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Life as a teen without social media isn't easy. These families are navigating adolescence offline

Life as a teen without social media isn't easy. These families are navigating adolescence offline

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Kate Bulkeley's pledge to stay off social media in high school worked at first. She watched the benefits pile up: She was getting excellent grades. She read lots of books.
Life as a teen without social media isn't easy. These families are navigating adolescence offline

Life as a teen without social media isn't easy. These families are navigating adolescence offline

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Kate Bulkeley's pledge to stay off social media in high school worked at first. She watched the benefits pile up: She was getting excellent grades. She read lots of books.
A court ruled embryos are children. These Christian couples agree yet wrestle with IVF choices

A court ruled embryos are children. These Christian couples agree yet wrestle with IVF choices

When faced with infertility, Amanda and Jeff Walker had a baby through in vitro fertilization but were left with extra embryos — and questions. Tori and Sam Earle “adopted” an embryo frozen 20 years earlier by another couple.
In their own words: What young people wish they'd known about social media

In their own words: What young people wish they'd known about social media

It's dangerous. It's addictive. Get off your phone. Kids constantly hear about the downsides of social media from the adults in their lives , often in the form of dire warnings and commands.
Panel rejects psychedelic drug MDMA as a PTSD treatment in possible setback for advocates

Panel rejects psychedelic drug MDMA as a PTSD treatment in possible setback for advocates

WASHINGTON (AP) — A first-of-a-kind proposal to begin using the mind-altering drug MDMA as a treatment for PTSD was roundly criticized Tuesday — a potentially major setback to psychedelic advocates who hope to win a landmark federal approval and brin
Service dogs helped ease PTSD symptoms in US military veterans, researchers say

Service dogs helped ease PTSD symptoms in US military veterans, researchers say

Specially trained service dogs helped ease PTSD symptoms in U.S. military veterans in a small study that the researchers hope will help expand options for service members. The U.S.
Canadian D-Day veteran Bill Cameron dies just days before 80th anniversary events

Canadian D-Day veteran Bill Cameron dies just days before 80th anniversary events

OTTAWA — Bill Cameron was looking forward to this week for a long time. The Second World War veteran was planning to be part of Canada's delegation heading to Normandy, France, to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day on June 6.
Washington parental rights law criticized as a 'forced outing' measure is allowed to take effect

Washington parental rights law criticized as a 'forced outing' measure is allowed to take effect

SEATTLE (AP) — A new Washington state parental rights law derided by critics as a “forced outing” measure will be allowed to take effect this week after a court commissioner on Tuesday declined to issue an emergency order temporarily blocking it.
Judge considers fate of two pit bulls after deadly attack in Calgary

Judge considers fate of two pit bulls after deadly attack in Calgary

CALGARY — Almost two years to the day after 86-year-old Betty Ann Williams was mauled to death in a dog attack, the owner of the pit bulls appeared in court trying to keep them all from being put down.
Trial hears Jeremy Skibicki killed 4 women because he was on a 'mission from God'

Trial hears Jeremy Skibicki killed 4 women because he was on a 'mission from God'

WINNIPEG — Jeremy Skibicki killed four women and knew it was wrong but did it because he was under a psychotic delusion that he was on a mission from God, a Winnipeg murder trial has heard. Dr.