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  • The Masters: 12 women candidates for Augusta National membership

    The Augusta National Golf Club has steadfastly refused to alter its all-male membership. But circumstances may soon cause the gender barrier to break, and if it does there are several women who might be good fits for the club.

  • Opinion Is GOP at war with women? 4 points to keep in mind on the gender gap

    To hear all the buzz, Republicans are at war with women and “hemorrhaging the women’s vote.” A reality check is certainly in order. Here are four points Republicans should keep in mind as they look to bridge the gender gap and chart a winning path to November.

  • 'Mrs. Kennedy and Me': A Secret Service agent shares his memories

    Secret Service agent Clint Hill shares 8 memories of his time with Jacqueline Kennedy in his new book, 'Mrs. Kennedy and Me.'

  • Bestselling books the week of 4/5/12, according to IndieBound*

    What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.

  • 32 essential Android tips and tricks

    Several weeks ago, we highlighted 40 useful iPhone tricks everyone should know. We got such good feedback from that feature that we wanted to share the love with Android users – who, after all, make up the largest proportion of the smart phone community.

  • 'Paris in Love': 8 stories of life in Paris

    After moving her family to Paris for a year, author Eloisa James shares 8 stories of life in France.

  • Top 10 Burger King changes

    Burger King's new menu has a purpose. Last year, Wendy's surpassed Burger King to become the second best-selling burger chain in the United States. It was close: Wendy's had $8.5 billion in sales, while Burger King had $8.4 billion. (Both were miles behind No. 1 McDonald's, at $34 billion). In an effort to regain the No. 2 slot,  the chain has undergone a massive makeover, complete with Burger King new menu items, décor, and employee uniforms. Here are the Top 10 changes Burger King has made in the past year, in its biggest overhaul since it first opened its doors back in 1954:

  • 10 best books of April, according to Amazon

    Amazon picks the 10 best books of April

  • Kentucky vs. Kansas: Five questions for the Jayhawks in the NCAA Final

    Kentucky has been ranked No. 1 or near the top of the college basketball polls all season. They're expected to win Monday night's NCAA championship game against Kansas. But if the Jayhawks have answers for these five key questions, they might pull off the upset.

  • Falklands War 30th Anniversary: 5 British and Argentine papers react

    April 2, 2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War, which lasted less than three months but claimed the lives of more than 900 soldiers.  Here are five reactions from Argentine and British newspapers on the anniversary of the Falkland Islands War:

  • Milan Kundera: 10 quotes on his birthday

    To celebrate the 83rd birthday of Milan Kundera, here are some favorite quotes from the novelist.

  • 3 new "Titanic" books

    A trio of new books – two of which are excellent – allows readers to relive that bitterly cold night on the Atlantic.

  • Tax tips: Top 5 reasons to hire a tax pro

    Tax tips can take you only so far if you're filling out your own returns. Sometimes, you need a tax pro. Most taxpayers, to the tune of 60 percent, opt to go with a tax professional. That share has climbed steadily: Just 41 percent used a professional preparer 30 years ago. Although a growing swath of the population – about 20 percent – is using tax-preparation software to complete returns, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it seems that software isn't displacing accountants as much as it's simply becoming the mode of choice for do-it-yourself filers. As the Tuesday, April 17, tax filing deadline nears, here are five cases in which it might be wise to consider bringing a pro aboard:

  • 'Game of Thrones': 6 characters in crisis in Season 2

    These six characters will find trouble ahead when 'Game of Thrones' returns for Season 2 on April 1.

  • France presidential elections: the candidates challenging Sarkozy

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy is fighting for reelection in the April 22 presidential poll. Here are the top 5 presidential candidates.

  • Reforms in Myanmar: 4 reasons the military changed course

    For more than half a century, Myanmar’s military governments were synonymous with brutality and corruption, but a year ago the military stepped aside, handing power to a nominally civilian government. Here are four reasons why this change occurred.

  • Trayvon Martin case: Three key questions still not answered

    In the month since teenager Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman, leaks favorable to one side or the other have swung perceptions of the incident back and forth. Given what is currently known, what are the key questions on which Mr. Zimmerman’s guilt or innocence could turn?

  • Opinion 6 signs of hope in Pakistan

    The American imagination can run wild amid Pakistan’s political uncertainties and instability. But any pessimistic view of Pakistan, while endemic in the West, differs considerably from the perspective of Pakistani analysts who cautiously point to more optimistic scenarios. They cite six hopeful developments.

  • 5 fairy tale movies coming to the multiplex

    'Mirror Mirror' is only the beginning – here are 5 more fairy tale movies coming soon.

  • 3 noteworthy new young adult books

    In these new young adult books, three plucky female protagonists face considerable odds.

  • Bestselling books the week of 3/29/12, according to IndieBound*

    What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.

  • Marco Rubio & 9 likely Republican VP candidates

    Too soon to start speculating about possible Republican vice-presidential candidates? Evidently not. Mitt Romney's rise to the level of presumptive presidential nominee seems to have given political writers and pundits the go-ahead to begin one of the favored handicapping contests in all of politics.

  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: His five most famous buildings

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe revolutionized architecture. His simple dictum that 'less is more' inspired building designs around the world. No wonder he received a loving Google doodle on Tuesday, his 126 birthday. Want to move past the doodle? Click through our short slideshow for a look Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's best work.

  • Opinion Beyond Obamacare: 5 opinions on health care reform

    Health care reform remains a contentious issue in the United States. The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law, the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. But some Republicans, like presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, hope to repeal the law under the next Congress. Here, writers explore five key aspects of health-care reform.

  • Tiger Woods: 8 revelations from swing coach Hank Haney

    In The Big Miss, former Woods swing coach Hank Haney shares 8 memories from his six years with the golf star.