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March 29, 2013
Two men in their 90s run 100-meter, um, dash

Two old dudes, both in their 90s, risked comfortable senior-citizen status as well as brittle hamstrings to stage a 100-meter race at a track meet in San Sebastian, Spain. It takes awhile for them to finish, but it's worth watching.


March 29, 2013
Pope washes prisoners' feet as part of Easter ritual

Pope Francis washes the feet of 12 young offenders including two girls and two Muslims at a Rome prison in an unprecedented version of an ancient Easter ritual, seen as part of efforts to bring the Catholic Church closer to those in need.


March 29, 2013
Man tumbles onto subway tracks, is helped by stranger

A Philadelphia man is being called a hero after he jumped onto subway tracks to rescue another man who fell. Christopher Knafelc says he couldn't imagine not trying to help the man.

March 28, 2013
'American Idol' judge works out on lame contestants

Nicki Minaj, the flamboyant singer who moonlights as a judge on "American Idol," doesn't mince words when she tells a trio of singers to "get off the stage" after their dismal performance. Word to the street, yo.


March 28, 2013
Dumb-crook department: Redding man flubs break-in attempt

Redding police are looking for a suspect who, first, showed his face (and sweet, sweet trousers) to the security camera, then weak-armed a rock into the window before tripping over a parking obstacle, falling on his face then galumphing off into what can only be guessed is either oblivion or, more likely, eventual incarceration.

March 27, 2013
Poll crashes through bus windshield in China giving driver a close call

A power pole or lamp post crashed through the windshield of a bus in China but the driver walked away with minor injuries and none of the passengers were hurt.

March 27, 2013
Tearful Dorothy Hamill withdraws from 'Dancing With The Stars'

Succumbing to injury, Olympic gold medal-winning ice skater Dorothy Hamill had to pull out of "Dancing With The Stars" competition. Here's a look at here emotional announcement and reaction from fellow competitors.

March 25, 2013
FGCU Dunk City: 'Never heard of us but we're lockin' teams out'

Never heard of FGCU (Florida Gulf Coast University)? Listen up. The NCAA Sweet 16 Eagles couldn't be more proud:

March 22, 2013
She said yes! Kate Upton agrees to be boy's prom date

Here it is: Jake Davidson created this clever YouTube video to ask supermodel Kate Upton to be his date.

March 22, 2013
Trailer and review for 'Spring Breakers'
March 22, 2013
Bruce Springsteen's 'mini-me' moment - The Boss brings a young kid on stage

The Boss brings a young kid on stage during a show and the two wow the crowd.

And here's a little longer YouTube version of the event.

March 21, 2013
49ers legend Joe Montana inducted into California Hall of Fame

49ers legend Joe Montana was inducted into the California Hall of Fame in Sacramento, drawing a huge crowd

March 21, 2013
Miley Cyrus twerking in a unicorn suit

Hannah Montana is gone forever. Check out Miley Cyrus twerking in a unicorn suit. We weren't even sure it was her until the end, but sure enough, it's the former Disney darling herself! - via worldstarhiphop.com

Want more Miley news? She attempts to buck off all doubts that she and Liam Hemsworth have called off their engagement by posing with her ring... in, you guessed it, the horse onezie.

March 21, 2013
Man saves toddler's life at convenience store

A life-saving drama unfolds at a convenience store in Australia after a mother carries her lifeless toddler to the checkout line, pleading for help. The child is reportedly doing OK this morning.

March 20, 2013
Raw: Obama's Final Four picks revealed

President Barack Obama is picking Indiana to go all the way in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. ESPN revealed Wednesday that he predicted Louisville, Ohio State and Florida would round out the Final Four.

Read the story about his picks here.
March 20, 2013
Not dead yet: Deer jumps out of truck of car

Some police officers in Kalamazoo, Michigan, got a big surprise when they opened a car trunk.

Read the story about the deer bolting from the trunk here.

March 20, 2013
Beyonce criticized for bold new lyrics, using 'B' word

The controversy surrounding Beyonce's lyrics in her new single "Bow Down."

March 19, 2013
Selena Gomez and 'Spring Breakers' making the news

Selena Gomez sported a leggy look in a sequin and lace mini dress as she made her way to an appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman where she joked that she made Justin Bieber cry

In "Spring Breakers," Selena wanted to get graphic and so did Vanessa Hudgens.

March 18, 2013
Kim debuts in her first feature film

Kim Kardashian debuts her first feature film, 'Tyler Perry's Temptation!'

Trailer for Tyler Perry's "Temptaion: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor"

March 15, 2013
Stunt man jumps over speeding Lamborghini

Yeah, you don't want to try this. But it's cool to watch.

