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  • Ask Amy: Sleepover etiquette for the 'modern family'

    Ask Amy: Sleepover etiquette for the 'modern family'
    Dear Amy: I have a "modern family" etiquette question for you. I'm a divorced mother of two, and I'm in a committed same-sex relationship. My partner does not live with us, but she is always with us on the weekends. My kids are getting to an age where...
  • Ask Amy: Sister needs slightly tougher love

    Ask Amy: Sister needs slightly tougher love
    Dear Amy: My sister has ongoing crises in her life (her son is an addict and her partner is abusive). Recently she reached out to me, and I tried to help. After several weeks of frantic calls to domestic violence hotlines and brainstorming possible...
  • Your bad: The power to admit your workplace goofs

    Your bad: The power to admit your workplace goofs
    Hillary Clinton recently told Diane Sawyer of ABC News that when she and her husband left the White House in 2001, they were “dead broke.” That was, to put it mildly, an ill-advised statement, given that the Clintons had earning potential few...
  • Use positive reinforcement to curb 'ankle biter'

    Use positive reinforcement to curb 'ankle biter'
    These reader questions regarding challenging canine behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lore (cq) Haug, of Sugar Land, TX. Lore is one of 20 contributing authors of "Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and...
  • Steve Aoki puts the show in EDM

    Steve Aoki puts the show in EDM
    Steve Aoki gets it. As EDM (electronic dance music) outgrows its roots in '70s and early '80s DJ culture and the notion of a musical tastemaker blending records on two turntables, it has become about spectacle. DJs and electronic artists are no longer...
  • Ask Amy: Man wants to warn suitor away from his ex

    Ask Amy: Man wants to warn suitor away from his ex
    Dear Amy: I dated a young lady — 26 years old — who has five children by multiple fathers. I was aware that she has psychological issues, but I loved her and tried pushing her to seek help, which she agreed to, but it never happened. Now...
  • Ask Amy: Silence makes husband suspicious

    Ask Amy: Silence makes husband suspicious
    Dear Amy: A while ago I found out that my wife was texting a co-worker. She does not delete anything off her phone, but she did delete these texts to this guy (who is younger and single), making it very suspicious. This caused a major rift in our...
  • Ask Amy: Mother emigrates, leaving questions behind

    Ask Amy: Mother emigrates, leaving questions behind
    Dear Amy: My mother left us a year ago and returned to our home country. She told us that she was going back (after 27 years) because she couldn't afford living expenses here. She left my father, my brother, me and her grandchildren and went home. After...
  • Obama has painted himself into a foreign-policy corner

    The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring. Across a huge swath of what, up until recently, had been known as Iraq and Syria, a transnational movement of Sunni Islamic extremists has taken control. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)...
  • Ask Amy: Daughter's friend vetoes movie picks

    Ask Amy: Daughter's friend vetoes movie picks
    Dear Amy: My daughter has a neighborhood friend who lives down the street. They get along well, and the girl is very nice and well-mannered. The girls frequently have "late overs" on the weekends that involve pizza and movies/games. These sometimes...
  • Rachel Marsden: CIA makes an ill-advised foray into the Twitterverse

    PARIS -- On June 6, the Central Intelligence Agency joined the social media platform Twitter with its first tweet: "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet." Presumably this is an attempt by the agency to develop its "brand." Here's...