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15 Cheaper Ways to Travel Around the World

I circled the globe in 300 days once. It wasn't 10 months of constant travel; after getting married in Wisconsin, my husband and I flew to Bangkok …

San Francisco

Jesus and the International Currency Exchange Traders in the Temple

Midway through Lent, pretty much every year, we clergy types have to look once again at an extremely odd story of Jesus taking a whip to the "Money Changers" in the Temple in Jerusalem. This year it's found in John 2.13-22, and it's just as odd as ever. It isn't easy to get a hold of, given our …

Obama Administration

Francis Chan: Church Wastes Too Much Time Waiting on God's Voice; Christians Getting Too Fat on the Word

The Church wastes too much time waiting for a word from God, says New York Times bestselling author and popular pastor Francis Chan. Christians …

America's Best Coffee Cities

The Northwest city known for its latte-friendly (read: misty) weather won the coffee contest again this year—and not just for Stumptown Coffee …

Coffee

17 Things EVERY Woman Deserves in a Relationship

<b>2. Someone who will go the drugstore to get you tampons at 1 a.m.</b> You need them, and you need them now. This is NOT a drill! Anyone who will appreciate this urgency and do what they can to help is definitely a keeper.<p><b>3. Someone who will make you breakfast in bed when it isn’t your birthday.</b> Because …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS DEAL Marijuana firms Aurora, CanniMed reach $1-billion deal in milestone for cannabis sector Subscriber content<p>Canada-U.S. crude price gap grows to widest in four years Subscriber content<p>Campbell Soup closing 87-year-old Toronto facility; 380 jobs to be affected<p>U.S. trade commission …

The Unique Challenges Of Being A Middle-Aged Woman Entrepreneur

From questions about their family duties to disbelief in their market potential, these women are battling Silicon Valley’s misconceptions.<p>In today’s entrepreneurship model, women who start companies in their forties to fifties are a fast-growing group. And this invites a whole new set of …

Entrepreneurship

The Impressionists in Paris

There is an argument that Impressionism was born on the Normandy coast. After all the canvas which eventually gave its name to the movement - Monet’s “Impression: Soleil Levant” - was painted in Le Havre. And the rock arches, sea mists, sun rises and fashionable beach resorts certainly inspired …

10 Little Things Connected Couples Do

By<p>Tara Moore/Getty Images<p>You agreed to stick it out through sickness and health and for richer or poorer, but marital vows don't address the other big things that can untie your knot—boredom, feeling out of touch, or worse, platonic friendship instead of an in-love partnership. While honeymoon …

Segregating Workplaces by Religion

Many employers use dress codes to keep visibly religious employees out of sight. Now, the Supreme Court has a chance to end the practice.<p>In an episode of the hidden-camera series, <i>What Would You Do?</i>, a Jewish man with a yarmulke, a Muslim woman with a headscarf, and a Sikh man with a turban were …

Religion

Christian, or Feminist?

A new book about purity culture shows the difficulty of reconciling women's liberation with evangelical faith.<p>Last fall, Dianna E. Anderson wrote an article for a women's website about losing her virginity and realizing that sex outside of marriage can be holy. Commenters around the Internet …

Feminism

The 25 Most Inspiring Hillary Clinton Quotes

"Human rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights."<p>"Human rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights."<p>"There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out."<p>"In too many instances, the march to globalization …

Feminism

CPAC Speaker Calls Warren And Clinton 'Old, White, Rich Males'

I can understand how One American News opinionator Tomi Lahren might be gender confused growing up with that first name while other girls are named …

Joe Biden

Sorry, But Clinton’s Inevitably Is Not a Problem

And how exactly is it a bad thing for her or Democrats that Hillary Clinton has the nomination all but sewn up? News flash: It’s not.<p>Pundits can’t …

Government

Foundation a 2016 headache for Hillary

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's allies are insisting controversial donations to her eponymous foundation won't be an issue for her probable presidential bid — but Republicans are already working to prove them wrong.<p>Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a major Clinton surrogate and early backer, said …

Government
Silicon Valley

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

Health Care