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  • school bus.jpg Police: Bus monitor hit N.Y. boy with buckle

    A bus monitor accused of using a seat-belt buckle to hit a 5-year-old boy on an Oneonta, N.Y., school bus was arrested Thursday and has been fired from her job, city police said.

    March 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Pregnancy map.jpg Teen pregnancy rates rise for first time since 1988

    Teen pregnancy rates are on the rise for the first time in more than a decade, according to a new study released by Guttmacher Institute. The study looked at rates of teenage pregnancy, birth and abortion, and numbers of teenage pregnancies, births, abortions and miscarriages, by state from 1988 to 2008.

    March 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • hotel.jpg 6 ways to tell if you're staying in a murder hotel

    It's best if you do your research before embarking on your travels, not after. Here are some ways to determine whether or not you might have booked a room in a murder hotel.

    February 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • manufacturing screen shot.jpg 5 myths about manufacturing jobs

    In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama said that creating manufacturing jobs is the nation's "first priority." To some, this may sound like a throwback to a long-lost era; after all, such jobs are being eliminated, outsourced or automated, right? Not really.

    February 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • Screen shot 2013-02-18 at 10.26.52 AM.png VIDEO: Why so many cameras were rolling for last week's meteor strike

    CBS News' Terrell Brown reports on why so many cameras were rolling in Russia when last week's meteorite stuck.

    February 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • money.jpg How does the U.S. minimum wage compare to those around the world?

    In his State of the Union address this week, President Barack Obama announced that he would seek to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. That announcement got us wondering: How does the U.S. minimum wage stack up against the minimum wage in other countries?

    February 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • iStock_000017858910XSmall.jpg Teen lingerie luring ever-younger girls

    Limited Brands Inc.'s Victoria's Secret isn't the only retailer generating sales as it becomes more acceptable for middle-and high-school girls to show off bras under clothing and buy intimates. Teen chains are, too.

    February 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • FT-Toydrone.jpg.CROP.article250-medium.jpeg Controversial drone toy for toddlers wasn't pulled from Amazon. It sold out.

    Drones might be a source of political controversy because of their role in "targeted killings" in places like Pakistan and Yemen. But a children's toy version of the deadly unmanned aircraft has been a big hit on Amazon.

    February 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • AngeloScola.22-03-2009.jpeg 12 potential candidates for the next pope

    The surprise announcement that Pope Benedict XVI is resigning set the stage for the Vatican to elect a new pope by mid-March, and opened up the possibility that the papacy could be filled by a non-European for the first time in the modern era.

    February 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • dog image.jpg Slate: A $60 app probes your dog's intellect

    Sixty dollars! It's the only thing standing between me and a new Web app I sorely want: Dognition, which will confirm once and for all that my dog is a genius.

    February 12, 2013 1 Photo

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