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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.
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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.
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
The Times-News of Hendersonville reports the Romanian company behind the Only Fruit Bar is giving $2,500 to a Transylvania County Schools program that provides children with weekend food supplies.
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Teachers are threatening to boycott the Government's new compulsory tests for four-year-olds, warning the move is "dangerous" to pupils' education.
Manitoba's top aboriginal leaders say the province doesn't have the right to know about or track children seized by child welfare agencies on reserves.
One man was arrested following the disorder in the Lichfield Street area of Wolverhampton, which was briefly "locked down" by armed officers last night.
Police in Santa Cruz are asking for the public's help in locating two teenagers who attacked and badly injured an 86-year-old woman and tried to snatch her purse.
Boko Haram's elusive leader claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria's capital of Abuja that left dozens dead, but said nothing about the group's reported mass abduction of schoolgirls that occurred the same day as the explosion.
If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.
Brown University's School of Public Health has received a $1 million grant to launch a center to improve long-term care for the elderly.
Cellphone video emerged from the South Korean ferry disaster on Thursday, as the president of the company that runs the ferry appeared for an emotional public apology.
A Valley mother accused of leaving her children in the car while she went on a job interview was actually working and had a home address, the Maricopa County Attorney said.
Potent but not perfect: Medical assistant Elissa Ortivez prepares a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at a clinic in Walsenburg, Colo.
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