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Double Take ‘Toons: Modern Families? : NPR

Two same-sex marriages made the news this week. Signe Wilkinson takes the side of Methodist pastor Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was suspended from ministerial duties for officiating, while Matt Wuerker wonders how Liz Cheney’s about her sister’s marriage will affect Cheney family dynamics. Signe Wilkinson Matt Wuerker Double Take ‘Toons: …

US tries to balance values, economies in Asia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Obama administration now has a taste of the difficult diplomacy necessary to sharpen the focus of American power on Asia, seeking investment opportunities alongside reforms from rights-abusing governments and working with China while defending U.S. interests. From democratic Mongolia to once-hostile Vietnam and long-isolated …

Watercooler Stories – July 12, 2012 – UPI.com

Eatery ordered to ditch ‘Olympic’ name PHILADELPHIA, July 12 (UPI) — The owner of a Philadelphia lunch counter at a public market said the U.S. Olympic Committee is forcing him to remove the word “Olympic” from its name. Athens Voulgaridis, whose family bought the Olympic Gyro eatery at Reading Terminal …