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Men In America
3:42 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men

Mike Buchanan gives his presentation, "Let's Get Political," at the International Conference on Men's Issues, held in June near Detroit. Buchanan founded a political party in the U.K., Justice for Men & Boys, in 2013.
Fabrizio Costantini Getty Images

This summer, a few hundred men and a handful of women gathered in a VFW hall near Detroit to attend what organizers billed as the first International Conference on Men's Issues.

The crowd wasn't huge, but it was enthusiastic. The event was a real-world gathering organized by the website A Voice for Men, part of an informal collection of websites, chat rooms and blogs focused on what's known as the men's rights movement. Speaker after speaker insisted that history would remember this moment.

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Law
3:35 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks?

Page County Sheriff John Thomas's department received an MRAP in May.
David Welna NPR

Mine-resistant ambush-protected troop carriers, known as MRAPs, were built to withstand bomb blasts, they can weigh nearly 20 tons, and many U.S. troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan are alive today because of them. But many of the vehicles are now considered military surplus. And thanks to a congressionally mandated Pentagon program, they're finding their way to hundreds of police and sheriff's departments.

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Goats and Soda
3:29 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola

The third American health worker to contract the Ebola virus in Liberia was an obstetrician at the ELWA hospital, which is run by the missionary group SIM.
Ahmed Jallanzo EPA/Landov

Another American missionary doctor has tested positive for Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia. He is the third American health care worker to contract the virus.

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Around the Nation
3:08 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Homes On The Grange: The Storied Tents Of A Pa. Fair

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News
3:08 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Islamic State Video Appears To Show Beheading Of A New U.S. Journalist

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