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Frequent social media use among kids doesn't lead to bad grades

Teenagers who frequent apps like Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat can’t blame poor grades on the social media platforms, according to a new report from a German university. “Concerns regarding the allegedly disastrous consequences of social networking sites on school performance ...

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Pelicans blow 28-point lead, still top Nets in double overtime

NEW YORK  — Anthony Davis knows how much the Brooklyn Nets depend on 3-pointers. The All-Star forward and the New Orleans Pelicans took advantage of Brooklyn’s inability to hit them, building a 22-point halftime lead, but they couldn’t stop the ...

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Dennis Edwards, legendary Temptations lead singer, dead at 74

Former Temptations singer Dennis Edwards, the gruff and powerful voice behind such classics as “Cloud Nine,” “I Can’t Get Next to You” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” died Thursday. He was 74. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Edwards, who ...

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Rippon rips pick of VP Mike Pence to lead U.S. Olympic delegation

Olympian Adam Rippon doesn’t think Vice President Mike Pence is the right man for the job. Rippon, the 2016 U.S. figure skating champion and an openly gay member of the American team heading to South Korea for the Winter Games, ...

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Mick Mulvaney allowed to lead Trump’s consumer bureau amid tumult

Mick Mulvaney can keep leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — for now. A federal judge ordered on Wednesday that Mulvaney will be allowed to carry on as the bureau’s acting director after denying an injunction request from his challenger, ...

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Knicks blow lead late in fourth, fall to Bulls, 92-87

CHICAGO – It wasn’t the main reason the Knicks collapsed Wednesday night. But it sure encapsulated the embarrassment of a fourth quarter that should be celebrated in the Hall of Ineptitude. With eight seconds remaining and a 3-point deficit, Jeff ...

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Nets squander 16-point halftime lead, fall to Pacers in OT

INDIANAPOLIS — Victor Oladipo scored 38 points and was perfect from the free-throw line, helping the Indiana Pacers escape with a 123-119 overtime victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Myles Turner had 23 points and nine rebounds, and ...

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‘Last Jedi’ star Driver to lead Broadway revival of ‘Burn This’

Adam Driver, now firing things up in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” as the menacing Kylo Ren, will lead a 2019 Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson’s “Burn This.” Tony winner Michael Mayer (“Spring Awakening,” “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”) will ...

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Spanking a child can lead to dating violence when they’re older

Violence begets violence. Those who were given corporal punishment as children are 29% more likely to extend that abuse into their dating life, a new study from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston says. The study, which was ...

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Gum disease can lead to this kind of cancer

One more reason your mother was right about flossing regularly — diseased gums can lead to esophageal cancer, says a new study. The presence of two kinds of bacteria, especially Tannerella forsythia, is tied to a 21% increase in the ...

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