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"An Ambassador", says the old joke, "is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country".
Elizabeth Nolan Brown on America's Prostitution Precrime Laws
"The evening after she spoke at the protest she was walking to a bar in her neighborhood.
As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, health insurance co-ops are expanding. Co-ops from Massachusetts, Montana and Kentucky are crossing borders to operate in New Hampshire, Idaho and West Virginia.
Christian Science Monitor
Obamacare's next chapter: More insurance firms opting 'in' than 'out'?
President Barack Obama, flanked by outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and his nominee to be her replacement, Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 11, 2014.
Mitch McConnell endorses sexist attack on his opponent
Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign and allies are eagerly pushing around a Washington Times editorial attacking McConnell's challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes, in a series of sexist and questionable ways.
With Title In Reach, University Of Florida Stands On The Precipice Of History
The Florida Gators basketball program finds itself on the precipice of history. A third championship, and the University of Florida will own more titles than 41 states in the union.
Russia and U.S. agree on need for diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis, but little else
Moment good Samaritan who risked his life and IGNORED police orders to stay back plucked baby from Washington mudslide as mother lay helpless with two broken legs Young Oklahoma father successfully wins back son from adoptive parents and is granted full-time custody following three-year battle How an elite FBI hostage rescue team leader took the ... (more)
Kay's Cooking Corner
I have't written a food quiz in quite a while, and after the prompting of some of my readers, I figured I'd better get to cooking! See how many of the questions you can answer correctly and - good luck! 2. How do you prepare a shirred egg? Bake it in the oven; Simmer it in boiling water; steam it in simmering broth; hard boil it, then grate it into ... (more)
Water woes: Poll finds Californians anxious over drought, cutting water use
California's severe drought is making residents anxious about dwindling water supplies, and they're making an effort not to waste a drop.