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We had a popcorn popper that hung by the fireplace, a flat, rectangular basket made of window screenings (back when screens were metal, not plastic), affixed to a long handle. The top was slid open, … more
SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy — Diaper bags and baby backpacks are in just as much demand as skis, boots and poles on the U.S. Alpine team this season. So is a good night’s sleep. Four … more
Something wonderful happened when Lauren Asnis took her younger son, Danny, to Philadelphia for a weekend trip. Beyond visiting the Liberty Bell and devouring some tasty cheesesteaks, mother and son … more
Electronic bank statements have virtues — saving trees, keeping your desk uncluttered — but they also have a vice: They can be easy to forget. You could instead get paper statements delivered … more
JACKSONVILLE — Wilson resident and U.S. Navy veteran Raymond Applewhite was recently honored as a living legend in Onslow County. Community leaders, veterans and friends gathered at the … more
WASHINGTON — Melania Trump gave a splashy launch Monday to her public awareness campaign to help children, calling it “Be Best.” In a rare twist on their White House roles, she commanded the … more
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s opioid crisis is stretching the state’s foster care system as more and more children are removed from the homes of their drug-addicted parents, leading to ballot … more
It is true what they say: The days are long, but the years are short. I still cannot believe that we celebrated our little girl’s first birthday this month! Of course, birthdays mean birthday … more
LONDON — Third time’s a charm. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday morning to a new prince who is fifth in line to the British throne — and she was home by suppertime. The duchess and … more
Many of them had already endured their share of heartache. Some had been trying for years to get pregnant, suffering through multiple miscarriages. Others had undergone cancer treatments that … more
We all get busy during tax season — and that includes the thieves who specialize in taking your money. While you’re working to get all of your information in order to file your taxes, it’s … more
Giving back to those in need is what Second Blessings in Elm City is all about. And the secondhand store’s mission has changed the lives of many throughout the community over the years. Second … more
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — After finishing her fourth Winter Games in Sochi, Kikkan Randall decided: It was time to have a baby. But the cross-country skiing champion wasn’t ready to give up her … more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Family fitness dates are replacing the old school pizza and movie nights as more parents are realizing that the benefits of moving aren’t just about burning calories but … more
NEW CANAAN, Conn. — The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry. As he … more
NEW YORK — Bringing a newborn home can be daunting for new parents. Throw in the race to keep up with the latest news and research on what to do after that and stress levels may rise even … more
NEW YORK — The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped more than 12 percent last year, accelerating a decline that’s now continued for 13 years, according to new State … more
LEXINGTON — Some people don’t believe in fairy tales or happy endings. But Erin Smith and Alex Barker do. And it’s because they’ve shared a journey that not even the best Hollywood writers … more
Who’s craving Thin Mints? The wait is almost over. Local Girl Scouts will be out taking orders and selling their famous cookies starting Saturday. Count on your favorites, from Caramel … more
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