Time to put away the Peeps diorama tools

Post the Peeps, please. All of them, and not just the 47 that were curated in The Post’s “Vote: Peep Show 2014 Semifinalists.” Readers enter this contest knowing the long odds of being one of the top five from the hundreds of entries. The Peep finalists and semifinalists...

Stumped by the choice of photo

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Choking off the heat

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No wish to dumb down language

Instead of kvetching, reader Richard H. Sawyer [“More than a slight wish for clarity,” Free for All, May 10] should be glad that he learned the meaning of velleity, assuming he looked it up, through reading the paper. While a gratuitous display of erudition can be annoying, if...
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Mel Gibson’s domestic violence conviction vacated

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles court has vacated Mel Gibson’s misdemeanor domestic violence battery conviction in a case filed after a highly publicized fight with his ex-girlfriend. The dismissal was finalized Monday by Superior Court Judge...
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Mel Gibson’s domestic violence conviction vacated

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles court has vacated Mel Gibson’s misdemeanor domestic violence battery conviction in a case filed after a highly publicized fight with his ex-girlfriend. The dismissal was finalized Monday by Superior Court Judge...

Coast Guard Completes Ice Breaking On Great Lakes

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — More than five months of ice breaking on the northern Great Lakes has been completed by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard says Friday that operation Taconite ended Thursday and encompassed all of Lakes Superior and Michigan, the northern half of...
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Turkey mine survivor blames company for tragedy

Anti-government protesters chant slogans on a monument for the town’s miners, during a march in Soma, Turkey where the mine accident took place, Friday, May 16, 2014. Hundreds of protesters took part in the march against the government and there were clashes with the police...

Investigators look for arson in wildfire outbreak

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With evacuation orders being lifted Friday, investigators worked to determine whether an unusually early and intense outbreak of wildfires in Southern California this week was ignited by something as ordinary as sparks from cars or something as sinister...
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GOP leaders to block military immigration measure

FILE – This Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A spokesman for Cantor says he’ll block a vote next week on legislation giving a path to citizenship to people living here illegally who serve...