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Ultimate Survivor

At just 19 years old, Austin Hatch has been through more adversity than many face in a lifetime after surviving two plane crashes. Yet he never doubted he could make it through the unimaginable. He tells Maria Shriver his parents raised him to be “an uncommon man” and also credits his faith for his extraordinary story.

Dog Days of Summer

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They’ve been making the rounds on social media – a picture of a big, fluffy cloud that looks a bit canine and video of a doggie daycare center in Michigan. In the video, a group of pups – mostly golden retrievers and labs – paddle and splash around in a bone-shaped pool. Because when it’s hot out, what else is a dog to do but enjoy a refreshing dip?

Mom ‘Ignored No More’

Teenage kid ignoring your calls? There’s an app for that. One mom’s total frustration with her son and his unresponsive habits inspired her to develop an app that’s quickly becoming a big hit with parents.

How Ferguson Teachers Are Making a Difference

Chaos and unrest on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, kept thousands of children out of school this week. Find out what the city’s teachers are doing to make sure that even though this school year isn’t starting out like the rest, some lasting lessons come out of it.

Presidential Dunk

The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” reached a new level of prestige this week when former First Lady Laura Bush doused the 43rd president of the United States. President George W. Bush then nominated another commander in chief.