Samuel Johnson wrote, "Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others."
DEAR ABBY: I'm a 14-year-old girl who often hears negative comments directed at teenagers as a whole. The other day I was sitting in a bookstore, quietly reading, when an employee commented to a customer that "some teenagers were just in here - that's probably why the display is a mess!"
WASHINGTON - The White House announced a shuffling of U.S. military leaders in the Iraq war Friday as Congress' new Democratic chiefs criticized plans President Bush is considering to boost U.S. troop strength in the war zone.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 88-year-old man and have little disposable income. I have a minor case of arthritis, which I have been told can be relieved by taking a supplement called glucosamine/chondroitin. This can be very expensive. I noticed in my wife's vet magazines that glucosamine is available for horses with arthritis but at a fraction of the cost. If I were to compute the correct dosage, would it be reasonable for me to take the horse supplement?
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WASHINGTON - Is your hound round? Too much flab on your Lab? Is your husky, well, husky? A new drug may provide some help.
Now that you are pregnant, your body is changing rapidly. It is very important for you to take care of yourself so you can be well on your way to the joys of parenthood!
The Saturday morning that I finally tackled the cleaning out of the attic, I found myself surrounded by a rug rolled into a long cigar, a doll cradle, Christmas tree stands of various sizes, a cooler and probably 25 cardboard boxes, some of them mislabeled. Wreaths hung from the rafters by ten-penny nails and insulation billowed up from the unfloored part of the attic like cotton candy.
Are you one of the many folks who made a list of inspiring resolutions, only to have ditched the list already? Or, are you like me, and didn't bother with a list this year? Whether you have a tangible list or a mental list, add this resolution immediately: Spend more time with family. Make this year the best ever for family memory-making events. Start with some of these zany - but real - celebrations and holidays.
On October 29, 1914, J. A. Brannen reported that there were more than 400 autos in all of Bulloch County. Not everybody was thrilled with these new contrivances: an editorial reported that "farmers found that the cost of keeping an automobile in repair and operation is more than the cost of keeping horses to perform the same tasks." By 1915, even more rules had been written: the speed in town was now 8 mph, and 15 mph elsewhere; and it was declared that there was to be no "promiscuous use of horns for noise making" by their drivers. Policemen were ...
PUNTA ARENAS, Chile - An American sailor who spent three days adrift after a storm dashed his round-the-world voyage was headed toward land Friday after being rescued in treacherous waters off the southern tip of South America.
The year ahead is likely to offer a number of opportunities that will be of a material nature. Your possibilities for adding to your holdings look very encouraging, provided you do your part to take advantage of what's being offered.
Shani Marie Smith and Benjamin Jarrett Lee were united in marriage on July 1, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church of Panama City, Fla.
BETHLEHEM, Ga. - Authorities were searching Thursday for a mother they described as a person of interest in the stabbing deaths of her children and a suspect in the beating of her father at the family's home in northeast Georgia.
Today at 9:30 a.m. California time, Georgia Southern University graduate Steve Pulley will dip the back tire of his bicycle into the Pacific Ocean in San Diego and set off on a 57-day cycling adventure.
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers flabbergasted at the prospect of police being allowed to have sex with prostitutes promised Friday to make the practice illegal.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A satellite image released by China on Saturday offers the latest sign that wreckage from a Malaysia Airlines plane lost for more than two weeks could be in a remote stretch of the southern Indian Ocean where planes and ships have been searching for three days.
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