December 6, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Whale Songs And War: The Less Talked-about Climate Impacts

WASHINGTON (AP) – Near Antarctica, whales are singing in deeper tones to cut through the noise of melting icebergs. In California, a big college football rivalry game was postponed until Saturday because of smoky air from wildfires. More...

Fear That Uproar Over Gene-edited Babies Could Block Science

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists working on the frontiers of medicine fear the uproar over the reported births of gene-edited babies in China could jeopardize promising research into how to alter heredity to fend off a variety of disorders. More...

Keeping Your Health On Track During The Holiday Season

(StatePoint) – The holiday season can be an indulgent one, full of cookies, candies, heavy meals and eggnog. More...

It’s OK To Eat Some Romaine, Look For Labels

NEW YORK (AP) – It’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label.  More...

Create A Bread That’s Not Too Sweet,Yeasty And A Tad Boozy

Kugelhopf is a festive, crown- shaped yeasted bread traditionally baked in a heavy earthenware mold. One legend suggests it originated in an Alsatian village, when the Three Kings presented it to a local baker named Kugel, who had hosted them. More...

How Much Will This Season Cost Holiday Shoppers?

(StatePoint) – According to one quirky and fun annual economic indicator, the cost of holiday shopping is on the rise this year, at least according to the song “The 12 Days of Christmas.”  More...

West Virginia Nurse, Now 80, Was Part Of M.A.S.H. Unit

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – It was a U.S. Army recruiter on campus at WVU who convinced the Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy alumnae she could see an exciting world if she joined the military. More...

Bush Was Political Patriarch To Enduring American Dynasty

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Kennedys had their New England coastal hideaway in Hyannis Port, a Camelot-like mystique and a political godfather in Joseph P. Kennedy.  More...

How Families Are Paying For College

(StatePoint) – The way families pay for college is a good indicator of how much planning takes place before the first tuition bill arrives. More...

Today In History

Washington Monument Completed In 1884

Today is Thursday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2018. There are 25 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Dec. 6, 1907, the worst mining disaster in U.S. More...

Climate Change Is More Extensive And Worse Than Once Thought

WASHINGTON (AP) – Climate scientists missed a lot about a quarter century ago when they predicted how bad global warming would be.  More...

Homeless Man Turns In $17K Cash He Found Outside Food Bank

SUMNER, Wash. (AP) – A homeless man in Washington found a brown bag on the ground outside a food bank. He turned in the bag and its contents – a whopping $17,000 in cash.  More...