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The Clean Cut: Man without arms and legs has a message about body image

While not having arms or legs may limit Chris' abilities, he's determined to pursue his passion.

Bilingual parents: Talking to your child in your native language makes it easier for them to learn English

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Studies have found that parents who aren't native speakers of the majority language in their community should still talk to their child in whatever language they know best. Read more »

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'Hercules' is a wasted opportunity for The Rock

Hollywood is now officially 0-2 on Hercules movies in 2014. The first try was just bad, but this one feels like a waste. Read more »

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Disney moves toward $10 hourly starting pay as job market rebounds

Walt Disney World is among big companies moving toward paying workers at least $10 per hour — a change that experts say will improve the standard of living for the lowest-paid employees and... Read more »

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Renovation Solutions: How to pull off being your own general contractor

Being your own general contractor for a home remodel can save you 12 percent on the total cost of the job, but it won't come free. Read more »

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Does getting married really increase wealth and income?

The Urban Institute has issued a report stating the millennial generation will have the lowest rates of marriage by age 40 than any previous generation. Read more »

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Donny Osmond releases app to promote upcoming 60th album

Behind every song there's a story, and Donny Osmond is sharing them through a new free online app that coincides with the upcoming release of his 60th album, "The Soundtrack of My Life." Read more »

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It's safe to vaccinate kids — studies find autism risks are linked to genetics instead

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A Swedish-based study has found a genetic link to the development of autism, causing many to question previous suspicions blaming childhood vaccinations and environmental factors. Read more »

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Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton can't save 'And So it Goes'

“And So It Goes” will probably go out with a whimper instead of a bang. It’s a quiet film that means well, but good intentions won’t pave the way to box office heaven in... Read more »

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'And So It Goes': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "And So It Goes." Read more »

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Most American high schoolers don't know how to manage money

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New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. Read more »

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James Garner was a singular talent with his tongue in his cheek

His self-deprecating sense of humor went a long way toward ingratiating James Garner to movie and TV audiences for more than half a century. Read more »

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'Arrow' makes Green Arrow less goofy

The TV series "Arrow" explores the inherent moral complexities of being a superhero. Read more »

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A black and white, and sometimes Technicolor, summer

Set your DVRs. Many of these classic, Oscar-worthy movies from the 1930s through 1960s can be seen during the summer months on TV. Read more »

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‘Heaven Is for Real,’ ‘Cesar Chavez’ arrive on DVD, Blu-ray

This week’s movies on home video include the unexpected faith-film hit “Heaven Is for Real” and a very good biography of Cesar Chavez. Read more »

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Hasbro offers a fun lineup of games this summer

The summer 2014 crop of games doesn't disappoint. The classic Simon electronic game is back with a twist, games from Disney and Transformers look great and new versions of Mouse Trap and Monopoly... Read more »

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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: The worst (and best) things to say to someone who is grieving

Too many times, we avoid those in pain because we aren’t sure what to say. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Batman's true mission: The search for familial stability

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To celebrate the 75 year anniversary of the creation of Batman, DC Comics has declared July 23 Batman Day. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Sherry Young: Moving — a life changing event for all

Many hands make light work and that can be said about much of our lives especially when good friends show up to unload an ABF truck on a hot day in Gilbert, Arizona. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The Clean Cut: 'Dancing grandpa' throws down canes, wins over viewers with enthusiastic moves

They say age is only a number, and a viral video of an elderly man dancing is making a strong case for this argument. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The best and worst states for working parents

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In a study that examined how well employers in various states protected working fathers and mothers, most states didn't score very well. Few states have generous policies that allow moms and dads... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Linda & Richard Eyre: What we can all learn from arranged marriages

Most Americans react negatively to the idea of an arranged marriage. The thought creates a mental picture of a young couple forced to wed by controlling families. But much of the world sees it... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Leaving your child alone in public? Better be careful you don't get in trouble for neglect

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Parents need to be careful with their children these days—not for the safety of the children, but for the well-being of the parent. More parents are facing arrests and court battles for... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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'Batkid Begins' documentary inspired by 5-year-old boy who beat cancer

As of last week, an Indigogo campaign for a documentary to be titled "Batkid Begins" went live, asking to raise $100,000 to tell the story of Miles Scott, a 5-year-old boy who beat leukemia. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Wright Words: Why I’m sorry for judging a convenience store clerk

There was just something about the woman behind the counter. She had worried eyes and a tired smile. I suspected the reason her smile was exhausted had nothing to do with using it all the time, it... Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Britain's little prince celebrates first birthday, new pictures released

The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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