Friday, April 16, 2021

Celebrating Women All Year Long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s History Month, in celebration of women’s contributions and achievements. The month was a...
Barack Obama

Breaking barriers

Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. Here’s a look at other firsts for American Blacks in politics and law American...

‘Our God is Marching On’

Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1965 speech on voting rights resonates still BY MARC RAMIREZ SEATTLE TIMES Listen. Listen — and you’ll hear the words of a man who...

WORDS THAT SHAPED THE WAY WE ATE IN 2020

BY LIGAYA FIGUERAS ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS There was a lot to swallow in 2020. Our plates have been too full, as we chewed on now-commonplace terms like personalm...

Seniors camp out overnight in Daytona to get coronavirus vaccinations

FLORIDA COURIER STAFF By 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Daytona Stadium had reached its 1,000-person capacity for people 65 and over to get the Moderna vaccination....

Excessive social media use linked to depression during pandemic

BY BETHANY AO PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Excessive social media use during the pandemic is a predictor of symptoms of depression and secondary trauma, a new study by...

Walt Disney Co. announces 28,000 U.S. layoffs

BY GABRIELLE RUSSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – Stricken by the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney Co. revealed Tuesday it is laying off 28,000 U.S. employees, including some...

Enjoy more convenient mornings

How you begin each day sets the tone for the hours that follow. Put yourself on course for a successful, stress-free day by eliminating...

Ease into education

FROM FAMILY FEATURES If there’s one constant this year, it’s change. With another school year comes even more change, but you can help your...

At-home learning throughout summer

Tips for keeping students sharp over the long-haul FROM FAMILY FEATURES With the majority of schools across the country closed, many parents are feeling the...