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More minorities labeled 'learning disabled' because of social inequities, study finds

47 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

A new study suggests that the disproportionate placement of racial minorities into special education for learning disabilities is largely because of social inequities outside...
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All-Star Fruit Racing beginner's guide: Juicy fruit cart racing

All-Star Fruit Racing beginner's guide: Juicy fruit cart racing

54 minutes ago   |   iMore

Juice it up in the tasty and fruity new cart racer on Nintendo Switch. Everyone loves a good old-fashioned cart racer, right? I mean, that's why Mario Kart games are so...
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'The future will be won or lost on this technology. I'm very concerned': The founder of a $9 billion company warns that China is on track to dominate the US in AI

'The future will be won or lost on this technology. I'm very concerned': The founder of a $9 billion company warns that China is on track to dominate the US in AI

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Investors and entrepreneurs say that the US may soon fall behind in the race to build better artificial intelligence. While many agree that the US was a leader in the...
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Kenton County educators create system to enhance student success

Kenton County educators create system to enhance student success

2 hours ago   |   WLWT

Expectations for students are high at Taylor Mill Elementary. They are among many schools in Kenton County School District executing a new educational system.
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Parental cancer linked to poorer school grades, educational attainment, and adult earning power

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Childhood experience of parental cancer is linked to poorer school grades, educational attainment, and subsequent earning power as a young adult, suggests a data linkage study...
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Wake County begins planning for student assignment in 2019-20

Wake County begins planning for student assignment in 2019-20

2 hours ago   |   WRAL

The Wake County Board of Education on Tuesday takes up the always-contentious issue of student assignment.
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Rand Paul introduces amendment to cut Planned Parenthood funding

Rand Paul introduces amendment to cut Planned Parenthood funding

2 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Sen. Rand Paul is continuing his years-long crusade against Planned Parenthood, filing an amendment to a massive Senate appropriations bill last week that would cut federal...
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7 ingredients in your skin-care products that are making them so expensive

7 ingredients in your skin-care products that are making them so expensive

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In this day and age, people will go to great lengths to do what it takes for beautiful, young-looking skin, which usually means shelling out a lot of cash. And even in our own...
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Madden's Resort Hosts Annual Wine Down Weekend

4 hours ago   |   CBS

Madden's Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd is hosting its annual Wine Down Weekend Aug. 24-26. Summer Wine Down Weekend includes wine tasting, a multi-course paired wine dinner...
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Kiki, are you reading? Elementary school has clever play on hit Drake song

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Kiki, do you love reading? Drake's In My Feelings challenge is getting a slight remix, thanks to an elementary school.
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Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

She said she was tired of dating apps. Read more ...

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Former Nazi concentration camp guard, Jakiw Palij, who has been living in the United States for decades, has been deported to Germany, Read more ...

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

The body of Mollie Tibbetts, the University of Iowa student who has been missing since July 18, has reportedly been found. Read more ...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck kills mother

Investigators believe the wreck happened two days earlier and that the 3-year-old boy was able to climb out of the wreckage through a sunroof. Read more ...

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

The family is seeking tens of thousands of dollars in damages as well as court costs. Read more ...

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

“For a lot of people, their pets are their children." Read more ...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of neighbors

A Texas man suspected of fatally stabbing his 16-month-old son before a neighbor shot him from a second-floor balcony remained hospitalized Monday as authorities revealed the... Read more ...

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort passed the judge a note Tuesday asking what they should do if they cannot come to a consensus on one... Read more ...

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

WASHINGTON - Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing a bill that would prevent members of Congress from owning individual stocks. “Enough with the spectacle of HHS secretaries and... Read more ...

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Gregorius injured his heel in a collision with Kendrys Morales during Sunday's game. Read more ...