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16 year and counting: The truth behind the Afghanistan war.

After the announcement in 2001 that the U.S. would invade Afghanistan to capture Osama bin Laden, which it did almost a decade later, but still decided to remain in the central Asian country. 443 more words


The 4 funniest moments from past Patriots White House visits, including Obama's Deflategate joke

The New England Patriots are off to the White House once again on Wednesday.

Although this year’s trip has some subplots that are both somber and politically tinged — … 244 more words


George H.W. Bush hospitalized for pneumonia

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been readmitted to a Houston hospital for treatment of a mild case of pneumonia, his second bout of that respiratory illness in three months, but “is going to be fine,” his spokesman said on Tuesday. 299 more words


Politicians applaud fillet-busters used in Chef Ramsay's kitchen

At a bipartisan dinner at the Hell’s Kitchen restaurant, U.S. Senators applauded Chef Ramsay’s decision to continue the use of fillet-busters.

Fillet-bustering is a culinary procedure whereby debate over a proposed piece of boneless meat or fish is extended, obstructing progress in a cooking facility.* The practice is commonly employed in Chef Ramsay’s kitchen, where contestants purposefully prolong heated arguments about the best ways to serve such dishes as filet mignon in order to prevent an unpalatable dish from being served to a hungry senator. 201 more words