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Now that Valentine’s Day has wrapped up, I found myself reflecting on my own romantic partnership with Bonnett Chandler, and those family members and close friends give my life meaning. I hope your own Valentine’s Day was warming!

It makes sense for all of us to continue expressing our love and appreciation for those who […]

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NASA will need new technologies to get humans to Mars. Some of those technologies have more terrestrial applications as well.

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NASA’s human spaceflight program has been struggling with the same problem since the Apollo program: It doesn’t have enough money to do the really exciting stuff. Orion’s mission to Mars is NASA’s latest attempt to address the issue, but the numbers st…

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Bonnett and I wish you a wonderful holiday season and end of the year times with family and friends. Thanksgiving reminds us to be grateful. Christmas and Hanuka are often about connecting with family and exchanging presents to demonstrate our appreciation of each other. New years eve. is about celebration of the year that has […]

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“It’s probably one of the first foods I fell in love with,” says Megan Walhood, who lives in Portland Ore., and has family roots in Norway.

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Protesters from the group Black Lives Matter staged a demonstration on one of the busiest shopping days of the year at the Mall of America.

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The national average is at $2.43 a gallon, but at one filling station in Springfield, Mo., it was only $1.93.

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Thanks to Slate, there's now an annotated video of all the stars who sang at the end of Stephen Colbert's final show on Thursday night.

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The court rejected a request by Florida’s attorney general to maintain a judge’s stay that would have kept same-sex couples from marrying in the state.

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Environmental groups sued the EPA to designate coal as a hazardous waste, which would require strict rules for its care. Instead, the agency will treat it like regular household garbage.

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After nine years, Stephen Colbert is retiring the character he created for The Colbert Report, the conservative, self-important blowhard who opines about the news and the media.

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Shakespeare in the sculpture park, a new generation of African-American actors and a master drummer in Montevideo are among the Art Hounds’ picks.

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Norman Bridwell died Friday on the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard, where he had long lived with his wife, Norma.

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Performing live comedy is like “a series of little scientific experiments,” says John Cleese. “When you do comedy in front of an audience, they are the ones who tell you whether it’s funny or not,” he tells Fresh Air’s Dave Davies, and each subsequent …

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What’s she really saying with today’s ‘announcement’ is that sometime next year she might surprise everyone and say she’s dropping out of a pre-presidential contest she’s already engaged in.

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In his book ‘The Third Plate,’ Dan Barber notes how the world’s food system is disconnected. How can people fix that? Eating more foods that are in season.

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This simple combination of eggs, tomatoes, and spices makes for a delicious hearty breakfast. Adapt it to your personal tastes for the ultimate comfort food experience!

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