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ReutersBy Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, May 21 (Reuters) - The Texas House passed a measure on Tuesday that would prevent the state from expanding its Medicaid program as outlined by President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Texas Governor Rick Perry,...
In third grade, right before lunch, a teacher let Persis William-Mensah and the rest of the class out early. The kids found out they were going for a little exercise. William-Mensah remembers how she and the rest of her classmates lined up against a...
News of Samoa Air charging passengers by the pound, rather than by the seat, came so suddenly that some people thought it was an April Fools' Day joke. Not only was the announcement no joke — the airline hadn't retracted it by press time —...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
Dear Amy: I got married (for the first time) three years ago. My husband and I are both in our 40s and are well matched, happily childless and happily married. We bought a house and both have good jobs. I recently wondered, "What do I have to look...
Tags: Human Interest
The Baltimore SunFirst baseman Chris Davis was voted the American League Player of the Month for April, becoming the first Oriole to earn that honor since Melvin Mora in August 2008. Davis hit .348 (32-for-92) with eight doubles, nine home runs, 28 RBIs, 19 runs scored...
Justin Bieber just can't seem to hold on to his pets. There was the snake, and the hamster, and now there's Mally, his confiscated capuchin monkey, which he may be abandoning in Germany in hopes that the critter will find an appropriate, loving home...
Dear Amy: My husband and I have been married for almost five years. The last few months have been hard. It has become pretty clear that both of us are unhappy. It seems that most of our arguments are based on a combination of relationship boredom and...
Tags: Social Media, Easter
Five schools in Norway have cried "Uncle" in the face of the force that is Justin Bieber. "Believe" it or not, they're moving midterms up a week so as not to conflict with the pop star's scheduled shows in Oslo on April 16 and 17, the original testing...
Tags: Students, Education, Social Media, Oslo (Norway), Justin Bieber
Chicago TribuneHa-ha. You got us. Gone are the days when we tell someone their shoe is untied, make them look and shout "April fools!" (Although that's still a little funny.) Now, April Fools is part of the Internet age, where online pranks spread on social media...
Comedian Kurt Braunohler has promised, within a matter of minutes, to rearrange the downtown Los Angeles sky. It's 2:23 p.m. and half a dozen people on a recent Saturday crane their necks and squint into the sun as they wait outside a Hill Street high-...
After running on the treadmill, Golden State Warriors rookie Kent Bazemore returned to his car Wednesday to find an unwelcome surprise. His white sedan was filled -- practically to the roof -- with popcorn. Bazemore was surprisingly calm about the...
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