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Butler’s prescient sci-fi resonates years after her death

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist N.K. Jemisin was a teenager the first time...

Rheba Mae Bodiford November 7, 1929 – April 26, 2020

GRANDVIEW - Rheba M. Chapman Bodiford, 90 passed away peacefully in her hometown of Grandview, Texas on Sunday, April 26, 2020.

Near Southside launches fund to assist retailers in district

The Southside Culinary Arts Retail Entertainment and Service FundNear Southside Inc. is launching a fund to assist retailers within the district that...

Queen Elizabeth II marks 94th birthday without fanfare

LONDON (AP) — Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II's 94th birthday with silence Tuesday, as the nation in lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic...

Cleaned out

More U.S. shoppers are hunting online for cleaning and disinfectant supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic — especially dishwashing soap. Liquid soap, baby...

Rethinking Screen Time for Kids

(StatePoint) As families try to establish a new normal, balancing screen time for kids has become not only especially challenging, but more important than...

Seniors with diabetes: Important questions to ask your doctor now

(BPT) - If you're a senior with diabetes, you're not alone. The statistics are eye opening — more than 25% of Americans age 65...

Connecting in kindness during troubling times

(BPT) - The theory that the world is interconnected to such a degree that the fluttering of a butterfly’s wing in Africa could cause...

Top Gardening Trends for 2020

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag.(BPT) - Whether you have an outdoor oasis or are a nurturing indoor plant parent,...

Fact vs. fiction: Drugs and alcohol in TV, movies and social media

(BPT) - When it comes to drugs and alcohol, do the teens in your life know how to separate fact from fiction? As with...

Caregiving and COVID-19: Tips for people with vulnerable family members

(BPT) - COVID-19 has dramatically shifted daily life for many people around the world. Nobody is immune, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

What you need to know before a roof project or repair

(BPT) - Think the roof over your head is just shingles? Beneath the visible shingles are essential components such as the roof deck, underlayment,...

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Pending home sales plunged 21.8% in April on a monthly basis

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — April had a record collapse in Americans signing contracts to...

US layoffs climb to 41 million, despite business reopenings

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment...

US economy shrank at 5% annual rate in Q1

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at an even faster pace than...

Baylor Scott & White to cut some jobs due to COVID-19 impact

Baylor Scott & White Healthcare System on Tuesday announced it will be cutting some costs and jobs in response to economic conditions...