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This combination of undated images taken from video provided by Julia Anne Leonard shows a "handoff" of a baby handing the toy to the parent, left, or throwing the toy to the ground during a study conducted by researchers. Children around 15 months old can become more persistent in pursuing a goal if they’ve just seen an adult succeed after struggling, a new study says. The results suggest “the potential value in letting children ‘see you sweat:’ Showing children that hard work might encourage them to work hard too,” researchers conclude in a report released Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, by the journal Science. (Julia Anne Leonard via AP)
September 21, 2017 - 3:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Especially if a baby is watching. Children around 15 months old can become more persistent in pursuing a goal if they've just seen an adult struggle at a task before succeeding, a new study says. The results suggest there may be value...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:24 pm
When the NFL season begins every fall, Alan Anderson's body starts talking to him. The summer break is over, NBA training camps are right around the corner and the itch to start balling for real takes over. As his 35th birthday looms around the corner in October, Anderson is still looking for a...
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In this photo taken Aug. 11, 2016, 8-year-old Michael is hugged by his mother Blandine at their home in the Congo Ituri province capital Bunia. Michael has never met his father, and only knows that he was a foreigner from one of the peacekeeping missions in the country. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
September 21, 2017 - 3:24 pm
BUNIA, Congo (AP) — The girl was only 11 when the first peacekeeper raped her, luring her with bread and a banana as she was leaving school in her village in northeastern Congo. "It was the first man who ever touched me," said Bora, who asked that only her first name be used because she is a rape...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:21 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A small private jet with five people on board ran off a runway at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Thursday and caught fire, Turkish media reports said. The private Dogan news agency said the first pilot was killed in the accident and the four other people on board were...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Obama administration officials is starting a legal aid organization to challenge the Trump administration's policies on student lending and civil rights. The National Student Legal Defense Network says it will join with state attorneys general and advocacy groups to sue...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:09 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is keeping himself busy since leaving office with work, a new lake home and as a Charlotte radio station pundit. And he's not closed the door to another gubernatorial run. McCrory told The Associated Press he signed a contract with WBT...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:09 pm
CO—GR110 Columbia, SC Thurs, September 21, 2017 USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News South Carolina closing cash grain bids as of 3:00 P.M. Prices delivered to country elevators or processors. New crop bids noted with (*). US 2 Yellow Corn was steady. US 1 Yellow Soybeans had too few bids to trend. US 2...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. premiere of a documentary about Roman Catholic politician John Hume and his efforts in the Northern Ireland peace process is being held in Boston. A screening of "In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America" is the opening-night film of the Boston Film Festival that starts...
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September 21, 2017 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Trix is back to its old tricks: The colorful cereal will once again be made with artificial dyes and flavors, nearly two years after they were banished from the cereal. Food maker General Mills said Thursday that Classic Trix will return to supermarket shelves in October. But it...
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Zach Adams walks back into the courtroom on day nine of the Holly Bobo murder trail, Wednesday, Sept. 20, in Savannah, Tenn. Zach Adams is charged with felony first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated rape of Holly Bobo. (Kenneth Cummings/ The Jackson Sun via AP, Pool)
September 21, 2017 - 2:59 pm
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — A defense attorney says the case against a man charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee nursing student is "absolutely full of holes" and is based on "non-evidence" against her client. Jennifer Thompson delivered her closing argument Thursday in the trial of Zachary...
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