Modern Life

Published on May 24, 2015 - Page 33
NEW YORK — Broadway likes to say it has plenty of soul, but only one man has its sole. Gino Bifulco, who runs the Time Square-area custom shoe...
Published on May 24, 2015 - Page 33
As a financial planner, Jeff Motske has spent 26 years helping couples navigate one of their most contentious and emotional issues: money. The...
Published on May 24, 2015 - Page 33
“First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage.” So the old playground rhyme goes. These days, however, many couples are...
Published on May 23, 2015 - Page 7
A key question remains for many students who’ve finally settled on a college destination: How will they or their parents handle health care coverage...
Published on May 23, 2015 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark your calendars: Next year, Tax Day falls on April 18. Taxpayers in most states will get an extra three days to file their...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 33
Ian, Ian, Ian,” squeals 8-year-old Anna as she spots her friend across a pool in the South Bronx. She splashes with excitement until he gingerly...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 33
NEW YORK — Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 33
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Finding a bra that fits is an elusive and vexing female retail rite. Years of frustrating fits led Sophia Berman and Laura West to...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 1
HARTFORD, Conn. — When students at a Connecticut high school arrive today for their junior-senior prom, they will have to get past the watchful eye...
Published on May 13, 2015 - Page 11
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rising share of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the percentage of those speaking Spanish at home has...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 33
NEW YORK — “Will you go to the prom with me?” Teenagers are still popping the question, but they’re doing it in bigger and bolder ways. Some ask on...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 33
NEW YORK — Moms. Everybody has one. Not everybody remembers to thank them when it’s well deserved. In time for Mother’s Day, Lisa Erspamer takes...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 33
Karly Vedan was 9 when she first noticed stretch marks popping on her legs. “I grew pretty tall really fast,” she said. “They looked really creepy,...
Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 6
The top 10 baby names of 2014: Girls 1. Emma 2. Olivia 3. Sophia 4. Isabella 5. Ava 6. Mia 7. Emily 8. Abigail 9. Madison 10. Charlotte...
Published on May 8, 2015 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — Taking mom out to lunch on Mother’s Day is surprisingly appropriate: The noon hour is one of the most common times of day for babies...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 29
Remember those declarations that teens are done with Facebook? Think again. Facebook remains the most used social media site among American teens...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 29
STROUDSBURG (AP) — For many high school students, spring is the season of prom and the ultimate prom proposal, or “promposal.” Stroudsburg High...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Awards nights are usually reserved for showstopping gowns. But it one swoop, Robin Wright resisted the norm in a backless Ralph Lauren...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 37
The latest high school graduation rate has reached 81 percent, the Education Department recently said in an analysis of the 2012-2013 school year....
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 37
DENVER — In the old days, after the snow melted at ski resorts, all that remained was grass, a gondola and the occasional alpine slide. But check...

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