Modern Life


Published on September 3, 2014 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — A revival of “Side Show,” the musical about a pair of conjoined twins during the vaudeville era, will open on Broadway this fall at...
Published on August 31, 2014 - Page 29
Success in school often depends on how well a student manages to organize everything from demanding schoolwork to a dizzying array of after-school...
Published on August 31, 2014 - Page 29
AP Travel Editor Jacquie Whitt’s trip to the Galapagos with a group of teenagers was memorable not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for...
Published on August 31, 2014 - Page 29
Janine Boldrin Gwinn has become an experienced house-hunter and an expert packer of boxes. Seven times, this Army wife has managed to move her family...
Published on August 29, 2014 - Page 10
WASHINGTON — Tongues are wagging over President Barack Obama’s audacity to wear taupe. The sight of Obama discussing possible U.S. military action...
Published on August 29, 2014 - Page 16
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 29
WINDER, Ga. — Blake Desadier, 11, thought his mom was lying when she told him there were other kids like him with Tourette’s syndrome. Then he went...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 29
A few months ago, I launched a diabolical plan to entice my teenage daughters to spend more time with me, and to semi-shelter them from the maddening...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 29
DENVER — Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and...
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 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 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 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...