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  • Microchip coding controversy could be putting pets' lives at risk

    Microchipping saves lives. This is an accepted fact among those in the veterinary and animal welfare community. However, some microchip companies may now be compromising a system that's reunited countless numbers of pets and their owners. A small chip...
  • What Michelle Obama's critics missed

    If Michelle Obama's critics actually paid attention to her recent commencement speech, they would hear a lot of advice that conservatives like to hear -- when it is not coming from Michelle Obama. Rest assured, you can enjoy the first lady's speech to...
  • Ask Amy: In-laws welcome neighbor, drive family away

     Ask Amy: In-laws welcome neighbor, drive family away
    Dear Amy: My in-laws are loving, generous people. Several times a year we travel several hours to visit and let them dote on their grandson. The problem is their neighbor. Whenever we visit, the neighbor comes over — even during holiday...
  • Rachel Marsden: Americans deserve a better return on diplomatic missions

    PARIS -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Sochi, Russia, this week, apparently to play dumb with the Russians on the taxpayer's dime. In advance of Kerry's visit, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said at a press briefing, "Well, I don't...
  • Ask Amy: Do you need to forget in order to forgive?

     Ask Amy: Do you need to forget in order to forgive?
    Dear Amy: I have seven brothers and sisters. One of my brothers waited to get married until his mid 40s. Before marrying, he was happy and everybody loved him. Unfortunately his wife turned out to be a shrew and turned him into a beaten-down and unhappy...
  • Ask Amy: Inviting co-workers to weddings is risky business

     Ask Amy: Inviting co-workers to weddings is risky business
    Dear Amy: I am wondering if you have some advice for me regarding a co-worker and my upcoming wedding. She and I worked together for a year and now work in the same place but in different grade levels. There was a time last year when this co-worker's...
  • Cannes 2015: Amy Winehouse, Cate Blanchett on dangerous ground

    Cannes 2015: Amy Winehouse, Cate Blanchett on dangerous ground
    Vocal powerhouse Amy Winehouse dominated the 2008 Grammys with her album “Back to Black.” Three years later she was dead from alcohol poisoning compounded by drug addiction. The strong, sobering new documentary “Amy” from “...
  • Ask Amy: Mom feels ripped off by birthday gift inequity

     Ask Amy: Mom feels ripped off by birthday gift inequity
    Dear Amy: I would like your thoughts on what is fair for "only" children and their families where birthday presents are concerned. You see, my daughter is an only child and we are friends with many families with multiple children. We attend birthday...
  • When cheap laughs cost too much

    Some people unfortunately think that the best way to respond to the intolerance of Muslim fanatics is to insult all Muslims. That's the twisted thinking behind professional Muslim-baiter Pamela Geller's ill-advised contest in Garland, Texas. Her...
  • Ask Amy: Wife's enthusiasm creates burdensome sexpectations

     Ask Amy: Wife's enthusiasm creates burdensome sexpectations
    Dear Amy: I am 64; my wife is 62. We are empty nesters. My wife and I are intimate most often on Saturday and Sunday mornings, often Wednesday morning when I have a day off, and occasionally at other times as well. I have ED issues, which I deal with...
  • Passion Pit takes its pop music personally

    Passion Pit takes its pop music personally
    When Passion Pit released its 2012 album, "Gossamer," singer Michael Angelakos talked openly in interviews about the bipolar disorder that informed many of the songs. Though his struggles framed the lyrics, the music itself – soul disguised as...