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Why kids are reading history for fun

Celia Ghezzi is just 8 years old, but she already knows plenty about Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller and other important historical figures.

That's because she's been devouring the "Who Was?" series of historical books for children.

"I like them so much...

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Teams find clothing accessibility solutions

"Your clothing vocabulary shouldn't be limited just because you have a certain physical condition."

That is the mantra that Grace Teo and Alice Chin choose to live by after creating the OpenStyleLab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Professor grows trees that can bear 40 types of fruit

The first time Sam Van Aken saw tree branches being grafted and grown onto other trees, he likened it to Frankenstein. Yet, when the process became a full-time fascination, the Syracuse University art professor did not seek to create a monster but a piece of art.

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The high cost of being transgender

Nicholas Ballou binds his chest each day before leaving his home. It's so tight he often finds it hard to breathe and has gotten lightheaded. Throughout the day, he might touch his chest or adjust the wrap -- a nervous habit. Nothing can be out of pl...

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New strategies to quit smoking and end bad habits

Ready to kick your bad habit once and for all?

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Luxury hotels create buzz with urban beekeeping

What do London's Buckingham Palace, New York's Whitney Museum of American Art and the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris all have in common?

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Millennials have jobs, but still live with parents

It might seem shameful to previous generations, but Millennials are in no rush to move out of mom and dad's -- even after they've landed jobs.

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List of top 10 consumer complaints released

Shady car dealers, shoddy home-repair jobs and credit card fees top the list of complaints people have about their interactions with businesses in 2014.

Food Bank summer feeding program reaches 600 plus kids

Hundreds of kids are flocking to mid-Missouri parks for a free lunch provided by the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.

Americans with Disabilities Act

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America still leaves disabled behind

Jordan Gallacher hasn't had a job in three years. Many employers reject him with a form letter or email, but one said outright: "We don't hire blind people."

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