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Telling children they’re smart could tempt them to cheat
Kids who were praised for being smart were more likely to cheat, two studies suggest.
The way poison frogs keep from poisoning themselves is complicated
Gaining resistance to one of their own toxins forced some poison dart frogs to make other genetic tweaks, too.
Gene variant linked to Alzheimer’s disease is a triple threat
A genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease works on multiple aspects of the disease, researchers report.
Confusion lingers over health-related pros and cons of marijuana
50 years ago, the effects of chronic marijuana smoking on mental health were hazy. They still are.
Plate tectonics started at least 3.5 billion years ago
Analyses of titanium in rock suggest plate tectonics began 500 million years earlier than thought.
Ultrahigh energy cosmic rays come from outside the Milky Way
The biggest cosmic ray haul ever points toward other galaxies as the source of the rays, not our own.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017
On Sept. 24, 1964, Chief Justice Earl Warren delivered to President Lyndon B. Johnson the Warren Commission report on the death of President John F. Kennedy
Famous birthdays for Sept. 24: Nia Vardalos, 'Mean' Joe Greene
Actor Nia Vardalos turns 55 and Football Hall of Fame member "Mean" Joe Greene turns 71, among the famous birthdays for Sept. 24.
On This Day: Warren Commission report delivered to LBJ
On Sept. 24, 1964, Chief Justice Earl Warren delivered to President Lyndon B. Johnson the Warren Commission report on the death of President John F. Kennedy
Daniel Murphy homer lifts Washington Nationals over New York Mets
NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy continued to torment his former team Saturday night, lacing the tiebreaking homer leading off the 10th inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.
No. 4 Penn State stuns Iowa with TD on final play
Trace McSorley completed a 7-yard pass to Juwan Johnson on the game's final play and No. 4 Penn State defeated Iowa 21-19 on Saturday night at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa.
No. 18 Washington State routs Nevada behind Luke Falk
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Luke Falk threw for 478 yards and five touchdowns, and No. 18 Washington State rolled to a 45-7 victory over Nevada on Saturday.

Germany News

Martin Schulz, luckless challenger 'shadow-boxing' Merkel
A high-school dropout who grafted his way into the EU corridors of power, Germany's Martin Schulz is used to battling the odds. But taking on Angela Merkel may be his most unenviable challenge yet.
Merkel heads for German poll win, hard-right AfD for first seats
Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to cruise to victory in elections Sunday but also to face the breakthrough into parliament of hard-right populists for the first time in Germany's post-war history.
'Bring home the bacon,' Merkel tells voters on eve of poll
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rival Martin Schulz rallied voters on the eve of Sunday's vote, urging Germans to shun the first hard-right party expected to enter parliament in force since the end of World War II.
Six numbers to watch for in Germany's polls
As Germany heads to the polls on Sunday, here are six numbers to watch for - from pints to percentages and parliamentary debuts.
Last flight home for icon of 'German Autumn' of terror
Forty years ago next month, German anti-terror commandos stormed a Lufthansa jet in Somalia, shot its Palestinian hijackers and freed 90 hostages, a climax in a bloody era of far-left militancy.
Why German parties are flyering and advertizing in languages from Russian to English
With so many voters apparently still undecided about who to pick on Sunday, parties have taken to advertizing in several languages, desperate for every vote they can get.