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Congressman: Bombing suspect called himself a 'psychopath'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The suspected Austin bomber called himself a "psychopath" in a recorded confession and said he felt no remorse for deadly explosions that killed two people and terrorized the city, a U.S. congressman said Saturday. Investigators are…

Neighborhood quality impacts kids’ behavior

According to experts, neighborhoods with abandoned homes and garbage-filled lots could be more than just eyesores for those living nearby. New research suggests the perceived quality of a neighborhood may influence a child’s behavior though his or her teens and possibly beyond.

Boys unearth mastodon bones

A trio of young Mississippi boys will have a spring break to remember after unearthing a prehistoric mastodon jaw in the woods near their home.

Let’s talk about math

For many parents, math brings up memories of flash cards and worksheets. How much of an impact does mom’s math talk have on their children’s understanding of math concepts?

APNewsBreak: Some wanted Florida suspect committed in 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month's Florida school massacre that they decided he should be forcibly committed. But the recommendation was never acted upon. A commitment under the…

A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday took out his frustrations over the intensifying Russia investigation by lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller, signaling a possible shift away from a strategy of cooperating with a probe he believes…

Putin calls UK accusations over ex-spy poisoning 'nonsense'

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday dismissed British accusations of Russia's involvement in an ex-spy's poisoning as "nonsense," but added that Moscow is ready to cooperate with London in the investigation. In his first comments on the…