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South Dakota considers ban on teaching about gender identity

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers will consider banning public school teaching on gender identity in elementary and middle schools, a push …

1 Hour of Running Adds 7 Hours of Life

Researchers crunch the numbers on the health benefits of running.<p>Over the last few years, running has gotten some bad press—suggestions that anything more than a gentle jog will damage your heart and send you to an early grave, and so on. As I wrote last fall, I think much of that message was …

With Obamacare Here to Stay, Some States Revive Medicaid Expansion

Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier is a Republican who has been fighting for years to get her colleagues to agree to expand Medicaid.<p>For years she pushed against what she described as a "Tea Party-ish" Senate and a governor who wouldn't consider the issue. In return for her efforts, she was stripped …

Devin Booker scored 70 points in an NBA game at age 20. What did you do at 20?

I asked Twitter followers what they had accomplished by 20, and here is what they said.<p>Devin Booker scored an incredible 70 points on Friday night in the Phoenix Sun’s game against the Boston Celtics, becoming just the sixth player in NBA history to score as many points in a game. His name now sits …

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China weighs faster IPO approval

China's securities regulator is considering offering a shortcut for some of the country's largest technology firms to list their shares, allowing …

Joyce Mitchell, Who Helped New York Inmates Escape, Denied Parole

The former prison seamstress locked up for helping two New York inmates escape was denied parole Monday by a panel that called her release "incompatible with the welfare of society" and questioned her plan to pursue a career in criminal justice.<p>Joyce Mitchell, 52, is serving up to seven years for …

Texas Walmart Evicting 3 Feral Cats Who Have Called the Store Home for Years

Three feral cats who’ve been living on the grounds of a Walmart in Atascocita, Texas, for over five years will not get their lease renewed.<p>According …

You Shattered Your Phone Screen, Now What?

It's not going to fix itself.<p>Cracked screens are a common ailment for the modern-day smartphone user, whether you've dropped your handset on the sidewalk or someone else smacked it out of your hands. Here's what you need to do to get around the problem and to get it permanently fixed.<p>What to do …

Teen Jack Morrisson's body found in fishing lake

<b>A 16-year-old boy whose body was found in a fishing lake has been described by his family as their "golden boy".</b><p>Jack Morrisson was reported missing on Friday, leading to searches of the water in Sutton at Hone, near Dartford. His body was found on Saturday.<p>His death is not being treated as …