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France Just Made Spanking Illegal

Jan 06, 2017 / TODAY

Parents throughout France now need to think twice before spanking children who misbehave.


New Peanut Allergy Guidance: Most Kids Should Try Peanuts

Jan 05, 2017 / NBC News

New peanut allergy guidelines: Even high-risk kids high risk should try them, experts say.


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New Report Highlights US High School Graduation Rates

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Andrea Mitchell talks to John Gomperts, president and CEO of America’s Promise, and students Ryanna Thomas and Lashon Amado about the president’s goal of raising the high school graduation rate to 90% by 2020.

Striking Photo Shows All the Bacteria on an 8-Year-Old's Hand

Jun 08, 2015

If ever you needed more motivation to wash your hands, this germy, colorful creation ought to do it. Behold some of the bacteria that grew when an 8-year-old boy who had been playing outside pressed his hand onto a large Petri dish.

From Teen Mom to Class Valedictorian

Jun 07, 2015

High school senior Trameka Pope discusses her journey, going from homeless to graduating at the top of her class.

'My Kid Would Never…' Get in a Stranger's Car?

Jun 07, 2015

As part of Dateline's series "My Kid Would Never," two parents put their son to the test to see if he will fall for a stranger's act that involves luring their son inside a truck. TODAY's Natalie Morales reports.

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