The Social Climber: Meet Lydia Ko, New Zealand's Latest Prodigy; Vince Young Eyes a Comeback

Meet Lydia Ko, New Zealand’s Latest Prodigy
PHOTO: Lydia Ko of New Zealand is pictured during the Final Round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic at the Lake Merced Golf Club on April 27, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.
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New Zealand has been churning out teenage prodigies lately -- first Lorde, now LPGA golfer Lydia Ko.

The South Korea-born athlete, who calls New Zealand home, had a pretty sweet 17th birthday weekend.

Ko scored her first win as a pro at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in California on Sunday. She was also recently named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.

Not bad for a girl who still isn’t old enough to vote.

Vince Young Eyes an NFL Comeback

Could Vince Young be the comeback quarterback the Cleveland Browns are looking for?

The free agent, who hasn't played in a regular season game since 2011, is expected to participate in Cleveland's minicamp this week, according to The Associated Press.

Young was the third overall pick in the 2006 NFL draft.

Mile-High Selfies Are a Thing

Mile-high selfies are all the rage for some flight attendants and passengers.

Pushing the drink cart? Trying on the pilot's hat? Sprawling out across those luxurious coach seats? The sky is the limit!

The snaps are taking social media by storm.

Just make sure to fasten your seat belt, stow your tray table and make sure your seat back is in a locked and upright position before landing.

Grimm Outlook
PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, center, speaks to the media outside of federal court in New York, April 28, 2014.
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It appears there is little, if anything, Republicans can do to get New York Rep. Michael Grimm off the November ballot despite his arrest Monday on fraud charges.

"We are essentially handcuffed with him as a candidate," a state GOP aide told ABC News on Monday.

Grimm’s legal woes may be welcome news to Democrats hoping to win the seat with a former city councilman, but Republicans can’t even replace Grimm with a more formidable challenger.

Read more here on what it would take to remove Grimm from the ballot.

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