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'Dumb, Dumber and Dumbest Stories of 2014'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

These are not goofy little news items dealing with such inconsequential matters as health care, the midterm elections and various conflicts around the world. Rather, they are the kind of important, socially significant and absolutely true stories that are the lifeblood of this column.

A Trio of Flashbacks to Old-World Mexico

Bob Schulman | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

A stroll along the town's cobbled lanes, porticoed walkways and Andalusian courtyards is like a jump back to the 17th and 18th centuries, when Alamos was one of the richest spots on Earth.

Baked Travelers Head North Through Nogales (PHOTOS)

Karen Curley | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Karen Curley

The Sonora desert floor can reach up to 139 degrees, literally baking the humbled masses heading north.

Home Away From Home for the Holidays

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Even if you're not at home for the holidays, you can find peace in a home-away-from-home with something as simple as a text message or a phone call. If all else fails, click your heels three times and recite...

Chasing Chiles: A Hot Pepper Primer (And a recipe for Iowa City Chili)

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Under the ever-changing Sonoran Desert sky, straddling the Arizona-Mexico border, an unassuming little fruit has kept cool in the shade of cliff sides...

Hot Dog Road Trip: A Patriotic Party Plan

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

If you're planning a cookout for this most patriotic of days, here's an opportunity to celebrate the American dream. Because hot dog culture is American history.

Mexican Man Allegedly Tries To Sell Woman, 4 Kids To U.S. For $2,000 Each

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A Mexican man has been detained for allegedly plotting to sell a young woman, two girls and two boys for $2,000 apiece in the Unit...