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Will: Give thanks for hilarity after another crazy year

Will: Give thanks for hilarity after another crazy year

At this time of giving thanks, George Will offers some humorous facts.
You Will Get Bored of Photography, You Will Be Disenchanted With Creativity

You Will Get Bored of Photography, You Will Be Disenchanted With Creativity

We're creatives! We're supposed to love what we do and never get tired of it, right? Wrong. You can love image-making with every fiber of your being and still need a break from it, and to ignore that
Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving

Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving

Across the nation, families and friends are gathering to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. What are you thankful for this year?Read more...
The Case for Ignoring Trump's Tweets

The Case for Ignoring Trump's Tweets

If you want to understand the president, don't look to his social media account.
Nov. 24 letters: Don’t implement cuts to Planned Parenthood

Nov. 24 letters: Don’t implement cuts to Planned Parenthood

San Jose Mercury News Letters to the editor for Nov. 24
Opinion: Income program must be paired with honest dialog on race

Opinion: Income program must be paired with honest dialog on race

Universal Basic Income has the potential to be truly transformative and move us toward a more equitable society.
Navarrette: Don’t complain about farmers, at least with your mouth full

Navarrette: Don’t complain about farmers, at least with your mouth full

Ruben Navarrette says we should give thanks to farmers and knowing our food supply doesn't depend on foreign countries.
Dionne: Be thankful for journalism — no, this isn’t self serving

Dionne: Be thankful for journalism — no, this isn’t self serving

Columnist E.J. Dionne points out for every lost newspaper subscriber, corruption wins and journalism loses.
Eight Tips You Should Try for Better Portraits

Eight Tips You Should Try for Better Portraits

When shooting portraits, there are certain things or ways we shoot that help us achieve a better end result. We should all be trying to capture the best portrait possible, so if someone shares advice
Your Homemade Cranberry Sauce Sucks

Your Homemade Cranberry Sauce Sucks

Today is a day of thanks, of family, and of good food. Now please pass the cranberry sauce. No, not that homemade crap; the sliced up gel thing from the can.

Sieren's China: Beijing’s fight against 'separatism' in fourth-tier football

A group of activists bearing Tibet flags turned a friendly game between German and Chinese soccer players into a political event. Beijing’s reaction may have been too harsh, thinks DW’s Frank Sieren.
It’s time to stop pre-ordering video games (again)

It’s time to stop pre-ordering video games (again)

Another controversy swept the gaming industry recently. If you missed it, I’m not sure how, but just in case you did, here’s a quick rundown: Electronic Arts and DICE crossed a line for many gamers
It’s time to stop pre-ordering video games (again)

It’s time to stop pre-ordering video games (again)

Another controversy swept the gaming industry recently. If you missed it, I’m not sure how, but just in case you did, here’s a quick rundown: Electronic Arts and DICE crossed a line for many gamers
Americans Buy $81 Million In Pies On Thanksgiving

Americans Buy $81 Million In Pies On Thanksgiving

According to Nielsen holiday sales data, Americans spent $81,483,780 on pie during Thanksgiving week in 2015—far exceeding pies purchases in other weeks that year—a trend they link to Americans eating
Is Japan’s fabled Akihabara district still a gadget Mecca? You better believe it

Is Japan’s fabled Akihabara district still a gadget Mecca? You better believe it

Has Akihabara in Tokyo, Japan been completely overtaken by all things manga and anime, or is it still a tech-fan’s dream? We visited to find out -- and discovered it’s a vibrant, exciting mix of

Washington is a horny town

During my days — and nights — as a Congressional operative in Washington, I often drank at Bullfeathers, a Capitol Hill watering hole where members of Congress and their staff often gathered to unwind
Borenstein: How UC President Napolitano undermined state audit

Borenstein: How UC President Napolitano undermined state audit

Napolitano, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, has no respect for California government oversight.

Opinion: Zimababwe's 'crocodile' Mnangagwa is no beacon of hope

In Harare, thousands have been cheering the new Zimababwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. But he is no better than his predecessor Robert Mugabe, says Ludger Schadomsky.
Opinion: Violence in a church is violence against community

Opinion: Violence in a church is violence against community

The lack of meaningful gun regulation and the growing culture of violence endangers our survival as a civilized people.

Opinion: Zimbabwe's 'crocodile' Mnangagwa is no beacon of hope

In Harare, thousands have been cheering the new Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. But he is no better than his predecessor Robert Mugabe, says Ludger Schadomsky.
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