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A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Maya kids do better on tests measuring attention, researchers say it's because these kids have something that many American kids have lost.

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BUS RIDE KAYTRANADA feat. Karriem Riggins, River Tiber

The FBI says reports of sexual assaults on commercial airline flights are on the rise. Adam Hester/Getty Images hide caption

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36,000 Feet In The Air, Flight Attendants And Passengers Say 'Me, Too'

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Several circular herpes virus particles are seen near a cell membrane. Roseola herpes virus causes a childhood illness marked by skin rashes and now has been found in brains with Alzheimer's disease. NCI/Science Source hide caption

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Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

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U Can't Save Me
Hotline Bling Drake
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With You Mark Livella, Adrian B

In these two two-cell mouse embryos, the surface of the embryos is outlined in orange, the DNA in the nucleus is indicated in blue and the activity of the LINE-1 gene is indicated via bright red spots. Ramalho-Santos lab/UCSF hide caption

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Some DNA Dismissed As 'Junk' Is Crucial To Embryo Development

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Collard Greens and Black-Eyed Peas Bud Powell
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Cars wait to enter Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, in 2014. The U.S. Army Base is one of four that likely will be tasked with housing immigrant children following a request Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services. Juan Carlos LLorca/AP hide caption

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Military Asked To Provide 20,000 Beds For Detained Immigrant Children

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., leaves after meeting with reporters before a House showdown on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House GOP Leaders Forced To Again Delay Vote On Compromise Immigration Bill

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Saving a Life Richard Houghten
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Rude Machine Kathrine Windfeld
Bachelorette [2006 Remastered B-side Version] Tori Amos

Home goods seller Wayfair and other e-commerce companies had attempted to challenge a South Dakota law that levies taxes on purchases made through certain online retailers. Jenny Kane/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Ruling Means Some Online Purchases Will Cost More

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Sharin' Us, Today
Drive Me Wild J Dilla
Bamboleo Guitarras Magicas

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A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross prepares ahead of a Senate hearing on tariffs on June 20, in Washington, D.C. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Census Overseers Seeded DOJ's Request To Add Citizenship Question, Memo Shows

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Charles Krauthammer, pictured on the Fox News Channel, died of cancer at the age of 68. His death was announced by the Washington Post, where he was a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist in addition to his work as a commentator for Fox. Fox News Channel hide caption

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Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies Of Cancer

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