"Despite the amount of pain caused, a lot of people still love the fact he did something like that," says Vivek Kaul, an economic commentator and author. "If the idea was to get black money out, there are lots of ways to do that, but that would have involved a lot of work." … [Read more...] about Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a year into his second term. He’s still the only game in town for India
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Ms. Jennifer was suddenly without a home and her loving owner, but the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Angell in Boston took her in on May 9 and surrounded her with love until she and her owner could be reunited. … [Read more...] about Ms. Jennifer, a 53-year-old tortoise, has found a new home after her owner died of Covid-19
The brutal reign of little Bobby “Ice Cream Shop!” Tufts in the town of Dorset, Minnesota — population somewhere between nine and 28 — is finally over. The 5-year-old “lost” the “election” after two “terms” in “office” on Sunday, the AP reports. (The town, in what’s been called America’s least democratic election, allows citizens to vote as many times as they want, for $1 per vote, and the winner is selected randomly. Tufts somehow won twice.) “I’m gonna let James do it,” he said of his little brother, like this is some kind of dynasty. “He’s 2.” The real winner was a 16-year-old, so the town can look forward to its new EDM anthem. … [Read more...] about Minnesota Town Frees Itself From Tyranny, 5-Year-Old Mayor
But pick any of the southern towns we've rounded up below, and you're destined to also find loads of culture, entertainment, shopping, and opportunities for relaxation—in other words, the perfect spot for your next weekend trip with your girlfriends. … [Read more...] about 26 Under-the-radar Southern towns for girlfriend getaways
I’d come to Mexico to partake in a culinary tour, the kind of region-to-region food pilgrimage more commonly experienced in the countryside of Italy or France, where one inches along, town by town, indulging in local specialties and roadside delights. The plan was simple: Land in Mexico City, meet up with a driver who came recommended, head south to the state of Morelos, which is famous for pork and chilies and their infinite permutations, then east to Puebla, where mole was invented (maybe), and finally back to Mexico City, a city that never sleeps in large part because it never stops eating. Before you hurl the magazine across the room in jealous disgust, let me assure you that my purpose is greater than mere indulgence—although there will be no shortage of it. I am here to ask the following questions: … [Read more...] about A Culinary Tour to Answer the Age-Old Question: Why Is Mexican Food So Good?