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Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images OXON HILL, Md. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was skeptical of some conservatives’ efforts to block funding for the Department of Homeland Security unless President Barack Obama’s immigration...
Scottish musician Caitlin McNeill and her band have been arguing over the color of this dress: is it blue and black or white and gold? Image courtesy Tumblr/swiked Color scientists already have a word for it: Dressgate. No surprise to those of us...
An aerial view of the center of Tyrone, Mo, where a young girl called authorities after hearing gunshots late Thursday. Photo from Google Earth. Seven people were shot dead in rural Missouri before an alleged gunman turned his weapon on himself in a...
A few months before his death in 2003, Fred Rogers recorded this video message for those who grew up watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” This message was one of the last things he recorded in the WQED studio, according to the...
Almonds are shown. Photo by Getty Images. “I have a life-threatening allergy to nuts.” That’s the line I use most often in restaurants. Simply asking that a dish be made without nuts, or informing a waiter that I have an “allergy,” isn’t enough....
Face it, we hate change. We like our eggs not too runny, our chairs angled at just the right height, and our politics in sync with our beliefs. But most days we must adjust to overcooked eggs, tilting chairs and political gridlock at nearly every...