Lesa Lyon

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William Hague: this is a moment for democratic nations to live up to their values

The use of chemical weapons by President Assad's regime in Syria is a moral outrage that cannot go unchallenged<p>The faces of the victims of last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria are haunting. We still do not know how many people died. Médecins Sans Frontières, an independent humanitarian …

Middle East

Community health centers get ready for their Obamacare close-up

<i>Editor's note: This</i> <i>story is the latest in</i> <i>NBC's</i> <i>series "Quest for Care", exploring the shortage of health-care providers as the Affordable Care Act rolls out.</i><p>From the outside, Mary’s Center doesn’t look like much. The cheerful yellow paint does little to make the small shabby building stand out from …

Retirement? What's that? Half of older workers delay plans, poll shows

There was a time when Tom Sadowski thought he'd stop working after turning 65 earlier this year. But he's put off retirement for at least five years — and now anticipates continuing to do some work afterward.<p>In an illuminating sign of changing times and revised visions of retirement, an Associated …

7 Delicious Mail-Order Snacks You Can Get Custom Made

Enterprising online food companies are offering you a way to personalize their products' flavors, and even give your creation a name. YUM.

7 Things You Need To Know About Food Safety During The Government Shutdown

Does a "filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance" sound like something you might be interested in eating? Most FDA staff inspecting food imported into the U.S. have been furloughed during the shutdown, so now might be your chance.<p>"Unfortunately, we are unable to answer your call due to government …

Laos air crash: 27 bodies found in Mekong River

Twenty-seven bodies have now been recovered from the Mekong River in the aftermath of Wednesday's plane crash that killed 49 people, including 6 …

Halloween Costumes For Women 2013: Ideas Far Better Than 'Sexy Nurse'

"Teen Maid to Tease." "Sexy Miss Santa." "Red Hot Mama." "Ooh La Lola." "Pilgrims Pleasure."<p>No, these are not the names of roles for a cheaply produced porno -- they're actual Halloween costumes ladies are supposed to buy. Welcome to October, everyone, the month where outfits better suited to …

5 Ways 'The Simpsons' Halloween Episodes Ruined My Life

I have a well-documented love of <i>The Simpsons</i> and also the holiday-themed episodes of <i>The Simpsons</i> specifically, so it’s no shock I also love the …