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How Exactly Do You Teach Femininity?

As a teenage sales clerk, Monica Prata noticed that men were coming into stores with an interest in women’s clothing and makeup. So she decided to become a “feminine image consultant.”

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Is Hillary Clinton Any Good at Running for President?

Maybe Clinton isn’t a “good candidate,” as political junkies like to say. But that might not matter in 2016.

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Why Do Severed Goat Heads Keep Turning Up in Brooklyn?

Santería or Vodou are explored as possibilities.

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(Actually) True War Stories at NBC News

It’s a mess inside the network – and Brian Williams may still come out on top.

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The Lost Battalion

Searching for sanctuary with American war deserters.

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How Crazy Am I to Think I Actually Know Where that Malaysia Airline Plane Is?

“Okay,” I said. “What do you think is the percentage chance that I’m right?”

“I don’t know,” she said. “Five percent?”

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Joni Mitchell, Unyielding

The singer-songwriter has a calico cat named Nietzsche.

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Who Killed the Gangster’s Daughter?

The life and mysterious death of writer Susan Berman.