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Families struggling with teen phone addiction

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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.

2 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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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

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

3 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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

6 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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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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May 4, 2016: Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today.

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans

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Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life — bourbon whiskey distilleries — in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.

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Zika concerns could see MLB cancel Puerto Rico series

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A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month could be relocated due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, the MLB Players Association said.

17 hours ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

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Cavaliers beat Hawks in series opener

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A week off did not disrupt the Cleveland Cavaliers' momentum, nor was it enough time to alter the Atlanta Hawks' history against them. The Cavaliers still have never lost to the Hawks in the postseason, but this one was not easy.

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School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

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The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

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U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

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The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

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And then there were 2: Cruz drops presidential bid

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Cruz, who still holds his U.S. Senate seat from Texas for another two years before facing re-election in 2018, told supporters in Indiana where he lost badly in the state's primary, that his campaign was suspended but that his role in the future of the party was not over.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 4

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

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Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

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The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.

28 mins ago in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ fans want Queen Elsa to ‘come out’

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Fans are urging movie executives to make the film's snow queen Elsa a lesbian in the sequel.

37 mins ago in Music

Lennon’s lyrics, Cobain’s letter and Gaga’s piano up for auction

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John Lennon's handwritten lyrics, Lady Gaga's first piano and an angry note from Kurt Cobain discussing the possibility of disbanding Nirvana after an unflattering magazine article are among the top items being offered at an upcoming auction.

38 mins ago in Entertainment

It’s ‘Star Wars’ Day: May the 4th be with you

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It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

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An honest trailer for ‘Captain America’

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Let's celebrate this weekend's release of "Captain America: Civil War" by looking back on the 1990 never-released movie that gives the Dolph Lundgren "Punisher" film a painfully slow run for its money.