LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)–The Lansing School District Board of Education unanimously voted to delay the return of students to Lansing schools for in person education until January 25, 2021 atthe beginning of the next new semester. “We are listening to parents, teachers and staff, and while most everyone wants our kids […]

The coronavirus pandemic has brought hard times for many farmers and has imperiled food security for many millions both in the cities and the countryside. United Nations experts are holding an online conference beginning Tuesday to brainstorm ways to help alleviate hunger and prevent the problems from worsening in the […]

Parents’ lives sometimes revolve around their kids. Here’s how to make sure friendships stay a priority, too. (Photo: perinjo via Getty Images) Friendships between parents and their child-free friends can be tricky. The parent friend may feel guilt for frequently bowing out of get-togethers, while also really wishing their child-free […]

Joanne Ketch, 54, of Houston, will celebrate three decades of sobriety in May. Her life is stable now, but she still recalls how lost she felt as a young woman trying to make her way in the world. By age 25, she was a high-functioning alcoholic with a series of […]

This photo taken from gambler Ryan DePaulo’s Twitter page shows Ilyas Muradi after he won a World Poker Tour event worth $620,000 Tuesday night at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The hard luck life of a refugee from Afghanistan whose father was killed in a bombing there took […]

Caiaimage/Paul Bradbury When you need extra income to save for a vacation or pay down your debt, your best option might be a second job. You could work any number of part-time jobs for an hourly wage, but if there’s something else you’re passionate about that you’d rather be doing, […]

Click here for updates on this story     TILLMANS CORNER, Alabama (WALA) — A church here has been battling a COVID-19 outbreak that sickened 60 to 70 of its members last month, according to the pastor. The Rev. Derek Allen said the wave began the first week of December, during a […]

“This is my friend Michael. He’s from New York and he’s in love with me.” It was a line Tony Hsieh used hundreds of times when introducing me to his ever-widening circle of friends, acquaintances, co-workers and complete strangers. It endlessly amused him, and he relished the reaction. Some laughed […]

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