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Mixed martial arts fighter Cornell Ward (from left), chef Daniel Strong, tri...
Real men eat meat. They kill it and then they grill it.That's the stereotype, or cliche, that's about as old as time.At a recent barbecue in Brooklyn, N.Y., a half-dozen guys who resist that...
The first Dutch investigators have reached the crash site of the Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, fighting broke out in the outskirts of Donetsk between separatists and...
Freelance writer Noah Berlatsky talks about sex in college — or, rather, not having sex in college. Berlatsky was among the 10 percent of students who remain virgins throughout college, and this felt...
The Federal Communications Commission says it's writing rules for the Internet to preserve the status quo.To quote the FCC website: "The 'Open Internet' is the Internet as we know it." Open, in part...
Dutch actors perform during a dress rehearsal of the show HUIS at the 68th A...
Every July, for one month a year, the southern French city of Avignon becomes a theater. Actors, directors and playwrights converge on the walled, medieval town, where thespians perform in every...
Brian Zikmund-Fisher with his wife, Naomi, and daughter, Eve, in 1999, after...
How well do we understand and act on probabilities that something will happen? A 30 percent chance of this or an 80 percent chance of that?As it turns out, making decisions based on the odds can be...
Complaints about Janet Jackson's Super Bowl halftime show performance of 200...
The Federal Communications Commission received more than 1 million public comments on the issue of net neutrality during a five-month commenting period that ended Friday.It's the biggest public...