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Facebook pays $10K ‘bug bounty’ 10-year-old hacker

Social media giant Facebook has paid a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its picture sharing app Instagram.

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Families struggling with teen phone addiction

Half of teenagers in the United States feel addicted to their mobile phones, with most checking the devices at least every hour and feeling pressured to respond immediately to messages, a survey released on Tuesday found.

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3 weeks ago

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

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Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

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Childhood obesity not down in U.S

Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

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A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says almost 80 percent of public pools fail routine health inspections.

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Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting.

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Funding battle begins with House bill on regulators, agencies

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The first shots in a political battle over funding for a range of federal activities rang out during a congressional subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, as Republicans and Democrats took opposing stances on a budget bill for financial regulators and other agencies.

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Strong winds forecast for this week's Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas have put a smile on the face of U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth who believes he will benefit from the challenge at Colonial Country Club.