March 15, 2013
Nicki Minaj like you've never seen her before

The "American Idol" judge poses with minimal hair and makeup. See her transformation.

March 15, 2013
Funny: LA weatherman pranked on live TV

You gotta love live television. KTLA 5 (Los Angeles) weatherman Henry DiCarlo was giving his usual happy wishes for birthdays and anniversaries when the news anchor realized his colleague had been pranked. The anchors begin laughing, and so will you.

March 14, 2013
Parents warned about new party drug 'Molly'

What you should know about the new club drug called Molly, a chemical drug most commonly used in ecstasy and has been glorified in song. It's use is on the rise, cheap and available.

March 14, 2013
The latest in March Madness
March 14, 2013
Raw: New pope celebrates Mass in St. Peter's

Newly-elected Pope Francis conducted his inaugural Mass in the Sistine Chapel on Thursday afternoon.

March 14, 2013
Miss America and Miss Hawaii's beach photo prompt discussion on realistic weight expectancy

Mallory Hagan was just crowned Miss America a few months ago. And now she and Miss Hawaii are getting a lot of attention... But this time it's for something else.

March 14, 2013
Tiger Woods' ex has a new man, 53-year-old billionaire
March 13, 2013
Report: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth split

According to the New York Post, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are "very, very much apart" after reportedly ending their relationship.

And here's another report.

March 13, 2013
Habemus Papam: Pope Francis Introduced to World

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.

March 13, 2013
Hang on: Jeff Gordon's Pepsi 'test drive' prank

It's the new Uncle Drew. Jeff Gordon disguised as a normal person - Mike - takes a nice looking Camaro for a test drive and freaks out the auto salesman, who threatens to call the police at the end until he's convinced it's all a stunt.

March 12, 2013
Live from the Vatican: Is there white smoke?

New from The Guardian: Live stream from the Vatican papal conclave. The Sistine Chapel chimney will emit black smoke after an inconclusive vote and white smoke when a new pope has been elected.



Live video for mobile from Ustream

March 12, 2013
Wealth inequality video goes viral

Kids, cats and celebrities? These videos go viral all the time. But here is a video on wealth inequality that has gotten a lot of notice. It's gotten millions of hits and is based on research from Harvard. Take a look.

March 12, 2013
Raw dashboard cam: Officer rescues man from burning car

Raw dashboard footage of an officer in Iowa rescuing an 18-year-old unconscious man from a burning car.

March 11, 2013
Valerie Harper gets emotional

After revealing she has terminal brain cancer, the actress gets choked up talking about how she's coping with the disease.

March 11, 2013
Mother cares for baby tiger at Sacramento zoo

The Sumatran tigers at the Sacramento Zoo have another offspring. Watch the mother with her cub.

Read about the new Sumatran tiger at the zoo here.

March 11, 2013
Did Justin Timberlake diss Kanye West by changing lyrics on 'SNL'?

The singer changes the lyrics to his song, rumored to be in response to the rapper's criticism. Listen in.

March 11, 2013
Kim Kardashian tries blood facial

Kim Kardashian tried out a blood facial on the latest episode of her show Kourtney and Kim Take Miami as her ex Kris Humphries' family finally break their silence on their marriage.

March 9, 2013
Chimney in place to to help announce conclave's decision on new pope

Workmen today installed a chimney through which smoke - either white or black - will rise, telling the world what cardinals participating the the conclave called to choose a new head of the Catholic church decide.

March 9, 2013
NBA's Stern says local bid for Kings doesn't stack up

NBA Commissioner David Stern on Friday said that a bid by interests who want to keep the Kings in Sacramento isn't enough to trump the deal proposed by a group planning to take the team to Seattle. Here's what Stern had to say:

March 8, 2013
Central Valley fifth-grader's shot makes ESPN's Top 10 plays

Dylan Everhard of Salida (Modesto area) joined tennis star Rafael Nadal, NBA guard Monta Ellis and NHL champion Evgeni Malkin on Tuesday when video of his highlight-reel basket made ESPN's Top 10 Plays of the Day.

Read the Modesto Bee story about Dylan and his now-famous shot here.

March 8, 2013
Justin Bieber lashes out in London

Watch Justin Bieber try to get in a fight with photographers outside of his hotel in London. Hey, it's been a bad week.

March 8, 2013
Kelly Osbourne confirms she did have a seizure

Kelly Osbourne has thanked well-wishers for their messages after revealing that she did have a seizure on the set of E!'s Fashion Police. She's visited the wards a few times for mishaps lately.

March 8, 2013
Raw: Bieber short of breath during London show

Justin Bieber says he is "getting better," after fainting backstage at a concert in London, and the venue says Friday's show is scheduled to go ahead as planned.

