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A healthy afterschool snack that eats like a treat

The words hungry kids heading home from school hate most? "Have a piece of fruit." Read more »

Published July 8, 2014

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NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

A is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Ghana: Quarantined US citizen tested for Ebola

Health officials in Ghana say a U.S. citizen is being tested for Ebola and remains in quarantine after he fell ill while in West Africa. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Kittel wins Tour de France 3rd stage in London

Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before... Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Some US-bound air travelers must turn on phones

Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights — a measure intended to enhance aviation security at a time when... Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Some US-bound air travelers must turn on phones

Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights — a measure intended to enhance... Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Movement pro Terry Notary transforms actors into apes on film

Terry Notary is Hollywood's human shape-shifter. In a blink, he can become an elf, an ape or almost any other moving creature. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia came about two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages. Brody had previously questioned whether that would... Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Pamela Yip: Take steps to keep medical bills from getting out of hand

No expenditure can hurl you toward financial ruin as quickly as medical bills. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Parents’ ‘stuff’ can be a burden for boomers

Losing a parent is an inevitable hurdle in life. And for baby boomers, whose aging parents are often in their 80s and 90s, it’s an imminent one. Aside from coping with the emotional burden,... Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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MTV series 'Finding Carter' traces aftermath of abduction

Finding an identity is hard enough for a 16-year-old girl without learning that life as you know it is based on a lie. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Oregon mental hospital to honor 'forgotten souls'

They were dubbed the "forgotten souls" — the cremated remains of thousands of people who came through the doors of Oregon's state mental hospital, died there and whose ashes were abandoned... Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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'Transformers' tops 'Tammy' on weak July 4 weekend

The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and the Melisa McCarthy comedy "Tammy" led the weakest summer holiday weekend... Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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Dubai to build world's biggest shopping center

The shopping-loving city that is home to one of the world's largest shopping malls wants to build one even bigger. Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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'Transformers' could earn record China box office

The latest "Transformers" movie, which features Chinese locations, actors and products, has so far earned almost as much in China as in the United States, driven by a record number of screenings... Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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Nonprofits help the dying make farewell videos

Carolyn Ngbokoli doesn't remember the sound of her mother's voice. She was just 19 when her mom died, and no recordings were left. Read more »

Published July 5, 2014

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Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur

North Carolina's popular beach towns began returning to the business of recreation Saturday, after Arthur lashed the state's coast with forceful winds and heavy rain and then churned northward... Read more »

Published July 5, 2014

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As dams fall, rapid changes on Elwha River

The final chunks of concrete are expected to fall this September in the nation's largest dam removal project, but nature is already reclaiming the Elwha River on Washington's Olympic Peninsula. Read more »

Published July 5, 2014

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Arthur weakening, downgraded to tropical storm

Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward... Read more »

Published July 5, 2014

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Arthur weakening, downgraded to tropical storm

Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward... Read more »

Published July 5, 2014

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Room service draws buyers in US condo-hotel boom

Developers nationwide are reviving a concept that collapsed with the real estate crash in 2008: combining condos and hotels. Read more »

Published July 5, 2014

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Beekeepers abuzz about Portland regulation

In Portland, a good beekeeper needs good neighbors — lots of them. Read more »

Published July 4, 2014

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Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut wins hot dog eating contest

The reigning champ of the Nathan's famous hot dog eating contest gets to hold onto his mustard yellow belt. Read more »

Published July 4, 2014

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College presidents say no to unions for athletes

Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the... Read more »

Published July 3, 2014

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Colorado attorney general tries to halt same-sex marriage licenses

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers asked a judge Thursday to order Boulder County to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Read more »

Published July 3, 2014

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