Modern Life

Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 5
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is considering banning the country’s millions of cyclists from using their cellphones while riding...
Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 12
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hardly a dog’s life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama’s pets, Bo and Sunny. The pair of Portuguese water...
Published on May 30, 2016 - Page 9
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) —A paralyzed collie just moments from being euthanized and his Oregon owners have more days to share thanks to a sharp-eyed vet...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 37
BRISTOL (AP) — Charlie Mastriana stood behind the screen door of his home on a recent Saturday afternoon, motioning to one of the neighborhood’s...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 37
EASTON (AP) — A resident of Easton’s historic College Hill for nearly 30 years, Mary Liz Colley, 70, is starting to think about how she will continue...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 37
NEW YORK — For child-welfare agencies across the United States, it’s the ultimate sanction: terminating the rights of parents to raise their own...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — Bella and Max are top dogs in New York City. The city Health Department announced Wednesday it registered 1,127 dogs named Bella and...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 33
ARLINGTON, Mass. — “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” now has a real-life version: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Prom Dress. The last time...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 33
MIAMI — The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within — but it’s unclear whether the products...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 33
In this age of screens and busy schedules, nature day camps are in demand, and many offer a more diverse array of experiences than parents probably...
Published on May 21, 2016 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 5
WASHINGTON — Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience. The problem, say transportation researchers,...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 7
WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — On a farm tucked under a lush Hawaii mountainside, Sean Anderson tends passion fruit, kale and salad greens — using only...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 29
Kids can be victims of identity theft, too. Typically, a youngster doesn’t find out something is wrong with their credit until they grow up and get...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 29
GREENSBURG (AP) —Tom Bell knew something had to give. The Greensburg assistant deputy fire chief, 48, nearly collapsed after climbing five stories...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 29
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — As weddings become ever more elaborate and staged, couples are demanding Hollywood-style special effects for that one-of-a-kind,...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 36
NEW YORK — Another princess is heading to Broadway. This time she’s a Russian. A musical stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical film “...
Published on May 10, 2016 - Page 16
NEW YORK (AP) — “Finding Neverland,” which never really found a Broadway audience, will close and try its luck in London. The show will play its...
Published on May 8, 2016 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Training for the Olympics is hard work, but doing it while getting into shape after giving birth, then juggling little kids, is good as...
Published on May 8, 2016 - Page 29
Sometime this summer, a few weeks after sleep-away camp starts and a few weeks before it ends, campers’ parents will come for a visit. Will the day...

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