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Recipes for Health: Steel-Cut Oats and Vegetable Torta :: An annual porridge competition in Scotland inspires oatmeal dishes that go beyond the basic breakfast. Today: Steel-Cut Oats and Vegetable Torta.

How to Look and Act Like a Leader :: To reach the top, executives must learn how to exude "presence." Some tips: Don't nod your head and do clean up your look. For one vice president, an image makeover helped her gain the managerial gravitas that she needed.

Who is 'Sam Bacile'? :: By Bret Stephens

New intriguing leads on the man who made the world's most deadly movie trailer.

Highest-Calorie Menu Item at McDonald's? Not a Burger :: McDonald's said it will be begin listing calorie information on its menus in the U.S., as the fast-food chain pushes its nutrition-conscious efforts.'s_Most_Popular

Cheney: Cairo, Benghazi and Obama Foreign Policy :: In too many parts of the world, America is no longer viewed as a reliable ally or an enemy to be feared.

Nothing New Next to the Stove :: Even in this high-tech age, what does the job of a wooden spoon better than a wooden spoon?'s_Most_Popular

Edgartown Journal: Martha's Vineyard Crowds Leave, and the Fishing Gets Serious :: The annual Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby knits a Martha's Vineyard town of 15,000 back together after its residents live among a summer population swelling to 105,000.

Greece Faces New Crisis: Illegal Immigration :: Leaders are fretting over a deluge of undocumented workers trying to reach Europe through Greece. The country has become a steppingstone for a wave of Middle East and South Asia workers fleeing job markets ravaged by years of government turmoil.

The 10 Greatest Books of All Time :: What are they? A new book tries to settle it once and for all.,8599,1578073,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Professor Arrested in Ex-Wife's Death ::

Why Can't We Sell Charity Like We Sell Perfume? :: What if we let philanthropies operate like businesses? Let them pay for talent, advertise aggressively—even build a stock market for charity. Maybe then capitalism could finally save the world, writes Dan Pallotta.'s_Most_Popular

Protests' Spread Poses Test for U.S. :: The furor in the Mideast this week underscores Washington's diminished ability to influence a region where new leaders ushered in by the Arab Spring movement have minimal control over restive populations.

Libyans Blame al Qaeda in Attack :: The head of Libya's national congress blamed al Qaeda-linked militants for planning Tuesday's deadly attack on a U.S. consulate. U.S. officials are also probing a link.'s_Most_Popular

Four Killed in Attacks on Coalition Troops :: A man believed to be a member of a U.S.-sponsored militia in Afghanistan killed two coalition service members, a day after an attack on a coalition base killed two others.

Taliban Hit Base After Vow of Revenge :: Taliban insurgents attacked the U.S.-led coalition's main base in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, killing two service members, after vowing revenge for the inflammatory video that has sparked violent protests across the Middle East.

Are You Coddling Your Grandkids? :: People are showering money on their children's children—even at the expense of their own retirement. Here's how to give smartly.'s_Most_Popular

Wisconsin Judge Bars Law on Unions :: A Wisconsin judge struck down the state law championed by Gov. Scott Walker that effectively ended collective-bargaining rights for most public workers.'s_Most_Popular

Romney Seeks Traction in Swing States :: Signs that traditionally Democratic Wisconsin is now in play provided a needed tactical victory for GOP presidential candidate Romney, who is struggling for gains in several swing states.'s_Most_Popular

Google Objects to Acer-Alibaba Phone :: Google objected to Taiwanese PC maker Acer's development of a smartphone that is powered by a rival mobile operating system, the launch of which was delayed this week.'s_Most_Popular

Home Depot Learns Chinese Prefer 'Do-It-for-Me' :: Home Depot, in deciding to close all seven of its remaining big-box stores in China, conceded that it misread the country's appetite for do-it-yourself products.'s_Most_Popular

Op-Ed Columnist: The Lows of Higher Ed :: Oh, to be young and gifted and $100,000 in the hole. Is that what going to college is about these days?

Fur Flies at Contests That Turn Pooches Into Zombies, Pandas, Cows :: Animal grooming customers now pay to have their dogs dyed the colors of their favorite football teams, tinted to resemble tigers, or given multicolor mohawks. For some, so-called creative grooming has also become a sport.'s_Most_Popular

Federal Budget Cuts Detailed :: Automatic federal spending cuts set to begin in January would trim $109 billion from the U.S. budget next year, including broad cuts to the military, a report from the White House said.'s_Most_Popular

Apple iPhone 5 Preorders Suggest Strong Demand :: Apple appeared to have sold out of its initial inventory of the iPhone 5 just an hour after it began accepting preorders Friday, suggesting strong consumer interest.'s_Most_Popular

Rahm Emanuel: Rahmbo at the School Barricades :: Chicago mayor and Obama confidant Rahm Emanuel explains his cool approach to the city's teachers strike.'s_Most_Popular

Noonan: The Age of the Would-Be Princips :: An idiot with a video camera has the terrifying power to change the world.'s_Most_Popular

Maybe Beauty Should Stay Skin Deep :: Joe Queenan says a daring move by some female TV personalities to appear without makeup should spur men to follow suit.'s_Most_Popular

Gun Sales Hinge on Obama Re-Election :: Cabela's and Bass Pro Shops, as well as guns and ammo makers, are anticipating a surge in sales reminiscent of 2008 if President Obama is re-elected—even if he hasn't been pushing any substantial changes to gun-control laws.'s_Most_Popular

Training Teachers to Embrace Reform :: Chicago-style war with unions is the past, writes Amanda Ripley. How Finland and Ontario have found a new way forward.'s_Most_Popular


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