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A cheesemonger's advice for pairing beer and cheese (plus 5 combinations to try)

Skirt Steak with Pickled Fennel Salad

4 Servings<p>You know when steak is so good that you don’t bother with a knife and fork and just eat it with your hands? Yeah.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pickled Fennel<p>1 medium fennel bulb, very thinly sliced<p>1 cup rice wine vinegar<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon black peppercorns<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Steak<p>1½ pounds skirt …

Why I Feed My Kids Organic Vegetables—and Processed Candy

Yes—you should feed your kids vegetables and healthy food. But a little indulgence should never be a bad thing.<p>As far as I’m concerned, <b>parenting is a series of well-informed but ultimately arbitrary decisions</b>. At least, that’s how I've approached my kids' relationship to food. It’s not that we …

The US Immigration Debate Has Been Transformed At The Borders

A few weeks ago Helen Yovanna Mata, a 16-year-old Honduran girl, turned up at Corinto, a scruffy crossing on the border with Guatemala, with a backpack and a few papers. Two of the papers were death threats scribbled in scratchy ballpoint, another was a school document validating her story.<p>One of …

Immigration

Texas mayor: No border ‘crisis’

The mayor of a Texas border town is playing down the impact of growing numbers of immigrants who are seeking refuge from depressed Central American countries.<p>McAllen Mayor Jim Darling says he hopes a renewed funding push from the federal government to quell the rising tide of migrants will work. …

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

President Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.<p><i>The New York Times</i>, which first reported the story, adds:<p>"Mr. Obama …

Nation editor destroys Bill Kristol: “You should enlist in the Iraqi army”

<b>Bill Kristol and Katrina vanden Heuvel on ABC's "This Week" (screenshot)</b><p>Katrina vanden Heuvel blasts Kristol and “armchair warriors” over Iraq<p>Sarah Gray<p>June 29, 2014 4:55pm (UTC)<p>On ABC's "This Week" Katrina vanden Heuvel called out Bill Kristol for his hawkish stance on the Iraq war.<p>"We're sitting …

White House will ask Congress for new powers to tackle immigration surge

The White House is preparing an emergency request to Congress for additional powers to enable the fast-track deportation of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who are crossing the US border illegally, a move that could bypass protections introduced by the the Bush …

Ex-P&G executive tapped to lead VA

President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, which has been plagued by long waits for treatment, a White House official said Sunday.<p>The president will formally announce his pick on Monday, exactly …

Trade hangs over child-migrant fight

Talk about bad timing.<p>Even as the White House scrambles to deal with the flood of child migrants from Central America, a $277 million economic aid package for El Salvador is being delayed by the administration because of a trade dispute over a modest seed program to help small farmers grow staples …

Obama to seek $2 billion to stem surge of Central American immigrants

President Obama will send a letter to Congress on Monday requesting more than $2 billion to pay for tighter border enforcement and humanitarian assistance to respond to the swell of children from Central America illegally crossing the border without their parents, a White House official said Sunday.<p>…