Modern Life


Published on December 20, 2014 - Page 4
The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn’t complete. Don’t fret — you aren’t alone. The National Retail Federation found only about...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 8
NEW YORK — Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — The holidays are here, which means feeling guilty about how much you're eating and how little you're exercising. Gadgets are...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 9
NEW YORK — There are several fitness trackers to choose from, varying in what they measure and how easy they are to use. Here are five, ranked from...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 29
Katha Pollitt, the columnist for “The Nation,” the feminist essayist, poet and critic, has been frustrating some on the left and angering some on the...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 29
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates —Fashion-conscious Muslim women from Kuala Lampur to Los Angeles who wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab, have...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 29
AP Business News NEW YORK — Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — On the same day the Broadway musical “Side Show” landed a coveted spot on the “Today” show, it announced it was closing. When Emily...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 15
ATLANTA — If you were naughty this year, you might end up with something big and boring, like a vacuum cleaner. If you were good, you might ask for...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 26
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) —Rotisserie chicken, bacon, dog toys, more than a dozen volunteers and even a psychic have not been enough to find Murphy, an...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 29
LANDENBERG (AP) — A few years ago, Tiffany Beveridge was contemplating whether she wanted to have a third child. Instead, she gave birth to a...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 29
BY JUSTIN DALME Idaho Press-Tribune Writer NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Compressed rubber. Leather. Heavy duty buckles and straps. Put them together and...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 29
For many people, the rules for posting personal news on Facebook, Pinterest and other social media are clear: Put a good face on everything. But...
Published on December 6, 2014 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — This holiday season, stores face cautious shoppers juggling stagnant wages and higher costs for food and health care. And Web-savvy...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — Lisa Hanock-Jasie turns into a coffee fiend during the holidays, mainly because she loves the peppermint lattes. “I love the warmth...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 5
CHICAGO (AP) — Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 9
NEW YORK — Time for a tablet? People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 29
From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America’s adolescents, according to a federally funded survey. It says a...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Artisanal or oozing with luxury, lip balms are having a moment. Joining cutesy offerings intended for kids and go-to standards around for...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Amazon.com’s low prices and seemingly endless array of goods have made it the biggest online retailer in the U.S., commanding about 20...

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