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Movie Interviews

'Mad Max' Director George Miller: The Audience Tells You 'What Your Film Is' FA

Miller, who directed the first Mad Max film in 1979, says it will be a few years before he has any idea as to whether Mad Max: Fury Road "endures in some way."

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Goats and Soda

UNICEF Estimate Of Female Genital Mutilation Up By 70 Million

And 60 million of the cases are in Indonesia, which was added to the survey for the first time — evidence that FGM goes far beyond Africa and the Middle East.

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Politics

5 Ways Sanders And Trump Are More Alike Than You May Think

On the face of it, the two hottest candidates heading into the New Hampshire primary couldn't be more different. But there are definite similarities.

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi's motorcade drives on a red carpet during a trip to open a social housing project in a suburb of Cairo on Saturday. One local newspaper devoted its entire front page Monday to accusing Sisi of decadence even as he asks Egyptians to tighten their belts. AP hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Outrage Over Egyptian President's Red Carpet Arrival

The massive red carpet at the opening of a social housing project has sparked a barrage of criticism in a country suffering from high levels of poverty.

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Around the Nation

What It Takes To Get Dads To Take Parental Leave

Social scientists see long-term benefits to new dads spending a few months caring for a baby. But these studies won't nudge fathers to take leave if they still see a work culture that frowns on it.

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Shots - Health News

When Men Get Breast Cancer, They Enter A World Of Pink

Most breast cancer cases are in women, so treatment and support are geared toward them. Men with breast cancer can feel isolated. One man was given a pink ice pack with instructions to "place it inside your bra."

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Code Switch

How Will Host Chris Rock Treat The Oscars' Lack Of Diversity?

Since it was revealed that all 20 of this year's Academy Award acting nominees are white, everyone's waiting to see how the host — a comedian who never pulls punches — will handle it.

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Hongeo, a dish of skate left to ferment in its own urine, is a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea — despite its overpowering ammonia smell. A sashimi platter of hongeo for three to four people usually costs anywhere from 60,000 ₩ (U.S. $49.78) to 150,000 ₩ (U.S. $124.46). Marius Stankiewicz hide caption

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The Salt

Hold Your Nose And Take A Bite: The Odd Appeal Of A South Korean Fish Dish

Hongeo is skate fermented in its own urine and served sashimi-style. Despite its powerful ammonia smell, it's a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea, and a vital part of the local fishing economy.

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