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  • Rachel Marsden: Cheap oil could be a Trojan horse for America

    "Subversion introduced from the outside." That's part of Encyclopedia Britannica's definition for a Trojan horse, the hollow structure that allowed Greek soldiers to penetrate the city of Troy and win the Trojan War. What if the drop in oil prices...
  • Ask Amy: Friend worries about how to report a crime

     Ask Amy: Friend worries about how to report a crime
    Dear Amy: My friend recently confided in me that she was date raped when she was 15 and had to go to the hospital because she was infected with herpes and had bruises on her wrists. She also said that another girl was also raped by the same guy when...
  • Ask Amy: Bounced around girlfriend should bounce out of relationship

     Ask Amy: Bounced around girlfriend should bounce out of relationship
    Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have been together for almost four years. I have given up job opportunities and graduate school opportunities to move around the country for him and his job. We are currently living in a small town in Texas with our 2-year-...
  • Helping readers is the name of my game

    Helping readers is the name of my game
    More than anything else, I hope my columns help families, as most pets are considered members of the family. During 2014, I was proud to elevate several topics to a public platform. --Journalist Julia Szabo spoke with me about her book, "Medicine Dog:...
  • Dogs' quirky spinning habit likely hard-wired

    Dogs' quirky spinning habit likely hard-wired
    Q: Why do dogs turn around three times before they poop? -- S.H., Buffalo, NY. Q: Sparky sleeps on our bed, and just like clockwork when we go to bed, he does, too. Each night, before he lies down, he spins around three times. Why? -- S.C., Cupertino, CA...
  • Ask Amy: It's hero time for this alienated dad

    Ask Amy: It's hero time for this alienated dad
    Dear Amy: My 18-year-old daughter has barely communicated with me in four years, since her mother and I divorced. Before the divorce we had a good relationship. I was a supportive dad, attending all her sports and events. Her mother and I had an...
  • Ask Amy: Mom worries that ex-con brought a weapon home

    Ask Amy: Mom worries that ex-con brought a weapon home
    Dear Amy: My mother-in-law, who lives with my husband and me and our 18-month-old daughter, has reconnected to an ex-boyfriend from over 30 years ago. Initially, she kept the relationship a secret. Her boyfriend is an ex-con who was in prison for over...
  • Start the new year focusing on sincere relationships at work

     Start the new year focusing on sincere relationships at work
    A funny thing about people is they seem to respond best when you treat them like people. That can be a cumbersome quirk, particularly when the people in question are your employees, but the fact remains that human-to-human interaction is most...
  • Why office secret Santas are the worst idea ever

    Why office secret Santas are the worst idea ever
    The list of Terrible Workplace Ideas is long and storied and includes a wide array of soul-devouring activities, from team-building exercises and lunch-and-learns to Hawaiian shirt Friday and Bring Your Ferret to Work Day. (I may have made that last one...
  • Ask Amy: Divorced mom struggles by parenting halfway

     Ask Amy: Divorced mom struggles by parenting halfway
    Dear Amy: I am divorced and have two young children. Their father and I share equal custody. I have had a boyfriend for a year. He has a young child of his own and we all live together as a blended family. This man is kind, sensitive, supportive and...
  • Ask Amy: Annual excursion to house run by cats terrifies parents

    Ask Amy: Annual excursion to house run by cats terrifies parents
    Dear Amy: We have a family situation that comes up every year during the holidays. My son and his wife have no kids. Their animals are treated like their children. Every year we are invited to their house for a holiday dinner. Their cats have free...