Modern Life

Published on December 4, 2020 - Page 10
MIAMI — Brad Six becomes Santa Claus, pulling his black boots over his red pants in the office of a Miami outdoor supply company. It’s hot, so he...
Published on November 30, 2020 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — An intoxicated driver slammed into Washington Square Park’s landmark marble arch on Sunday, injuring a police officer who was parked...
Published on November 29, 2020 - Page 34
NEW YORK (AP) — Model and activist Emily Ratajkowski has a book deal. “EmRata,” as her millions of online followers know her, is working on an essay...
Published on November 28, 2020 - Page 7
PORTLAND, Ore. — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients. She’s only getting busier as infections — and...
Published on November 28, 2020 - Page 8
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (AP) — Rocky the stowaway owl is back in the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller after it was found by a worker...
Published on November 28, 2020 - Page 22
NEW YORK (AP) — We’ll soon be saying farewell to peculiars, non-peculiars and ymbrynes: Ransom Riggs has written his final tale of “Miss Peregrine’s...
Published on November 27, 2020 - Page 4
Vivian Zayas can’t keep herself from scrolling through photos of last Thanksgiving, when her mother stood at the stove to make a big pot of rice and...
Published on November 26, 2020 - Page 2
NEW YORK (AP) — Ruth Bader Ginsburg is gone but far from forgotten. With the death of the Supreme Court justice on Sept. 18 came an outpouring of...
Published on November 26, 2020 - Page 3
The coronavirus has led more people to spend time outdoors, and many find themselves walking the same paths and gazing at the same trees or shrubs...
Published on November 26, 2020 - Page 5
I have kept trips to the store to a minimum out of an abundance of caution during the pandemic. Here’s why online grocery shopping could affect how...
Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 11
Maybe you haven’t been gearing up for the day after Thanksgiving. Maybe you haven’t done any research. We’ve broken down everything you need to do...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 17
Like most things in 2020, Black Friday won’t be the same this year. But at least in the case of holiday shopping, change might not necessarily be a...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — The publishing world has a new pet project: A picture book about the Biden family dogs, the German shepherds Champ and Major. Dial...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 25
LONDON — Imagine a world where you move around in your own personal sound bubble. You listen to your favorite tunes, play loud computer games, watch...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 25
Working with third-party debt collectors can be confusing and scary. For the more than 68 million U.S. adults with debt in collections, knowing their...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 25
ALLENTOWN (AP) — Millions of people will unwrap at-home ancestry testing kits this holiday season. They’ll eagerly swab their cheeks and mail in the...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephanie Land, who shared her story of single parenthood and working life in the best-selling memoir “Maid,” is writing a book about...
Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 17
While most people start learning how to drive with a hand-me-down car from parents or relatives, there comes a time when they want to get their first...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 12
NEW YORK — They designed epic floral statements in limited time with some very intense judges, but the contestants on the new reality competition...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 25
MILWAUKEE — I’m struggling. And I have been for awhile. A lot of us are. There’s a pandemic going on, and we are isolated. There’s a recession...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 25
Many of us have had to reconsider our living situations during the pandemic. Maybe you’re out of a job. You may be wondering whether living where...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 25
How magical: Stick a piece of wood in the ground and next year it becomes a plant. That stick is a hardwood cutting, an easy way to multiply some...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, the national security aide who offered key testimony during the impeachment hearings of President...
Published on November 12, 2020 - Page 17
College students returned this fall to find rigid COVID-19 prevention rules that take away from college’s social appeal. And noncompliance can be...
Published on November 12, 2020 - Page 18
Brian Contreras represents the worst fears of the lucrative business travel industry. A partner account executive at a U.S. tech firm, Contreras was...
Published on November 8, 2020 - Page 23
NEW YORK — In RVs, rental homes and five-star resorts, families untethered by the constraints of physical classrooms for their kids have turned the...
Published on November 8, 2020 - Page 23
In a year that has thrown a pandemic, natural disasters and economic calamity, it’s never been more clear how much is out of our control. But you can...
Published on November 8, 2020 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — Some final thoughts from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and previously unreleased materials have been gathered by one of...
Published on November 7, 2020 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Lentz, the celebrity magnet of a pastor who brought the global megachurch Hillsong from Australia to the United States, has been...
Published on November 7, 2020 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — The studio behind the kids’ mega-hit TV show “Paw Patrol” has a new animated series that arrives timed perfectly for a global...