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To Model Manhood, Immigrant Dads Draw From Two Worlds

Many immigrant men in the U.S. work hard to hold onto definitions of masculinity from their native countries — while also rejecting more rigid gender roles that may be the norm in their homelands.

Breastfeeding Gets A Boost From Philadelphia Hospitals

All of the city's major birthing hospitals have now stopped sending new moms home with baby formula, to encourage breastfeeding.

Erratic Schedules A Challenge For Part-Time Workers

On this Labor Day, we look at part-time challenges and how lawmakers and some companies are looking to help.

'The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story' Airs Tonight

Fans of the Saturday morning sitcom will get a behind-the-scenes look at the cast behind the popular '90s show - or will they?

Hong Kong Democracy Supporters Heckle Chinese Official

It was a rare occasion of a Beijing official being exposed to open defiance, after China said no to open elections in Hong Kong.

Quantum Computing: The Holy Grail Of The Information Age

Some of the biggest technology companies are working to build a computer powerful enough to solve complex mathematical riddles.

Wyoming Wind Power Has Nowhere To Go

Leigh Paterson of Inside Energy reports on why transmission gridlocks are keeping so much western wind at bay.

Pro-Russian Rebels Lower Demands In Peace Talks

The rebels softened their demands, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy.

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests

When we talk, we focus on the "content" words — the ones that convey information. But the tiny words that tie our sentences together have a lot to say about power and relationships.

Ghanaian Mystery Writer Says, 'It's Easy To Get Murdered In Accra'

And, author Kwei Quartey adds, "The police may not find you for a little while." That's why he chose to set his second Detective Inspector Dawson book in Ghana's capital.