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For These Inner-City Dads, Fatherhood Comes With Homework

For Father's Day, we visited a class in West Baltimore that teaches parenting skills to dads, many of whom grew up in poverty and spent time in and out of the criminal justice system.

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A Tip From Ben Stiller: On Set, A 'Chicken' Is Not What It Seems

To kick off the series "Trade Lingo," the actor decodes terms distinctive to filmmaking. He shares the meanings behind such cryptic phrases as "10-100" and "chicken in the gate."

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A Campus Dilemma: Sure, 'No' Means 'No,' But Exactly What Means 'Yes'?

There are about as many definitions of consent as there are colleges — a problem for schools grappling with how to handle sexual assault. Turns out the easy part is covering what's not consensual.

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It's A Summer Sequel Spectacular With 'Dragon' And 'Jump Street'

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A Tip From Ben Stiller: On Set, A 'Chicken' Is Not What It Seems

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Fortunate Son Granelli, J. A. & Mr. Lucky
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A Campus Dilemma: Sure, 'No' Means 'No,' But Exactly What Means 'Yes'?

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The Littlest Prisoner Jenny Scheinman

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An Opera Remembers The Tragedy Of An Asian-American Soldier

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Jenny Scheinman Reaches Out To Her Father In Song

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The Littlest Prisoner Jenny Scheinman