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Most Teens Aren't Active Enough, And It's Not Always Their Fault

Mon, 2014-02-03 00:28

Only one quarter of young teens are getting enough exercise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Organized sports often aren't enough to meet that hour a day goal. But parents can help by building more activity into family life.

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Young Athletes Risk Back Injury By Playing Too Much

Mon, 2014-02-03 00:27

Sports medicine doctors say they've seen a rise in overuse injuries among kids who train long and hard.

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The Games Are A Great Party, But Not A Great Investment

Mon, 2014-02-03 00:26

Despite the enormous cost of hosting the Olympics, many former venues are languishing away unused.

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Death Toll Rises From Latest Indonesian Volcano Eruption

Sun, 2014-02-02 23:09

The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months rose to 16 on Sunday. Rescuers found another charred corpse and a critically injured college student died in a hospital, officials said.

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Ex-Chicago Mayor Daley To Be Hospitalized For Several Days

Sun, 2014-02-02 22:58

Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley likely will remain hospitalized in an intensive care unit for several days, a spokeswoman for the city's longest serving mayor said Sunday. Doctors are conducting tests to determine why he was feeling ill and disoriented during a conference in Arizona.

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Seattle Dominates Denver To Win Its First Super Bowl

Sun, 2014-02-02 18:57

The Seahawks scored within the first 12 seconds of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Broncos and never slowed down, handily taking home the Lombardi Trophy with a final score of 43-8.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman: An 'Uncanny' Actor Of Stage And Screen

Sun, 2014-02-02 16:07

In his award-winning role in the film Capote, film critic Roger Ebert wrote that the performance wasn't so much an imitation as it was a channeling of "a man whose peculiarities mask great intelligence and deep wounds." Hoffman, 46, was found dead on Sunday.

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Obama's State Of The Union And Your Economic Reality

Sun, 2014-02-02 15:45

In his speech, President Obama painted a fairly rosy picture of the economy, but many Americans say they aren't seeing it. We dig into the president's remarks and compare them to the average American's experience.

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Abortions Reportedly Drop To Lowest Rate Since 1970s

Sun, 2014-02-02 14:46

A reproductive health think tank says the recent surge of state laws intended to restrict the procedure is likely not the reason. Instead, it cites the economy and long-acting contraceptives. But there's also a wild card.

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Abortions Reportedly Drop To Lowest Rate Since 1970s

Sun, 2014-02-02 14:46

A reproductive health think tank says the recent surge of state laws intended to restrict the procedure is likely not the reason. Instead, it cites the economy and long-acting contraceptives. But there's also a wild card.

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After Decade-Long Fight, Ski Jumper Lindsey Van Is 'Ready To Fly'

Sun, 2014-02-02 14:18

The 29-year-old from Park City, Utah, will compete on the U.S. Olympic team in Sochi this month. What it took to get there is more than she ever imagined.

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Marijuana-Laced Treats Leave Colorado Jonesing For Food-Safety Rules

Sun, 2014-02-02 13:11

From sodas to truffles to butter, foods infused with THC — the chemical in marijuana that gives you a high — are already for sale in Colorado. But the federal government still considers pot illegal, so the state has to create from scratch its own system to regulate these foods.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, Oscar-Winner, Found Dead At 46

Sun, 2014-02-02 11:08

The actor, whose repertoire includes an eclectic array of challenging roles, won a best actor Oscar for the title role in the 2005 film Capote.

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Race Toward Afghan Election Starts, With Skepticism In The Lead

Sun, 2014-02-02 10:05

With the presidential campaigns underway, one of the questions commonly asked around Kabul is whether the election will be held at all this year. If it is, there are a handful of candidates who are likely to come out ahead.

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Poll: Support For High School Football, Despite Concussion Risks

Sun, 2014-02-02 09:55

An NPR poll finds that just 7 percent of Americans say concussion risks are too great to continue offering football as a high school sport. But 44 percent of those surveyed said equipment and safety need to be improved.

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Ukraine Protests Set To Widen As President Ends Sick Leave

Sun, 2014-02-02 09:46

Viktor Yanukovych, who announced he was going on sick leave last week, says he will return to work on Monday. But the opposition plans to step up protests.

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Super Bowl XLVIII: A Political Guide

Sun, 2014-02-02 09:20

Neither the Seahawks nor the Broncos are among the top NFL teams when it comes to political contributions, but they're still plenty active.

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Sap Discovery Could Turn Syrup-Making Upside Down

Sun, 2014-02-02 07:57

For centuries, people thought sap had to flow down a tree's body through a spigot at the bottom. But researchers have discovered that sap can flow upwards, too, which allows syrup production from much younger trees, and could even turn maple syrup into a row crop.

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Christie's Office Blasts Latest Bridgegate Accusations

Sun, 2014-02-02 07:09

An email sent to donors and journalists says accusations by former aide David Wildstein have been misrepresented.

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Should Uber Be Responsible For Driver Recklessness?

Sun, 2014-02-02 06:54

The family of a 6-year-old girl who was hit and killed by an Uber driver is suing the ride-sharing company. They say the driver was distracted by the mobile app he used to find his next fare.

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