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Horoscope for April 19

Horoscope for April 19

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 19, 2014: This year you have an opportunity to break a pattern and become more dynamic; travel and a foreig…

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Pope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession

Pope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is presiding over a torch-lit Way of the Cross procession at the Colosseum marking Good Friday in Rome.

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Atheist national conference aims at Mormon church

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders of a prominent atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.

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Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reaching out

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Social media has been buzzing about Easter falling on April 20th this year — the pot-lover's highest holiday.

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Horoscope for April 18

Horoscope for April 18

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 18, 2014: This year you will be more energized than you have been in a long time. You have a sense of directi…

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A must-read for craft beer fanatics

The story of craft beer in America is as much about good beer as it is small business. I find it fascinating.

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Passover and Easter linked by moon and spring equinox

Passover began Monday at sunset, and Easter is Sunday.

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Home Cooking: A light and airy fruit pudding from America's past

Home Cooking: A light and airy fruit pudding from America's past

Snow pudding is a great old American recipe that dates back to pioneer days, back when resourceful home cooks hankering for a treat had to rel…

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Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction

DENVER (AP) — Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his min…

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The case for separate beds

The other night I slept on a twin bed in the guest room of the house I share with my husband and our two kids. We have a comfortable, firm kin…

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The demise of collegiate fun

ST. LOUIS — A few years ago, the psychologist Peter Gray released a fascinating — and sobering — study: Lack of free play in millennials' over…

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Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

WASHINGTON — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Obama said Thursday, besting expec…

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Doctors often stand behind their lucrative procedures

WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America’s joint surgeons came out again…

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Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual d…

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Kentucky jury convicts ex-priest in sodomy case

Kentucky jury convicts ex-priest in sodomy case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A jury has convicted a former Catholic priest of three counts of sodomy in a case stemming from the 1970s.

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Horoscope for April 17

Horoscope for April 17

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 17, 2014: This year you relate on more of an individual level, as you find this type of interaction far mor…

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Vegan bake sale to help homeless animals

Lovin’ Spoonfuls Vegetarian Restaurant, Urban Fresh, Green Heart Bakery and Ashley Welsh, who bakes for the Rincon Market, are among the culin…

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Arepas: Satisfying Latin flatbread is a versatile comfort food

Arepas: Satisfying Latin flatbread is a versatile comfort food

Journey through the neighborhoods of Bogota, Colombia, and you are likely to find a dozen different ways to make arepas (ah-REH-pahs).

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A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a Hispanic bakery that changed my understanding of what a delicious pudding could be.

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Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sau…

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Art of the ‘choke: Supermarket freezer case unlocks key to weeknight rendering

Art of the ‘choke: Supermarket freezer case unlocks key to weeknight rendering

Fresh artichokes are one of my favorite foods, and yet I find myself passing them by at the grocery store, having thought about the work in cl…

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Is avoiding makeup feminism or laziness?

WASHINGTON — Is makeup going away? Is it the End of Makeup? We've seen hordes of #nomakeupselfies — all pale, chapped lips and hooded eyes — o…

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What to wear to the fair

Fried foods, carnival rides, concerts and a petting zoo. The Pima County Fair has a little something for everyone. The annual event runs throu…

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Bill Nye says he underestimated debate's impact

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — TV's "Science Guy" Bill Nye says he underestimated the impact of a February debate in Kentucky on evolution and creatio…

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Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

Obama to faith leaders: No immigration fix planned

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Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a lift to two lucky kids during his general audience in St. Peter's Square.

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Horoscope for April 16

Horoscope for April 16

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 16, 2014: This year you often disagree with those around you. How you manifest this difference of opinion …

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Ask Amy: Advice for the Real World for April 15

Ask Amy: Advice for the Real World for April 15

Nocturnal admission keeps guy guessing

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Vatican responds to next round of UN abuse inquiry

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has responded to the latest round of U.N. sex abuse inquiries by suggesting it is only responsible for impleme…

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Horoscope for April 15

Horoscope for April 15

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 15, 2014: This year you often get into situations where you encounter a conflict of ideas and actions. You w…

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Spectacular total eclipse of the moon worth staying up past midnight

Spectacular total eclipse of the moon worth staying up past midnight

There will be a spectacular total eclipse of the moon tonight. That’s the good news.

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Ask Amy: Healers sometimes need healing, too

Ask Amy: Healers sometimes need healing, too

Crisis worker finds herself in a crisis

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Sprucing up your yard

The winds of spring have begun to blow, making it time to start preparing lawns and gardens for the upcoming growing season.

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Horoscope for April 14

Horoscope for April 14

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 14, 2014: This year you see many different situations unfold. Your willingness to give 100 percent marks your…

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Succulents take a star turn at Sonoran X Conference

Succulents take a star turn at Sonoran X Conference

Some are born to plant nerdiness. Some have plant nerdiness thrust upon them.

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Clues point the way for the savvy antiques detective

Q: While cleaning out a storage room, I found these two lamps. Both are dirty; they were sitting in there for years. One of the icicles is mis…

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How Do I Keep Javelinas Away From My Plants?

How Do I Keep Javelinas Away From My Plants?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in the…

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Let's hear it for sister wives

I don’t care what anyone says about polygamists. They have got it going on.

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Outfits for the woman with her mind on 'Mad Men'

Outfits for the woman with her mind on 'Mad Men'

Claudine Villardito watches every episode of “Mad Men” twice.

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Travel Solutions: Costa Rica trip falls apart, and calls to Expedia don't help

Q: I’m writing you about our problems with a vacation package we booked on Expedia to Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

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'Journey to Easter': Hop over to the blog

'Journey to Easter': Hop over to the blog

Bunnies, baskets and butterflies. Pretzels and hot cross buns. Eggs and Peeps.

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Ask Amy: Advice for the Real World for April 13

Ask Amy: Advice for the Real World for April 13

Shopping addict builds mountain of merchandise

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Pope leads Palm Sunday procession at Vatican

Pope leads Palm Sunday procession at Vatican

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Tens of thousands of Romans, tourists and pilgrims have joined Pope Francis in a solemn Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for April 13

My husband and I recently chaperoned a five-day high school trip. The daughter of some friends was one of the students. She has had a contenti…

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Horoscope for April 13

Horoscope for April 13

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, April 13, 2014: This year you have wonderful ideas —only, before you can share them, others seem to move on. You mi…

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