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Tourist Boat Capsizes in Colombian City

Tourist Boat Capsizes in Colombian City

A tourist boat packed with about 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized on June 25 on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving nine people dead and 28 missing, officials said.

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BET Awards Highlights: Remy Ma, Chance the Rapper

BET Awards Highlights: Remy Ma, Chance the Rapper

Remy Ma beats Nicki Minaj at the BET Awards as Chance is honored by Michelle Obama.

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Analysis Indicates Partisan Gerrymandering Has Benefited GOP

Analysis Indicates Partisan Gerrymandering Has Benefited GOP

The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017
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By Liz Lane

From 'Potter' to 'Twilight,' 15 Years of Kids' Bestsellers

Children's literature is full of all kinds of stories, packed with wizards and...View gallery

  • 2016: 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'
  • 2015: 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School'
  • 2014: 'The Fault in Our Stars'
Sunday, Jun 25, 2017

Olympians Remember Their Favorite School Supplies

Olympians Remember Their Favorite School Supplies

For the "Supporting Our Schools" school supplies and donations drive, we asked Olympians to tell us about their favorite back-to-school items.

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

Ever wondered how Crayola Crayons are made? We go through the entire process and share some surprising facts about how many crayons are made every year.

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017

The Cost of School Supplies Is Rising, Fast: Survey

The Cost of School Supplies Is Rising, Fast: Survey

The cost of raising a child has decreased slightly, but it’s a different story for their school supplies. They’ve gotten steadily more expensive since 2007. In the last decade, the price of supplies and...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

In a profession most readily associated with the printed word, school librarians have embraced what may seem like an unlikely tool. Librarians in public schools across the country are mixing new technologies...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017
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By Cathy Rainone, Alana Pipe

Back to Basics: Cost of Essential School Supplies and Fees

From basic schools supplies to extracurricular activities, sending your child...View gallery

  • Crayon / Pen / Pencil
  • Notebook / Folder
  • Eraser / Glue
Sunday, Jun 25, 2017

As School Gardens Grow, So Do the Students Who Tend Them

As School Gardens Grow, So Do the Students Who Tend Them

For Rebecca Lemos-Otero, the founder of a nonprofit that creates school gardens, plots of vegetables and flowers don't only offer new ways to teach science or math. And give kids opportunities to be outside and...

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Body Parts Found in Hayward May Belong to Missing SF Man
Body Parts Found in Hayward May Belong to Missing SF Man

A dismembered body found at a Hayward warehouse Saturday could belong to a missing Uber driver from San Francisco, the San Francisco Police Department confirmed Sunday.

Brawl, Police Response Shuts Down Westfield Mall in SF
Brawl, Police Response Shuts Down Westfield Mall in SF

A large brawl erupted in the Westfield mall in San Francisco Sunday evening, forcing it to close its doors and leaving one officer injured as he tried to stop the violence, police said.

Playground in Golden Gate Park Targeted by Vandals
Playground in Golden Gate Park Targeted by Vandals

Portions of the Koret Children's Playground in Golden Gate Park were burned early Sunday in what officials are calling "terrible acts of vandalism," according to the San Francisco Recreation and Park...

Adopt These 10 Healthy Sleep Habits
Adopt These 10 Healthy Sleep Habits

Looking to log in a good night’s rest? Follow these simple tips for consistent deep sleep

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What Trump Has Promised on Health Care

President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since his campaign days, Trump has addressed health care in broad, aspirational...

Driver Injured After Sedan Slams Into Semi-Truck in San Jose
Driver Injured After Sedan Slams Into Semi-Truck in San Jose

A driver not wearing a seat belt suffered moderate injuries after slamming into a semi-truck along Highway 101 in San Jose early Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.