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Gender bias lawsuit: America’s female soccer champs wage an off-field battle for higher pay

The U.S. women's national soccer team earned a victory parade on Broadway in New York City last week to celebrate its latest World Cup championship. Now the 28 players look ahead to an off-field challenge in the legal arena – a fair-pay lawsuit ...

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More People Want Milk — Just Not From Cows


Cows have lots of competition these days. Milk now comes from soybeans, almonds, coconut, rice, oats, hemp, cashews and peas. There's a growing demand for alternative milk. Market analysts found a 61 percent jump in sales between 2012 and 2018. Reaso...

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This week's word in the news: ANTHROPOMORPHIC

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Ascribing human form or attributes to a being or thing not human.

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Where critics adored the anthropomorphic singing cartoons of the original, they felt the nature documentary look drove a wedge between viewers and the beloved characters.
The San Francisco Chronicle -- 07/15/2019

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