If partner opens one of a suit and you respond in a lower-ranking suit at the two-level, you will usually have a good hand - but not always. What happens if righty throws in a takeout double? How does that affect the meaning of a two-over-one response?
In the year ahead, two individuals who have recently proven to be lucky for you will continue to be so, especially if you remain loyal and close to them. It behooves you to keep these relationships strong.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband has been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome by his physician. He's extremely uncomfortable and isn't getting a lot of relief. What are his options?
FRANKFURT, Germany - European markets showed some optimism briefly Wednesday, then fell lower for a third day after the U.S. Federal Reserve bailed out stricken insurer AIG amid fresh injections of cash by major central banks.
David Lloyd George, the only Welshman to be Prime Minister of Great Britain, said, "Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
In the year ahead, you are likely to become more closely involved with someone who could turn out to be quite lucky for you. Your new pal will show you new ways to reach your heart's desires - and make your dreams come true.
BEIJING - The Olympic flame is out, the smog is back, and traffic again clogs the roads.
BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's new prime minister showed his determination to mend political rifts by quickly shaking hands with the opposition leader Wednesday. But the gesture didn't appease anti-government protesters, who called him unfit for the job because of ties to a disgraced former leader.
MORELIA, Mexico - Police searched Wednesday for a tall, heavyset man, using a composite sketch provided by witnesses who saw him lob a grenade into an Independence Day crowd, then beg for forgiveness before slipping away.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Air-fired missiles hit a militant compound near the Afghan border and killed at least six people Wednesday evening, officials said, soon after a senior American officer met with government leaders to discuss the furor over U.S. attacks inside Pakistan.
SEOUL, South Korea - Kim Jong Il's companion and former secretary is emerging as a key player in the communist nation after the autocratic leader's stroke.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - President Robert Mugabe told his party Wednesday that sharing power with rivals is a ''humiliation'' but it has to be accepted because they lost the March elections.
PRESIDIO, Texas - The swelling Rio Grande flowed over a levee Wednesday, sending water cascading onto the golf course and some ranch land in this dusty-turned-muddy West Texas border town.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A man charged with failing to help a toddler who died of dehydration under his sister's care accepted a plea deal that will likely keep him out of prison.
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Georgia Southern weathered an early storm of red-hot Savannah State shooting and finished the night by showcasing its own offensive firepower.
Though the current seeding may not indicate it, Friday's game between Emanuel County Institute and Macon County is a true one versus two matchup.
In front of a packed gymnasium for their first dual meet of the season, Bulloch Academy romped Metter High School 72-12 for their first win ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Jim McElwain never had a quarterback at Alabama quite like Jalen Hurts.
NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Dodgers, Latin American teenagers and Cubans approaching their mid-20s were losers in baseball's new labor contract, which includes stiffer ...
WASHINGTON - The most extreme tornado outbreaks are mysteriously spawning many more twisters than they did decades ago, a new study claimed.
INDIANAPOLIS - Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant open ...
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WASHINGTON - "Made in the same factory as peanuts." ''May contain traces of tree nuts." A new report says the hodgepodge of warnings that a food ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Tornadoes that dropped out of the night sky killed five people in two states and injured at least a dozen more early Wednesday ...
Folks can enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza and watch live wrestling matches in Statesboro Saturday, and help make Christmas happen for children who would not have any ...
The Mercer Bears piled up a 23-6 lead after just one quarter of action and never looked back, defeating the Georgia Southern women's basketball ...
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NEW YORK - Bruce Arena opened a binder to a page with 48 names, his depth chart for the U.S. soccer team.