The Associated Press Stylebook, the bible from which journalists take their cue for proper wordsmithing, finally acknowledged that a woman can have a wife and a man can have a husband.
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It’s more than just men’s physical strength that leads to their superior throwing ability, argues sociologist Lisa Wade.
In Pittsburgh, a shoeshine man — Albert Lexie — has been working in a hospital for children and usually gets tipped a dollar or two. It adds up, especially since he donates the money — about $200,000 so far — to the families of sick kids.
The U.S. Postal Service announced today that later this year it will begin selling some ‘forever’ stamps that honor ‘the people who built America.’
It was a short lifespan for an extension of County Road H in Bayfield, Wisconsin yesterday. The Bayfield Ice Road, connecting Bayfield with Madeline Island, opened to light trucks and cars this week. But, today, according to the Madeline Island Ferry Line Facebook page, it was closed while officials look for another route across a portion of Lake Superior.
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