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Monday, August 29, 2016

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"We are all precious to the Creator. He who shows others kindness and respect, honors the Divine Himself."

--- The Alter of Slabodka


First Person
What I've learned during my 13 years of life
By Michal (Mimi) Maslow

If only more adults would realize what this wise teen does

Feedback appreciated and encouraged

On Law
'I shot dad': The tragic case of a child who killed his abusive, neo-Nazi father
By Kristine Guerra

Joseph Hall was 10 when he killed his father, Jeffrey Hall, a leader in the National Socialist Movement. His case spurred proposed legislation and has been appealed to the Supreme Court


These 7 toxic thoughts are crippling your relationship
By Hannah Rose

Watch your words; they can cut deeper than a knife

'Healthy' sweeteners, protein-powerhouse quinoa and other nutrition myths, debunked
By Cara Rosenbloom

Those "meat causes cancer" headlines? Turns out the science was not as dire as they made it sound

Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Kelli Foster

Gratin for MVP! The kind of light, simple side that deserves a place on your summertime table from brunch through dinner

Wealth Strategies
The Bull Market Isn't Over Yet
By Steven Goldberg

Stocks are overpriced, the economy is still growing too slowly, and corporate profits stink. But this bull market, now nearly 7 1/2 year old, still has room to roam

[ W O R T H  1 0 0 0  W O R D S  ]

Chip Bok

John Cole

John Darkow

Matt Davies

John Deering

Bob Gorrell BONUS!

Bob Gorrell

Dave Granlund

Taylor Jones

Steve Kelley

Jerry Holbert

David Horsey

Rick McKee

Rick McKee BONUS!

Scott Stantis

Dana Summers

Gary Varvel

Michael Ramirez

Dennis Byrne: Why are the media letting Judicial Watch do their job in the Hillary Clinton email scandal?

Peter Brookes: Russia muscles U.S. aside in Mideast

[ T O D A Y  I N  H I S T O R Y ]

On this day in . . .

1533, the last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa (ah-tuh-WAHL'-puh), was executed on orders of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro

1786, Shays' Rebellion, an armed uprising of Massachusetts farmers, begins in response to high debt and tax burdens

1831, Michael Faraday discovers electromagnetic induction, the production of voltage across a conductor moving through a magnetic field. It underlies the operation of generators, transformers, induction motors, all electric motors,synchronous motors,and solenoids

1869, the Mount Washington Cog Railway opens, making it the world's first rack railway

1885, Gottlieb Daimler patents the world's first internal combustion motorcycle, the Reitwagen

1898, the Goodyear tire company is founded

1910, the Japan-Korea Treaty of 1910, also known as the Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty, becomes effective, officially starting the period of Japanese rule in Korea

1944, 15,000 American troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris as the French capital continued to celebrate its liberation from the Nazis

1949, Soviet atomic bomb project: The Soviet Union tests its first atomic bomb, known as First Lightning or Joe 1, at Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan

1958, United States Air Force Academy opens in Colorado Springs, Colorado

1973, U.S. District Judge John Sirica ordered U.S. President Richard Nixon to turn over secret Watergate tapes. Nixon refused and appealed the order

1991, Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union suspends all activities of the Soviet Communist Party

1994, Israel and the PLO signed a new agreement to shift West Bank administrative functions to the Palestinian National Authority

1997 , at least 98 villagers are killed by the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria

2005, Hurricane Katrina devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing more than 1,836 and causing over $80 billion in damage. ALSO: The average U.S. pump price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline rose to a record $2.60

2007, South Korea negotiators said the Taliban would release 19 hostages held in Afghanistan for 41 days after South Korea promised to pull its troops from Afghanistan by year's end and ban its Christian missionary work there. ALSO: The U.S. Census Bureau reported that median household income in the United States increased to $48,201 in 2006, an increase of about $800 more than the previous year

2010, thirty-three Chilean miners trapped deep underground for more than three weeks talked with their families for the first time through a special phone hookup. Officials said it could take three or four months to get to the men, who took refuge in a safety pocket and were being fed from above

2012, India's Supreme Court upheld the death sentence of Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab for his role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that killed 166 people and wounded more than 200. (Kasab was hanged in November.)

2013, the National Football League denied any wrongdoing but said it would "do the right thing" and pay $765 million to settle lawsuits brought by thousands of former players who developed concussion-related brain injuries

2015, church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast; local and congressional leaders laid wreaths at a memorial in New Orleans holding the unclaimed and unidentified bodies from the deadly storm. ALSO: An Egyptian court sentenced three journalists for Al-Jazeera English to three years in prison for broadcasting "false news," sparking an international outcry

[ I N S I G H T ]

Glenn Reynolds: Hillary's email drip-drip-drip continues because she is still hiding something

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Least Competent Criminals

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers (SUPER SIZED)

Alexandra Petri: A transcript of Hillary's disastrous debate prep

Bernard Goldberg: A Message for the Snowflakes on Campus

John Kass: 'Hell or High Water' is the Western we need

Debra J. Saunders: Don't Kill the Death Penalty

Robert Samuelson: The Comeback of Middle Wage Jobs: Not only are there more of them, but they may be better-paying

Georgie Anne Geyer: Liars' club

Bruce Bialosky: Where Do Criminals Get Their Guns?

Noah Feldman: Your privacy doesn't matter at the US border

Ellen McCarthy: She famously said that women can't have it all --- now she realizes that no one can

Declassified by Eli Lake: Here's what Kerry should do to divide Iran and Russia

David M. Shribman Experience vs. vision: The presidential paradox

Sahil Kapur: Hillary tries to separate Trump from Republicans, worrying some Dems

Richard Morgan: What you learn when you listen to Trump voters

Albert R. Hunt: Will 2016 election come down to the electoral map?

Virginia Postrel: Hillary at the helm: Imagining her first 24 hours in the White House

Dry Bones

Mallard Filmore

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