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Injury doesn't damage beauty queen's outlook
Taylor Hubbard, the 2010 Miss Kentucky Teen USA, knows the thrill of winning a beauty pageant. Sadly, she also knows what it’s like to have her All-American looks scarred.
Fathers can influence teens' sexual behavior, researchers say
Fathers' attitudes toward teen sex and the emotional closeness of their relationship with their teens have a sizable influence on their teens' sexual behavior, separate from the influence of moms, a new review of studies suggests.
Sooner fans plan colorful greeting for Irish
Notre Dame's Fighting Irish will be seeing red, and white, when they meet Oklahoma Saturday.
Officials: Let nature 'take its course' on dead whale
A dead whale, estimated to be about 54 feet long, lied sprawled across the beachfront after washing ashore over the weekend.
Slate: The popular kids are now rich adults
Researchers found that students who were more popular in high school make more money later on.
Kentucky church cashes in a million coins
It started with a sermon about the value of a penny, and ended this week when three tons of them were delivered to a bank.
Slate's Explainer: Does the U.S. military still use bayonets?
Is the bayonet an obsolete weapon?
At the third and final presidential debate Monday night, Mitt Romney accused Barack Obama of reducing the number of ships in the U.S. Navy. President Obama responded, "Well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets." Does the U.S. military still use bayonets much?
Fact checking the final debate
Foreign policy is generally a difficult area to fact-check - differences can be more of opinions than numbers - but that did not stop President Obama and Mitt Romney from making questionable claims:
Slate: How Nintendo saved itself from irrelevance
Gaming has not only grown larger, it has grown diverse in its players and its forms and its functions. And that's thanks, in large part, to a phenomenal turnaround by Nintendo.
Giant reptile ruled the Jurassic seas
It's official: A giant marine reptile that roamed the seas roughly 150 million years ago is a new species, researchers say. It spanned about 40 feet and had a 6.5-foot-long skull with a bite four times as powerful as Tyrannosaurus rex.
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