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  • Pediatricians' prescription for schools: Later start times

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    CHICAGO — Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the...

  • Bow down: Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music Awards

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Bow down: Beyonce was the reigning queen of Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. The diva closed the awards show with an epic nearly 20-minute performance. Tears streamed down her face as she was joined onstage by her beaming husband and daughter, amid the numerous rumors surrounding her...

  • Rap mogul Suge Knight shot, wounded in nightclub

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was shot and injured in a packed nightclub early Sunday, but he was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said. Knight was one of three club patrons struck by gunfire around 1:30...

  • Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it. Memories of the polar vortex and relentless snowstorms won't soon be forgotten. And the...

  • Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    Son tells BBC that British actor-director Richard Attenborough has died at 90. Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years.

  • Obama's summer vacation by the numbers

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    After two weeks away from the White House, President Barack Obama's vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, ends late Sunday. A look, by the numbers, at how Obama spent the time while juggling his responsibilities as president, including monitoring the situations in Iraq and in...

  • Ledecky sets another WR; Phelps finishes with gold

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps completed his comeback meet in international competition with a gold medal in the medley relay to cap off a Sunday night program that kicked off with Katie Ledecky setting her second world record within 24 hours at the Pan Pacific...

  • Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, scientists said, prompting the country to close airspace over the area. Thousands of small earthquakes have rattled the volcano, located deep...

  • Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    BANGKOK — Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more. Police raided a Bangkok condominium earlier this...

  • Elephant dies at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — Watoto, a 45-year-old African elephant known to generations of visitors at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, died unexpectedly Friday, zoo officials said. Keepers arrived at 7 a.m. to find the elephant lying on her side. They tried to lift her first using cloth straps and...

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