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National Spelling Bee secrets revealed: Picking words to trip up kids

For decades, the work of a word selection panel has been a closely guarded secret. Here is a first look at what goes on behind the competition's closed doors.

I’m traumatized after a man ripped off my wig — there’s demons in NY

An NYC singer is virally blowing the whistle on a man who allegedly yanked a green wig off of her head while passing her by on a city street.

Hero vet becomes first above-the-knee double amputee to climb Everest: 'Thought we would all die'

Hari Burha Magar made history by becoming the first double amputee above the knee to scale Mount Everest.

I'm a 102-year-old — good sex is my secret to a long life

This former Royal Air Force chef's family celebrated her big birthday with her on May 9, with the centenarian gushing that she "didn't want the day to end."

I should be infertile — but with months left to live I’m having a baby

A man was told he would be infertile after cancer treatment. Now, his wife is pregnant with their "miracle" baby, while he was given just months to live.

My son caught on fire doing a viral stunt — I tried to put it out with my bare hands

"He was completely on fire from the waist up," the shocked mom revealed. "It was terrifying."

Vietnam POWs to be honored 50 years after Nixon celebrated them with historic banquet

Dozens of former Vietnam POWs will reunite for a dinner recreating a White House banquet held 50 years ago by Richard Nixon to mark their freedom and heroism.

Model shares final moments with grandma before euthanasia

A Victoria's Secret model goes public in support of her beloved Bubbie's decision to end her life on her own terms: "It's the light at the end of the tunnel."

I can't get a job because of my tattoos — I don't want to work anyway

This TikToker is covered from head-to-toe in tattoos — including permanent designs on her face, neck, chest, arms, torso, legs and feet.

Brave bone cancer survivors make it to prom together: ‘It was a dream’

While enrolled at separate schools, the teens bonded over their harrowing health journeys together — culminating in one unforgettable prom night.

I graduated with honors -- trolls say my grad pics make me look 'dumb as hell'

To celebrate a college degree, a freakishly flexible scholar tossed on a pair of platform heels and a red thong to pose in an upside-down split on a stripper pole...

Groom's 'father-dogter' dance with Labrador steals wedding spotlight

A doggone good time was had by all — including the adorable pooch.

I founded the world's most exclusive sex club and it ruined my marriage

Damon Lawner is making a comeback after the rollercoaster ride of his SNCTM sex clubs, which he sold for millions -- but they also cost him his marriage.

Here comes the bride: Ohio woman, 77, marries herself in 'second chance' at love

Dorothy “Dottie” Fedeli, 77, wore a white dress and veil and decorated her walker for the Saturday event.

I don't use toilet paper anymore — I wipe with leaves to save money

Environmental activist Robin Greenfield first began his journey to quitting toilet paper in 2013 when he started using leftover napkins and tissues instead.

We are crime scene cleaners — here are the most gruesome things we've seen

Warning: Graphic content. The unique job includes cleaning up the results of everything from murder-suicides to unattended deaths.

Ex-model Loni Willison speaks on addiction and homeless life

"My ex-husband. Getting married. At least I got divorced," Willison said. "He set everything up to do this to me."

72-year-old man graduates college with his mother in attendance

Sam Kaplan, 72, graduated from Georgia Gwinnett College with a degree in cinema studies and his proud 98-year-old mother was in attendance.

Anguished moms reveal how cannabis turned kids to crime, homelessness, schizophrenia and suicide

Emerging evidence is revealing a link between heavy cannabis use and schizophrenia, especially among young men. Laura Stack's son Johnny was one of them. And he lost his life as a...

Schizophrenic Yale Law grad's story was going to be a movie starring Brad Pitt — until he murdered his pregnant fiancée

A glowing New York Times profile made Michael Laudor the face of his illness. Brad Pitt was going to play him. But in 1998, he killed Caroline Costello. A new...