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'Mama's boy' is a flex, not an insult, for a new generation of men

For eons, the term "mama's boy" was widely viewed as an emasculating insult. But numerous men are challenging such inherent misogyny and publicly embracing their identities as proud "mama's boys."

Caroline McDonald, left, a student at Georgetown University, Lauren Morrissey, with Catholics for Choice, and Pamela Huber, of Washington, join a abortion-rights rally outside the Supreme Court, Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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When does life begin? Religions don't agree

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Russian navy cadets take part in a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Sevastopol, Crimea, on May 5. The parade will take place there on May 9 to celebrate the Soviet Union's defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. AP hide caption

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Russia's Victory Day celebrations take on new importance for the Kremlin this year

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