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  • Ask Amy: Amy channels W.C. Fields for baby-loathing guy

     Ask Amy: Amy channels W.C. Fields for baby-loathing guy
    Dear Amy: I make no secret that I'm not a fan of kids. I don't want to baby-sit. I don't want kids of my own. I don't think kids of any age are cute. I definitely don't want to hold them. Those last two items are causing me trouble. See, many of my...
  • New drug showing promise against once fatal FIP

    TAMPA, FLA. -- Your questions are answered this week by experts attending the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Conference here, March 12-15, and a meeting of the Winn Feline Foundation Board of Directors directly following the conference. AAHA...
  • Ask Amy: Wife's grip on the purse strings is abusive

     Ask Amy: Wife's grip on the purse strings is abusive
    Dear Amy: The company I worked for offered an early retirement package. Since I am not old enough to draw on my pension I would have to roll it all over. I discussed this with my wife, and we came to the conclusion that this would be OK. She said if I...
  • Rachel Marsden: Is America tough enough to deal with modern threats?

    PARIS -- The Green Berets need to throw more tea parties, don't you think? The federal government is requesting public-sector proposals from contractors to train U.S. Special Forces in ethnography and cultural work. That includes, according to the...
  • John Kass: NFL rookie's decision to retire another sign football is doomed

    Years ago Rush Limbaugh called me a liberal sportswriter, suggesting I was the harbinger of death to football in America. Happily, though, loyal readers know that I'm not even remotely liberal. Just ask my editors, or the legions of Obama's peeved off...
  • Ask Amy: Granddaughter is racially bullied by classmates

     Ask Amy: Granddaughter is racially bullied by classmates
    Dear Amy: My wife and I live in a predominantly Caucasian town. I am Caucasian and my wife is Asian. We are raising our 11-year-old Asian granddaughter. She is a wonderful child. For some time she has been the victim of racial abuse from some kids,...
  • Bonding with your veterinarian is good for your pet's health!

    Bonding with your veterinarian is good for your pet's health!
    TAMPA, FLA. -- What do pet owners want from their veterinarians? According to a 2014 survey, they disdain medical jargon they don't understand, want tests results shared, and expect full transparency regarding their pets' care. "In other words, pet...
  • Feeling that post-Monica remorse

    A surprising contriteness has taken hold of Bill Maher and David Letterman about one of their favorite high-value targets: Monica Lewinsky. After reading Lewinsky's first-person essay in last June's issue of Vanity Fair, Maher said on his HBO show...
  • Ask Amy: Painful loss ignored by some family members

     Ask Amy: Painful loss ignored by some family members
    Dear Amy: My husband and I recently lost a baby at 23 weeks. This was extremely painful, both physically and emotionally. We have been faced not only with dealing with our grief, but also dealing with several health complications. During this entire...
  • Ask Amy: Workplace issues include sneaking, peeking, crushing

     Ask Amy: Workplace issues include sneaking, peeking, crushing
    Dear Amy: I recently discovered, by accident, something very personal and private about my boss. While I understand this discovery reveals a personal lifestyle choice for him, I am grossed out and disgusted by his choices. I am also very angry with my...
  • Ask Amy: Sober life exhausts college

    Ask Amy: Sober life exhausts college
    Dear Amy: My freshman college daughter was not in a drinking crowd in high school. Her college roommate and her roommate's friend party very hard on the weekends. My daughter has gone out with them and makes sure her roommate gets home safely by cab,...