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The Changing Lives Of Women

For Single Women, An 'Infinite Variety Of Paths'

Getting married used to mark the start of a woman's adult life. But the average age women get married has gone from about 22 to about 27. The shift, says writer Rebecca Traister, has been profound.

Some potential new Ebola drugs will be tested at treatment centers like this one run by Doctors Without Borders near Monrovia. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Tests Of New Ebola Drugs Could Take Place As Early As November

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Martha Zarway Of Monrovia: 'I'm A Doctor, So We Can't Run Away'

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Vartha Ambrose Akinmusire
As We Fight Ambrose Akinmusire
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Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

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Frozen Angels Zoe Keating
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A poultry processing plant in France. Europe banned treating chicken carcasses with chlorine in the 1990s out of fear that it could cause cancer. Christophe Di Pascale/Corbis hide caption

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European Activists Say They Don't Want Any U.S. 'Chlorine Chicken'

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University of Illinois student Stanley Dayan (from left) and Chabad Jewish Center employees Mordy Kurtz and Yosef Peysin work at the center's kosher food stand in 2013 at the university's State Farm Center basketball arena in Champaign, Ill. David Mercer/AP hide caption

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Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

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Terri Lynn Land walks in the Labor Day Parade in Romeo, Mich., on Sept. 1. Land has made some public appearances like this one but overall is running a low-key race in the state. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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In Michigan, A Low-Key Campaign For A High-Stakes Senate Seat

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