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California kayaker saves family after SUV plunges into river

A kayaker in California is being called a hero for rescuing a family after their SUV veered off the road and landed in the middle of a river on Saturday.<p>The SUV carrying three children and their parents went out of control and slammed into a concrete mile marker, a tree and a boulder before coming …

When 'Uncaring' and 'Confrontational' Thatcher Clashed With The Queen

The Union Flag has been lowered to half mast over Buckingham Palace, and spokespeople there have said that the Queen will be sending a message of …

Lady Thatcher

Lady Thatcher, who has died aged 87 from a stroke, was not only Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, she was also the outstanding peacetime leader of the 20th century.<p>For more than a decade Margaret Thatcher enjoyed almost unchallenged political mastery, winning three successive general elections. …

Margaret Thatcher’s Most Memorable Quotes

Margaret Thatcher once said, “If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” While the former British prime …

The Day the Thatcher Hate Wouldn't Die

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Most of the obituaries for Margaret Thatcher will concede that she sharply divided the nation she …

Vintage Photo of STAR WARS Cast Out of Costume

The ultimate in space-saving travel tech

Trying to keep it to carry-on? This list of essential and compact travel gadgets and tips will make your trip easier – and your luggage lighter – without skimping on fun and convenience.<p>'Travel Gear' by Eric Ritchey. Creative Commons Sharealike Attribution licence<p><b>Ebook reader</b><p>Books are beautiful, …

Margaret Thatcher: a life in pictures

How to deal with cellulite: scrub it or forget about it

<b>I'm about to start my long-planned swimming regime. But I've got really terrible cellulite. Should I feel self-conscious about this?</b><p><i>Kate, by …

Lilly Pulitzer’s Most Iconic Photos

Flower Power<p>Lilly Pulitzer’s Most Iconic Photos<p>Fashion designer and socialite Lilly Pulitzer passed away on Sunday at age 81, leaving behind a legacy …

Is There a Secret Nutella Black Market?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For some (tasty) reason, thieves in the German town of Bad Hersfeld spirited away some 5.5 tons of …

Apple Looking To Cut Down On iPhone Replacements, Will Offer On-The-Spot Repair Service

- Apr 8, 2013<p>As many Apple customers have found, it’s been surprisingly easy to score a new iPhone off Apple. Simply take your slightly faulty iPhone …

Hillary Clinton 2016 Speculation: The Week It Moved From Trickle To Stream

There comes a time in life when spring is in the air, the blossoms are blooming anew, the birds are returning to their aeries, and a political reporter's thoughts, naturally, turn toward wildly speculating about whether Hillary Clinton is going to run for president in 2016.<p>And it looks like that …

High School Photos Of 26 Now-Famous Politicians

While they can't be erased from memory or the Internet, they're in good company with a number of accomplished politicians.<p>Before these political stars were senators, presidents, or governors, they were jocks, freaks, and geeks — just like the rest of us.<p><i>This post developed from an earlier "quiz" we</i> …

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With Plan B Ruling, Judge Signs Off On Years Of Advocacy

A federal judge ordered Friday what women's groups have failed to accomplish politically for a dozen years. He ruled that Plan B, the most commonly used morning-after birth control pill, be sold without a prescription or other restrictions to women of all ages.<p>Federal District Court Judge Edward …

As Walgreen Plays Doctor, Family Physicians Bristle

Walgreen’s latest push into primary care has one major doctor group taking issue with the retailer’s expansion into “management for chronic conditions” such as high cholesterol, diabetes and hypertension.<p>The nation’s largest drugstore chain earlier this week announced that its more than 330 Take …

Rob Portman, Nancy Reagan and the Empathy Deficit

Empathy, noun: the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experiences of another<p>When Supreme Court Justice David Souter announced his resignation in the spring of 2009, President Obama told a press conference that he …

With budgets on the table, Washington divide remains as wide as ever

With the Friday release of ingredients of President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for the new fiscal year, it is clear that the fiscal policy divide remains as wide as ever between Democrats and Republicans.<p>Obama will once again propose some changes in entitlement programs — such as a new formula …

Obama's tardy budget: Why now?

Details of President Barack Obama’s budget surfaced Friday and much of Washington is wondering: Why now?<p>The normal release date for presidential budgets came and went in early February, leaving Republicans and some red-state Democrats to complain Obama missed his moment.<p>But as much as Obama’s …

Lautenberg Hill return unclear

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg will not return to Capitol Hill next week, and now it’s unclear when — or even if — the veteran lawmaker will be back.<p>Democrats in New Jersey and Washington are watching the moves of the retiring 89-year-old senator closely because if he does not return to the …

MSNBC's Chris Hayes Compared The New York Fast Food Workers Strike To The Civil Rights Movement

More than 400 employees from 60 restaurants walked off the job in New York City Thursday, demanding better wages and the right to organize. The action followed a smaller strike last November.<p>Hayes invited viewers to "put yourself in the shoes of someone making minimum wage" like a Domino's delivery …

The Best and Worst of the Internet's April Fools' Day Pranks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's April 1, so while you were pulling pranks at the office and maybe bringing some actual humor to …

Bill Murray: The ESQ+A

The actor talks about inaccessibility and freedom, commitment and fatherhood. And Wes Anderson. And citrus fruit.<p><i>Published in the June/July 2012 issue</i><p><i>Friday, early evening in the basement of Murray's house in Charleston, South Carolina. Raab got into town around noon.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> Your name came up …

7 essential books about comedy by comedians

<b>1. Groucho & Me, Groucho Marx (1959)</b><br>Comedy, it has been said time and time again, is a serious business. Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx echoes that …

Inside The Cult Of Kim: What It's Like In North Korea While The Country Edges Closer To War

IT IS hard to talk about normality in North Korea. But as its leaders each day cranked up the threats of merciless all-out war with America and South Korea, residents in and around the capital, Pyongyang, appeared to be busier preparing for the coming of spring than a coming war.<p>At a time of high …

‘Shopped Pictures of Small House Cats Living as Big Cats in the Wild

For recent Whiskas advertising campaign based around the slogan “Feeding your cat’s instincts,” photographer George Logan and retoucher Tony Swinney …

This Map Of US Female Mortality Will Break Your Heart

In a speech at the Women In The World summit Friday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton mentioned a startling fact:<p>Women in the U.S. are living shorter lives than women in almost every other industrialized country. And worse yet, female mortality rates are actually rising in many parts of …