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Are You A Distracted Parent? Put That Phone Down! [AUDIO]

Ignoring your child's needs when you get busy texting or paying attention to your smartphone can be detrimental to him or her in the long run, a study shows.

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High Schoolers Grabbing Internships [AUDIO]

Looking to get a leg up on those already in college, and given the disappointing job market that could be waiting for them on the other side, more and more high schoolers are taking on volunteer work or internships.

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This composite of images #477770287 & #477770285 shows cctv imagery released by police of an Iranian suspect, Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, who was travelling on Flight MH370 with a stolen Austrian passport, (L) and an unindentified suspect
This composite magery released by police of an Iranian suspect, Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, who was travelling on Flight MH370 with a stolen Austrian passport, (L) and an unindentified suspect (How Foo Yeen/Getty Images)
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Malaysian Military Says Missing Jet Changed Course

 The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.

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Bigtime Store Closures by Big Retail Chains [AUDIO]

Radio Shack, Sears, Staples -- just a few of the retail chains that are shedding hundreds of stores, as the face of retailing changes and online buying and selling gains momentum.

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Is Sugar Toxic? Experts Suggest Less is More [AUDIO]

The World Health Organization is proposing that we eat less sugar, making it less than 5 percent of our daily caloric intake. That is the equivalent of about 25 grams of sugar or six teaspoons.

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Firefighters take postion on Boyltson Street near the finish line after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013
Firefighters take postion on Boyltson Street near the finish line after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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More Than 3,500 Police Planned for Boston Marathon

More than 3,500 police officers will patrol this year's Boston Marathon, more than double the number deployed last year, when two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.

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Dato' Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation briefs the media over latest updates on missing Malaysia Airline MH370
Dato' Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation briefs the media over latest updates on missing Malaysia Airline MH370
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‘Every Angle’ Pursued in Missing Jet Search

Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft that turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.

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US Geological Survey map shows where earthquake was centered
US Geological Survey map shows where earthquake was centered (USGS)
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Big Quake Strikes Off Coast of Northern California

A powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck late Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage and no danger of a tsunami, officials said.

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Transformers The Ride - 3D at Universal Orlando (Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
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Comcast Targets Disney’s Tourism Trade

Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core business of telecommunications in an effort to boost revenue and profits.

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Relatives of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at the Lido Hotel where families are gathered in Beijing, China
Relatives of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at the Lido Hotel where families are gathered in Beijing, China (Feng Li/Getty Images)
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Jet May Have Turned; Suspicious Passengers Checked

Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks in the area where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 vanished earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people on board had crashed.

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