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To Retain More Women, The Military Offers A Better Work-Life Balance

When a Pentagon official proposed flexible schedules at a town hall meeting, "They actually laughed at me," she says. But the schedules went into place. The military also now allows 1 to 3 years off.

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, left, shakes the hands of supporters after a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on Oct. 12. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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On Trump, Young Evangelicals Try To 'Forgive As We've Been Forgiven'

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The protected Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most important migratory bird corridors on the West Coast and also has long been important to the eastern Oregon agricultural economy. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Anti-Government Standoff Puts Oregon's Malheur Back On Tourist Map

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Best of Times Madlib
Merci Stromae
Pom Pom Ace Robert Le Magnifique
Bombom Macklemore, Ryan Lewis et. al.
Wanted/Wasted P.O.S

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Feds Say More People Should Try Dialysis At Home

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Way of the Samurai Deceptikon
So So Lovely Shigeto

A worker separates coffee cherries during harvest at a plantation in Brazil's Minas Gerais state. Brazil's coffee exports fell to 2.6 million bags in June, a 12 percent drop from a year ago, according to a report last week by Cecafe, the country's coffee export council. Patricia Monteiro/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Coffee And Climate Change: In Brazil, A Disaster Is Brewing

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Four Mr. Cooper
Speed Kali Uchis

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This Election Might Actually Put Utah, Solidly Republican For 48 Years, In Play

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Vah Vaow DJ Vadim & Heidi Vogel
Illicity (2) Extended Spirit
Back Again Beat Torrent

After losing her family, Sarah Winchester became convinced that ghosts were haunting her; so she built an enormous, maze-like mansion — now known as the Winchester Mystery House — to ward them off. (At least that's how the story goes.) HarshLight/Flickr hide caption

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Skeletons In The Closet: What Ghost Stories Reveal About America's Past

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