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Taboo travel – Travel Weekly

There is a certain segment of the traveling public for whom a destination’s desirability is directly proportionate to how taboo it is. The more controversial its politics, the longer it has been closed to the outside world, the deeper their curiosity and appetite. So, for all the industry’s fretting over …

Double Take ‘Toons: GOP Served Up? : NPR

House Speaker John Boehner charged that President Obama wants to “annihilate” the Republican Party. Bob Englehart thinks the GOP is facing a far worse threat from within its own ranks, while Rick McKee suspects the President may have the appetite for the job. politicalcartoons.com Bob Englehart /The Hartford Courant politicalcartoons.com …

A Mom’s Reaction to Vogue’s Story About a ‘Fat’ 7-Year-Old Girl — The Cut

I’ve never known Vogue‘s annual “Shape” issue to have a firm grasp on reality, but this month’s article by Dara-Lynn Weiss on her struggle to cure her “obese” 7-year-old daughter, Bea, reached new levels of pathos. The heartbreaking chronicle of little Bea, subjected to public humiliation and the Red Light, Green Light, Eat Right diet …

Former President Silva hospitalized in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s popular former president has been hospitalized. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is complaining of fatigue and loss of appetite as he undergoes radiation therapy for throat cancer diagnosed late last year. The Sirio-Libanes hospital in Sao Paulo said in an emailed statement Saturday that doctors …