| Mar 16, 2010
Candy making has a reputation for being time-consuming and difficult, but with shortcuts, it can be easy.
Even without candy molds, a candy thermometer or a free afternoon to devote to the enterprise, candy can become part of the modern home cook's...
| Mar 24, 2011
Republican presidential hopefuls have been scrambling to figure out the right vocabulary for denouncing President Obama's decision to launch U.S. planes and ships into action against Libya's Moammar Kadafi.
Because Obama made the decision, they know...
| Jul 31, 2011
The news from Washington — bickering over the debt ceiling, poor prospects for the economy — hasn't been uplifting lately. It's time for some beach reading.
And I have just the ticket. There's a whole crop of potential Republican presidential...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 6:58 PM
HAMPTON — The Hampton School Board is suing former Superintendent Patrick Russo for $102,220 claiming he must forfeit money put into a retirement fund for him because he broke his contract with the school division.
Russo submitted his resignation...
| Sep 3, 2010
With Labor Day only a few days away, many families will be traveling this weekend. Some are heading to the mountains, or maybe camping and hiking in a national park. Others may be headed for adventures in South America or even Asia and encounter higher...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 2:58 PM
Nagging is one of the worst things an in-law can do, because it makes you feel stupid. If they're so worried about your situation, they should sit down and help you develop a concrete plan. When we were starting out, me, my wife, and our three girls lived...
| Jun 30, 2010
Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have...
| Aug 26, 2010
To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it.
That's a long way to go when you'...
| Oct 1, 2010
We all know we're supposed to exercise, to move our muscles and be strong.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates about three-fourths of older adults are sedentary, despite informative articles insisting activity helps prevent many related...
| Mar 15, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Imagine the delight of a retired president, roosting in Dallas where a presidential library and think tank are being erected in his name and reading the morning headline about Americans missing him. Then again, Matt Damon's Green......
| Mar 17, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington tested positive for cocaine last July, SI.com reported Wednesday. "I had a very weak moment," Washington said at a news conference Wednesday. "I did wrong and I take responsibility for that and I'm sorry." The......