Modern Life


Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Award-winning musical “Once” is falling slowly off Broadway. Producers recently said the musical based on the 2006 film...
Published on October 27, 2014 - Page 7
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video...
Published on October 26, 2014 - Page 33
NEW YORK — Holiday creep, it seems, is here to stay, and it’s spookier than it used to be. The blending of holiday traditions — think Hanukkah bush...
Published on October 26, 2014 - Page 33
CLARKS SUMMIT (AP) —At 31, Dracula’s Forest is the granddaddy of the region’s haunted attractions. Owner Tom Bergamino recalls the moment more than...
Published on October 26, 2014 - Page 33
Genevieve Liu sits back in bed each night, still thinking of her father. He used to sing the same song to his children at bedtime, often before he’d...
Published on October 25, 2014 - Page 8
NEW YORK — Toy sellers are increasingly catering to time-starved, budget-conscious shoppers with new features on websites or improved layouts in the...
Published on October 25, 2014 - Page 10
SAN FRANCISCO — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn’t want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria’s...
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Al Pacino will return to Broadway next year in a new play by David Mamet written with the Oscar-winner expressly in mind. Producers...
Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 29
Belton Middle School students used to drop complaints about bullies into slotted-lid boxes bolted to hallway walls. This year, the “Bully Boxes” are...
Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 29
MICANOPY, Fla. (AP) — The 75 or so individuals buried at Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery have one distinction in common: They or their families...
Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck. The former...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 29
In Todd Parr’s world, it’s OK to wear your undies on your head, spill your milk or eat mac and cheese in the bathtub. Most of all, it’s OK to be...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 29
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — “Honest brokers” — That’s a role Ann and Al Simpson have learned to play during their long marriage. “Behind every successful man...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 29
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Emily Younker isn’t getting married until next year but she’s already made sure the date doesn’t conflict with college football...
Published on October 5, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — “Killer Heels” are stalking Brooklyn. A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum looks at the elevated shoe as a design object, from...
Published on October 5, 2014 - Page 29
One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded...
Published on October 5, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of...