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Pinehurst continues prep for back-to-back U.S. Opens in 2014

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Pinehurst is getting ready to make history next year by hosting the men's and women's U.S. Opens in back-to-back weeks.<p>USGA …

Kerry: Two years left to reach two-state solution in Middle East peace process

The chance to create a Palestinian state alongside Israel will be lost within one to two years, the US secretary of state, John Kerry, has said …

Wake up! 9 hours of sleep a night not so healthy

Most people you know probably talk about not getting enough sleep, but the percentage of U.S. adults who sleep for more than nine hours a night is actually on the rise, a new study suggests.<p>Between 1970 and 2007, the percentage of survey participants who reported sleeping for more than nine hours …

Boy Scouts consider compromise on gay ban

The proposal would allow gay youth members but continue to bar gay adult leaders.<p>WILMINGTON, Del. -- The Boy Scouts of America proposed a compromise Friday on its controversial ban on gays, but early reaction shows it may do little to end the debate.<p>The proposal would allow gay youth members but …

Gigaom | The dramatic decline of the Philadelphia Inquirer newsroom captured in photos

Advertisement<p>Newspapers were very much in the news this week, in the wake of the Boston bombings and the manhunt for the escaped suspect: many …

Egypt Justice Minister Mekky quits 'over cleansing call'

<b>Egypt's justice minister has resigned, following demands from Islamist supporters of President Mohammed Morsi for the "cleansing" of the judiciary.</b><p>Ahmed Mekky was seen as a supporter of judicial independence during former President Hosni Mubarak's rule.<p>He threatened to quit last year after the …

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Menino Says the Brothers Acted Alone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Boston Mayor <b>Thomas Menino</b> revealed he thinks the Tsarnaev brothers acted alone when they terrorized …

F.B.I. Released the Tsarnaevs' Photos Because of Reddit and the Post

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>One of the most interesting details from the <i>Washington Post</i>'s steller tick-tock of the F.B.I. …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Simple Springtime Dishes