Modern Life

Published on January 31, 2023 - Page 7
When visiting friends or family who have both houseplants and young children, I've been compared to "Aunt Bonnie" from the Geico commercial "Aunt...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 7
When Mark Winternheimer's 12-year-old tabby cat was diagnosed with diabetes last year, the treatment was twice-daily injections of insulin, an...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 23
At first glance, Nina Edwards Ankers' sconces and chandeliers look like ancient scrolls of parchment, or sheets of buttery toffee, wrapped around LED...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 23
Chances are your "buy now, pay later" bill from the holiday season has arrived. It's important to create a plan to pay down balances. Here are a few...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) -- "American Utopia" composer David Byrne plans a return to the Great White Way -- with disco. Byrne and Fatboy Slim plan to put their...
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 5
and GLENN GAMBOA Associated Press Writers Amazon's decision to shut down its AmazonSmile donation program left thousands of its nonprofit...
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 8
For many people filing U.S. tax returns, it can be a daunting task. But if you want to avoid the stress of the looming deadline, start getting...
Published on January 23, 2023 - Page 14
The Agriculture Department recently issued new requirements for foods labeled organic. The move is aimed at cracking down on fraud and boosting...
Published on January 22, 2023 - Page 4
HONG KONG (AP) -- Rabbits scamper around a play area in a climate-controlled building in suburban Hong Kong, some climbing a castle made of wood...
Published on January 22, 2023 - Page 23
NEW YORK -- If you've ever had trouble solving a Rubik's Cube, a good piece of advice is to break it down into steps. That's from the man who...
Published on January 22, 2023 - Page 23
Consumer shopping habits have shifted toward mobile devices. According to Pymnts.com, the majority of travel service purchases (51.4%) were made on a...
Published on January 22, 2023 - Page 23
It's no secret the key to healthy plants is healthy soil. And the best way to improve soil is by incorporating compost, which can take up to a year...
Published on January 22, 2023 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) -- Comic Sarah Cooper is to release "Foolish: Tales of Assimilation, Determination and Humiliation," in October. "I'm excited to share...
Published on January 21, 2023 - Page 8
Now that deciduous trees are bare, trunks and branches have taken center stage, and you might be noticing nuances and irregularities that evaded your...
Published on January 16, 2023 - Page 5
NEW YORK -- Less than six months ago, mpox was an exploding health crisis. What had been an obscure disease from Africa was ripping through European...
Published on January 15, 2023 - Page 23
NEW YORK -- Dusting off old musical instruments, appreciating the outdoors more meaningfully, dumping the hair dye and letting the gray fly forever....
Published on January 15, 2023 - Page 23
If homeownership and investing are on your 2023 goals list, here are some questions to ask yourself before whipping out your spreadsheet, money apps...
Published on January 15, 2023 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) -- Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is working on a memoir. Jackson, the first Black woman appointed to the court, is...
Published on January 14, 2023 - Page 17
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three months after having her first baby and not long after she completed the Emmy-nominated series "PEN15," Anna Konkle liked...
Published on January 14, 2023 - Page 17
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- After tidal surges and high winds from the remnants of a rare typhoon caused extensive damage to homes along Alaska's...
Published on January 14, 2023 - Page 18
LAS VEGAS — From a litter box that cleans itself to buttons allowing your dog to communicate with you, this year’s CES tech show featured products...
Published on January 14, 2023 - Page 18
When thumbing through seed catalogs or plant-care manuals, you’re likely to encounter at least some descriptions that elude you. So here’s a cheat...
Published on January 13, 2023 - Page 5
The Walt Disney Co. is turning 100, and the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, is celebrating with new shows and a Mickey-themed attraction...
Published on January 13, 2023 - Page 12
NEW YORK -- Vaccination rates for U.S. kindergarteners dropped again last year, and federal officials are starting a new campaign to try to bring...
Published on January 12, 2023 - Page 18
The supply chain shortage continues to tamp down automotive production and sales, but that hasn’t stopped automakers from introducing new and...
Published on January 10, 2023 - Page 4
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- New Orleans kicked off its annual Carnival season Friday, a weekslong celebration of joyous street parties, lavish balls and...
Published on January 10, 2023 - Page 7
Children struggling with obesity should be evaluated and treated early and aggressively, including with medications for kids as young as 12 and...
Published on January 8, 2023 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) -- As the cast of "RuPaul's Drag Race" celebrated the new season, they credited the show's creator with popularizing drag and expressed...
Published on January 8, 2023 - Page 18
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Mercedes-Benz says it will build its own worldwide electric vehicle charging network starting in North America in a bid to compete...
Published on January 8, 2023 - Page 19
It was all over the fashion runways. Women's Wear Daily raved about Armani dresses in this material. Harper's Bazaar called it one of 2022's biggest...