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Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

Latin American adventures for the whole family

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved. It’s easier than you think, and just a few simple guidelines can keep your …

The Debt Ceiling Looms Over Budget Showdown

Starting Oct. 17, the Treasury will not be able to borrow money to pay the government's bills unless Congress raises the debt ceiling. Some conservative Republicans see the debt ceiling as the best chance at making the president blink on Obamacare. <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i> host Rachel Martin speaks …

Did You Hear The One About The Government Shutdown?

Not everyone is grumpy about the shutdown. The situation makes for timely comic fodder, especially at Twitter hashtags such as #governmentshutdownpickuplines.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>As we just heard, the government shutdown is affecting people inside and outside the Beltway. All over the …

GOP Bears The Brunt Of Public Anger At Shutdown

By a slight margin, Americans think Republicans are to blame for the government shutdown, says Michael Dimock, director of the Pew Research Center for People and the Press. Dimock talks to host Rachel Martin about how the public is responding to the standoff in Congress.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Shutdown Crisis: We Need a Hostage Negotiator

With Washington held hostage by the far-right, the shutdown crisis is stuck in stalemate. John Avlon talks to a former FBI hostage negotiator about …

‘Borgen’: The Television Show That Could Solve the Government Shutdown

Andrew Romano on the political lessons of the third season of the stellar Danish political drama ‘Borgen.’<p>Late in the third season of <i>Borgen</i>, a …

Fringe Factor: House Republicans Are Just Like 9/11 Heroes

The shutdown is just like Flight 93 and more terrific analogies from America’s fringe. By Caitlin Dickson.<p>Distorted takes on the government shutdown, …

Shutdown: The right's new litmus test

In 2010, a candidate’s stance on the Wall Street bailout was the litmus test that separated real conservatives from RINOs, or Republicans in Name Only.<p>This spring, it was comprehensive immigration reform. Anyone who supports it, the reaction on the right went, should be viewed with suspicion at …