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Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

Republicans in the House voted to allow Speaker John Boehner to sue President Obama. They believe the president has overstepped his constitutional authority.

Coastal Georgia Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events July 31-Aug. 3

Amy Condon of Savannah Magazine and Clinton Edminster of ArtRise Savannah share their recommendations for a fun -- and art -- filled weekend in Savannah.

On The Eve Of A Possible Lockout, Met Opera Talks Remain Contentious

Labor disputes are nothing new to the Met Opera, but never have they been so public. With a deadline looming, both sides signal that negotiations are going nowhere.

Moldova's Winemakers Seize Upon Region's Geopolitical Moment

The tiny European country of Moldova isn't known for much of anything, and especially not its wine. But its winemakers are trying to find new export markets and overcome their post-Soviet reputation.

Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."

House Votes To OK Lawsuit Against Obama

House Republicans say that the president has overstepped the bounds of his executive authority. President Obama dismissed the move as a "political stunt."

As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

Though officials say that this wildfire season has been tamer than average, responding to these fires has been costly. Now, the Obama administration is re-evaluating how it pays for fighting them.

Job Worries Linger, But The Economy Is Looking Good

Both the Commerce Department and the Federal Reserve gave the economy good marks after years of slack performance. The Fed still frets about jobs but generally is upbeat, predicting "moderate" growth.

Desk Desk Evolution

The changing workspace in the Age of Deskovery.

Some Loyal Foursquare Users Are Checking Out After Swarm Spinoff

The company's move to break its app in two is costing it the users who loved Foursquare the most. "Why do I need two apps when I had one that provided both services?" asked one user.

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