Cris "Kesz" Valdez, a 13-year-old Filipino street kid who has literally scavenged for survival from the age of 2, has been recognized with the $130,000 Children's Peace Prize.

That's because at age 7, he started a foundation, the Championing Community Children charity.

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Allowing kids to play on scooters outside sounds normal enough, but a Texas mom was arrested and spent a night in jail after a neighbor complained about just that.

Cops took the neighbor at her word, and a few hours after the call, arrested her for child endangerment; she is accused of letting them play unsupervised.

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George Zimmerman's DNA and his alone was found on the gun that killed Trayvon Martin in February, according to DNA test results released by officials Wednesday.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement found Zimmerman’s DNA was on the gun but not Martin's; it is undetermined whether Martin's DNA was on the holster.

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Paula Asher, 18, was jailed for two days last week after a status update on Facebook about hitting another vehicle while driving under the influence. She posted, eloquently:

“My dumbass got a DUI and I hit a car LOL.”

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The surprise birth of a panda cub over the weekend at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., was cause for celebration, but also some concern.

Panda cubs are born hairless and helpless, the size of a stick of butter and 1,000 times smaller than their mothers - human infants are 20-30 times smaller.

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Conservationist Damian Aspinall let his 18-month old girl play with a 300-pound gorilla and filmed it. That dangerous situation turned out to be kind of cute, actually.

The video, shot 22 years ago, was kept private because he feared a public backlash. Now that more than two decades have passed, the activist said that he wanted to release the video to show that gorillas can be very gentle creatures:

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Nakoula Basseley Nakoula (also known as Sam Bacile) has been revealed as the creator of the anti-Muslim film that has contributed to violent protests in the Middle East.

"Innocence of Muslims", a low-budget movie filmed this year, has been blamed at least in part for the recent political and social unrest in the already volatile region.

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