- When it comes to welfare reform, women and large families are the biggest losers. [ The Guardian ]
- The life of Kay Thompson , the woman who penned the Eloise series, wasn't all tra-la-la and ordering strawberry leaves from room service at the plaza, according to a new biography by Sam Irvin. [ New York Times ]
Photograph of Aung Suu Kyi supporter courtesy STR for Getty Images .
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