Modern Life

Published on February 9, 2016 - Page 12
NEW YORK — With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it’s a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina...
Published on February 7, 2016 - Page 29
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — With more than three years of sobriety under his belt, Roman Dougherty was nervous about starting college at the University of...
Published on February 7, 2016 - Page 29
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) —Fayetteville police recruits didn’t expect yoga when they began law enforcement training. After all, when did a downward-...
Published on February 7, 2016 - Page 29
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — John Rodriguez was walking along the coast with his wife, Jessie Rodriguez, near Litchfield Beach on Nov. 7, 2000, when he...
Published on January 31, 2016 - Page 25
NEW YORK — Tablets designed just for kids are getting more sophisticated as they face increased competition from regular tablets. The new products...
Published on January 31, 2016 - Page 25
NEW YORK (AP) — Want to get your child a tablet computer? Here’s a look at some models designed for kids. All of them feature parental controls and...
Published on January 31, 2016 - Page 25
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The story of Sad Girl isn’t an unusual one. She was always around violence and crime, her mother says. The daughter...
Published on January 31, 2016 - Page 25
College officials across the country have been talking about “helicopter parenting” ever since author Julie Lythcott-Haims, a former educator who...
Published on January 31, 2016 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Cordero has been picked to star opposite Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller in “Waitress” on Broadway. Cordero, the Tony-...
Published on January 29, 2016 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the best Peter Pans ever is returning home to Broadway —and to a musical about Peter Pan. Sandy Duncan, who played the boy...
Published on January 25, 2016 - Page 6
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan reporters recognized the voice threatening them with death on the Islamic State group’s local radio station. It...
Published on January 25, 2016 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — A bumper crop of seven new dog breeds will get a shot at being best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club competition next month,...
Published on January 24, 2016 - Page 29
This is the new look of high school sex ed: A roomful of teens, 14-year-olds mostly, is told that a girl and boy meet at a school dance. The boy...
Published on January 24, 2016 - Page 29
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stan Fraser slices his scissors through dark indigo selvedge denim made 90 miles away, working for a customer who lives mere...
Published on January 24, 2016 - Page 29
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) —Local businessman Doug Kreinik has turned a family tragedy into a way to support grief and drug-abuse counseling. Charles...
Published on January 23, 2016 - Page 7
NEW YORK — With the fall launch of Samsung’s Gear VR headset, virtual reality for the masses is finally a thing. Now comes the next big challenge:...
Published on January 17, 2016 - Page 25
NEW YORK — Between splashy launches, lavish new-phone offers (get a free HDTV on activation!) and frequent software updates that slow down your old...
Published on January 17, 2016 - Page 25
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — When it came time for Ashley and Isaiah Kombol to bury their infant daughter, they found a place in their grief to think of...
Published on January 17, 2016 - Page 25
To give is to gain a heap of grief if you’re a mega-rich donor these days. In recent months, a hedge fund billionaire was denounced for his $400...
Published on January 17, 2016 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Yazbeck will step into the heroic shoes of former “Glee” star Matthew Morrison in Broadway’s “Finding Neverland.” Yazbeck will...

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