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Thanksgiving design: A room that dresses for dinner
If you're hosting a Thanksgiving gathering for the extended family, you'll want to set a table that's refined and elegant but not too fussy.
Five myths about John F. Kennedy
Most everyone who was alive on Nov. 22, 1963, remembers where they were when they heard that President John F. Kennedy had been shot. JFK was the youngest elected U.S. president and the youngest to die.
Sit up and take notice
It's impossible to reduce the Alexander Technique, a philosophy of movement more than a century old, to one simple rise from a chair, but at its core is a strikingly simple, easily understood concept: What ails us is the result of bad habits we've learned, from early in childhood, about how we use our bodies.
Supreme Court weighs drug dealer's culpability in user's death
The Supreme Court considered a case Tuesday in which a number of justices seemed to believe that the government must prove more before a drug dealer gets the enhanced penalties the law prescribes "if death or serious bodily injury results from the use" of the illicit drugs.
Why do pro athletes recover before you do?
It's a mystery: When we twist our ankle playing tennis, it can take weeks to heal, but when a pro athlete does it, he often misses barely a beat.
Military bases are our most exclusive gated communities
Inside, troops and their families live and work on massive military bases, separated geographically, socially and economically from the society they serve.
Modern war photographers take us all to war
No matter how they start, or why, wars are human — the people who fight them, the people caught in their destruction, the people who cover them, all pay a price for a cause. Since the Civil War — the first American conflict photographed — photojournalists have never let us forget that.
Female pilots of WWII set eyes on Rose Bowl float
Members of Wingtip-to-Wingtip, the Women's Airforce Service Pilots nonprofit, want to put a float in the Rose Bowl parade, honoring the women who performed domestic operational missions during World War II — but who were unsummarily dismissed when male pilots came home.
Hazardous asteroids may be more numerous than previously thought, scientists say
There are scads of building-size, potentially hazardous asteroids lurking in Earth's immediate neighborhood, and they may be colliding with the planet 10 times more often than scientists have previously believed, according to a new study published Wednesday that examined the airburst of a 25-million-pound asteroid earlier this year near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk.
What is the Employment Non-Discrimination Act?
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act would ban employers from firing, refusing to hire or discriminating against workers or job applicants based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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