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Being a kid who defies gender norms is tough. It can be even tougher when you're also contending with pressures — and stereotypes — tied to your race.
May. 15, 2018
Some former Nike employees say a jock mentality that celebrated athletics also encouraged bullying and the departure of talented women.
May. 15, 2018
Louisiana has big plans to redirect parts of the river to build up its shrinking coast. New research suggests it won't help nearly enough.
May. 15, 2018
It doesn't just keep them entertained. New research highlights an unexpected positive impact — and also shows that when a parent sings to a child, the parent can benefit, too.
May. 15, 2018
Up to 16 million people in the U.S. have undiagnosed or uncorrected vision errors that could be helped by glasses, contact lenses or surgery. But many health plans don't include routine vision care.
May. 15, 2018
North Korea recently pledged to begin dismantling the Punggye-ri site later this month in front of foreign media, but the security blog 38 North says its destruction is already underway.
May. 15, 2018
Yoselyn Ortega, 55, wept as she spoke to the court at her sentencing. She was convicted in the 2012 stabbing deaths of 2-year-old Leo and 6-year-old Lucian Krim.
May. 15, 2018
The administration has plans to greatly expand investigations and audits of businesses suspected of employing illegal immigrants.
May. 14, 2018
The U.S. selected two evangelical Christians to offer prayers at a ceremony opening its new embassy in Jerusalem. One of the pastors, Robert Jeffress, is known for dismissing other faiths.
May. 14, 2018
First Lady Melania Trump underwent an operation Monday at a military hospital just outside of Washington, D.C. Her office said it was to treat a benign kidney condition.
May. 14, 2018
Jury selection was in its third day in the felony invasion of privacy case against Eric Greitens when the trial was halted. But officials said they will pursue the case using a special prosecutor.
May. 14, 2018
Pedestrian deaths have spiked in the U.S. since 2010. SUVs have surged in popularity, but their design can be especially deadly for those on foot.
May. 14, 2018
James Harrison, 81, has a rare antibody that can help treat a condition affecting pregnant women. He's donated plasma 1,173 times. But now he's aged out of the donation program.
May. 14, 2018
White House adviser Jared Kushner is pushing a bill that would make programming available to federal prisoners and ease a path for some to win early release. Though some advocates say it's not enough.
May. 14, 2018
The two major winners of March's elections, the far-right League party and anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, have so far failed to compromise. The crux of talks now: Who should be prime minister?
May. 14, 2018

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