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Indiana Is No Longer Requiring Its Public Schools to Teach Cursive Writing
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Indiana Is No Longer Requiring Its Public Schools to Teach Cursive Writing

According to the Indiana Department of Education, cursive is becoming obsolete.

In a memo sent to school leaders in the state, it was recommended that schools stop teaching cursive, and instead use that time to make its students more proficient in keyboard use.

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‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Get a Second Life Online
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‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Get a Second Life Online

Fans of 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' can pop open a bottle of champagne.

The two long-running soaps, each on the air for more than four decades and slated for cancellation later this year, will continue their exploits -- online.

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Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World Is Shutting Down [VIDEO]
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Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World Is Shutting Down [VIDEO]

Amid allegations of widespread phone hacking, the Rupert Murdoch-owned News of the World is shutting down after 168 years of operation.

The weekly British tabloid, called the largest English-language newspaper in the world, is accused of illegally accessing the cell phone messages of up to 4,000 victims -- all to gain salacious headlines.

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Casey Anthony Juror Speaks Out: ‘There Wasn’t Enough Evidence’ [VIDEO]
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Casey Anthony Juror Speaks Out: ‘There Wasn’t Enough Evidence’ [VIDEO]

Jennifer Ford, a juror on the Casey Anthony trial, spoke out Wednesday night on 'Nightline.' While Ford said she felt Anthony "had something to do" with the death of her child, she claimed there simply wasn't enough hard evidence to convict.

"There wasn't enough evidence," she said. "If you're going to charge someone with murder, don't you have to know how they killed someone, or why they might have killed someone, or have ... where/when/why/how? Those are important questions that were not answered."

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Bronchitis Forces Taylor Swift to Cancel More Shows
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Bronchitis Forces Taylor Swift to Cancel More Shows

To watch Taylor Swift conquer the pop and country worlds over the last few years, you might think there's nothing she can't do -- but, unfortunately, for fans hoping to see her on tour this week, she can't perform with bronchitis.

Having already canceled her Louisville stop last week, Swift is under doctor's orders to beg off her scheduled dates in Atlanta and Charlotte this weekend.

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Casey Anthony to be Released From Jail July 13
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Casey Anthony to be Released From Jail July 13

Casey Anthony was sentenced to four years in jail Thursday for lying to investigators in charge of the search for her daughter, Caylee. However, Anthony will be set free on July 13 since she's served almost three years in jail while awaiting trial with a record of good behavior.

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Families of Military Suicide Victims Will Now Receive Presidential Condolences
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Families of Military Suicide Victims Will Now Receive Presidential Condolences

Overturning a policy that has been in place for many years, the Obama administration announced Wednesday it will now send condolence letters to the families of service members who commit suicide.

"This issue is emotional, painful, and complicated," President Barack Obama said in a statement. "But these Americans served our nation bravely ... They didn't die because they were weak. And the fact that they didn't get the help they needed must change."

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New Movie Releases: ‘Zookeeper,’ ‘Horrible Bosses’ [VIDEO]
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New Movie Releases: ‘Zookeeper,’ ‘Horrible Bosses’ [VIDEO]

Kevin James is seeking big laughs in his latest summer comedy, 'Zookeeper,' in which he plays, well, a zookeeper whose animals reveal they can talk when he decides he wants to leave to find a more glamorous job.

Though it's sure to be a hit with families this weekend, adults may opt for the R-rated 'Horrible Bosses' instead, which stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudekis as three disgruntled employees who decide they want to kill their bosses.

Which movie will win the box office? We'll know on Sunday. In the meantime, get a rundown of the biggest movies in theaters this weekend.

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US Government Mandates Fast Food Nutrition Labeling
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US Government Mandates Fast Food Nutrition Labeling

In an effort to help people make more informed choices when eating away from home, the federal government is introducing mandatory nutrition labeling for fast food menus and vending machines.

Items sold at movie theaters are exempt, which is odd given what calorie bombs those snacks can be.

The problem is that few Americans pay much attention to the nutrition labeling on even the packaged foods brought into their homes.

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Apocalypse Preacher Harold Camping Recovering from Stroke
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Apocalypse Preacher Harold Camping Recovering from Stroke

Harold Camping, the preacher who famously predicted the apocalypse would happen in May, has been moved to a nursing home to regain his strength after suffering a stroke on June 9.

Camping, 89, has twice predicted the rapture -- first in 1994 and again this past May 21. To get the word out, he and his followers spent millions over seven years on billboards and ads about the impending Judgment Day and the end of the world that will supposedly occur in October.

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This Day in History for July 7 – US Annexes Hawaii and More
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This Day in History for July 7 – US Annexes Hawaii and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – The US begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300 (More info)

1898 – President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States (More info)

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