CHICAGO - It took a family bout of rotavirus, a measles outbreak tied to Disneyland and stricter school enrollment rules to get Kristen O'Meara to take a harder look at … Click to Continue »
For Braden Smith, this year’s election is not about party or policy. He should know. Though only 21 and preparing to vote in his first presidential election, Smith, a junior … Click to Continue »
Raquel Martinez is terrified for America’s future. Our family values are crumbling. We are increasingly abandoning the Christian principles that have forged and guided our national ethos. Our traditional freedoms … Click to Continue »
Q: I tried to look in the Bible for the answer to a problem I’ve been having, but I didn’t find anything. I know you think the Bible is important, … Click to Continue »
There’s a revival going on in Overland Park, led by veteran Kansas City restaurateur Gary Berbiglia who also happens to be an evangelist of sorts for fried chicken and barbecue.
It's fall and the feeling is fine - crisp cool days and warm stews. It's also the season to use container gardening to extend the beauty and good vibes of … Click to Continue »
Musical sensation Colbie Caillat took time out of her busy concert schedule to meet with the Newsday kids reporters before her show Sunday night at The Paramount in Huntington, N.Y.
I use our outdoor gas grill year-round. In fact, after the blizzard in January, I made sure I shoveled all the snow away from the grill Sunday morning so I … Click to Continue »
Travelers are benefiting from the lowest average airfares in several years, but the discounting is cutting into airline profits and causing some investors to sell. Shares of Southwest Airlines tumbled … Click to Continue »
For many kids, dressing up as their favorite pirate or princess and collecting candy sounds like perfection. Some, though, are intimidated by the whole thing. Who can blame them? Big … Click to Continue »
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - As often happens in the annals of California innovation, the story of how one of the state's last grizzly bears came to be a global … Click to Continue »
It took some soul-searching for Gary Bachman to support Hillary Clinton for president. He didn’t like her when the campaign began. And he repeated that point to himself enough times … Click to Continue »
So right about now, on national #BlackCatDay, you’ve spent so much time looking at adorable black kitties online that you’re thinking you just have to have one. Who cares that … Click to Continue »
October is American Cheese Month. The American Cheese Society says, “American Cheese Month is a celebration of North America’s delicious and diverse cheeses, and the farmers, cheesemakers, retailers, cheesemongers and … Click to Continue »
PITTSBURGH - After 22 years of trying to get the owners of the old St. Elmo's bookstore to sell the building, Perry Siegsmund was finally successful. "It just sat empty … Click to Continue »
The latest operating system for Apple's smartphone lineup is iOs 10, which means it is time to take a look at some hidden tips and features you might now know … Click to Continue »
This year our fifth-grade class was lucky enough to tour Washington, D.C., for three days. And, in my opinion, the best part was having no parents. But, without parents, it … Click to Continue »
There are all sorts of ways for kids to be creative: high-tech, low-tech or no-tech. Here are a few of our current favorites that fit into at least one of … Click to Continue »
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As a wine lover, I’m always on the lookout for interesting wines to taste and match with cuisine. As a wine writer, I’m always on the prowl for interesting wine … Click to Continue »
Aging can take a toll on teeth, and for many seniors paying for dental services is a serious concern because they can't rely on their Medicare coverage. Low-income seniors, in … Click to Continue »
Lisa Watson is a Donald Trump supporter in this election. Eight years ago, however, she campaigned for Hillary Clinton. “My list didn’t change as to what I wanted,” she says.
I have to tell you about a cheese that I recently tasted in Tuscany. The cheese comes from Tenuta la Parrina, one of the oldest historic farms with over 500 … Click to Continue »
Q: I’m 18 and a freshman in college. My 16-year-old brother is supposed to be a junior in high school, but he’s still taking freshman classes. He has gone to … Click to Continue »
Frozen margaritas may be calling your name, but before you dash to the store to pick up a blender, make sure you1020 know your blender from your juicer, and your … Click to Continue »
You'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger fan of Halloween - or a sweeter lover of spooky - than Patrick Jordan of Fresno, Calif. It's a yearlong celebration for this … Click to Continue »
This election could be a flashpoint in American history in which nonreligious voters finally eclipse major religious groups in terms of turnout and influence. More than 26 million voters with … Click to Continue »
After a long brutally hot summer, two tropical storms and a hurricane, one could use a little perk-up, and no plant brings cheer like the chrysanthemum. Cooler temperatures partnered with … Click to Continue »
For years, the origin of the U.S. HIV epidemic centered around one person: A French-Canadian flight attendant named “Patient 0.” Gaetan Dugas was blamed for setting off the crisis which … Click to Continue »
Q: Does God ever give up on us? I’ve failed him so many times that I don’t even ask him to forgive me anymore. I’ve got to get my life … Click to Continue »