Complex, Generational Music In Lyrical 'Daughters'

Updated by Carmen Maria Machado at

Women are the blood and backbone of Adrienne Celt's debut novel, and at the heart is Lulu, who's revisiting family stories and legends as she comes to terms with her daughter's birth and an old curse.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

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After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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Family Of Sandra Bland Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

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The federal lawsuit accuses the Texas state trooper who arrested Bland of depriving her of her constitutional rights. Bland was found hanging in a jail cell three days later.

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Delta And American Ban Big Game Trophies As Airline Freight

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Delta said in a statement on Monday that, effective immediately, it "will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo trophies." American followed hours later.

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The Epic Battle Of Science Vs. Malarkey

Updated by Adam Frank at

All those folks who think they can invent whatever claims they want about climate change, vaccines or evolution are like Martin Sheen trying to sell Centrum Silver on TV, says Adam Frank.

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Exploring The 'Wild And Haunting World Of Dolphins'

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In her new book, Voices in the Ocean, Susan Casey describes the life of dolphins and details some new threats the animals face, such as organized dolphin kills and man-made sounds in the ocean.

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Can Prosecutors Be Sued By People They Framed?

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday hears arguments on whether prosecutors should have immunity from lawsuits, even when they frame people for murder. The case involves two men who served 25 years in prison for a murder they did not commit. They say prosecutors coerced witnesses to lie and withheld evidence that pointed to another suspect.

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Is Fox's Ten-Person GOP Debate Cutoff Arbitrary?

Updated by Danielle Kurtzleben at

The top 10 candidates, as determined by Fox's analysis of polls, will debate Thursday. But even when you average polls together, it's tough to tell the difference between the lower-ranked hopefuls.

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Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

Updated by Murray Carpenter at

It's called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.

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Shake What Your Mama Didn't Give You: Shapewear Through The Ages

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From corsets and codpieces to shapewear and Spanx, people have tried to change their silhouettes for centuries. From The Seams, Jacki Lyden takes us on a sartorial tour of shapewear.

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A Community Built Around Older Adults Caring For Adoptive Families

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A neighborhood in Rantoul, Ill., offers older adults a break in rent in exchange for six hours a week helping families with adopted foster kids. And the model is catching on.

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A Pig, A Frog And Two Producers: 'The Muppets' Talk About Returning To Prime Time

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At the Television Critics Association press tour, the producers and stars of the new Muppet comedy talked about romance, fighting, and being owned by Disney.

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Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims Reach $1.5 Million Settlement

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The families of 16 victims sued the estate of shooter Adam Lanza's mother and will receive nearly $94,000 apiece under the deal. The settlement still needs a judge's approval.

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Wheelchair Beauty Queen Sings For Toilets

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Miss Wheelchair Nigeria advocates for people with disabilities. This week, she introduced President Obama as he spoke to young African leaders. But she still faces discrimination in public bathrooms.

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Your Pill Is Printing: FDA Approves First 3-D-Printed Drug

Updated by Bill Chappell at

The company that makes Spritam says the 3-D-printed pill dissolves quickly, even at the highest doses.

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Family Of Sandra Bland Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

Family Of Sandra Bland Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

The federal lawsuit accuses the Texas state trooper who arrested Bland of depriving her of her constitutional rights. Bland was found hanging in a jail cell three...

Just How Arbitrary Is Fox's 10-Person GOP Debate Cutoff?

Just How Arbitrary Is Fox's 10-Person GOP Debate Cutoff?

The top 10 candidates, as determined by Fox's analysis of polls, will debate Thursday. But even when you average polls together, it's tough to tell the difference...

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if there anyone else felt like they didn't fit a...

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