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Gender news not always accurate in pregnancy

For expecting parents, 20 weeks is a milestone. It marks the halfway point of the 40 week pregnancy, but most excitingly it is the time many soon-to-be moms…

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Man feels $7M better after get-well card

A Pennsylvania man won $7 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket that was in his get-well card from his father.

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One Direction grief: Survival kit for parents

Around the world, parents are navigating deep, uncharted emotional waters after a young man decided to leave a band.

Yes, Zayn Malik has quit One Direction.

For…

(img1)Sneak peek at Carowinds' newest roller coaster, Fury 325

1st rides on Carowinds' newest coaster, Fury 325

Warmer weather means crowds are about to start gathering at area theme parks. Carowinds, on the North Carolina-South Carolina border, showed off its newest…

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Rowling's reply to critic of gay Dumbledore

Can't see Harry Potter's Albus Dumbledore as gay? Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has a terse message for you.

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If you must smoke, do it away from the kids

There is a growing body of evidence that children's exposure to smoking increases their risk of heart disease as an adult.

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Wisconsin leads in shrinking middle class

The middle class is on the decline in every state ... in size, anyway.

The percentage of households considered middle class shrunk nationwide between 2000 and…

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Study: It's taking us longer to get to work

Think it's taking you longer to get to work? Has your job moved farther from your home? You're probably right on both counts.

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'Heather Has Two Mommies' comes out again

The groundbreaking book for children with two mommies started with a conversation on a sidewalk.

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Where you go to college usually doesn't matter

During a conversation with a professor at an Ivy League college, a mother nudges her daughter to share how she's president of her school's…

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