A North Carolina amusement park is laying claim to the world's fastest and tallest roller coaster.
The newest ride at Carowinds offers thrill-seekers a 30-story drop, and tops out at 95 mph.
The amusement park is undergoing a series of updates, totaling $50 million.
From Jeff Altman's YouTube Page:
"In 1955 my grandfather made a trip to Seattle, WA during his time with the Naval Air Reserve. He brought his 16mm camera along and captured these great images.
A family in the Gaza Strip city of Rafah has bought two lion cubs from a local zoo, keeping these unusual pets in their home.
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A father took his 9-month-old son out for his first bodyboard experience.
Jorge Tirado captured the experience on a GoPro camera, and uploaded it online.
Tirado encouraged everyone to safely take their kids to the ocean.
Police are trying to track down an armed robber with an unusual disguise.
Police in Pineville, North Carolina just released these surveillance pictures of Darth Vader robbing a credit union.
The suspect didn't have a lightsaber, but he did have a rifle.
No injuries were reported.
7-year-old Lexia Woods, whose tearful reaction to her favorite player Jimmy Graham getting traded from the Saints to the Seahawks went viral on YouTube, will get to see Jimmy Graham's first game in Seattle.
President Obama made an appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' last night and read mean tweets people have posted on Twitter about him.
Cammy was born unable to walk or speak. She was able to fulfill her wish of playing hockey thanks to her favorite player, Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks.
These best friends were separated for 10 days. When they were finally back together the cat refused to let go.
A buffalo at the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim got very close to visitors in one car. They were feeding the animals from their open window. One buffalo decided he didn't want to miss out on a snack and stuck his head in the window to get some.
Spring arrived early in the Skagit Valley. OverSkagit.com shared this aerial video of the daffodils in bloom.
An octopus tried to make a break for it at the Seattle Aquarium last month.
NOAA Fisheries/Northwest Fisheries Science Center captured video of a baby killer whale swimming off the Washington Coast.