Modern Life


Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — The stage version of “Frozen” will have some familiar faces behind the scenes. Disney Theatrical Productions said the husband-and-...
Published on March 1, 2015 - Page 29
KALKASKA, Mich. (AP) — This wasn’t his idea. It was God’s. Long ago, David Rosenberg said God told him the end of the world is near, and he’d better...
Published on March 1, 2015 - Page 29
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Dave and Vesta Sterenchock are familiar with unconventional love. The couple met in a spiritual chat room while living...
Published on March 1, 2015 - Page 29
The new president of the nation’s largest teachers union is a former teacher of the year who takes over as once-sacred tenure protections are...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 4
LOS ANGELES — A $150,000 gown adorned with thousands of pearls and worn by Lupita Nyong’o at the Academy Awards has been reported stolen, sheriff’s...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) —The American Kennel Club is releasing its annual rankings of the popularity of different dog breeds. THE TOP 10 FOR 2014: 1)...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 10
Facebook users who don’t fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option:...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 33
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — Amid random pairs of pumps, heels and other styles, a treasure was buried. Shelaine Holman patiently sorted through the racks...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 33
Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation’s economy tumbled in 2008. Numbers released by the...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 33
CHIANG MAI, Thailand — The last time I encountered escargots they were served up by a French waiter, sizzling in garlic and herb butter. Now, one is...
Published on February 19, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 20 years after his death, there is still plenty of news about Dr. Seuss. Random House Children’s Books said Wednesday it...
Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 29
Corvallis Gazette-Times CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — After a 120 year run, the Oregon State University yearbook is done. But a group of dedicated...
Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 29
NEW YORK — How’s that new year, new you fitness pledge going? January, the start of New Year’s resolution month, sees a healthy uptick in sign-ups...
Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Oscar fever is spreading, with a reasonably short incubation period but symptoms that turn otherwise rational film buffs into bingeing...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Williams had been a trusted voice in news for decades, until questions arose last week about his credibility when he admitted...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 29
WASHINGTON (AP) — “In the car. 15 minutes.” The location was scouted, the camera was packed, the celebrity dog was ready, and now, the text had been...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 29
A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The report by the Pew Research Center...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 29
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — In our digital age of online dating sites and smartphone hookup apps, Lyman B. Stanton Jr. seeks love in the low-tech way...
Published on February 7, 2015 - Page 5
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) —President Barack Obama said Friday he dropped a widely criticized plan to scale back tax benefits for college savings accounts...
Published on February 7, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK — Brittany Brown wouldn’t miss the opening of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie for anything. She has read and re-read all three books, uses...

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