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How to handle holiday huggers and other types of assertive well-wishers at work?

How to handle holiday huggers and other types of assertive well-wishers at work?

; Credit: Alan via Flickr Creative COmmons (http://www.flickr.com/photos/image_munky/) The holidays have a way of bringing out the joie de vivre in people, but what’s acceptable behaviors at a family holiday celebration might not translate as well in a work-related setting. We’ve all met the indiscriminate holiday hugger, or the inebriated co-worker that tends to over-share […]

Sen. Max Baucus tapped to serve as US ambassador to China

Sen. Max Baucus tapped to serve as US ambassador to China

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus(D-MT) speaks during a hearing on health insurance exchanges on November 6, 2013 in the Dirksen Senate Office on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.; Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Max Baucus, the senior Democratic Senator from Montana who has served since 1978, was set to retire at the end of his […]

Sen. Max Baucus tapped to serve as US ambassador to China

Sen. Max Baucus tapped to serve as US ambassador to China

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus(D-MT) speaks during a hearing on health insurance exchanges on November 6, 2013 in the Dirksen Senate Office on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.; Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Max Baucus, the senior Democratic Senator from Montana who has served since 1978, was set to retire at the end of his […]

Filmweek: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Her, Walking With Dinosaurs 3D and more

Filmweek: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Her, Walking With Dinosaurs 3D and more

Will Ferrell speaks to a VIP Newseum audience at a special evening with the “Anchorman” star at Annenberg Theater on December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Larry French/Getty Images Larry and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Her, Walking With Dinosaurs 3D and […]

Holiday menus, cookie champions and last-minute gift gab from the LA Times

Holiday menus, cookie champions and last-minute gift gab from the LA Times

; Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images From hot cocktails for cold nights to leftover turkey made nice (with melted camembert and mostarda!), the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen has you covered. Top LA Times chef Noelle Carter and the newspaper’s food writers have the spectacular annual version of the California Cookbook on their website. Another batch of recipes […]

Holiday menus, cookie champions and last-minute gift gab from the LA Times

Holiday menus, cookie champions and last-minute gift gab from the LA Times

; Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images From hot cocktails for cold nights to leftover turkey made nice (with melted camembert and mostarda!), the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen has you covered. Top LA Times chef Noelle Carter and the newspaper’s food writers have the spectacular annual version of the California Cookbook on their website. Another batch of recipes […]

Holiday menus, cookie champions and last-minute gift gab from the LA Times

Holiday menus, cookie champions and last-minute gift gab from the LA Times

; Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images From hot cocktails for cold nights to leftover turkey made nice (with melted camembert and mostarda!), the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen has you covered. Top LA Times chef Noelle Carter and the newspaper’s food writers have the spectacular annual version of the California Cookbook on their website. Another batch of recipes […]

Holiday menus, cookie champions and last-minute gift gab from the LA Times

Holiday menus, cookie champions and last-minute gift gab from the LA Times

; Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images From hot cocktails for cold nights to leftover turkey made nice (with melted camembert and mostarda!), the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen has you covered. Top LA Times chef Noelle Carter and the newspaper’s food writers have the spectacular annual version of the California Cookbook on their website. Another batch of recipes […]

Should a concealed carry gun permit be valid in every state?

Should a concealed carry gun permit be valid in every state?

Kristen Whitehurst demonstrates a holster disguised as a pager for carrying a concealed handgun during the NRA’s 125th Anniversary Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Dallas, Texas on April 19, 1996. ; Credit: PAUL K BUCK/AFP/Getty Images It’s become easier to carry a concealed gun in nearly every state in the US, but there’s one problem […]

Should a concealed carry gun permit be valid in every state?

Should a concealed carry gun permit be valid in every state?

Kristen Whitehurst demonstrates a holster disguised as a pager for carrying a concealed handgun during the NRA’s 125th Anniversary Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Dallas, Texas on April 19, 1996. ; Credit: PAUL K BUCK/AFP/Getty Images It’s become easier to carry a concealed gun in nearly every state in the US, but there’s one problem […]