Washington state authorities identify 2 coronavirus cases
SEATTLE -- Washington state identified two new coronavirus cases, including a school-aged adolescent who has no known travel history or encountered anyone who had visited affected areas, health officials said.
The two tested positive in local ...Read More
Lynda Hirsh Soap Opera Summaries For This Week
"THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL": Zoe explains to the Forresters why she accepted Thomas' proposal. Thomas makes an admission of guilt to Vinny. Brooke and Ridge argue about the legitimacy of Thomas' intentions toward Zoe. They then broker a deal ...Read More
As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health ...
For much of the 20th century, medical progress seemed limitless.
Antibiotics revolutionized the care of infections. Vaccines turned deadly childhood diseases into distant memories. Americans lived longer, healthier lives than their parents.
Yet ...Read More
Lent in the age of the Impossible Burger: Do rules against eating meat ...
CHICAGO -- Meat is forbidden on Fridays during Lent, driving many Catholics and other observant Christians to partake in fish frys, seafood specials and McDonald's Filet-O-Fish during the season.
The explosion of plant-based proteins now offers ...Read More
Under the Hood: Truck's seat cushions heat up unbidden
Q: I have a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Diesel. My problem is that the heated seat on the driver's side comes on with no demand. I removed the door panel and disconnected the plug at the switches. The seat is eliminated from heating, but the ...Read More
Hot Property: 'Full House' for a lesser price
LOS ANGELES -- There are plenty of "Full House" fans out there, but apparently none with pockets deep enough to buy the show's famous home.
The San Francisco Victorian -- used to portray the Tanner family's residence in the famous sitcom -- ...Read More
Countdown to college: How you spend your summer vacation is important
Thankfully, once students reach high school, they are no longer required to write the often painfully boring "what I did over my summer vacation" essay. But that doesn't mean what they do choose to do over summer isn't important.
10 of the best spring getaways on the East Coast
When most people think about spring getaways, spring break comes to mind. And while that's certainly part of the spring travel season, it's not the only amazing vacation that you can take. The truth is outside of Mexico, the Caribbean and some ...Read More
On Gardening: Unplugged So Blue salvia is picture-perfection for any ...
One of The Garden Guy's favorite new plants making its debut in 2020 has name so unusual I had to look up the definition and gift it a little thought. It is called Unplugged. Did you know we have a National Day of Unplugging?
You can probably ...Read More
A thought for the day
A thought for the day: It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all. -- French-Cuban-American writer Anaïs Nin
Science & Technology
Coronavirus: IDC cancels Bay Area tech conference over disease fears
Another tech conference scheduled for the Bay Area has been cancelled due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus.
Technology research giant IDC has pulled the plug on its Directions conference, which was to be held on March 4 at the Santa ...Read More
There are rivers in the sky drenching the US because of climate change
Climate change is spurring a new, deep dive into a complex, little-studied weather system blamed for creating billions of dollars in flood damage across the western U.S.
Atmospheric rivers are narrow ribbons of concentrated moisture that ...Read More