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  • Ask Amy: Wedding bells compete with bouncing balls

     Ask Amy: Wedding bells compete with bouncing balls
    Dear Amy: My fiance and I are planning to get married over Memorial Day weekend. It'll be a relatively small family-oriented affair — held in the same location as my father's memorial last year. My older sister is in my wedding party. She and...
  • Ask Amy: Woman should fold up her rainbow flag slowly

     Ask Amy: Woman should fold up her rainbow flag slowly
    Dear Amy: I am a 65-year-old divorced, professional woman. I have a great career, a teenager at home and three other children who are grown up and living on their own. I was married to a man for over two decades and we had a nasty divorce about 15 years...
  • Rachel Marsden: Sony leaks, CIA report highlight the 'Snowden Privacy Paradox'

    PARIS -- The ongoing leaks of confidential business data from Sony Pictures Entertainment and the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report on the use of enhanced interrogation techniques by the Central Intelligence Agency have something in common. Call...
  • 'The Simpsons' at 25: Still going strong and rolling in the d'oh

    'The Simpsons' at 25: Still going strong and rolling in the d'oh
    "If TV has taught me anything, it's that miracles always happen to poor kids at Christmas," the now-familiar spiky-haired boy said on Dec. 17, 1989. "It happened to Tiny Tim. It happened to Charlie Brown. It happened to the Smurfs. And it's going to...
  • Ask Amy: Daughter's boyfriend not a good match for parents

     Ask Amy: Daughter's boyfriend not a good match for parents
    Dear Amy: Our adult daughter is intelligent, but her choice in a boyfriend has us worried. She has a college degree and has always been a hard worker. Her mother and I have stressed the importance of education in today's working world. Her boyfriend...
  • John Kass: Gender selection in a brave new world

    Jayne and Jon Cornwill, an Australian couple, recently came to America with a bit of trouble. The trouble? Boys. They have three little boys, and three rambunctious boys were quite enough for the Cornwills, thank you. What the Cornwills wanted was a...
  • 3 options to fix Bears that run gamut from unlikely to unpalatable

    3 options to fix Bears that run gamut from unlikely to unpalatable
    There is no denying that the Bears season has been an unmitigated disaster. And there is no way to classify the key decision-makers at Halas Hall as anything less than critically endangered … if only in the minds of hopeful Bears fans. Everyone...
  • Follow these tips for a pet-safe holiday season

    Follow these tips for a pet-safe holiday season
    Here are 12 safety tips to insure your pets enjoy a healthy and safe holiday: 12) Candles burn: Curiosity can kill a cat. Knocking over a shiny candle could start a fire, not to mention that the pet's fur could be singed. Scented candles can be dangerous...
  • Pug's piddling indoors could be spiked by separation anxiety

    Pug's piddling indoors could be spiked by separation anxiety
    These reader questions were all answered by contributing authors of "Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014; $27), written by...
  • Ask Amy: Millennial 'robot' ponders next phase

     Ask Amy: Millennial 'robot' ponders next phase
    Dear Amy: I am a millennial, first-generation college graduate from a dysfunctional family. I assumed when I went to college that things would somehow be easier, but they weren't. Looking back, I guess it was a killer combo of burnout, lack of support/...
  • No superheroes in 'The Interview' capitulation

    No superheroes in 'The Interview' capitulation
    The first issue of Captain America came out on Dec. 20, 1940. It shows Cap slugging Adolph Hitler in the mouth. Good stuff, but note the date. America wouldn't enter World War II for about another year. At the time, many Americans wanted to stay out...