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from BBC News

Your Pictures: Photos from Wales

Reflections on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, Wales as seen by Pam Reed.

Knowing that you want to work from home is the easy part. Figuring out what you want to do is the hard part. Here are 99 legit work-at-home ideas to get your creative juices flowing.


Obama takes his final presidential trip to Asia

President Barack Obama drinks from a fresh coconut along the banks of…

What you don't know is, you're really the king's son and he was trying to get you back from the family that kidnapped and brainwashed you.

Patricia Campbell "Patty" Hearst (born February 20, 1954), now known as Patricia Campbell Hearst Shaw, is an American newspaper heiress, socialite, actress, kidnap victim, and convicted bank robber. Her kidnapping case is held by many as an example of Stockholm syndrome.

from ABC News

Will Father of the Groom Be Welcome Figure at Chelsea Clinton's Wedding?

Congressman Edward Mezvinsky - (D) Idaho (CHELSEA CLINTON'S FATHER-IN-LAW) - Convicted in 2002 of bilking his associates, friends and family members -- even his own late mother-in-law -- out of millions. Mezvinsky remains on federal probation and still owes almost $ 9.4 million in restitution to his victims. WHILE IN PRISON, HE WAS INVOLVED IN NIGERIAN EMAIL SCAMS and began to steal from people to further his schemes.

Indiana Historical Plaque - Frances Slocum Peoria, Indiana. Captured as a child by the Delaware Indians in 1778 from her Pennsylvania home, she grew up with the indians, married a Miami chief, and lived in Indiana till her death, 1847. by SpeedyJR, via Flickr

from Washington Post

Five stereotypes about poor families and education

"Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap,” by Paul C. Gorski, associate professor of integrative studies at George Mason University. The book, which draws from years of research to analyze educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students, is part of the Multicultural Education Series of books edited by James A. Banks and published by Teachers College Columbia University.