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    Transgender teens face new struggles, options

    CHICAGO - Naperville North junior Adam Beaty sat in the back of a classroom with a group of friends giving him a pep talk. A teacher who knew Beaty before he transitioned to male stood at the front of the room.

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    Hot new toys of 2015

    NEW YORK - The 112th annual North American International Toy Fair at the Javits Center offered something for every kind of kid - a Girl Scouts cookie oven for foodies, plush dolls from Disney-Pixar's "Inside Out" for movie buffs and a 4-foot tall, walking, talking robot for science geeks.

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    Attentive news consumption is crucial

    Fifty percent of news articles contain false information.

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    Lean In: Kodie McCollum Unruh, farmer

    I grew up working on my family's farm. We ran a diversified operation with a working dairy, beef cattle and also crops. Saying it kept us busy is an understatement. When I graduated from high school, I attended Kansas State University, where I majored in Agribusiness with plans to someday get into...

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    Dresses' flashing lights aim to attract girls to STEM

    OVIEDO, Fla. - Melissa Saelzer thinks she has found one way to attract more girls into technology careers: fashion.

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    Game review: 'The Order 1886: Uncharted Territory'

    The story of King Arthur and his knights is a familiar story in popular culture, although its legitimacy is often debated. But what if King Arthur and his Knights were real and their influence carried on throughout the ages? "The Order: 1886" takes this as its inspiration, as the legendary figures...

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    Voices: Affirmative action isn't a golden ticket

    As the college admission process gets more and more competitive, seniors look for new ways to stand out and impress top universities. Of course, it's normal for students to compare themselves to their peers, whether it's at school or on College Confidential message boards.

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    Screen time could damage your vision

    In case you needed another reason to ditch those six-hour, pre-bedtime Netflix binges, new research shows that vision can truly take a hit from extended screen time.

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    High schoolers make toys for service dogs

    Students took scissors and cut strips of fabric from fleece blankets. Others gathered them. Some tried to pull the whole thing together.

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    Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

    Debating vaccination requirements isn't new, but panic over the recent measles outbreak has triggered heated arguments and plenty of fresh questions. This issue goes beyond social media rants and false claims. So, what's the real deal with vaccines?

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