Researchers at Michigan State University tackled the age-old question of what makes a musician great and wound up partially refuting popular theories that geniuses aren't born but rather are created. "The nature vs. nurture debate has raged since the beginning of psychology," says Zach Hambrick, MSU professor of psychology. Hambrick and his team conducted a study on 850 sets of twins, comparing fraternal and identical twins. Fraternal twins have a genetic composition that is 50 percent similar, while identical twins share 100 percent of their genes.
A suburban Philadelphia school board has approved a policy limiting - but not completely eliminating - a school newspaper's ability to ban use of the word "Redskins" when referring to the school's sports teams or mascot.
A 12-year-old Detroit boy who went missing for a dozen days before turning up in his own basement is out of the hospital but hasn't been allowed to see his father and stepmother, police said Thursday.