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Obese children do worse at school—but it may not be their fault

Negative stereotypes towards heavier individuals starts to affect long-term life opportunities from a young age. A number of studies in recent years have suggested that bigger children fare less well in school than their slimmer peers.<p>The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children followed …

Education

Only half of top 100 retailers will accept Apple Pay by end of 2015

During his January conference call with investors, Tim Cook said that 2015 would be ‘the year of Apple Pay’, and while Apple’s mobile wallet has already leapfrogged rivals like Google Wallet, a new survey of the top 100 retailers in the country found that Apple Pay still faces a long uphill …

Apple Pay

Pakistan court frees eight men charged with attack on schoolgirl Malala

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani court has freed eight out of 10 men charged with organizing the shooting of schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai, police said on Friday, a move that will raise further questions about the nation’s heavily criticized justice system.<p>Nobel Peace Prize …

Pakistan

U.S. government hacked; feds think China is the culprit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

Facebook Now a Place for Prisoners, Too

Civil rights advocates lobbied Facebook to stop automatically deleting all profiles of current American prisoners, The Daily Beast has learned.<p>One …

Social Media

The Best Dressed Celebrity Baby Bumps in History

From Elizabeth Taylor to Blake Lively, see some of the most stylish moms-to-be of all time.<p>Babies are taking over Hollywood—or at least it feels that way, with stars announcing new additions to their families, or new additions-to-be, almost daily. Though the arrival of a new celeb spawn is always …

Kelly Rowland on Raising a Child in the Spotlight: 'It's About Finding Your Normal'

Photo: Lance Gross<p>With one cryptic Instagram post of mini-and-me Air Jordan sneakers, Kelly Rowland announced to the world that she and new husband, Tim Witherspoon, were expecting their first child. Since then, she's become a role model for prenatal fitness, with her toned bump and frequent …

North West Was Commissioned to Doodle on a Birkin for Kim Kardashian's Birthday

Photo: Getty<p>Remember last Christmas, when Kanye West's big-ticket gift to then-fiancée Kim was an Hermès Birkin with vaguely terrifying naked ladies painted on it? No? Let us jog your memory:<p>Now, that illustration was actually created by renowned contemporary artist George Condo. And really, how do …

Behati Prinsloo, Adam Levine Wedding Rings; Wedding Pictures of Celebrity Weddings

Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine were married in July, so presumably he put a second ring on it back then. But I couldn't find a picture of her wedding band for ages, and when she finally started flashing it, all the photos were blurry. (#weddingbloggerproblems) Until now. Behati Insta'd a pic of …

Maria Shriver Is 'Happy' for Patrick Schwarzenegger and Miley Cyrus

Maria Shriver displeased with her son’s social life? Not so fast.<p>While recent Internet reports claim Maria Shriver is up in arms that her 21-year-old …

The Duggars announce another pregnancy

The Duggar family is welcoming another child! This time, it's Josh and Anna Duggar who are celebrating — again!<p>"We are so excited to announce...we're pregnant!" Anna tweeted …

George and Amal Clooney Are Matchmakers

Actress Ellen Barkin is engaged to Amal's co-worker, whom she met at the Clooneys' wedding.<p><b>Update, 2/4:</b> A source tells <i>Us Weekly</i> that Ellen Barkin is engaged to British lawyer Ben Emmerson, a co-worker of Amal Clooney. The two met at George and Amal's wedding in September.<p><b>Update, 1/12:</b> Last night …

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon's Split Heats Up

Though both have stayed relatively mum since their split, things between Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon seem to be getting contentious.<p>According to a …

Keke Palmer: Queen Latifah Told Me to 'Just Be Myself' Hosting New Show

When Keke Palmer found out she was one of the youngest people ever to host a daytime talk show, she went straight to the Queen for advice.<p>Before the …

Celebrity News

From BFFs to Frenemies: 10 Friendships Gone Sour

It's no secret that maintaining healthy relationships in Hollywood is next to impossible. Couples break up and get back together. Stars get married once, twice or three times. Unfortunately, celebrity friendships aren't immune from the drama...<p>These 10 celebrity friendships went from BBF4L to …

