One Tasty Knaidel: Meet Your New National Spelling Bee Champ

Displaying more of the general cool he maintained during the entire competition, New York's Arvind Mahankali, age 13, won Thursday night's Scripps Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word for "knaidel," which is the Yiddish word for "dumpling." » 5/31/13 9:30am 5/31/13 9:30am

Queens-Based Spelling Wunderkind Has One Last Shot at the National Bee

Arvind Mahankali was barely five years old when he first set out to win at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, though of course, it took him about four years to actually make it there. Arvind first competed in the competition at the age of nine (he was eliminated on the word "Presa") and has returned every year since,… » 3/22/13 12:10pm 3/22/13 12:10pm