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  • 10 things you might not know about hamburgers

    10 things you might not know about hamburgers
    May is National Hamburger Month, and the industry hopes you'll forget all about last month, when a Utah man attracted publicity by claiming he had a 14-year-old McDonald's hamburger that has never been refrigerated yet looks like new — no mold, no...
  • Obama in London: This time, the president opts for a more traditional gift for the queen

    On his first visit to Buckingham Palace in 2009, President Obama gave Queen Elizabeth II an iPod. Given a second chance Tuesday, his gift for the British monarch was decidedly more traditional. According to the White House, Obama gave the queen a...
  • Election System Could Use A Shake-Up

    Election System Could Use A Shake-Up
    The balloons, posters and confetti had not yet been swept up, or crying towels laundered, when talk turned to 2016 candidates. Good heavens, could we not have a few months' respite? But as we look forward, as eventually we must, shouldn't we talk...
  • The royal wedding is over -- and every anchor you can name was there

     
    William and Kate got married, and the bride didn't show up for the Royal Wedding in a meat dress....
  • No laughing here over Obama's latest travel gaffe

     
    The president of the United States thinks it's still 2008....
  • News Corp. pulls plug on BSkyB deal

     
    News Corp. has backed off of its plan to buy BSkyB, the powerful British satellite broadcasting company in which it holds a minority stake. The decision comes in the wake of a phone hacking scandal that has already led the......
  • Americanisms

     
    I had intended to resume "What Is It?" on today's blog. I harvested six baffling items this morning from the collection of Stu and Marie Lathrop of Allentown. But I'm unsure how long it will take to get them photographed.......
  • Rupert Murdoch dishes on senior British politicians

     
    Media baron Rupert Murdoch tells of his association with top British leaders during testimony before a judicial inquiry Wednesday. Critics say the Australian-born media mogul wields too much influence over British public life, an accusation he dismisses.....
  • Former British prime minister contradicts Murdoch's statement

     
    Gordon Brown denied Murdoch's allegations of "war" threats; Ex- premier lambasts Murdoch's Sun...
  • Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans

    Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans
    In April 1989, the glamorously autocratic Herbert von Karajan resigned from his post as music director of the Berlin Philharmonic, the West German ensemble he had led for 35 years and made into the most brilliant orchestra the world had ever known. In...
  • Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks

    Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks
    President Obama will attend the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen next month, according to a senior administration official, a sign of the president's increasing confidence that the talks will yield a meaningful agreement to reduce...