Modern Life


Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 8
Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 33
CHICAGO — A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 33
In his new book, “Life, Animated,” Ron Suskind tells the remarkable story of how Disney movies unlocked his autistic son’s emotions. Owen Suskind...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 33
PHILADELPHIA — The Fox and Hound pub in downtown Philadelphia boasts all the fixings of a standard sports bar: huge TVs, numerous beers on draft and...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 37
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockettes are kicking the debut of their new spring show into next year. MSG Entertainment said “Heart and Lights” will be...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 33
NEW YORK (AP) — Stores are clearing out coats and sweaters to make way for spring’s bright colors and lighter clothing. And if you’re looking to...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 33
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg and the Girl Scouts recently declared a campaign to “Ban Bossy,” complete with Beyonce, Jane Lynch and Condoleezza...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 33
NEW YORK — At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished selves, a new class of mobile...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 29
Columbus McKinney is taking his fifth Advanced Placement course at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, even though he didn’t score high enough...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — The Henley Vaporium is an intimate hipster hangout with overstuffed chairs, exposed brick, friendly counter help — but no booze. The...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 29
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Giant Eagle won’t say much about the information it collects on people who enroll in its rewards program to earn savings on food...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 4
DALLAS — Travelers take note: The economics of earning free airline flights are changing. Since Jan. 1, Delta Air Lines Inc. has said it will reward...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 4
NEW FLORENCE (AP) —Monks, nuns, scorned lovers and soldiers are among those who populate New Florence native Ed Kelemen’s books. Boniface Wimmer,...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 29
The last thing anyone wants to deal with after a serious illness or injury is a mountain of debt and repeated calls from bill collectors. Yet that’s...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through? A marked drop in the obesity rate among preschoolers in the U.S. has researchers and...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 29
SALT LAKE CITY — A few nights a week in Utah, rooms in courthouses fill up with parents looking to divorce. Among the first lessons they are taught:...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 33
• If insured, review your policy to see what your deductible is and what other costs you could face. • Get cost estimates up front so you can decide...
Published on March 21, 2014 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Gum seems as appealing as that sticky wad on the bottom of a shoe these days. It’s not that Americans don’t ever enjoy a stick of...