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Parents turn in teen sexting

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Parents turn in daughter over sexting

A mom and dad in Virginia turn their teen daughter in to sheriff's deputies after finding naked pictures and sexual messages on her phone and tablet.

Woman with Alzheimers

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Sensors let seniors stay at home, safely

Mary Lou doesn't know that she's being tracked. The 77-year-old is in the middle stages of Alzheimer's and though she lives on her own, her family keeps close tabs on her.

Happy Meal

McDonalds

New York City aims to slim down Happy Meals

New York City wants to put the Happy Meal on a diet.

Ferguson Mo demonstration Tuesday night

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Talking to kids about race and class

Talking about race and class makes people uncomfortable.

If that were not the case, we'd have more open conversations about these issues with our friends, families and co-workers, and would no doubt be a more understanding and loving society across t...

Mo'ne Davis

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Mo'ne Davis' impact on girls and boys

My girls, ages 6 and 8, love sports, but we are not a family that watches much baseball or even follows the Little League World Series. Of course, that was before we heard the name Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom.

Children playing, day care

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The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went. This dream can be a reality thanks to high-end babysitting services in New York City, but it comes at a price -- up to $33 an hour.

Food bank

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Survey shows ongoing struggle against hunger

Need outside help to feed your family? You're in solid company. A new survey reveals that one in seven Americans -- more than 46 million people -- relies on charitable programs and services to get the nutrition they need to remain healthy.

Divorce decree, court blurb

Want a divorce? Come back tomorrow (or not)

Getting divorced is never an easy thing, but a city district in northwestern China wants to make it just a bit harder.

Britta Gidican

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Average cost to raise a child hits $245,000

New parents be warned: It could cost nearly a quarter of a million dollars to raise your child -- and that's not even including the cost of college.

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The awkward transition to middle school

Studies have shown that the jump from elementary to middle school can be a painful transition for adolescents

religion cross against blue sky

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The future of Christianity in China

Detentions, the kidnapping of bishops, tearing down churches -- these are the actions against Christians China has been guilty of.

Even the pope has not been welcome in Chinese airspace in the last few decades.

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One Tank Trip: Lake Wallenpaupack scenic boat tour

One Tank Trip Lake Wallenpaupack scenic boat tour

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It's so nice to watch the boats go by, and even better if you're on one.

One Tank Trip: Diggerland USA

Diggerland USA

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We pass them on our daily travels, but you can't just walk onto a construction site and check out all the equipment.

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