LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pssst. Ready to water that beautiful lush lawn of yours? The one that's the envy of the entire neighborhood.
This summer vacation whether you're headed to Disneyland, national parks, or your in-law's, it's time to start packing up the snacks. But when it comes to long hours in the car and "starving" children in the back seat, there's a point when trail mix just doesn't cut it. Here are ten healthy and easy alternatives that will ensure your trip gets off to a good start.
Through two decades of debate on whether America's gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents of such unions depicted their resistance as "defense of marriage." Now, on the cusp of a Supreme Court ruling that could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide, the underlying institution is under scrutiny anew.
"FORGOTTEN SKILLS OF BACKYARD HERBAL HEALING AND FAMILY HEALTH," by Caleb Warnock and Kirsten Skirvin, Hobble Creek Press, $18.99, 128 pages (nf)
NEW YORK - Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed prematurely years earlier offered her a chair.
Delete NEW YORK - Another Clinton is becoming an author.
NEW YORK - Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.
Oh, the eternal dinnertime struggle of kids who don’t eat their vegetables. There are countless recipes that advertise sneaky ways to cook and bake with vegetables, leaving your kids none the wiser. But I caution against this tactic. Honesty is always the best policy, even when it comes to disguising vegetables. Though it may be tempting to try and trick your children into healthy eating, there are four major reasons why that is the opposite of what you should be doing.
Of all the extra appliances I have, the panini machine is perhaps the most neglected.
NEW YORK - Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing. Some teens now see prom as an opportunity to be inclusive rather than exclusive. They're using proms as vehicles for good deeds and to take a stand on issues that matter to them.
CHICAGO - Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven't been studied enough to evaluate long-term results.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - EDITOR'S NOTE: On July 16, 1955, Associated Press reporter Bob Thomas wrote a story about the imminent opening of an elaborate theme ...
Glucosinolates are chemicals that, when broken down during chewing and digestion, form substances that researchers have noted help reduce risks for some cancers, according to ...
"A MICROWAVE, A MUG, A MEAL," by Amy Sherman, illustrated by Nate Padavick, Gibbs Smith, $14.99, 110 pages
"MUG CAKES: Made in Minutes in the Microwave," by Joanna Farrow, Octopus Publishing Group, $12.99, 64 pages
"HEALTHY SLOW COOKER REVOLUTION," America's Test Kitchen, $26.95, 318 pages
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a ...
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