"Golden girl" Gabby Douglas tumbled herself into sports history! she is the first African-American to win an Olympic all-around title in gymnastics. Does anything faze this 16 year old? Asked what it means to be the first black woman to win an all-around title, she laughed and said, "I kind of forgot about that." Team-mate Aly Raisman tied for the bronze, but lost a tiebreaker and had to settle for fourth place.
What a score on the basketball court! Team USA beat Nigeria 156 to 73. That is the most points ever scored by a team. The Americans made 29 of 46 three-pointers. Carmelo Anthony also is the new Olympic single-game scoring champ with 37 points.
Have you seen the Chihuahua everyone is talking about? The pup found two girls, ages five and eight, lost in a forest near their home in Georgia. A neighbor, Carvin Young, grabbed his Chihuahua, Belle, and joined in a search to find the children. He said Belle picked up the girls' scent and began running until she reached them. The girls play with Belle every day.
Let's turn the tables and do a story about men helping an animal. Three men in Alaska saved a bear cub that was drowning in a whirlpool. At first they tried to bump the bear out, but the water caught their boat and they turned in circles. The cub became more frantic. Finally, the current brought the boat up against the bear and one of the men was able to nudge the cub to slower-moving water. It swam to shore.