Read the story about Bieber fainting here.

March 7, 2013
Zuckerburg announces Facebook Newsfeed change coming for users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg announced a major change to the social media site on Thursday. The text-based application appears to be jumping into the news business.

Read the story about the changes here.

March 7, 2013
Kim Kardashian reportedly told to take it slower after seeing doctor for stomach pains

Kim Kardashian reportedly landed in Los Angeles feeling sick after her flight from Paris, and was rushed to a doctor with fears that she suffered a miscarriage. She's apparently been told to ease back her lifestyle a bit.

March 7, 2013
The surf of his life - twice: Garrett McNamara takes into the world of riding massive waves

Garrett McNamara may have broken his own record for the tallest waved ever surfed. In a "60 Minutes Sports" preview, he spoke to Anderson Cooper about his first record wave - a 78-foot wave.

March 7, 2013
Crane falls into pit as driver bails at last minute

A close call for operator of this massive crane in Michigan.

March 7, 2013
Russell Crowe claims what he videotaped could be UFO

Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe tweeted a time-lapse video he shot claiming it could be of a UFO. Buzz 60 explains why the internet is responding with skepticism.

March 6, 2013
Mila Kunis' hilarious interview

The actress has fun with a nervous rookie reporter from the BBC. Watch Mila Kunis' charming conversation. It really might be one of the best celebrity interviews ever even though people off-camera try to get the conversation back to her new movie, "Oz the Great and Powerful."

March 6, 2013
Why is Jon Stewart taking break from 'The Daily Show'?

Jon Stewart will be off "The Daily Show" for 12 weeks in order to pursue plans to direct a movie.

Read about Stewart's plans here.

March 5, 2013
Justin Bieber angers his fans

The singer upsets his loyal followers by showing up nearly two hours late to his London concert. Hear the details.

And here's a few seconds of video of the reaction at the concert via TMZ.


March 5, 2013
Bay Bridge light sculpture steals some S.F. spotlight

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge is getting some competition for attention from its neighbor, the Bay Bridge. CBS News' John Blackstone reports.

March 4, 2013
Raw: HS hoops player sinks 55-foot buzzer beater

This buzzer beater is going to be tough to beat just three days into March. Khalil Edney grabbed a loose ball and made a 55-footer as time expired to give New Rochelle a 61-60 win over rival Mt. Vernon in a New York sectional final on Sunday.

March 4, 2013
High school marathon dancers raise almost $500,000 in 24-hour-plus event

Hundreds of high schoolers in New York State danced for more than 24 hours over the weekend. They raised money for a combination of people needing medical care, car accident survivors and others who need a helping hand.

March 4, 2013
'Modern Family' cast stuck on elevator

Three members of the cast of ABC's, "Modern Family," were stuck in an elevator for more than an hour in a hotel in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend. Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet and Tyler Ferguson shared all the details of their unfortunate situation on the social media websites Twitter and Vine. Buzz 60 has the story.

March 2, 2013
Celebrity bad birls caught smoking and Lindsay Lohan's latest court drama

America's new sweetheart Jennifer Lawrence joins Lindsay Lohan and Rihanna as the latest stars caught lighting up! Plus, LiLo faces more courtroom drama.

March 2, 2013
Justin Bieber: Bizarre behavior and his birthday

The gold mask, the gas mask and the shirt that keeps going missing! Is the newly turned 19-year-old star spinning out of control?

March 2, 2013
Stranded dolphins head from L.A. wetlands back to ocean

Two wayward dolphins have returned to the ocean after being stuck in the Bolsa Chica wetlands near Huntington Beach on Friday.

March 1, 2013
Raw: NC State player makes somersault catch

North Carolina State University center fielder Brett Williams was caught on camera making a one-handed catch before landing with an acrobatic midair cartwheel against the New Mexico State Aggies that stirs crowd.

March 1, 2013
Mayor talks Kings at State of the City

Here is Mayor Kevin Johnson's address on saving the Kings as presented by The Bee's Hector Amezcua.

March 1, 2013
Raw: 'Harlem Shake' at 30,000 feet doesn't amuse the FAA

The FAA is trying to determine if some students violated any rules when they performed a popular dance during a flight from Colorado Springs to San Diego. Members of the Colorado College Ultimate team did the "Harlem Shake" in the aisles.


Read the story here.



About Video Break

David Caraccio is a Sacramento native and online news editor with over 23 years of journalism experience. A graduate of San Diego State University, he enjoys finding and viewing videos worth watching. Email: dcaraccio@sacbee.com. On Twitter: @DavidCaraccio. Phone: (916) 321-1125.

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