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Scalise to begin rehab for gunshot wound

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is set to begin "intensive inpatient rehabilitation" six weeks after he was shot in the hip during a congressional baseball practice in Virginia.

Scalise was discharged from MedStar Washington ...Read More


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Jennifer Van Grove: Hulu's live TV service now on Amazon devices

When Hulu's live TV service first launched, I was, to put it nicely, underwhelmed. There were some pretty colors and a few intriguing design choices, but there were so many shortcomings.

The biggest, of course, was that you couldn't use Hulu with...Read More

Health & Spirit

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Democrats zero in on Heller as Senate starts health care votes

WASHINGTON -- Perhaps no senator has a bigger bull's-eye on his back after a "yay" vote Tuesday in favor of opening the debate on rolling back the 2010 health care law than Dean Heller of Nevada.

The first-term Republican, who is by most any ...Read More


Hard-of-hearing Kan. pastor teaches deaf refugees to speak through sign ...

OLATHE, Kan. -- Born hard of hearing, the child of two deaf parents, the Rev. Debbie Buchholz -- pastor of a church for the deaf and mother of seven adult children, four of whom are deaf or hard of hearing -- parked her SUV up along the circle ...Read More

Senior Living

Four tips for safer picnics

A picnic can be big fun. However, improper handling of the food can mean big trouble, in the form of foodborne germs.

Before you fill your cooler, check out four tips for safer picnics.

Picnic tip No. 1: When you open the cooler, keep an eye on ...Read More


My Pet World: Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets

Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more ...Read More

Home & Leisure

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VW exec to plead guilty in diesel emissions cheating scandal

DETROIT -- A Volkswagen official at the heart of the German automaker's wide-ranging diesel emissions cheating scandal plans to plead guilty in the case.

"Prosecutors and lawyers in the Volkswagen AG criminal case informed U.S. District Judge ...Read More


Susan Tompor: No one thinks they'll fall for a phishing attempt at work ...

Quite honestly, many of us can only wonder how anyone falls for some incredibly old tricks in the hacking book. Like, really, who sits down at work and opens an attachment connected to a vague request in an email without first questioning whether ...Read More


On Gardening: Silver Falls dichondra, ultimate spiller plant for baskets

The past couple of years I have been amazed seeing the potential of Silver Falls dichondra in mixed containers. This plant often ignored because it's silver or gray and of course is a cousin to the weed we fight in our precious lawns.

Silver ...Read More