FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, Chief Justice John Roberts speaks in Lexington, Ky. A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, bolstered the rights of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher…
NEW YORK (AP) — As far as the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between taking your shoes off at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards.
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — On a sunny morning in Napa Valley, America's most celebrated chef is reflecting on his career, the culinary empire it spawned and why he just spent $10 million to upgrade his famed restaurant, the French Laundry.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is suing his school district, saying its transgender-friendly policy constitutes sexual harassment and a violation of privacy.
Spaces where creativity happens are utterly unlike other rooms, artists and designers say. Whether at home or elsewhere, these deeply personal spaces often feel like they're in flux, with interiors more curated than decorated. They often feature natural objects and personal totems. They can …
Including recliners in home decorating projects used to be an interior designer's nightmare, says Bonnie Lewis, founder of 55+ TLC Interior Design in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Quite often, I think a simple Greek salad is perfect as is, no adornments needed. But you may notice that in many eateries, from diners to higher-end restaurants, you often get a choice of added protein, usually chicken, shrimp or steak. And it's true, that extra protein does make a salad fe…
Weed seeds are among the most patient organisms in nature. Many weeds can produce thousands of seeds per plant per year, and those seeds might lie dormant for decades, just waiting for the right conditions to sprout.
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PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn.
BAR ELIAS, Lebanon (AP) — Six-year-old Aya al-Souqi, a Syrian refugee, held the camera phone up to her gaze and listened to hear her mother.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's easy to jump directly to "crazy cat lady" or poke fun at "stay-at-home dog moms" when describing intense relationships between humans and their pets.
With two big feast days looming — Easter and Passover — I thought I'd offer up a simple but delicious side dish. I'm talking about the lemony roasted potatoes that are one of the dependable delights on the menu at a Greek restaurant. They're crispy on the outside, but tangy and creamy on the…
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A tabby feline with big furry claws, bald cats with shell-like ears and skinny tails, and slobbery wrinkled pugs were the stars as Bucharest hosted a show featuring over 1,600 exotic pets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Quick, name a Supreme Court justice. OK, name three. One of the current justices, Stephen Breyer, once noted wryly that their names are less well-known than those of the Three Stooges.
Whatever your spring food traditions, you likely have a family favorite dish that is the star of your dinner table. Or maybe you have memories of a treat you enjoyed as a child, but the recipe has been lost to time. If you grew up in an Italian-American household, you can probably identify y…
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly. In their place will be a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin and a rubber ducky.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. government researchers say elderly people are suffering brain injuries from falls at what appear to be an unprecedented rate.
Credit card maximizers make carrying multiple cards their hobby, using this one for groceries and that one for travel, juggling due dates and rewards categories. But most people prefer to spend their time on other things.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Vogue launched its newest international edition this month, targeting a niche audience in the Middle East that is fashion conscious, style-driven and wealthy. If its debut is anything to go by, the magazine promises to be bold, representative and deferential.
Canned beans are fantastic convenience food. For a little over a buck, you can stock your pantry with a shelf-stable protein source that works in main dishes or in side dishes.
This is a good, old-fashioned showstopper of an entree, the kind of dish where you should not pretend to be bashful — "What, this old thing? I just threw it together from stuff in the fridge" — but rather take your accolades with modesty and grace.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It's one thing to talk about changing allegiance to another country when a new president is elected. It's another thing to go ahead and do it.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (AP) — The president of a California college is condemning hate speech after some Latino students sent a spray-painted message to white students wearing hoop earrings, accusing them of appropriating their cultural style.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday sought to convince public school leaders that school choice and local control are important in education.
Fresh lemon — including the juice and the peel — is one of my all-time favorite ingredients, in part because it's just so versatile. It can be the star of the show (as in this recipe) or a brilliant supporting actor (as in so many of my everyday dishes). It's indispensable in fish dishes and…
ROME (AP) — Dozens of families have started tilling the soil and planting their first crops as a squatters' gardening initiative takes root on Catholic Church-owned land with the tacit blessing of Pope Francis.
MILTON, Massachusetts (AP) — Sweaters for chickens? It sounds like a joke, but a plucky group of retirees in suburban Boston has hatched a plan to keep poultry warm during the New England winter.
Let's get this out of the way early: you don't need a Passover brisket recipe, because you will never make one that is better than your grandmother's, and you wouldn't even try.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luxury brand Hermes headed to downtown Los Angeles on Thursday for a hipster party complete with an outdoor runway show, interactive displays, food trucks and an indie concert.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Years after she left the Supreme Court, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor remained enthusiastic about the early morning exercise class she started at the highest court in the land — the basketball court that sits one floor above the courtroom where she heard arguments for nearly …
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gone are the days when cyclists had to put away their bikes for the winter. These days, hard-core riders are staying outdoors year round thanks to "fat bikes" that allow them to conquer winter's worst instead of staying indoors on a stationary bike.
ROME (AP) — A court in Florence has recognized the overseas adoptions of children by two same-sex couples in rulings hailed by the gay rights community as a new step for Italy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House education adviser says American families should have various school options for their children, including private schools.