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'Brave New World' Meets 'The Handmaid's Tale' In Sophie Mackintosh's New Novel

In the world of Blue Ticket, girls are issued either blue tickets or white ones on the day of their first periods. Blue tickets grant a career but no children; white tickets mean home and family.

With the help of his children, Knoxville, Tenn., resident Matt Harris put the finishing touches on his dream treehouse on Father's Day. Matt Harris hide caption

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Stay-At-Home Improvement: DIY Builders Help Drive Up Lumber Prices

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Pamela Talkin, seen here in October 1991, retired last week as the Supreme Court's first female marshal. Also retiring is Christine Luchok Fallon, the first woman to hold the position of reporter of decisions. John Duricka/AP hide caption

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First Women To Hold Top Staff Jobs At Supreme Court Are Retiring

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