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Rough-and-tumble play is a vital part of growing up...and a really fun part of parenting.
June 25, 2014
In Indiana, a judge said that same-sex couples are "in all respects like the family down the street. The Constitution demands that we treat them as such."
June 25, 2014
Only 75 of the 323 students aboard the ferry Sewol survived after the ship sank in April. Some bowed their heads and wept as they walked into Danwon High School in Ansan, South Korea.
June 25, 2014
The new rulings are being reported amid a backdrop of rising gas prices in the U.S., a situation blamed on new violence and uncertainty in Iraq.
June 25, 2014
As the veteran anchor steps away from ABC's flagship evening newscast, the network gives key duties to George Stephanopoulos — making man who co-anchors its morning broadcast the face of ABC News.
June 25, 2014
The court ruled against the technology company Aereo's practice of streaming broadcast TV. It also decided a case involving police searches of individuals' cellphones.
June 25, 2014
The Supreme Court's 9-0 decision is seen as a strong defense of privacy in the digital age. But the justices did rule that warrantless searches could be allowed in some exigent circumstances.
June 25, 2014
Would a salad arranged like an abstract painting be more enjoyable and valuable to diners than a typical salad presentation? Psychologists set out to find that out.
June 25, 2014
The aspects of soccer that once annoyed many people now seem part of everyday life.
June 25, 2014
When a man winds up in the hospital after a heart attack, he feels the doctors and nurses treated him poorly. But they have a completely different view. They see his case as a resounding success.
June 25, 2014
In the 1760s, an Italian scientist ran a sex experiment that required putting teeny trousers on some ardent male frogs. Hot guys in pants, it turns out, aren't so hot.
June 25, 2014
The court decision is one of the last steps before a possible trial for Princess Cristina and her husband. They have denied wrongdoing and said they would appeal the latest ruling.
June 25, 2014
The court's 6-3 decision reverses a lower court on what has been a hotly contested issue. Aereo lets subscribers watch TV programming that it routes onto the Internet.
June 25, 2014
The state has defined autism behavioral therapy as a type of medical benefit not subject to the mental health parity law, a move that allows insurers more latitude in limiting benefits.
June 25, 2014
A European betting service is paying gamblers who bet Uruguay's Luis Suarez would use his teeth in anger in Brazil's World Cup.
June 25, 2014
In the face of gains by extremist Sunni militants, Iraq's Shiite leader rejects calls for a unity government. The ISIS force has reportedly been attacked by Syrian warplanes in Iraq.
June 25, 2014
For decades, Eli Wallach won fans by bringing humanity and humor to roles that pit him as a villain against titans such as Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen.
June 25, 2014
David Goodman says last year the Supreme Court gutted the civil rights law that Andrew Goodman and other Freedom Summer activists gave their lives for.
June 25, 2014
David Goodman says last year the Supreme Court gutted the civil rights law that Andrew Goodman and other Freedom Summer activists gave their lives for.
June 25, 2014
In past decades, foreign firms offered lavish perks for people to work in Beijing because of how hard life was there. China's booming economy ended that. Now, air pollution is driving many to leave.
June 25, 2014

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