Atlanta Journal Constitution crime reporter Rhonda Cook watched the Troy Davis execution, just one of dozens she has witnessed. The media are the eyes of the public, she says, and have a responsibility to report it if something goes wrong.
Designer Katie Shelly's upcoming cookbook offers 50 illustrated recipe "blueprints" for basic meals — from simple snacks to more hefty dishes like eggplant Parmesan. She hopes they'll inspire any level of cook to improvise in the kitchen.
Of all the current Washington scandals, the one involving the IRS appears to have the most staying power. It rolls into one package an agency many love to hate, partisan suspicions and the American appetite for conspiracies.
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