DEAR ABBY: I have overbearing in-laws who refuse to let their children, all of whom are in their 40s, live their own lives. We are constantly forced to spend time with them by means of manipulation. We have all been under their thumbs for so long that when the opportunity presented itself for our family to start a new life in a different state, we jumped at the chance.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabian leaders made clear Friday they see no reason to increase oil production until their customers demand it, apparently rebuffing President Bush amid soaring U.S. gasoline prices.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The shortage of workers at Ted Blair's three hotels near Yellowstone National Park is so severe that Blair himself might soon be busing tables and stripping beds.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - An election runoff between President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will be held June 27, the electoral commission said in an announcement published Friday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Colonel Elvis Presley, Colonel Muhammad Ali and Colonel Pope John Paul II all received ornate certificates to accompany the honorary rank that Kentucky bestows on thousands of people each year, including some of the world's most rich and famous.
This is a Swedish proverb: "One should go invited to a friend in good fortune, and uninvited in misfortune."
As the Earth warms, is it starting to feel a little slow?
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday May 16, 2008
McLEAN, VA - The U.S. is its own worst enemy when it comes to the desperately important task of recruiting immigrants as spies, analysts and translators in the war on terror, new Americans are telling intelligence officials. The government's policies raise suspicions and fear in the immigrants' home countries and disturb potential recruits here who might otherwise want to help.
CHICAGO - Danielle Brown stands outside a South Side market at midnight, braving the spring chill for her first chance to buy groceries since her food stamps ran out nearly two weeks ago.
Everyone's looking for solutions.
KHAR, Pakistan - A top Taliban leader vowed Thursday to target the U.S. after an alleged missile strike killed several people in northwest Pakistan, a threat that could undermine the new government's efforts to negotiate peace deals with militants.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's president-elect said Thursday that unification with China is unlikely ''in our lifetimes,'' but pledged to reach out to the longtime rival while maintaining good relations with the United States.
Jeremy Rosier is the consummate baseball player.
WASHINGTON - With veto-proof margins, Congress on Thursday sent President Bush a bill boosting farm subsidies and money for food stamps to help the poor deal with rising grocery prices.
Man of the Decade