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Supreme Court may be converting on religion

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's defense of religious freedom may be on the decline.<p>Still reeling from the death of its most devout justice, Antonin Scalia, the high court has put preventing discrimination above protecting religion in a series of cases over the past year, from same-sex marriage to …

The Good Soldier: Why a Suicidal Officer Had to Go AWOL to Save His Life

That Sunday night, March 29th, 2009, after the dinner dishes were done and put away, Lawrence Franks took out a bottle of Jameson and turned to his …

Disneyland is Now Serving Mickey-shaped Pumpkin Beignets

'Tis the season for everything pumpkin-flavored, so why should Disneyland be any different?<p>While usually available plain or with powdered sugar, for a limited time the happiest place on God's green Earth will be serving Pumpkin Beignets. A 3 pack will set you back $4.19 and a 6 pack (obviously) …

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For Everyone Under 90 -- The Secret To Connection

I'm older than Scotch tape. And it was invented in 1930.<p>I've lived through the Great Depression and served in the Army Air Corps in World War II.<p>At 90 and ¾, I only date women who like antiques.<p>I believe in peace on earth and kindness to everybody.<p>But don't get the wrong idea.<p>This blog post is no …

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

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Rachel Held Evans is going through hell

July 4, 2013 by Kevin Miller<p>Not literally–or even figuratively, for that matter. What she’s going through is a series of “Ask a ________” posts, …

El Niño weather could be forecast a year ahead

El Niño weather brings bucket-loads of rain for the West Coast, crippling drought to Australia and uncertainty to weather forecasters. But a new forecasting method may change that last part.<p>An international meteorology team on Monday unveiled a way to forecast El Niño weather a year ahead of time, …

Accounting woes hurt Medicare's tries to get lost money

WASHINGTON -- The Medicare system may never collect more than $543 million in overpayments made in 2010, a federal inspector general's report released Tuesday shows, because Medicare entered only a summary of each bill in its new system.<p>The new accounting system for the Center for Medicare Services …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Four things iOS 7 tells us about Apple's next iPhone

Apple has played the game long enough to keep its secrets heavily guarded, but a close look at some of iOS 7's lesser-known features hints at a few hardware changes we should count on (or not) for the next iPhone -- and maybe for the next iPads, too.<p><b>Camera enhancements</b><br>It doesn't take an OS upgrade …

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