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Surrounded By Digital Distractions, We Can't Even Stop To Think

A study on the wandering mind had a simple request: Just think. But many participants couldn't sit still for very long, and they even were willing to shock themselves to avoid doing nothing.

Ex-Editor Gets 18 Months In U.K. Phone Hacking Case

Andy Coulson, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.

Bored On The Fourth Of July? Try These Movies

Action, singing and lots of fireworks American movies celebrate the Fourth of July.

Coaching First-Generation Students Through College

College coaches may be able to help more first-generation students make it to graduation day.

Deportation Threat Doesn't Diminish Young Migrants' U.S. Hopes

The U.S. is returning unaccompanied minors to their home countries. But life in Guatemala, where many of them are from, is so hard, they say they'll keep trying until they succeed.

As Ebola Cases Spike, WHO Asks For More Money And Help

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to grow in West Africa. Even as health leaders met to figure out how to stop the virus, the number of cases surged by nearly 20 percent in a week.

SunTrust Settles In Probe Into Mishandled Home Loan Modifications

The bank's mortgage-lending arm agreed to pay up to $320 million to resolve allegations that it bungled applications for the federal Home Affordable Modification Program.

Judge Denies Bond To Father Of Son Left In Hot Car

Justin Ross Harris, the father of a toddler who died after being left inside of a hot SUV for hours, has been denied bond. Cobb County Judge Frank R. Cox denied bond to Harris, who was charged with child cruelty and murder after leaving his 22-month old son Cooper Harris in a car on June 18. Police arrested Harris after his son was pronounced dead. Cox found that there was probable cause for the charges in the warrant against the Cobb County father.

Longtime Savannah Filmmaker Says Charges Against 'Midnight Rider' Director 'Long Overdue'

Longtime Savannah movie producer and director Michael Shortt, who was not involved in the film, says Sarah Jones' death has raised awareness of safety on movie sets.

Two Way: Filmmakers On The Allman Brothers Biopic Face Charges

Three filmmakers are facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in Georgia in the death of a camera assistant killed on the set of a Gregg Allman biopic. A grand jury in Wayne County Superior Court has indicted director Randall Miller and producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish. 27-year-old Sarah Jones was hit by a train and died while filming “Midnight Rider” in coastal Georgia in February. Several other crew members injured.

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