Modern Life

Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 32
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans, especially public-school parents, give low marks to rating a teacher based partly on how students perform on...
Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — “Falsettos,” the umbrella title for two one-act musicals about family and love and loss, is coming back to Broadway. Lincoln Center...
Published on April 24, 2016 - Page 29
BOULDER, Colo. — The transition from employment to retirement used to be marked by a date on a calendar, along with some sheet cake, and a maybe a...
Published on April 24, 2016 - Page 29
A few years ago, journalist Peggy Orenstein wrote a book called “Cinderella Ate My Daughter.” In it, she examined the ultra-feminine values of “...
Published on April 24, 2016 - Page 29
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Mickey Mauck imagined her retirement would lead her somewhere exotic, like New Zealand or Australia. Instead, after a long...
Published on April 24, 2016 - Page 36
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony- and Grammy-winner Heather Headley will replace Jennifer Hudson in Broadway’s current revival of “The Color Purple.” Hudson,...
Published on April 19, 2016 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Radcliffe will return to a New York stage in James Graham’s play “Privacy,” inspired by the revelations by former National...
Published on April 17, 2016 - Page 29
PITTSBURGH (AP) — For much of his 30-year career as a Baptist minister, Doug Manning once believed it was his job to keep mourners’ emotions in check...
Published on April 17, 2016 - Page 29
NEW YORK — When it comes to emojis, the future is very, very... Face with Tears of Joy. Here in 2016, it’s all emojis, all the time. And Face with...
Published on April 17, 2016 - Page 29
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — In assembly-line fashion, the Franklin Elementary fifth-graders carried out their assignments on a Friday to prepare bags...
Published on April 16, 2016 - Page 5
NEW YORK — Prom is as much about the journey as it is the dance, so how will all those teens heading into the annual rite of spring handle their...
Published on April 14, 2016 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Obama administration is taking steps to help people with disabilities get their student loan debt forgiven, safeguarding their...
Published on April 10, 2016 - Page 2
Poles protest abortion law WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Poles rallied Saturday against tightening Poland’s anti-abortion law, which is already...
Published on April 10, 2016 - Page 25
NEW YORK — If you could build your dream smartphone, what would it look like? Now suppose you could put it together yourself. That’s the promise of...
Published on April 10, 2016 - Page 25
PALM BEACH, Fla. — On the sunny island of Palm Beach, black-tie galas are common, Sunday brunch is $100 and a beachside hotel room can cost more than...
Published on April 10, 2016 - Page 25
We hear a lot about families spending too much time distracted by digital devices. But screens do have some family-friendly benefits: New apps can...
Published on April 3, 2016 - Page 29
Homework? Ban it! Circle time? It’s not for every kindergartner. Forced sharing? How about letting a kid play with a toy until she’s done? Those are...
Published on April 3, 2016 - Page 29
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Recently, Ethan Mansfield unearthed a 2007 photo showing 15 Boise High School grads in swimsuits crowded into the frame. Today,...