During months of watching calming ASMR videos on YouTube, mindlessly staring at anything on TV that wasn't the news, and listlessly reading older comfort reads on my library app while ignoring my to-be-read pile, some new ...Read more
A vacation goes wrong — very, very, apocalyptically wrong. Children are sadistically beaten and sometimes raped and killed at a Florida reform school. A woman helps a dying friend and reflects on life and mortality. ...Read more
One of Vanessa Williams' early iconic roles was in the Chicago-set 1997 movie "Soul Food," and not long ago on TikTok she hilariously recreated a heated, expletive-laden scene from the film using her real-life family (and ...Read more
A new Apple TV Plus docuseries gives a rare, up-close-and-personal look at how peregrine falcons hunt at night in downtown Chicago. Producers say they have captured "never before seen, never before filmed" behavior of a ...Read more
By the looks of it, President-elect Joe Biden's administration will be among the most teacher-friendly in history — and not just because incoming first lady Jill Biden, who plans to continue teaching, will arguably be ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — After her home in Santa Rosa, California, burned down in the Tubbs fire three years ago, Linda Adrain moved into a tiny apartment. She didn't expect to stay long.
Adrain soon learned about plans for a ...Read more
The first symptom was diarrhea. Then Mitchell Hughes had trouble breathing and broke out in a feverish sweat.
By the time he recovered from COVID-19 this summer, the 52-year-old Black janitor in St. Louis had missed more ...Read more
In days of old, books about nature were often as treasured for their illustrations as they were for their words. "World of Wonders," American poet and teacher Aimee Nezhukumatathil's prose ode to her muses in the natural ...Read more
As a family, we just fixed one of the most delicious foods we have ever experienced.
Not kidding. In fact, we have an all-time Top 10 list of off-the-charts foods prepared at home, which we continue to update. And let me...Read more
Sports video games have long looked good, but even at their best, they’ve always looked the slightest bit synthetic, from the way players moved and animated, to the slightly empty look they held in their eyes at ...Read more
A prequel’s value should be weighed partly on how it supports the original. It’s a backstory, after all, but the narrative must be compelling because fans already know how it ends. When it works, the new chapter ...Read more
We missed concerts. And album release parties. Even televised performances in front of live audiences.
Now it’s the holiday season, and another round of the COVID blues is upon us, thanks to the surge in cases, ...Read more
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. — Kayla Schneider’s candles speak to her customers.
“Um …,” begins the label on her gardenia candle. “Can I Please Unsubscribe From 2020?”
“Girl,” starts the lavender eucalyptus, �...Read more
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday night threatened to veto the annual U.S. defense bill unless Congress abolishes a law that protects technology companies from liability over most content published by their ...Read more
Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it's time to turn your attention to the holidays -- specifically, holiday gifts. This is a great time to shower friends, family and co-workers with some thoughtful travel inspiration, ...Read more
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump hinted Tuesday at a 2024 bid for the presidency, telling guests of a private reception at the White House that if election challenges failed this year, "I'll see you in four years."
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Nearly 50 years ago, the Lauderhill Point apartments were built to bring safe, affordable housing to a blighted stretch of what is now Lauderhill.
Instead, the 22 buildings that make up the ...Read more
Historians and watchdog groups sued the Trump administration again over its alleged failure to preserve White House records.
"With President Trump's term in office soon coming to an end," the White House's flouting of ...Read more
American voters may be sharply polarized over many political issues of the day, but they are increasingly unified on one policy: legalizing marijuana.
Just look at the results of November's election — every statewide ...Read more
It's the most Mariah Carey reading list ever, curated by Mariah Carey and including Mariah Carey's new memoir, "The Meaning of Mariah Carey," on the top of the pile.
Did we mention Carey co-wrote a book? Because yeah, she...Read more
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