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Men In America

Manliness In Music: The XY Hits The Hi-Fi

There's no shortage of songs about what it means to be a man. But what makes some music sound "manly" — and what attracts men to play and listen to certain genres of music? The answers are changing.

Outre Mer Garage a trois
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Lean Back Fat Joe, Eminem et. al.
Emkay Bonobo

Federal prosecutors allege two nursing homes in California have "persistently and severely overmedicated elderly and vulnerable residents." Antipsychotic drugs like risperidone, also known as Risperdal, can be dangerous for elderly people, but are frequently prescribed to nursing home patients. JB Reed/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Feds Hope Hitting Nursing Homes In The Wallet Will Cut Overmedication

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Intro The xx
Chasing Clouds Kinobe

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Manliness In Music: The XY Hits The Hi-Fi

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High Road Mastodon
Camp Yabassi Echoes Manu Dibango

Ebola has spread through Monrovia, Liberia's congested capital city. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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The Changing Face Of West Africa Has Fueled The Ebola Crisis

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Moon Little People
Nica's Dream Wes Montgomery

Jessica Pimentel fills out an application during a job fair in Sunrise, Fla. The latest employment numbers indicate a slowdown in job growth, but many economists are skeptical that the economy is weakening. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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A Disappointing Jobs Report May Mask Economy's Strength

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Plegaria de un Labrador Victor Jara
Sapphire Bonobo

Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri is shown here in a still image posted online in 2011. In a video released this week, he announced that al-Qaida was establishing a faction in the Asian subcontinent with a focus on India. AP hide caption

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Will Al-Qaida Find Followers In India?

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Israel declared as state land this week nearly 1,000 acres in the West Bank, beginning the process to build settlements in more areas Palestinians say should be part of a future Palestinian country. Here, a general view of construction of new housing units in the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit, which borders some of the appropriated land. Debbie Hill/UPI/Landov hide caption

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As The Gaza Strip Calms Down, The West Bank Heats Up

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Sad American Kaki King
Mother Mother Fat Freddy's Drop
Queen Bee Medeski, Martin & Wood
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Os Grilos (The Crickets Sing for Anamaria) Walter Wanderley
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