Modern Life

Published on April 20, 2018 - Page 4
America’s national parks are brimming with natural wonders: cascading waterfalls, towering redwoods, white sand beaches. But visiting these gems can...
Published on April 16, 2018 - Page 10
LONDON (AP) — Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditional Sunday blessing in St. Peter’s Square for Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British...
Published on April 15, 2018 - Page 4
A stint as a car salesman taught me dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living. I’ve found that simple, nonconfrontational negotiating...
Published on April 15, 2018 - Page 25
BUYSSCHEURE, France — It is early afternoon on a spring day in 1944. On a French farm 20 miles from the English Channel, two young brothers tend the...
Published on April 15, 2018 - Page 25
For years, identity theft expert Eva Velasquez warned parents that freezing their children’s credit reports was difficult, problematic and probably...
Published on April 15, 2018 - Page 25
MOUNT PLEASANT (AP) — Frick Hospital has long been the home to monthly support groups for those who’ve lost loved ones, particularly children. With...
Published on April 14, 2018 - Page 6
Dreaming of a spring getaway with white-sand beaches and a cool drink in your hand? A search for airline tickets can bring your dream down to earth...
Published on April 8, 2018 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Unisex names for babies are on the rise among parents more willing to embrace the possibility of gender fluidity in their children and...
Published on April 8, 2018 - Page 29
YORK (AP) — The document she was about to present to the press was historic: More than 400 pages that described sex crimes against children in...
Published on April 8, 2018 - Page 29
Americans want to believe that we all have the chance to explore our individual brands of limitless potential. We tell young people, “Do what you...
Published on April 7, 2018 - Page 4
Whether you can afford a home depends — a lot — on the city you want to call home. A modest income can go a long way in Cumberland, Maryland, the...
Published on April 6, 2018 - Page 4
Uber and Lyft drivers might seem well-insured, between the ride-booking companies’ coverage and their own policies. However, a crucial gap leaves...
Published on April 4, 2018 - Page 7
When first-time renter Angelica Fattu-Logan, 20, started applying for apartments, she braced for rejection. But those rejections never came — in part...
Published on April 3, 2018 - Page 5
Car owners with poor credit can pay hundreds — if not thousands — more to drive than those with good credit. This plays out in two important ways:...
Published on April 2, 2018 - Page 10
A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of...
Published on April 1, 2018 - Page 25
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — As Bethany Charron prepared to graduate from Nichols College a few months ago, she decided to move back home with her family...
Published on April 1, 2018 - Page 25
Blogger John Schmoll’s father left a financial mess when he died: a house that was worth far less than the mortgage, credit card bills in excess of $...
Published on April 1, 2018 - Page 25
EDINA, Minn. (AP) — The life of Barbara Klas seemed perfect. She had a 21-year marriage, two children, a posh home and a career as an attorney. Then...
Published on March 25, 2018 - Page 29
The typical advice about what people should do with their tax refunds — save for retirement! pay off debt! — ignores how little wiggle room many...
Published on March 25, 2018 - Page 29
CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — Misty Brown knew early on her son, William, would need some extra help. The Shippensburg woman said from the time the 11-year-...

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