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Dear Mr. Dad: With all the talk about bird flu and swine flu I'm in a panic about germs. I'm putting antibacterial soaps all over my house and hand sanitizers in the car and my kids' backpacks. Is there anything else I can do?
Dear Mr. Dad: I'm a new dad and spend a lot of time learning how to be a great parent. Some of what's out there is good (your books, for example), but a lot of it is insulting and condescending. Is it really necessary to treat parents like idiots?
An internal military investigation into a U.S. airstrike in western Afghanistan acknowledged that U.S. forces may have killed as many as 86 civilians and said the military needs to re-examine its rules to reduce future civilian casualties.