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Obama may be forced to choose between signing bad bill or none.
How long should you stick around waiting for a different answer?
Husband won't tell critical mother to stand down.
Controversial, divisive, sometimes disturbing methods may have shifted the American political debate.
Fifteen-Layer Potato Gratin is preparation-intensive recipe, but worth every thin slice.
Thanksgiving, a holiday largely dedicated to thinking about others, should not be a time of self-centered stewing. But for several years now, I’ve sat around the family’s dinner table, loaded with dish after dish of sweet and savory pleasures, and obsessed only about the sorry state of my po…
ROCKVILLE, Md. — After the abrupt end of her marriage, Tiffany Angelo gave herself a few months to grieve. Then she moved on. Not to the next romance, but to something she could plan for: the children she deeply desired and would still have. With or without her ex.
Arrests like these achieve nothing, while seriously damaging Iran's international reputation.
There is no right way to be a parent.
The changes scheduled to take effect in less than four months.
State and municipal governments have resorted to nickel-and-diming their constituents.
Haleh Esfandiari, center, arrives at Dulles International Airport in September 2007 after her release from Evin Prison in Tehran.
Be yourselves without explaining yourselves.
Obama's executive order is a confession of democratic failure.
Mayors, governors are reaching across party lines, partnering with the private sector.
Portman-Shaheen legislation deserves a chance — without poison-pill amendments this time.
The Swedish filmmaker puts marriage under a squirm-inducing microscope in "Force Majeure."
"Listen Up Philip" plays like an adaptation of a lost Philip Roth novel.
I have never seen the Sylvester Stallone arm-wrestling movie "Over the Top," and I don't plan to. But I did go to see SuperCLAW 2014 — "The National Championship of Lady Arm Wrestlers" — in Washington recently and describing that as "over the top" seems like an understatement.
"The November Man" now on DVD.
Government, private sector must find new ways to stimulate growth.
I use my microwave nearly every day, mostly for heating leftovers, rewarming my morning coffee and "steaming" vegetables. Because, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 90 percent of homes in this country have the appliance, I figured it was universally regarded as safe…
Having lived through Great Recession, they may eventually be more financially cautious.
She is conduit to people who should be on the administration's radar.
Remove your children from presence of alcoholic (even functional) mother.
Ohio's governor is pleasingly difficult to locate on an ideological map.
Preventing these deaths means expanding access to care, eliminating stigma.
Defensive roommate might be struggling with perfection.
BAGHDAD — U.S. warplanes launched airstrikes on what U.S. officials said was a gathering of Islamic State commanders near the militant-held city of Mosul on Friday, in one of the most prominent assaults on the Islamist group’s leadership since the air war started here in August.
Obama should look to Nixon and Kissinger moves, create stronger strategy.
His guiding political principle was not human freedom but human dignity.
Tearing down some misconceptions about this relic of the Cold War.
There's more to relationship woes than some extra weight.
That's the theory — but there isn't much in the way of quantitative research behind it.
Bromance seems to trump romance.
He will talk of making this "the last Ebola epidemic."
Democracy can take root with favorable conditions, good leadership, bit of luck.
Daughter is doing fine after divorce. Mom, not so much.
Shining spotlight on something long hidden deep in shadows has benefits.
Mistimed victory now might well doom GOP bid for presidency in 2016.
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of federal workers are being kept on paid leave for at least a month — and often for longer stretches that can reach a year or more — while they wait to be punished for misbehavior or cleared and allowed to return to work, government records show.
Let's separate fact from fiction about the security agency.
Do that and we'll all promise not to panic about Ebola.
Restaurant waitress Catherine Bryant says she feels safer working at a fancier establishments compared to more inexpensive places.
The so-called war is a substitute for serious thought.
What is in a name? Maybe the future of your marriage.
You go with the president you have; hope he finds his way.
Christianity evolved into tolerant, liberal and modern faith. So can Islam.