Modern Life


Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 29
Writer David Levithan last year marked the 10th anniversary of his “Boy Meets Boy,” a romantic teen comedy where the homecoming queen was once a guy...
Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 29
When Anzalee and Kristain Rhodes look back at their daughter’s first year of life, they won’t be examining blurry, red-eyed camera phone photos. They...
Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 29
The Journal Gazette HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A few weeks ago, Jean Allen found herself revisiting a stately Victorian-style home in Huntington to...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 18
More than three dozen children die of hyperthermia in cars annually in the United States, and since 1998 more than 500 children have died in hot cars...
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyra Sedgwick is going back to school. The Emmy Award-winning actress will be starring in John Patrick Shanley’s new play “The...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — From a 1770 corset to a 2014 bra-and-panty set in lacy stretch silk, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology has put the focus...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 29
The number of sex offenses reported at American colleges and universities went up in the last decade even as overall campus crime decreased,...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 29
Lincoln Journal Star LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —The guardians of the people’s house — the ones who make sure the Statehouse is clean and polished,...
Published on July 9, 2014 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — Max Crumm, who played Danny Zuko in the latest edition of “Grease” on Broadway, is tackling the world’s longest-running musical....
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 19
WASHINGTON — Unions representing government workers are expanding while organized labor has been shedding private sector members over the past half-...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — From their first date, it took Brian Rubin and Toby Sowers only days to fall in love and barely seven months to get engaged. Then the...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Who pays for a wedding when two grooms are involved? Who walks whom down the aisle? While same-sex weddings are more prevalent than ever,...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 29
For the Associated Press An Omaha college hopes a $10 million dorm specifically for single mothers will lead to improved graduation and success...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 33
WASHINGTON — How strong is that pina colada? Depending on how it’s made, it could contain as much alcohol as two glasses of wine. The National...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 22
NEW YORK (AP) — Revenge will be in the air in a few years when a musical version of “The First Wives Club” comes calling on Broadway. The comedy...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 17
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the darkest views of a marriage is coming to Broadway from a producing couple who are enjoying a long, sunny marriage....
Published on June 29, 2014 - Page 33
NEW YORK — Divorce, it seems, has turned into a party — special cakes and all. Event planners, bakers, lawyers and academics note the rise of “...
Published on June 29, 2014 - Page 33
I was amazed one recent afternoon when I called out to my little granddaughter Elizabeth in another room and she answered, “Mande.” That’s...
Published on June 29, 2014 - Page 33
ALBANY, N.Y. — When Ann Lawson strolls into her neighborhood grocery store, she really gets a workout. That’s because her supermarket has a small...
Published on June 29, 2014 - Page 36
NEW YORK (AP) — Ayad Akhtar’s “Disgraced,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a successful Pakistani-American lawyer whose dinner party spins out of...

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