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Myth of the new-age father as traditional parenting roles re-emerge

Oxford University study shows pressure on new fathers to be ‘do-it-all’ parents, juggling a career and hands-on caring is driving them to depression<p>It has been hailed as a revolution in family life with a new generation of parents abandoning traditional roles, as fathers take on an equal share of …

Apple Gets Partial Win In Patent Battle With Samsung

The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s ruling that Samsung copied specific Apple design patents related to the iPhone. However, the court also threw out part of the ruling and asked a lower court to reduce the amount Samsung is to pay Apple.<p>The lower court previously ruled that Samsung …

Lando Calrissian is in perfect hibernation, waiting to return to Star Wars

Lando Calrissian, the suave former caretaker of Cloud City, could return to the Star Wars cinematic universe, screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan told Vanity Fair.<p>"Right now, there’s no Lando Calrissian in this movie," Kasdan said, referring to <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> — <i>The Force Awakens</i>, which hits theaters …

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Adnan Syed, convicted killer in 'Serial,' gets big break in quest for new trial

<b>(CNN) —</b> Adnan Syed, the convicted murderer at the heart of the hugely popular podcast "Serial," caught a big break in his fight for a new trial.<p>The Maryland Court of Special Appeals on Monday agreed to send Syed's case back to a lower court so that he can file a request to reopen the case.<p>That's …

Sicario film-makers faced demands to change female lead role to a man

The makers of drug-war thriller Sicario, starring Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin, revealed that they had been under pressure to rewrite the lead role, a female FBI agent played by Blunt, as a man.<p>Speaking to journalists at the Cannes film festival after the press screening of …

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