TUCSON, Ariz. –– Why is it that the things we desire most come with a curse?
Famously, there's the Hope Diamond, which has caused its owners no end of trouble as they endured disgrace, divorce, suicide, imprisonment, ...Read more
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- It's a Google town.
Mountain View City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a sweeping redevelopment plan, clearing the way for Google and other developers to create a dense, city-like ...Read more
CHICAGO – Visitors who play at Chicago's Navy Pier soon will be able to stay there as well, with a new seven-story hotel set to rise on the eastern end of the familiar landmark over the next 18 months.
Developers ...Read more
Q: We are having a party for my kid's birthday and she wants it with a bounce house and other outside attractions in our backyard. I am concerned with my liability if someone gets injured at the party. What are my rights? ...Read more
This fall has been amazing for those of us who have been growing the Bouquet series of dianthus. The flower power of this dianthus is unmatched in the gardening world. I admit there was a little anxiety with the recent ...Read more
You've dreamed about that new home and finally signed on the dotted line. But then the uncertainties creep in. Was it the right choice? Did I pay too much? Can I really make the payments?
So much debt. So much doubt.
Apparently, this is true: In Japan, Christmas is celebrated with a bucket of fried chicken from KFC.
Only about 1 percent of the Japanese population is Christian, but the holiday there is widely celebrated. Stripped of ...Read more
Even though recent snowstorms reached the Gulf states, there are heavy snowstorms and ice storms each winter. It is amazing how far south ice storms can reach. Only a few areas of our country are immune to them. The ...Read more
Mind of an Entrepreneur Today Part 1 [Kindle Edition]Wendy Muhammad
Nothing works until you do. Until you get up and do something for yourself, you will never be able to claim your place among the civilized people of the universe. This ebook is designed to help entrepreneurs and emerging leaders to discover their authenticity and to develop the mind of an ...
WASHINGTON -- In the era of sexual harassment, a lot of office parties will be different. At least we should hope they are.
No sexual innuendo. No leaning in too close after partaking of generously poured drinks provided ...Read more
We just took in a five-year-old dog from a family friend who could not keep him anymore. All is going somewhat well, but he does not get along with my three-year-old cat at all. We have tried to introduce them...Read more
STINKY TOWELS AND CLOTHES
No matter how many times you wash those items, you just cannot get rid of the disgusting sour, mildewy odor. The problem is clear evidence of bacteria that continues to live in those items, ...Read more
Fresh. Baked. Cookies. Spoken together, those three words conjure feelings of homey warmth and goodwill that are the very essence of the holidays.
Many people consider cookies served straight out of the oven (or, to be a ...Read more
Q: My 2011 Toyota Highlander, 76,000 miles, 2WD, wobbles a lot side to side when going over little bumps in the road. I have noticed this in other cars like our old Buick LeSabre. I am looking at SumoSprings, coil spring ...Read more
Mortgage borrowers have some control over the amount of cash they must produce at the closing table. Minimizing the amount, however, may or may not be in their long-term interest.
Interest Rates and Lender Rebates
BALTIMORE -- The gray and white pit bull sat in the center of the circle of fifth-graders. He listened attentively as the students took turns reading to him. At times, his droopy eyes appeared to lock with those of the ...Read more
This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.
Sunday..............11:20 a.m.....Read more
MIAMI -- The Coppertone Girl has her whole head back.
With a facelift, to boot.
This week, the MiMo Biscayne Association announced on Facebook that the iconic "Coppertone Cutie," a fixture in the city since 1959, has "...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Westfield Corp., operator of upscale shopping malls in Los Angeles and dozens of other locations in the U.S. and Britain, is being sold to French commercial real estate giant Unibail-Rodamco in a $16 billion ...Read more
DETROIT -- General Motors is committed to creating a sexual "harassment-free" workplace, CEO Mary Barra said Monday.
"It's unacceptable to not have a policy (against sexual harassment)," she said. Her year-end interview ...Read more
All I ever wanted for Christmas was my own chateau. That's not in the cards this year, so I just opted for the next best thing. I went to the Chateau Souverain website and designed a custom Chateau Whitley label to place...Read more
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