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When The Economy Goes Down, Vasectomies Go Up

It's well known that people are less eager to have children when the economy sours. And it looks like men got really serious about that during the Great Recession.
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DHS: Travelers From West Africa Limited To 5 U.S. Airports

Passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be subject to secondary screening at JFK, Newark, Dulles, Atlanta and Chicago.
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A Tale Of Two Cities: World Series Fever Takes Hold In SF, KC

In San Francisco, there's a lot of confidence. In Kansas City, which gets its first shot at the championship rings in nearly 30 years, the excitement is palpable.
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When Women Stopped Coding

For decades, the share of women majoring in computer science was rising. Then, in the 1980s, something changed.
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Opera About 1985 Achille Lauro Hijacking Draws Protests At Met

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was among those who denounced The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams, calling it anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
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In Tight Races, Both Parties Bank On Early Votes

Two million people have already voted in next month's election, including President Obama. Locking in votes early is huge, particularly since control of the Senate rests in a handful of close races.
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Some Millennials — And Their Parents — Are Slow To Cut The Cord

Millennials get a lot of financial and emotional support from their parents, which critics say causes delayed adolescence. But actually this close relationship benefits both kids and parents.
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Millennials Continue Urbanization Of America, Leaving Small Towns

Cheap real estate and widespread Wi-Fi haven't been enough to overcome the lure of the urban lifestyle. In fact, the number of millennials is growing fastest in some of the most expensive places.
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Is That A Spoonful Of Spooky Cereal In Your Beer?

In Fort Collins, Colo., Black Bottle Brewery employees went into two stores and bought their entire inventory of Count Chocula cereal. The brewery says the cereal will go into a series of beers.
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What Ferguson, Mo., Could Learn From A Small Michigan Town

Eleven years ago, Benton Harbor, Mich., was a lot like Ferguson, Mo. It was a small town where racial tension with police reached a boiling point. Afterward there were promises of change for the city.

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