Sunday, August 12, 2012
Life in Norway. Saying Goodbye to the Olympics, Clear Line on National Health Care. The Zombies. Cat Story. White Wine.
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(31) (1) One thing Mitt Romney's choice of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate will certainly do is elevate issues like Medicare and Medicaid to the top of the election agenda. As the nation gets closer to Election Day, Ryan's addition to the GOP ticket will present the public with a dramatic choice about the role the government should play in health care.
As the country's economy lies in ruins, some Greeks feel threatened and burdened by migrants, many of them Muslims. Human rights groups say authorities are ignoring a sharp rise in vigilante attacks on immigrants, including those working legally in Greece.
You are given the ends of the names of three things that are all in the same category. You name the category.
N3Washington state is famous for its cherries, but the juicy fruits are available for only a short time each year. Chukar Cherries, based in Prosser, Wash., uses 250,000 pounds of them annually in its dried cherry candies. Fans say Chukar's goodies let the sweet taste of summer last all year.
Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone, founding members of the influential band, discuss what keeps bringing them back after all these years.
The stock market has been rising lately but many potential small-time investors are wary of diving in. People are afraid of the "flash crash" problems, and don't trust the super fast computers that seemingly rig the game against the average investor.
In author Rita Mae Brown's the latest book in her Sneaky Pie series, Sneaky Pie For President, her feline protagonist puts the mysteries aside to make a run for the White House and unify all Americans under an animal-friendly agenda.
As more areas are becoming overfished, fishermen and scientists in Maine are developing a way to farm scallops instead of catching them. It's said to be safer for the environment and brings in more money, but the method isn't approved yet.
Before the summer slips away, we raise a glass to hot August nights — and their perfect wine pairings. Whether you're on the beach, on the go or at the grill, wine expert Leslie Sbrocco has recommendations for affordable reds and whites under $25.