‘A RINSING OF THE BRAIN.' NEW RESEARCH SHOWS HOW SLEEP COULD WARD OFF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Each of us carts around a 3-lb. universe that orchestrates everything we do: directing our conscious actions of moving, thinking and...

AMERICA HAS BEEN FAILING MOTHERS FOR A LONG TIME. THE PANDEMIC MADE IT CLEAR WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN

In 1974, humorist Erma Bombeck published a syndicated newspaper column that looms over the lives of American mothers whether they've...

 
 
 

A SLEEP STORYTELLER REVEALS HER SECRETS FOR DRIFTING OFF NATURALLY

It starts on a crisp winter night. Outside it's dark and cold, the grass already coated with a thick, white layer of hoarfrost. Inside...

How COVID-19 Changed Everything About the 2020 Election

HOW COVID-19 CHANGED EVERYTHING ABOUT THE 2020 ELECTION

In the 2020 that might have been, nobody is sick and politics is the center of the universe. The Democratic Party has just nominated...

 
 
 

NORTH KOREA'S ESCALATING CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE RAISES FEARS OF OUTBREAK

North Korea is quarantining thousands of people and shipping food and other aid to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries,...

SURVIVORS MARK 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD'S FIRST ATOMIC ATTACK

The dwindling witnesses to the world's first atomic bombing marked its 75th anniversary Thursday, with Hiroshima's mayor and others...

 
 
 

JUDGE CALLS ON SUPREME COURT TO OVERTURN PRINCIPLE THAT HAS SHIELDED POLICE FROM LAWSUITS

A federal judge in Mississippi has issued a sharply worded ruling that calls on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the principle of...

MINNEAPOLIS PANEL STALLS ON PLAN TO DISMANTLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

MINNEAPOLIS - A Minneapolis commission decided Wednesday to take more time to review a City Council amendment to dismantle the Police...

 
 
 
‘I Can't Put All My Eggs in One Basket.' Here's What Creators Think of Instagram's TikTok-Style ‘Reels'

‘I CAN'T PUT ALL MY EGGS IN ONE BASKET.' HERE'S WHAT CREATORS THINK OF INSTAGRAM'S TIKTOK-STYLE ‘REELS'

When it comes to buzz, the viral video app TikTok has been hard to beat in 2020's social media scene. But now, Instagram has entered...

Disney Wants You to Pay $30 to Watch Mulan From Home. What Does This Mean for Other Upcoming Blockbusters?

DISNEY WANTS YOU TO PAY $30 TO WATCH MULAN FROM HOME. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR OTHER UPCOMING BLOCKBUSTERS?

Audiences are finally going to get to see the live-action Mulan remake. But it won't exactly be cheap. The film was originally scheduled...

 
 
 

THE PANDEMIC IS CAUSING A SHORTAGE OF POLL WORKERS. CAN STATES RECRUIT ENOUGH BY ELECTION DAY?

Denis Fortier, a retired education specialist from Lewiston, Me., has worked as a deputy election warden for several years. But both...

3 WAYS CREATIVITY CAN HELP MENTAL HEALTH, FROM THE MUSICIAN JEWEL

Singer-songwriter Jewel didn't have an easy upbringing. Her childhood was marked by neglect, abuse and anxiety. At 18, she became homeless....

 
 
 

WITH MAINSTREAM GOP CANDIDATE'S WIN IN KANSAS, REPUBLICANS DODGE A PROBLEM CHILD

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell went to bed Tuesday night with one less fear of losing his gavel, his grip on power threatened...

PENGUIN POOP SPOTTED FROM SPACE POINTS TO PREVIOUSLY UNDISCOVERED COLONIES IN ANTARCTICA

British scientists say there are more emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica than previously thought based on evidence of bird droppings...

 
 
 

JOE BIDEN WILL NOT TRAVEL TO MILWAUKEE TO ACCEPT THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION

Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination because of concerns over the coronavirus, party...

CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS REVERSE COURSE, ANNOUNCE ONLINE-ONLY LEARNING THIS FALL

Chicago's mayor on Wednesday announced that the nation's third-largest school district will not welcome students back to the classroom,...

 
 
 

IN ABRUPT REVERSAL, PRESIDENT TRUMP ENCOURAGES VOTE BY MAIL IN KEY BATTLEGROUND STATE

In an abrupt reversal, President Donald Trump is now encouraging voters in the critical swing state of Florida to vote by mail after...

PETE HAMILL, LEGENDARY STREET-WISE COLUMNIST WHO CHRONICLED HIS LOVE OF NEW YORK, DIES AT 85

Pete Hamill, the self-taught, street-wise newspaper columnist whose love affair with New York inspired a colorful and uniquely influential...

 
 
 
I Owe the Life I Have Today to the U.S.'s Decision a Century Ago to Welcome a Syrian Woman and Her Family

I OWE THE LIFE I HAVE TODAY TO THE U.S.'S DECISION A CENTURY AGO TO WELCOME A SYRIAN WOMAN AND HER FAMILY

As we struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy to lapse into self-pity and to forget about other human tragedies, many of which...

‘SQUAD' MEMBER RASHIDA TLAIB WINS PRIMARY REMATCH IN MICHIGAN

“Squad” member Rashida Tlaib won a challenge for her House seat in Michigan's primary, in a rematch with the woman she narrowly defeated...

 
 
 



President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

The move turns up the pressure on negotiations over the popular video app's future through a potential sale. Read more ...

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty has won the Tennessee Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat behind the endorsement of President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

It's a familiar feeling for many Americans. Read more ...

Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home for the next 14 days, state officials said. Read more ...

New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle...

New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Thursday that her office has filed a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association in its entirety. James cited... Read more ...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely active season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated its 2020 Hurricane Season Outlook. Read more ...

Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat

Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat

President Donald Trump issued an executive order late Thursday prohibiting transactions with the parent company of the popular video-sharing app TikTok. The order, set to take... Read more ...

These 40 products could help you get better sleep tonight

These 40 products could help you get better sleep tonight

You deserve a more satisfying slumber. Read more ...

Trump Signs Executive Order That Will Effectively Ban Use Of TikTok In the U.S

Trump Signs Executive Order That Will Effectively Ban Use Of TikTok In the U.S

The president also issued an executive order aimed at cutting ties between the U.S. and the owner of the popular Chinese communications and social media app WeChat. Read more ...

Royals beat Cubs 13-2, stop 6-game slide

Royals beat Cubs 13-2, stop 6-game slide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Whit Merrifield, Maikel Franco and Jorge Soler homered, and the Kansas City Royals stopped a six-game slide by pounding the Chicago Cubs 13-2 on Thursday night. Read more ...