Style Invitational Week 1368: Picture this — a cartoon caption contest

YO! It would help the Empress a great deal if you began each entry with “Picture A,” “Picture B,” etc., so that she might not have to take all day to sort the captions and can instead leave...

Immigration agents shot New York man in face during attempted deportation | US news

US immigration officers in New York shot a man in the face on Thursday as they were attempting to deport another man, who they believed to be in the country illegally. Shots rang out around 8.15am in the Bensonhurst...

‘Can’t even run a caucus’: Trump tries to rattle Democrats on eve of New...

An emboldened Donald Trump celebrated his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial at a campaign rally in New Hampshire, where he hoped his presence would rattle his Democratic opponents on the eve of the state’s first-in-the-nation primaries. While the...

Hints From Heloise: What time is it, Fido?

Dear Heloise: Can dogs tell time? Jessie S., age 12, Rockport, Tex. Jessie S.: Dogs react to the circadian rhythm, the pattern of light and dark over the course of...

Style Invitational Week 1372: Trash talk, 1880-style

First come I. My name is J-W-TT. There’s no knowledge but I know it. I am Master of this College, What I don’t know isn’t knowledge.Balliol authorities seemed not to find this amusing, even with the coy little hyphens. We,...

Streaming TV costs rise, but cutting the cord can still save money

For years, cutting the pay-TV cord has been seen as a way to save money – you don't pay for channels you don't watch and are free from long-term contracts.But in reality, the landscape and benefits constantly change as...

Free food and restaurant deals

Stretch your budget this Valentine's Day by saving on the big meal.Fancy dining and casual restaurants alike are offering special menus and deals. Plus, you can eat your heart out with heart-shaped treats and meals.Brad Plothow, vice president of corporate...

Hundreds of Salvadorans deported by US were killed or abused, report reveals | World...

At least 200 Salvadoran migrants and asylum seekers have been killed, raped or tortured after being deported back to El Salvador by the United States government which is turning a blind eye to widely known dangers, a new...

As caucus night approaches, undecided Iowans are making their decisions

Never in recent election years have there been so many voters in Iowa who are either undecided or who say they could change their minds before Monday night, whether activists or sometime caucus attendees. Iowans are weighing head...

Proposed executive order favors classical architecture for federal buildings

The White House declined to comment on the document, which the New York Times reported earlier this week has been spearheaded by the National Civic Art Society, an educational nonprofit group that appears to be aligning its agenda...