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Hard lesson in sleep for teenagers in US

NEW YORK — Researchers have reported that the average adolescent needs eight-and-a-half to nine-and-a-half hours of sleep each night. But in a poll taken in 2006 by the National...

The ‘butterfly’ boy

The ‘butterfly’ boy

SINGAPORE — Most children go wild at playgrounds, running and jostling for the slides and swings. For nine-year-old Harshit Talwar, however, playtime only starts after everyone...