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  • Top travel tips for a hassle-free journey

    (Reuters) - When is the best time to book a trip to Walt Disney World? What are the niftiest travel apps? How do you arrange a speedy Plan B if your flight is delayed or canceled? The answers to these and other travel questions from those in the know...
  • Literacy program helping children

    Name: Amy Ladele Age: 26 Residence: Boynton Beach Birthplace: Washington, D.C. Organization: Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, a nonprofit dedicated to restoring families in crisis to stability and self-sufficiency. It provides housing programs,...
  • Inside conservative fold, Perry talks of indictment, immigration

    WASHINGTON Texas Gov. Rick Perry, fresh from his recent indictment on charges of abusing the powers of his office, told a conservative audience Thursday that the "porous" southern border provides an entry point for Islamic terrorists to strike in the...
  • Republican efforts to rein in Washington on pot, guns draw protests

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Efforts by congressional Republicans to block new laws in Washington, D.C., decriminalizing marijuana possession and tightening restrictions on guns have provoked a summer tempest between residents of the capital and U.S. lawmakers....
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond

    Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond
    Want a marshmallow? The 6-foot-long alligator, dubbed Otis by the locals, who's minus one foot and swimming alongside our boat certainly does. We're in the Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, Louisiana, on Louisiana’s Northshore on the Pearl River Swamp Eco...
  • Continue US air strikes; leave ground fighting to the Kurds

    WASHINGTON The best way to start winning a war is to stop losing. That axiom certainly applies to what's going on in Iraq. But, that said, there is no place for American brigades in this battle. Yes, Americans have a huge stake in preventing al-Qaida's...
  • Obama unlikely to deepen Iraq military involvement, say U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite outrage at home and abroad over the grisly beheading of an American journalist, President Barack Obama is unlikely to deepen military involvement in Iraq or Syria and will instead stay the course with U.S. air strikes, U.S....
  • Lobbyists work to kill California bill that would outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Lobbyists have launched a frenzied eleventh-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the...
  • McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage

    McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage
    RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense Wednesday afternoon, speaking directly to jurors for the first time in the 18-day-old federal trial against him and his wife. McDonnell eased into his testimony, laying out a...
  • Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago

    Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday to raise campaign money for Gov. Pat Quinn and Democrats running for Congress, a White House aide said.   The Democratic governor is in a tough re-election fight against...