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Hillary Clinton seems to have ripped a page from the Barack Obama playbook in addressing the ongoing controversy over work-related - and even classified - emails she kept on her private, unsecured server. "I have gone further than anybody that I'm aware of in American history," Clinton said of...
By now you have probably heard that Facebook, through its partnership with "philanthropic" organization Internet.org, is hoping to bring Internet access to underserved Sub-Saharan parts of Africa through the use of a satellite, and no one seems to think there is anything wrong with this. That is...
DEAR ABBY: I am happily married to a great man. I have a young daughter from a previous marriage, and my husband has two teenagers, a boy and girl, from a prior marriage. Like many blended families, we have our struggles, but one is becoming increasingly difficult to deal with. I don't know how...
We live in an age of near-instantaneous information in which the noise of mayhem on a city street can echo around the globe before the first responders arrive on the scene. Combine this with special interest politics and modern brass-knuckle partisanship and there is a danger many Americans expect...
DEAR ABBY: I have a friend whose 11-year-old grandson stays overnight with her sometimes on the weekends. She has only one bedroom, and I'm concerned because he still sleeps with her in the same bed. I have mentioned it to her many times, and she says there is nothing wrong with it. I even...
Our last meeting of the Wild Knights was filled with the sound of laughter as our young Knights joined in some rather lively games of Double Bughouse! That is the variation of the age-old game of chess, that allows two pairs of players to compete for a single victory. A full description of the...
How many more times must we shed tears when a quiet afternoon is interrupted by the most horrifying images of death and mayhem visiting a place where innocents gather? Once again, a community's heart has been shattered, this time at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, the sort of rustic place...
"The Flintstones" was a popular 60s cartoon series that first aired on ABC TV 55 years ago on Sept. 30, eventually becoming a hit around the world. "The show was inspired by Jackie Gleason's 'The Honeymooners,'" said Alan Reed Jr., son of voice actor Alan Reed who portrayed Fred Flintstone, the...
The U.S. Mint will offer two coin items for sale this week. To order from them, visit their website at www.usmint.gov, or call 800-USA-MINT. On Oct. 6, the three-coin set of the Bombay Hook National Park quarters will go on sale. This will include a circulation strike quarter from each of the...
DEAR ABBY: My wife used the search feature for the Ashley Madison emails and discovered an old account I had signed up for late one night, before we were together. I had forgotten all about it. When she brought it up, I panicked and lied because I was embarrassed, but immediately told her what it...

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