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  • Texas district expands corporal punishment policy

    SPRINGTOWN, Texas (AP) — Like many schools in Texas, “spare the rod and spoil the child” might be considered the motto at Springtown High School. But when two teenage girls …

  • IUDs, implants urged for teen girls’ birth control

    CHICAGO (AP) — Teenage girls may prefer the pill, the patch or even wishful thinking, but their doctors should be recommending IUDs or hormonal implants — long-lasting and more effective …

  • Chicago teachers union to continue strike

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago teachers union decided Sunday to continue its weeklong strike, extending an acrimonious standoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over teacher evaluations and job security provisions central …

  • Striking Chicago teachers get support from parents

    CHICAGO (AP) — As Chicago teachers walked the picket lines for a second day, they were joined by many of the very people who are most inconvenienced by their walkout: …

  • Parents plan for kids if Chicago teachers strike

    CHICAGO (AP) — With Chicago teachers poised to go on strike for the first time in a quarter century, parents spent Sunday worrying about how much their children’s education might …

  • Grandma gives birth to her own grandchild

    CHICAGO (AP) — Setting foot in a hospital again, Emily and Mike Jordan couldn’t help but feel anxious. More than two years before, at age 29, Emily had been diagnosed …

  • Obama sister, brother-in-law: They haven’t changed

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michelle Obama’s brother says the first lady was reluctant to enter politics, but she is thriving as ‘mom-in-chief.’ Craig Robinson tells NBC’s “Today” his sister wanted …

  • In Chicago, lifeline schools brace for strike

    CHICAGO (AP) — Elfega Cazares isn’t taking sides in the standoff between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools over contract talks. Like many of the immigrant parents in …

  • Get out of relationship gradually

    Dear Annie: I’m a sophomore in college and live far away from my hometown, so I rarely see my friends or family. I wouldn’t mind so much except that I’m …



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