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Expectant parents: How to confidently prepare for your new bundle of joy

You���re pregnant. First, you���re anxious and then suddenly you become overjoyed. Then you ask, ���Now what?��� It���s typically the first question that excited parents-to-be utter after receiving the news of a positive pregnancy test. While it���s true that babies lack instruction manuals, modern technology is giving parents access to helpful information like never before, helping them thoroughly prepare for this thrilling, but often confusing, time.

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Facts missing from American democracy, Americans say

A meager 9% of Americans believe that campaign messages are usually based on facts, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Opinion Research and USAFacts. Only 14% think policy decisions are often or always fact-based, or that Americans’ voting decisions are rooted in facts.

Ruling threatens human smuggling cases against Marines

SAN DIEGO — Marine Corps prosecutors were scrambling Tuesday to save numerous cases tied to a human smuggling investigation after a military judge ruled it was illegal for the military to arrest the Marines during a morning battalion formation and accuse them in front of their peers.