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To Model Manhood, Immigrant Dads Draw From Two Worlds

Lindolfo Carballo knows there's a stereotype about men like him. He grew up in San Miguel, El Salvador, he says, in a male-dominant culture.<p>"I'm coming from a so-called 'machista' country, right? I mean, in this country, we all think that Latin America, in general, is where machismo is promoted," …

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years Extinct

The Cincinnati Zoo held a commemorative event; the London Zoo stopped the clock outside its bird house at noon. The object of their memorials: Martha, the last passenger pigeon, who died exactly a century ago at the Cincinnati Zoo.<p>Passenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant birds. Massive …

These 5 Crops Are Still Hand-Harvested, And It's Hard Work

Mechanization has made the farming of many crops — lettuce and tomatoes among them — a lot less labor intensive. But some crops are still tended and harvested by hand, and it can be painstaking work.<p>How do you measure the labor intensity of crops? We thought there would be an easy answer to that, …

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Six dead in Paris suburb building explosion

At least two children among the dead after suspected gas explosion at four-storey house<p>Six people were killed on Sunday when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.<p>The bodies of a child described as …

JUMP Cable Is The Right Smartphone Charger For Forgetful People

Like many other users, the battery on my iPhone tends to die right before the end of the day. One obvious solution is to use a case like the Mophie, but I don’t like increasing the size of my phone. Another is to carry a battery charger around with me, but unfortunately, I am just too dunderheaded …

UN considers emergency mission to Iraq to investigate Isis 'war crimes'

The UN human rights council is to debate demands for an emergency mission to Iraq to investigate alleged atrocities committed by Islamic State (Isis) militants, which may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity.<p>The special session, scheduled to begin on Monday morning, was requested by …

The economic cost of the war in Gaza

The cost of rebuilding in Gaza after seven weeks of shelling and bombardment is expected to total between $4 billion and $6 billion.<p>The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas signed on August 26, and the current period of calm, has given aid workers access to the rubble to size up the damage.<p>The United …

After deadline, Iran says it is still working on nuclear steps for IAEA

DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran held talks with the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday about its investigation into suspicions that Tehran has conducted atomic bomb research, and is still committed to implementing agreed transparency measures, official media reported on Monday.<p>Iran's ambassador to the …

Dozens of police agencies report loss of Pentagon-supplied military weapons

Images showing high-powered military rifles in the hands of law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo., after the police shooting of an unarmed black man focused attention on a controversial Pentagon program that supplies that kind of weaponry to local police departments. Now reports reveal how some of those …

Pakistan's PTV back on air after anti-Sharif protests

The Pakistani state television channel PTV has resumed broadcasting after its headquarters were stormed by protesters, taking it temporarily off air.<p>Soldiers from the Pakistani army stepped in to remove anti-government protesters from the building in Islamabad.<p>There were also clashes between …