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How To Be A 21st Century 'Gentleman'

Men have expressed confusion about how to behave out in the dating world now that gender roles have shifted significantly. Do you open the door, pay for the date, pull out the chair?
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Do Americans Support President Obama's ISIS Plan?

Of all the variables in the U.S. battle against the Islamic State, public opinion in America may be one of the hardest to predict.
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'Art Of Manliness' Is Finding A Balance Between Tough And Tender

To help men learn to be better men in the 21st century, Brett MacKay created the website Art of Manliness. He talks with Audie Cornish about what he sees as the basic conflict of modern masculinity.
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In Ferguson, Mo., Before Michael Brown There Was Henry Davis

In 2009, Henry Davis was charged with destruction of property after he scuffled with police officers and his blood dirtied their uniforms.
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Zeus The Great Dane, World's Tallest Dog, Dies

His owner, Kevin Doorlag, told the Kalamazoo Gazette that Zeus died last week of old age. He would have turned 6 in November. On his hind legs, Zeus was 7 feet, 4 inches tall.
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Withdraws Re-Election Bid

He says he is seeking treatment for a tumor in his abdomen. His brother Doug Ford will run in his place. Earlier this year, Rob Ford took time off from his job to seek help for substance abuse.
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How Do You Catch Ebola: By Air, Sweat Or Water?

Americans have many questions — and misconceptions — about the deadly virus that's rapidly spreading in West Africa. We asked two scientists to explain more about how Ebola is transmitted.
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What Makes A Star Starry? Is It Me?

Draw a planet (a circle, right?). Now draw a star (a pointy thing, yes?). Now ask yourself, aren't stars all round? Our sun is. So why do we make them pointy? Come learn the answer.
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Solar Flare Could Trigger Auroras Tonight For Northern U.S.

The X-class Coronal Mass Ejection, or CME, that erupted on the sun on Wednesday is not expected to cause major disruptions to the electrical grid or communications.
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From Cotton Candy To Cat Pee: Decoding Tasting Notes In Honey

A California researcher wants to give honey the same nuanced flavor vocabulary as wine and coffee. The flavor wheel she and her testers created is certainly a conversation starter.

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