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1 hr ago | Townhall

10 Things to Know for Today

By a 6-2 majority, the court declares that state voters can outlaw using race as a factor in college admissions.


Related Topix: Teenagers

5 hrs ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

Jon Hamm talks trash about Justin Bieber

In an interview with Men's Fitness , the Mad Men star doesn't hold back on criticizing the 20-year-old singer and other privileged members of his generation.


Related Topix: Jon Hamm, Kids

10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Performing Dogs Go Big After $1 Million TV Prize

Since a father and son took their 10 flipping, twirling dogs from the center ring of a circus to the stage of a reality show, where they won TV competition "America's Got Talent," people pack their performances at large venues and they have been tapped to star in short films bankrolled by Ellen DeGeneres' pet food company, one of which is set to ... (more)


Related Topix: Travel, Movies, France Travel, Cannes Film Festival, France Travel, Europe Travel, Entertainment, Kids, us Travel, North America Travel, Las Vegas Travel

11 hrs ago | Knutsford Guardian

Cameron Diaz: I'm no 'spinster'

The actress, 41, who was previously in relationships with Justin Timberlake and Alex Rodriguez, told the Daily Telegraph that she was not "childless".


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Kids, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

15 hrs ago | Tri-City News

Find a way to end bitterness: parent

Job action by teachers starting Wednesday will further pit parents against the educators and the government, says the chairman of a Parent Advisory Council at a Vancouver school.


Related Topix: Kids

Tue Apr 22, 2014


3 dead, 1 arrested after Santa Barbara 101 crash

Two teenagers and a 20-year-old were killed and a woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a late-night crash on U.S. 101 in Santa Barbara.


Related Topix: Teenagers, Los Angeles, CA, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Alicia Silverstone courts controversy with parenting book

"Clueless" star Alicia Silverstone has risked the wrath of parenting groups by sharing her controversial views on motherhood in a new book, in which she criticizes vaccination programs and claims women can boost fertility by ditching tampons and sugar.


Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Clueless, Celebrities, Parenting, Alicia Silverstone, Vaccinations, Health

KFAX-AM Fremont

Are You "Crossing" Your Children?

In the beginning of parenthood, children are viewed as innocents and all they do is sleep, eat, coo, poo and melt your heart.


Related Topix: Parenting

A parenting nightmare is when your daughter has an accident 4,000 miles from home

You never want somebody else's face to pop up on a video call from your daughter's cell number.


Related Topix: Parenting

ABC News

New Jersey School Sued Over 'Under God' in Pledge

A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against atheist children.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids

Denver Post

Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew

As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the ship, and was later found dead.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye, Kids

KKLA-FM Glendale

Your Greatest Legacy - Encouragement for Today - April 22, 2014

Lift up your hands to him in prayer, pleading for your children . You'll never be a perfect parent, but you can be a praying parent.


Related Topix: Parenting

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Sophia Loren, 79, stuns in chic pantsuit as she arrives...

Grads of $35,000-a-year prep school were 'masterminds behind heavily-armed drug ring at posh Philadelphia colleges and high schools' that they infiltrated by coaching lacrosse teams Top Hollywood bosses - including former Fox head, an ex-Disney TV president and a Broadway producer - accused alongside X-men director Bryan Singer of abusing boys ... (more)


Related Topix: Parenting

Blackpool Citizen

Pension cost 'three times oil cash'

An independent Scotland's first annual pension bill would be "three times the income from oil", according to former prime minister Gordon Brown.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Conservatives (UK), Elderly (Senior Citizen), Retirement


Christian Activists: Children Better Off Orphans Than With Gay Parents

The religious right's love affair with the anti-gay policies of Russian President Vladmir Putin continued Sunday on the weekly edition of ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," when a panel of mostly conservative commentators supported the ban on gay adoption in Russia.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Parenting, Vladimir Putin, North Carolina

Witney Gazette

My pregnancy miracle - Silverton

TV newsreader Kate Silverton has told how becoming pregnant for a second time against all expectations is "beyond a miracle".


Related Topix: Motherhood

Daily Mail

Utah boy accidentally shot and killed by his sister

'It was my dream to win for the people of Boston': American man wins city's marathon for the first time in THREE DECADES while wearing bombing victims' names, just a year after tragedy hit EXCLUSIVE - The killer smirk that says I'm free: Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley pictured for first time after winning fight to be released for 17 days a ... (more)


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Parenting, North Korea, World News, Asia


Obamas open up South Lawn for Easter Egg Roll

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama joined the Easter Bunny to welcome a crowd of children, parents and volunteers to the White House South Lawn on Monday for the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll.


Related Topix: US Politics, Michelle Obama, US News, Barack Obama, Kids


Parents say 234 girls missing from Nigerian school, not 85

Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials, parents told the state governor Monday.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Terrorism

For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone

It's not just kids who are overdoing screen time. Parents are often just as guilty of spending too much time checking smartphones and e-mail and the consequences for their children can be troubling.


Related Topix: Kids, Parenting