Celebrity Homes You Can Rent (PHOTOS)

Are stars just like us? It doesn't feel that way when gazing at some celebrity's multimillion-dollar estate through the window of a star-map tour bus.<p>But thanks to the rise of peer-to-peer vacation rental sites, staying in a legend's current or former home is now sometimes just a click away. These …

The 18 Most Adorable Photos Of Prince George EVER

Two things we love most in this world are adorable babies and British royalty. So you can <i>imagine</i> how we feel about Prince George.<p>Today (July 22) marks the Prince of Cambridge's first birthday, and what a year it has been. From trips Down Under and polo matches to spirited play dates and …

Madonna's Daughter Lourdes Leon Dishes on Life After High School

In many ways, Lourdes Leon isn’t your typical 18-year-old. Her mom is Madonna, after all.<p>But the Material Girl designer and recent high school …

High School

Beverly Hills cops to Bieber: Tone down the parties, respect neighbors

Beverly Hills police want Justin Bieber to "take the bull by the horns" and tone down his house parties.<p>Neighbors called police several times over the weekend to complain about the noise coming from the young singer's condo, a police spokesman said Tuesday.<p>Bieber hasn't been charged with disturbing …

Kim Kardashian wasn't invited to sister Kendall Jenner's birthday party

Kendall Jenner took a break from her whirlwind year and celebrated her 19th birthday with a few close friends Tuesday.<p>"We're going to go to a family lunch, and then later tonight Kendall's having like 15 people over for a little girls' party," big sister Khloe Kardashian told People Monday. "I …

Does Kim Kardashian think Obama is up for re-election today?

Kim Kardashian wants the world to know she's standing with President Obama.<p>The reality star tweeted to her 25 million followers that she's "standing with Obama in the midterm election 2morrow," followed by a link to find out where you can vote.<p>The problem? Obama isn't up for re-election today.<p>More …

A Jolie-Clooney ticket for 2016? Angelina hints at running for office

Happy Election Day! Here's a heaping tablespoon of wishful thinking that could make future trips to the voting booth even more exciting: Angelina Jolie may be on the next ballot.<p>"I am open" to pursuing politics, the 39-year-old said in Vanity Fair's December issue.<p>"When you work as a humanitarian, …

36 Celebrities Who Want You to Vote

Seriously, if Kim Kardashian can find the time to vote then so can you.<p><b>1.</b><p>"I'm standing with President Obama in the midterm election!" Kim Kardashian wrote. And you know she's serious because she made Obama an avatar for her iPhone game.<p><b>2.</b><p><b>3.</b><p><b>4.</b><p>"ITS MY FIRST TIME VOTING !!" <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>'s …

The 10 Best Red-Carpet Photobombs

The <i>Collins English Dictionary</i> this week declared that its 2014 Word of the Year is “photobomb,” defined, as you probably already know, as something that intrudes into the background of a photograph without a subject's knowledge. As the Collins language experts are likely aware, the photobomb …

15 Casting Decisions That Could Have Altered Hollywood as We Know It

Movie casting is, to a large extent, a big game of musical chairs. Everyone starts out happy clappy, but after a few rounds (of auditions), there are only a few players left in the running — and shit has gotten serious. And in many cases, the differences between the actor who landed the big role …

Eight Celebrity Kids With More Frequent Flier Miles Than You

In honor of eight-month-old Prince George's recent trips to Australia and Mustique, we took a look at his pint-sized jet-setting peers who have mastered the art of breezing through TSA checkpoints.<p>Traveling with young ones isn't easy, but celebrities make it look like a cakewalk (with much help …

Jenny McCarthy Dishes on Her Wedding Cake and Menu

Were there Wahlburgers at <b>Jenny McCarthy</b>‘s wedding?<p>The comedian caught up with PEOPLE on Tuesday night to answer the question on every New Kids on the …