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U.S. Man With Ties To Islamists Led Two Lives

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In general, researchers have found that kids understand the need for some rules, particularly safety rules like not hitting other children. But when it comes to parents dictating what a child should wear or who they should play with, many kids resist. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Motorcycles are the primary form of transportation in Vietnam, and public health officials are raising the alarm about a new road hazard: texting while driving. Here, a man checks his cell phone while driving in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam, in January. Jeff Holt/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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