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Boys participate in 100 meter race during two-day World Athletics Day meet in Bangalore, India in 2007. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)

Study finds that today’s kids are less fit than their parents were

DALLAS (AP) — Today’s kids can’t keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don’t run as fast or as far as their parents did […]

11/19/2013

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The Nobel Prize: History and winners

Established by Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Prizes have been handed out by award committees in Stockholm and Oslo since 1901. The winners always receive their awards on Dec. 10, the anniversary of Nobel’s […]

10/08/2013

Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

TripAdvisor finds LA most expensive US city to visit

TripAdvisor survey reveals that Los Angeles is the 6th most expensive city in the U.S. to visit.  The TripIndex Cities survey compares the cost of a hotel stay, cocktail, two course dinner with a bottle […]

06/12/2013

Polar Bear peers over the edge of an ice floe, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. (AP Photo)

Wanted: Polar bear spotter on Norwegian islands

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Do you enjoy the outdoors and have strong vocal cords? If so, Norway might have a summer job for you: three weeks in the Arctic wilderness spotting polar bears.

04/30/2013

Norway vows 'humane' conditions for mass killer

OSLO, Norway (AP) – Those expecting Anders Behring Breivik to spend the rest of his days alone in a cramped cell will be disappointed when the far-right fanatic receives his sentence Friday for killing 77 […]

08/22/2012

Suu Kyi walks on with U2's 'star-struck' Bono

(AP) – Aung San Suu Kyi and Bono are hanging out. The Myanmar democracy activist has joined forces with the U2 frontman, one of her key backers, as her European tour moves to Ireland. The […]

06/18/2012

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