstation 4 -- but the deadly fire changed his mind. Brian New reports.

Couple marries in front of burned home

Couple marries in front of burned home »Play Video
A Connecticut couple gets married in an unusual setting. They exchanged vows in front of their home that was destroyed in a fire. Kate Rayner has the story.

Love letters from World War I found in home

Love letters from World War I found in home »Play Video
Pieces of history were found during a home renovation in Jasper, Indiana. The homeowners found letters a World War One soldier sent to the woman he loved. Nick Lagrange has the story.

102-year-old bucket list item: ascend 103 floors

102-year-old bucket list item: ascend 103 floors »Play Video
A 102-year-old Indiana woman can cross visiting the top of the Willis Tower off her bucket list. She traveled to the skydeck of the Chicago Building, formerly called the Sears Tower. Frank Mathie reports.

Boston honors victims of Marathon Bombings

Boston honors victims of Marathon Bombings »Play Video

Tuesday marks exactly one year since the deadly attack at the finish line of the boston marathon.

Thousands, including dignitaries like Vice President Joe Biden, gathered inside the Hynes Convention Center Tuesday to remember the lives lost on April 15, 2013.

“We are Boston, we are America. We respond, we endure we overcome, and we own the finish line,” said Biden. 

Leftover beer grains fed to cows

Leftover beer grains fed to cows »Play Video
New federal regulations to make sure feed is safe for animals may have an unintended consequence. Beer brewers are objecting to a proposed federal rule that would make it harder for breweries to sell leftover grains as animal feed instead of throwing them away. Don Ford shows us that involves cows ... and beer.

Woman gets mail 45 years later

Woman gets mail 45 years later »Play Video
They don't call it snail mail for nothing. A New York woman finally receives mail that was long overdue. Hazel Sanchez has the story.

Father reunited with daughter's stolen ashes

Father reunited with daughter's stolen ashes »Play Video
A West Michigan father has been reunited with his daughter's missing cremains, after her urn was stolen from his home four weeks ago. Two boys found it in the snow along a road in Grand Rapids. But it took a TV news report to connect it to the father. As Ann Marie Laflamme reports, it's been an emotional rollercoaster for him.

'It was love for country that inspired these three Americans to put on the uniform and join the greatest army that the world has ever known'

'It was love for country that inspired these three Americans to put on the uniform and join the greatest army that the world has ever known' »Play Video

For the second time in 5 years, President Obama mourned with the Fort Hood community after a deadly on-base shooting.

The president and Mrs. Obama arrived Wednesday afternoon. Flags were lowered to half-staff at the massive army base in honor of the victims. 
    
The first couple met with the families of the three victims before the memorial ceremony began. 

Police: Teen goes on stabbing rampage at Pennsylvania high school

Police: Teen goes on stabbing rampage at Pennsylvania high school »Play Video

The morning calm at Franklin Regional High School outside Pittsburgh erupted into violence around 7:15 Wednesday morning just as students were arriving for class. 

A student being identified by police as 16-year-old Alex Hribal went on a rampage wielding two large knives, stabbing almost two dozen students.

"Upon arrival what I saw were multiple victims in the grass area on the exterior of the school," said Thomas Seefeld, Chief of Police in Murrysville, Penn. "Further checking the first floor hallway revealed multiple victims."