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Goats and Soda
3:23 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

Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 3:29 pm

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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Men In America
3:08 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.
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Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 3:42 pm

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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News
3:08 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

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

Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 6:14 pm

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Europe
3:08 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Faced With Ukrainian Turmoil, NATO Considers New 'Rapid Reaction Force'

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Media
3:08 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Changes At The 'Post' Mark A Break From Paper's Storied Past

Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 5:54 pm

Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos, owner of The Washington Post, has announced he's replacing the paper's current publisher with Frederick Ryan, one of the founders of Politico. Katharine Weymouth's departure represents the end of a storied connection between the Graham publishing family and the Post.

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