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What Defines a Quick Meal for You?

Quick weeknight meals: just typing the phrase feels like repetition of a cliche. It's what the magazines tell us we want — dinner fast! Ten 30-minute …

Marines on alert, moved near Libya ahead of Sept. 11 anniversary

The military is ramping up its ability to respond to a potential attack on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Benghazi terror attack that left four Americans dead.<p>Fox News has confirmed that 250 Marines have moved closer to Libya – from Moron, Spain, to the U.S. naval air station in …

In Alaska, fears of a GOP civil war

The GOP civil war may be coming to Alaska — and with it possibly the clearest test of whether the party can unite to win the Senate in 2014 or repeat the kind of bloodletting that proved so costly the past two elections.<p>A three- or even four-way primary is taking shape in the must-win state for …

Kerry To Host Henry Kissinger, Foreign Affairs Experts As Syria Deal Looms

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry will spend much of Wednesday meeting with senior members of the U.S. foreign policy establishment, as he attempts to press the case for U.S. engagement in Syria.<p>Kerry is scheduled to meet one-on-one with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Wednesday …

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Japan says 'no dispute' exists on islands anniversary

<b>Japan tightened security around disputed islands and restated its ownership of the chain, a year after its nationalisation of the islands triggered a bitter row with China.</b><p>Tensions remain high with Beijing, which sent several coastguard boats to patrol around the islands on Tuesday.<p>Japan bought the …

Why Women (Like Me) Choose Lower-Paying Jobs

The other day, I was interviewing an economist who studies the effect college majors have on peoples' income. He was telling me that women often make decisions that lead them to earn less than they otherwise might.<p>Women are overrepresented among majors that don't pay very well (psychology, art, …

Health law's ailments can be cured by single-payer system

With the Oct. 1 rollout of a major facet of the Affordable Care Act on the horizon, you'll be hearing a lot about the glitches, loopholes and shortcomings of this most important restructuring of America's healthcare system in our lifetimes. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind:<p>First, the …

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Bill De Blasio tops Democratic ballot in New York mayoral primary poll

De Blasio hovers around 40% required to avoid run-off with count continuing, while Joe Lhota wins Republican nomination<p>Bill De Blasio, the liberal pragmatist who sprang from nowhere to storm the Democratic race for New York mayor, was within a hair's breadth of winning his party's nomination …

George Zimmerman Loses Lawyer as Cops Seek Fight Video

George Zimmerman's lawyer said today he will no longer represent the man acquitted of murder in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin, even as police …

Tech still pressing on immigration

Much of Washington believes a potential military strike and a debt ceiling debacle have swallowed chances this year for immigration reform. Not tech.<p>Silicon Valley and its D.C. representatives still envision that legislation can creep through before momentum fades. Congressional calendars be …