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Six relatives of singer Selena drowned in Hurricane Harvey, says her father

It was one of the most horrifying episodes in a tide of tragedies inflicted by Hurricane Harvey on southeast Texas last week: Six members of one family, including four children under 16 and their great-grandparents, swept away and drowned in their van near one of Houston's flooded bayous.<p>Now it …

This New Wave of Malware Could Blow Last Week's Attack Out of the Water

A new potential malware is spreading throughout insecure systems, and could potentially be worse than recent malware attacks when it finally strikes.<p>Almost two weeks ago a wave of malware attacked computers around the world. The "WannaCry" ransomware infected hospitals in the U.K. and FedEx in the …

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United Apologizes For Detaining Dad Whose Hands Were ‘Too Close’ To Son’s Genitals

Flight attendant’s opinion of father cuddling son led to him being detained by airline<p>In what has become a familiar headline, United Airlines is …

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

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The 8 most elite special forces in the world

Elite special forces are some of the best-trained and most formidable units a country can boast.<p>They go where other troops fear to tread, scoping out …

Military

The Legacy of a Narcissistic Parent

When Dr. Robin Berman was first establishing her own practice, she intended to work solely with kids—until she realized that she couldn’t do much for …

The Key to Well-Behaved Kids Isn't Punishment. It's Discipline, and There's a Big Difference.

Those blue and red permanent markers, hidden in the kitchen drawer, are too tempting. Your child remembers seeing you stash them there, and one …

What Would Happen in the Minutes and Hours After the US Attacked North Korea?

A timeline of a disastrous end to one of the world's longest-simmering crises.<p>"North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile. The United States has spoken enough about North Korea. We have no further comment."<p>That terse and ominous statement from Secretary of State Rex …

Target Cashier Schooled by Toddler on Her Choice of Doll

Seriously, when you get sonned by a toddler, you may want to rethink your place in life. One cashier at a Target store recently learned to never …

Everything to Know About Special Forces in Our Constant State of War

It's more than just background noise.<p>War is a complex beast, and war is now our constant state. It may be that Leon Trotsky said it best (there is doubt about that), "You may not be interested in war, but war is most certainly interested in you." We have been involved in multiple wars for more than …

How not to hate your husband after having kids

One afternoon, a few months after my daughter was born, my husband Tom was sprawled on the couch, eyes glued to the Tour De France. As I fed Sylvie, I asked him if he would tackle the mountain of laundry she had amassed. “But I did it last time,” he said. My pulse began to race as I explained that …

Watch America's Fighter Jets Morph Over the Decades

From the F-1 Fury to the F-35 Lightning II.<p>The United States military has been flying jets since 1946. Autoauctionmall.com has put together a morphing GIF that celebrates many of the major fighter designs, starting with the F-1 Fury and continuing to today's F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II.<p>Here's …

Want to Raise Brave Girls? This TED Talk Says Encourage More of This

Why gutsy girls who take risks grow up to be brave women.<p>As a father of two daughters myself, I get it. It's hard to not want to protect them at every twist and turn of life. But often, when we're protecting them, we're actually holding them back from being truly remarkable.<p>So what should we …

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

It's not available on every device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features may be arrive with future Android versions. For example, some of the features Google brought to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update — where it was first …

The Top 10 Reasons Being a Dad Rocks My World

Being a dad makes the grind of being an entrepreneur totally worth it.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a grind that can mean working long hours. Success never comes easily and it can be a struggle at times to keep chasing the dream. Every entrepreneur needs external motivation to give them the drive they …

Parenting

Carolyn Hax: Is the boy failing kindergarten, or is kindergarten failing the boy?

By Carolyn Hax<p>Carolyn Hax<p>Advice columnist<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Advice columnist<p><i>Dear Carolyn: My son turned 5 right before the school year started. He’s clever and capable, but really struggling to sit still, pay attention, perform on command, etc. We’ve been trying all kinds of things to get him to</i> …

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FT star Richard Beaugie tests the Daystate Tsar

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 06:22 02 February 2017 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 13:27 06 February 2017<p>It's a full-specification FT competition rifle<p>Archant<p>Richard Beaugie gives his view …

Teacher Invents Genius Chair to Help Kids With Sensory-Processing Issues

For children who have any sort of sensory issue, sitting still in a classroom and processing everything going on around them can be extremely difficult. To alleviate some of these difficulties her students with autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, and sensory processing disorders may have been …

Betsy DeVos could make history as the first pick for US education secretary ever to be rejected

US president Donald Trump’s latest astonishing feat: Getting Americans to get truly, vigorously riled up over education.<p>On Feb. 1, two Republican senators unexpectedly came out in opposition to the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s less-than-qualified pick for education secretary. Lisa …

2019 Chevrolet Corvette C8 and 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (spy photo) Photo Gallery

ZR1 and Mid-Engine C8 Corvettes Spied Together in Cold-Weather Tests

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Welcome To ‘Stripped,’ The Nudity-Fueled Game Show

There are a lot of truly remarkable things to watch on Amazon Prime Video. You can dive into the heartfelt and intellectual exploration of gender and …

New York Philharmonic

Mom Opens Baby's Sophie the Giraffe Toy and Finds Mold

Yikes! A popular chewable baby toy called Sophie the Giraffe has been found to have mold inside, and parents of babies everywhere are …

Kids

Pink threw her daughter a party to celebrate becoming a big sister, and we LOVE this idea

When you’re little, having a baby brother or sister can be really exciting — and really scary. Nobody understands that better than Pink, who recently …

Parenting

Don’t Ever Just Wait For a Raise

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

There's A Scientific Reason You Hold Your Baby On Your Left Hip

This makes total sense<p>Every mom has their “strong arm,” aka, the baby-holding arm. However, most of use the same side to hold our kids — on the left. …

Remington Announces Model 700 Magpul Rifle

Boeing Truck Drivers Show Off the Art of Lugging Aviation Equipment

With millions of dollars worth of equipment on board, every drive is like a ballet.<p>Aviation pioneers like Joe Sutter helped cement the Pacific Northwest as a hotbed of aviation, and the Boeing Company, now based out of Chicago, has helped keep it that way. Founded in 1916 in Seattle, Boeing's …

29 Compliments Your Kids Need to Hear From You

Among the growing list of things that your kids need from you every day, both physically and emotionally, is to feel loved, valued, and special. Even though some parents are always oozing with compliments for their kiddos while others are worrying that they're praising their kids too much, children …

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Why are Dutch kids the happiest in the world?

<b>The secret lies with Dutch parents, whose approach is radically different from that of American parents.</b><p>In 2013, Unicef released a ‘report card’ that …

Health and Safety