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Obama defends foreign policy decisions on Cuba, Russia, Iran

12 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In a spirited defense of his foreign policy, President Obama said in an interview aired Sunday that normalizing relations with Cuba would bolster American influence there and that his diplomatic strategies to contain Russia and Iran are working.

Is Neil Patrick Harris’ ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Character Creepier Than Twisty The Clown?

Neil Patrick Harris will soon make his long-awaited debut on American Horror Story: Freak Show, and it looks like his creepy character will not disappoint. Dandy hasn’t had anyone to look up to ever since Edward Mordrake spirited Twisty...Show More Summary

Social Scoreboard: Wednesday, December 17

American Horror Story: Freak Show” tops the Nielsen Twitter ratings for last night. But holiday spirit trumps all: NBC’s “Michael Buble’s Christmas in New York,” and the “WWE: Tribute to the Troops” made third and fourth. “Survivor” and NBC’s “The Sing Off” rounded out the evening. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Jerry Seinfeld, An Aqua 1956 Corvette, And The Spirit Of American Joy

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Even in darkest, most malaise-iest days, the Chevrolet Corvette has embodied the spirit of American optimism, freedom and pure driving fun. This was true even at the very beginning — just look at this rare cascade green 1956 Corvette he's driving for the latest Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Read more...

Always Advent and Never Christmas?

Getting serious about the season of preparation? Don’t skimp on the celebration. Countless American Christians, it seems, have decided that the best way to “keep Christ in Christmas” is to recapture the spirit of Advent. As an Anglican,...Show More Summary

When It Comes to Torture, Dick Cheney Speaks for Almost Half of All Americans

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

American Spirit /Shutterstock.com I have seen the boogeyman and he is us. Even most reasonable Republicans recognize that Dick Cheney is not an admirable figure. Some of them admit to a begrudging respect for the man, but there was very little agitation to run him for president in 2008, for example. Show More Summary

Review: Lost Spirits Colonial American Inspired Rum

Monterey, Calif.-based mad scientist Bryan Davis is back at work with a new rum called Colonial American Inspired. Ultra-high in alcohol, it’s an iteration on the distillery’s Navy Style Rum that came out at the beginning of the year. Show More Summary

Good riddance

LAST WEEK, Raymond James, a financial services firm, downgraded the stock of Spirit Airlines, an ultra-low-cost American flyer, because of increased competition from Southwest Airlines, America's dominant low-cost airline and largest domestic carrier. Show More Summary

23 Craft Distilleries Every Liquor Lover Should Know

American craft distilleries are getting attention both here as well as across the pond. Back in August, The New York Times published an article about how boutique American spirits — from vodka to whiskey — are spreading around the globe. Small...Show More Summary

Americans Must Begin to Have That Awkward But Crucial Conversation on Race

The troubling decision of a grand jury not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown understandably sparked varied forms of protests, spirited commentary and impassioned debates. Some responses have...Show More Summary

A #SadTree Lot: Your Photos Of The Charlie Browniest Trees

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

To mark 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas airing on American televisions, our readers are sharing photos and memories of Christmas trees that reflect the spirit of that TV classic.

Happy Turkey Day

Americans will gather today for Thanksgiving Day with family, count their blessings and stuff their faces. On Forbes.Com Jeffrey Dorfman offers 21 quotes of Thanksgiving and gratitude in the spirit of the occasion. Some sports fans will be giving thanks for "the best slate of Thanksgiving games in NFL history," writes Chris Chase of USA Today. Show More Summary

GOP Take Note: Latinos Support Obama’s Immigration Action, Poll Finds

Even though many immigration advocates wanted Obama's executive order to do more, a new poll finds that an overwhelming majority of Latino voters support the president's decision to take action. Image: American Spirit / Shutterstock.com The post GOP Take Note: Latinos Support Obama’s Immigration Action, Poll Finds appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Native American Spirit Optical Illusion

Good morning everyone, and welcome to another marvelous Monday! Hope you had a great weekend, but don’t worry, this is a short week for all of us because of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Back in the 1600s, the pilgrims landed on Plymouth...Show More Summary

Newswire: Netflix rescues Longmire for a fourth season

With its laconic, grizzled hero and sparse but beautiful Wyoming setting, Longmire has always distinguished itself from its crime drama competitors by embracing the spirit of the American Old West. And so, when A&E announced earlierShow More Summary

President Obama Will Declare Himself "Monarch" Tonight, According to Ted Cruz

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

American Spirit / Shutterstock.com By Ted Cruz's logic, Ronald Reagan is "lawless," "defiant," and "angry." Tonight at 5 pm Seattle time, President Obama will announce his plan to fix "our broken immigration system" through executive orders. Show More Summary

Review: 'Foxcatcher'

Does extreme privilege point, like an arrow, to a sort of rot within the true-blue American spirit? Putting criminal insanity aside for a moment, the answer's a qualified, sorrowful yes in director Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher," a true-crime drama hailed in many quarters as a modern classic...

House Democrats Re-Elect Nancy Pelosi as Their Leader Without Dissent

last monthNews : Truthdig

American Spirit / Shutterstock.com Clearly House Democrats do not blame Nancy Pelosi for their losses. The House minority leader was re-elected to her post Tuesday. According to Reuters, the vote was unanimous. Democrats, already in the minority headed into this month’s midterm elections, lost more seats. Show More Summary

Spirit: Massive expansion makes Houston international base

Spirit also develop the airport as a base for Latin American flights.        

Wrigleyville diner Rice 'n Bread is putting an American spin on Korean short-rib patties

Remember Hamburger King? The Wrigleyville greasy spoon that was Korean owned but more Japanese in spirit?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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