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2 hrs ago | WBTV

Study: Early school start times hinder students

As kids all across the country once again set their alarms for back-to-school wake-up calls, one group of doctors says if those students don't snooze, they could lose.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Sleep, Medicine, Health, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Standardized Testing, Education

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Brandon Sun

B.C. to start daycare payments to parents as teachers strike talks collapse

British Columbia expects to start giving cash to parents to offset the costs of daycare that result from kids not being in school because of a teachers strike.


Related Topix: Kids

Cybercast News Service

Bundy son pulls kids from schools over knife

A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds.


Related Topix: Kids, Clark County, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Mesquite, NV

The Republic

3 teenagers dead in Pennsylvania SUV crash, 3 hurt

Northampton police Chief Michael Clark says the crash killed Ryan Lesher, Cullen Keffer and Shamus Digney, incoming sophomores at Council Rock South High School in Newtown.


Related Topix: Teenagers, Bucks County, PA

Detroit News

2 teens dumped in street, shot to death in Detroit

A witness phoned police at about 3:40 a.m. Sunday to report seeing a man stop in the 15800 block of Stoepel, near Livernois and the Lodge Freeway, and force two people from the car, Detroit Police Officer Adam Madera said.


Related Topix: Teenagers

Windsor Beacon

Yonkers man charged in attack on mom, kids

The New York Police Department released this sketch of a man who assaulted a woman passenger and her three children.


Related Topix: Kids, Yonkers, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

There are thousands, and they are ubiquitous: Long-time favorite Doraemon has a daily quiz in a national newspaper.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Kids, Anime and Manga

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Age

Survival guide to tangling with teens

For parents and teens alike, the adolescent years can be a traumatic time. How to survive it is one of the great familial challenges.


Related Topix: Kids, Teenagers

Journal Gazette

At North Side, industrial gear cranking out job-ready grads

Take a stroll through Phil Springer's Hire Technology workshop at North Side High School and you'll see sandblasters, band saws, lathes and laser engravers.


Related Topix: Kids, Purdue University, Central, IN


Lawsuit says Iowa nursing home mistreated woman

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Madrid, IA, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Science / Technology


Re: St. Paul Police Tase, Arrest Chris Lollie Sitting In Skyway | News One

Cell phone footage of Minneapolis police tasing and arresting a Black man, Chris Lollie , for sitting in a skyway in January has gone viral on YouTube.


Related Topix: Kids

WTOC-TV Savannah

Boy calls police from inside carjacked SUV

"He said hang on and I was like wait you're in the wrong car and he was like I know I'm stealing this car," Alex said.


Related Topix: Kids

The Bennington Banner

NH high court: New sentence hearings in killings

Four men convicted of murder as teenagers should receive new sentencing hearings in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that mandatory life sentences for juvenile are unconstitutional, New Hampshire's Supreme Court ruled Friday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, US Supreme Court, Teenagers, Dartmouth College

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Jennifer Aniston Opens Up About Not Having Kids

Jennifer Aniston and fianc Justin Theroux aren't worrying about whether they are going to have children.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Jennifer Aniston, Kids

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Exclusive: Child witnesses ISIS atrocities

He should be toddling around a playground with his friends. But instead, he wears a black balaclava, crouched down in a desolate street with his hands clenched around an AK-47.


Related Topix: Kids

Evesham Journal

The Liberal Democrats have announced manifesto plans to give fathers more paternity leave

Fathers are currently allowed two weeks but the party wants to go further and increase the protected entitlement to six weeks, extending total parental leave to 58 weeks.


Related Topix: Parenting

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

NY foster agencies settle suit by kids for $17.5M

Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starved and imprisoned in a "house of horrors," attorneys said.


Related Topix: Kids, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Federal Prisons, Prison, Florida, NY

The Daily Record

Dear Abby: Responsibility for birth control falls on both men and women

DEAR ABBY: I am sick to death of hearing about people who have too many kids and the hardship it imposes.


Related Topix: Kids

News Shopper

Nicole Kidman has talked about her marriage with Keith Urban

The Oscar-winning actress opened up about her life in a revealing interview with Net-a-Porter's The Edit, discussing her blissfully happy marriage with Keith Urban and motherhood, and touching on her life before she met the country music star.


Related Topix: Kids

Inside Bay Area

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie finally tie the knot

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married Saturday at Chateau Miraval in France, the couple's spokesman told E! News.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Maleficent, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Wedding, Kids