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VIDEO: Teenage NASA Intern Discovers Rare Planet

An observant teenager made the discovery of a lifetime during his internship at NASA this summer in Greenbelt, Maryland. When 17-year-old Wolf Cukier was assigned to look through the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) telescope at the Goddard Space Flight Center, he was surprised to find much more than just stars, according to WLNY. The Scarsdale…

Singer Pink Pledges $500,000 to Help Fight Deadly Brushfires in Australia

Pop superstar Pink pledged to help the people of Australia, who have been affected by devastating brushfires in recent days, donating $500,000 “directly to the local fire services.” “I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires,” Pink wrote on social media early Saturday morning. “I am pledging…

Passenger Pays Uber Driver’s College Debt so She Can Graduate

An Atlanta, Georgia, woman’s dreams of going back to college are finally coming true thanks to the help of a good Samaritan passenger on an Uber ride who paid it forward. The driver, Latonya Young, told WSB-TV she would never forget that car ride. “I got a call to go to Mercedes-Benz Stadium. It was…

WATCH: Minnesota Teens Form Special Friendship with Korean War Veteran

A group of teenage boys recently made a very special friend at their school’s gym in Hastings, Minnesota. When 88-year-old Korean War veteran Loren Mollet took one of his daily walks around the inside track at Hastings High School last year, he had no idea what was about to happen, according to KARE. As Mollet…

Church Members Create 7-Foot-Tall Gingerbread Replica of Notre Dame

A Missouri church did its best to honor the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris by creating a seven-foot-tall gingerbread replica of the church. The cathedral suffered substantial fire damage earlier this year, so parishioners at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Weston, Missouri, decided to bring the cathedral back to life — with gingerbread and 450…

Couple Gives Denny’s Waitress Who Walked 14 Miles to Work a Car

A Texas couple really paid it forward after they handed the keys to a car to a Denny’s waitress who served them breakfast. Adrianna Edwards, the waitress, walked 14 miles each day to get to her shift at a Denny’s restaurant in Galveston, Texas, before the anonymous couple who sat in her section at breakfast…

Service Dog Poses for Elementary School Yearbook Photo

A service dog was honored in a unique way by an elementary school in Gravette, Arkansas. When Jessica Burchette found out the medications her son, Treyton, took for a rare epileptic disorder were not working, she did not know what to do, reported WHNT. Thankfully, the community heard about the family’s need and raised more…

Pittsburgh Penguins Captain Gifts Car to Army Veteran

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby gave the ultimate salute to our veterans this Veterans Day weekend by gifting a car to an Army veteran. Crosby presented a 2019 Honda Passport Elite— which he won back in January at last season’s NHL All Star Game for earning MVP status— to Madeline Malizio, a specialist in the…

WATCH: Courageous Cat Saves Toddler from Falling Down Flight of Stairs

A Colombian cat is being hailed a hero after it saved a toddler from tumbling down a stairwell on October 31. Video footage shows the moment a 1-year-old named Samuel begins to crawl across his nursery’s floor to the stairway. The cat, a Siamese breed named Gatubela, watches from her perch on the couch as…

Kentucky Family Adopts Three Young Siblings to Keep Them Together

WLWT A family of four in northern Kentucky recently adopted three siblings to make sure they stayed together. Jeannine Ruck and her husband, Jack, of Fort Thomas, legally adopted Will, 7; his brother, Eli, 6; and their sister, Anna Mae, 2, during an adoption ceremony at the Campbell County Court on Thursday morning, according to WLWT.…

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