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  • Adolescents' TV Watching Is Linked to Violent Behavior

    Adolescents who watch more than one hour of television a day are more likely to commit aggressive and violent acts as adults, according to a 17-year study reported today in the journal Science. The study, which tracked more than 700 adolescents into...
  • To sell by agent or owner? That was the question

    It sounds like the set-up for a dull economist's joke. Who gets the better deal: the cautious economist who sells his house through a real estate agent, or his risk-taking colleague who finds a buyer on his own? But the question -- debated by two...
  • Anna Gorman chat transcript

    2007-04-13 12:51:04.0 Administrator: Hello everyone, thank you for coming to the chat. We're starting a bit early so please send your questions. 2007-04-13 12:51:12.0 Helen : I have the BRCA2 mutation. I inherited the mutation from my Dad. He passed away...
  • Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise

    Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise
    About 15,000 years ago, North America was home to an astonishing number of large plant-eating mammals -- giant sloths, mastodons, mammoths. A thousand years later, they were all gone, wiped from the face of the Earth with sudden finality. Scientists have...
  • Hundreds of Stations Cut Analog Signals

    NEW YORK (AP) - About a quarter of the nation's TV stations cut off their analog signals Tuesday, causing sets to go dark in households that were not prepared for digital television despite two years of warnings about the transition. Though most...
  • Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    As the World Health Organization raised its infectious disease alert level Wednesday and health officials confirmed the first death linked to swine flu inside U.S. borders, scientists studying the virus are coming to the consensus that this hybrid...
  • Backyard Chickens On The Rise, Despite Neighbors' Clucks

    Backyard Chickens On The Rise, Despite Neighbors' Clucks
    MADISON, Wis. -- Jen Lynch and her family live in the heart of the city but roll out of bed to the sound of clucking chickens. Their day starts with cleaning coops, scooping out feed and hunting for eggs for morning omelets. Eight families in a three-...
  • Movie review: Away We Go -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Away We Go -- 4 out of 5 stars
    Verona and Burt are having a baby. But where? Where is a support system? Where would the lifestyle be right for raising a child? "I want her childhood to be Huck Finn-y," Burt offers. Verona is equally idealistic. But being the mom-to-be, she's also...
  • 'Floating Islands' To Help Restore Bayou

    'Floating Islands' To Help Restore Bayou
    Students with the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a maker of buoyant marsh mats are teaming up to launch two "floating islands" in an experiment to help restore the badly eroded Bayou Bienvenue near New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward. The floating...
  • October festivals in the West and beyond

    If you're a fall season traveler and heading out in October, you may want to drop in on one of these festivals in the West and beyond. Minot, North Dakota September 30-October 4 Norsk Høstfest North America's biggest Scandinavian festival, in its 30th...
  • Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories

    Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories
    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...