Modern Life


Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 12
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 12
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The ice bucket stops with Obama. Instead of pouring cold water over his head, President Barack Obama has poured it on the...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 16
NEW YORK — Senior citizens in New York City are staying fit and keeping young, thanks to one of the more unconventional team sports — synchronized...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 29
By CHERYL ANDERSON Post-Crescent Media Writer HILBERT, Wis. (AP) — The wedding was rockabilly rustic at its finest. “Being it was on a farm and I’ve...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 29
By KIM COOK Associated Press Writer When it’s time to start stocking the school backpack, it’s easy to just grab a stack of plain, boring notebooks....
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 29
By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press Writer In an increasingly global economy, just 1 in 10 teenagers around the world is able to make some key — but...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 17
Back-to-school shopping traditionally brings in a retailer windfall second only to the December holiday season. The average family with kids in...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 22
NEW YORK (AP) — Like many girls, actress and singer Keke Palmer grew up dreaming of meeting a prince. In her case, it’s going to happen — eight shows...
Published on August 10, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Cork. It’s not just for wine stoppers and bulletin boards anymore. Embraced by some progressive furniture makers decades ago and a staple...
Published on August 10, 2014 - Page 29
You must try harder.” David Flink, 34, heard those words over and over growing up — from his teachers, from his father — as he struggled against...
Published on August 10, 2014 - Page 29
WOLCOTT, Conn. (AP) — A cellphone application that sends users’ photos to strangers, and in return sends random photos back, could epitomize the bane...
Published on August 3, 2014 - Page 29
DENTON, Texas — Wedding dresses from the 19th century to the present day are featured in an exhibit showcasing the changing styles of American brides...
Published on August 3, 2014 - Page 29
Jason Boog was immersed in publishing for five years as editor of the MediaBistro blog GalleyCat. When he became a dad, he was curious how best to...
Published on August 3, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — At a party, in a checkout line or out to dinner, transgender model Arisce Wanzer has this to say about routine, uncomfortable questions...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 29
Diana Navarro loves to code, and she’s not afraid to admit it. But the 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science major knows she’s an anomaly:...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — What’s hot for summer? Chunky slides, wide pants and white shirts reinvented. The season, it seems, isn’t cluttered with neons and bright...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 29
You’re in love and ready to buy an engagement ring. But are you ready to part with three months’ salary as the diamond industry has traditionally...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 33
NEW YORK (AP) — The yuppie serial killer Patrick Bateman from “American Psycho” is to stalk an off-Broadway stage. Second Stage Theatre will stage...
Published on July 26, 2014 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Joely Richardson is coming back to a New York stage in a one-woman show. The English actress known for the TV shows “The Tudors” and...