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American Books Dropped From UK School Curriculum

In an effort to make British reading lists more British, the UK department of education has dropped favorite American classics from its syllabus, including To...

First Lady Responds to School Meal Critics

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama is striking back at House Republicans who are trying to weaken healthier school meal standards, saying any effort to roll...

A Tale of Two Sisis

The extraordinary rise of Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will be complete this week with his all-but-certain election to Egypt's presidency. But the story of a man who...

RECAP: Mad Men Watch: “Waterloo”

Don ponders the future, Peggy scores a much-needed win and SC&P gets hit with some surprising news during Mad Men's final episode of the year

Huge Jump in Housing Recovery

It’s finally fair to call a real estate bull market. MoreThe House Shows Boom: How the Real Estate Market Is Reflected on TVNearly 10 Million Mortgaged Homes are...

Pope Offers Israel Gestures of Reconciliation

After pleasing Palestinians a day earlier, the pontiff made a flurry of symbolic moves Monday aimed at healing 2,000 years of tension between the Catholic Church...

Pulp Fiction at 20: When Cannes Was Cool

He probably didn’t mean to, but Quentin Tarantino upstaged the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or ceremony on Saturday just by showing up. MoreCalifornia Shooting...

Red Sox Lose 10th Straight, Brawl With Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Stuck in their longest skid in 20 years, the Boston Red Sox didn’t like the way they played. They didn’t appreciate how the Tampa Bay Rays...

Memorial Day Should Be About Forgetting

We need to move beyond the brutality of history, and that's where backyard barbecues come in as a building block of national morale.

The Most Powerful #YesAllWomen Tweets

The suspect in Friday's killings in Santa Barbara, Calif. wrote a manifesto promising revenge on all the women who had rejected him. But Twitter users responded...

How to Win Every Argument

So you want to know how to win every argument? MoreThe Importance of DaydreamingThe One Simple Thing That Can Make You Much More ImpressiveCalifornia Shooting...

These 7 States Are Running Out of Water

This post is in partnership with 24/7Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247wallst.com. MoreWe’re Traveling, Video Gaming and Hitting the...

Tennis Forecast: A Funky French Open

What to make of this year’s French Open, which starts on Sunday? Call it confounding, call it confusing, call it delightfully compelling. MoreRafael Nadal’s High...