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Brutally Honest: Is it OK to let your child fail?

Recently, my younger daughter left her class project, a time capsule, at the door so I would see it the minute I got home.

Inflight magazine SkyMall declares bankruptcy

I never knew anyone who ordered anything from SkyMall.

NHL partners with GoPro for on-ice action during live games

Soon hockey fans will be closer to every goal and penalty shot thanks to GoPro.

Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don't worry -- we'll be safe.

What people are getting wrong about 'American Sniper'

To many viewers on the political right, Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" is a patriotic film that celebrates a war hero and doesn't shy away from the truth about the terrorist threat.

'Am I Going Down?' New app analyzes odds of your flight crashing

If you're flying on a Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on any given day, there's a one in 4,068,434 chance that your plane will crash.

'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let it Go'

You can't escape Disney's hit phenomena, "Frozen." It is the highest grossing animated film of all time, and is now one of Disney's top franchises.

Gas Prices: how low will they go?

Gas prices are now averaging just over $2 a gallon, the cheapest since 2009. Will that change now that Saudi Arabia, the world's second largest producer of crude oil, has a new leader? Experts say it's unlikely.

CDC: Flu still above epidemic levels but seems to be slowing

The flu is still hitting the U.S. hard, but the number of new infections seems to be slowing down from week to week.

Wisconsin sheriff plucks emergency jurors off the street

Imagine going about your daily routine, when you're stopped by the county sheriff. He says he needs jurors and you have to go with him, right then, right now.

IRS warns you'll wait longer for your refund

It's tax season again, and experts say even though you may be looking forward to a refund you shouldn't be too quick to file.

Drone carrying meth crashes south of U.S. border

A smuggler's drone flying from Mexico crash-landed just south of the U.S. border city of San Ysidro, California, in a failed drug delivery this week, the Tijuana Municipal Police said.

Nevada DMV driving instructor kills man in hit and run

The woman arrested for hitting and killing a Las Vegas father this week is a Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles employee.

Oklahoma sex ed teacher admits to having sex with student

Shock and disgust in Waynoka, after a teacher admits to having sex with a student multiple times, including in the school building itself.

Texas woman shot and killed in lobby of police department

Three Longview police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave and the lobby of a local police department has reopened after a woman was shot and killed prompting a lockdown of the premises.