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56 min ago | ABC News

American Air Will Charge for Solo Kids up to 14

American Airlines says it will extend its fee for unaccompanied minors to charge $150 extra each way for children between 5 and 14. The change starts Sept.

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5 hrs ago | WAOW

Roundy's workers moving on after distribution center closure

Stratford Police Chief Cory Schillinger says four people --- three of them teenagers - were hurt in a "near head-on" crash Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Teenagers, Eau Claire, WI, Eau Claire County, WI, Rothschild, WI

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KFAX-AM Fremont

Thoughts on Sending my Daughter to College

My 17-year-old daughter and I have visited two colleges in the past couple weeks.

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KABC-AM Los Angeles

Parents Attach Camera to Son to Capture First Day of School

For the parents of a first-grader in Florida, simply asking their son what he did on his first day of school this year was not enough.

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Times Herald

Court ends part of Arkansas desegregation lawsuit

A federal judge is ending a large part of an Arkansas desegregation case rooted in the Little Rock Central High School crisis of 1957.

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Redwood Times

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon split up, report says

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have been separated since May while their lawyers have been negotiating a property settlement and custody agreement, according to TMZ, which adds divorce is "a done deal."

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Kids, Entertainment

TheBostonChannel.com

'If I Stay' new awakening for Chlo Grace Moretz

From edgy superhero fare with the "Kick-Ass" films and fantasy drama with "Hugo," to horror with "Carrie," horror comedy with "Dark Shadows" and intensity with the upcoming crime thriller "The Equalizer," there's no question that ChloA Grace Moretz has had more variety in her roles before age 17 than most actors see in a lifetime.

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Related Topix: Kick-Ass, Hugo, Chloe Moretz, Teenagers, Opinion, Entertainment

Cybercast News Service

Man charged with leaving 3 kids in car outside bar

Police say a Florida man is accused of leaving his three children in a car for hours outside a bar while he got drunk inside.

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The Straits Times

Senior Hamas official says group abducted 3 Israel teens whose deaths led to war in Gaza

A top Hamas official said members of his militant group kidnapped three Israeli teenagers whose deaths in June provoked a spiral of violence that led to the war in Gaza, the first acknowledgement of the movement's involvement.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Teenagers

Medical News

Researchers examine effect of sleeplessness on obesity in teenagers over time

Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class.

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Related Topix: Teenagers, Columbia University, Health

Brandon Sun

Tooth fairy pays a premium for baby teeth in the Maritimes, skips Quebec

If you're a kid in Atlantic Canada, here's a reason to smile. According to a new survey, the tooth fairy is paying a premium for baby teeth in the Maritimes and Newfoundland.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

School shooting plot: South Pasadena teens deny charges

South Pasadena Police Chief Arthur Miller asking questions after press conference held by the South Pasadena Police Department on Tuesday in connection to the two teens arrested that are suspected of planning a mass shooting that targeted teachers and students at South Pasadena High School.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, South Pasadena, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Teenagers

ABC News

School Sorry for Making Special Ed Kids Sort Trash

Parents of special education students in a Southern California city say they were outraged to learn their children had been sorting trash as a school activity.

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KFVS12

Teen birth rate has dropped dramatically in last two decade

U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

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Related Topix: Teenagers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Human Sexuality

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Police: Kids, adults held hostage after robbery

At least one robbery suspect held two children and two adults hostage for a second day Wednesday inside a suburban Chicago home as authorities continued round-the-clock negotiations with the alleged perpetrator, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Kids, Harvey, IL, Cook County, IL

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.

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Related Topix: Kids, Life, Food, Pizza, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

The Town Talk

Teen births: Most are in the South and Southwest

More teens are having babies in the South and Southwest while the fewest are in the Northeast, according to new state-by-state breakdowns of federal data out Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Alleged School Massacre Plot in California Foiled

Two Southern California male teenagers were being held in juvenile hall Tuesday after an investigation by authorities using social media led authorities to suspect taht the two were allegedly in the early stages of a plot to commit a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School.

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Philly.com

Fitness may boost kids' brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.

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Related Topix: Kids, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Standardized Testing, Education, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

DNA India

Two California youths accused of plotting high school shooting spree, arrested

A car bears the message "Pray for Reynolds 1999-2014" after the high school shooting on June 10, 2014, in Oregon, US.

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Related Topix: South Pasadena, CA, Teenagers

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