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Soap star Benard says quarantine hard on his mental health

Soap star Benard says quarantine hard on his mental health

NEW YORK — Longtime “General Hospital” star Maurice Benard says sheltering in place can take its toll on your mental health.
A century later, victory gardens connect Americans again

A century later, victory gardens connect Americans again

During World War I, posters proclaiming “Food will win the war” encouraged Americans to grow victory gardens. A century later, home gardeners are returning to that idea in the fight against a global pandemic.
A century later, victory gardens connect Americans again

A century later, victory gardens connect Americans again

During World War I, posters proclaiming “Food will win the war” encouraged Americans to grow victory gardens. A century later, home gardeners are returning to that idea in the fight against a global pandemic.
Fans sue MLB, teams over ticket money, ask for class action

Fans sue MLB, teams over ticket money, ask for class action

LOS ANGELES — A pair of fans in New York sued Major League Baseball, Commissioner Rob Manfred and the 30 teams, asking for their money back for tickets and for certification of class-action status. The lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S.
Many beaches may be closed, but `beach reads' still coming

Many beaches may be closed, but `beach reads' still coming

NEW YORK — Mary Parker is a nurse from St. Louis so caught up in the beach novels of Elin Hilderbrand that she makes an annual trip to Nantucket, the Massachusetts island community where Hilderbrand sets her stories.
"I just can't do this." Harried parents forgo home school

"I just can't do this." Harried parents forgo home school

Frustration is mounting as more families across the U.S. enter their second or even third week of distance learning — and some overwhelmed parents say it will be their last.

Alaska Native group sues Neiman Marcus over coat's design

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska Native cultural organization is suing luxury retailer Neiman Marcus, saying the Dallas-based company violated copyright and American Indian arts protection laws in selling a knit coat with a geometric design borrowed fro
Ask a Designer: Improving your home's function as refuge

Ask a Designer: Improving your home's function as refuge

When your entire life is happening inside your home, it matters how that space feels and functions.

Robert Loomis, editor of Angelou, Styron, dies at 93

NEW YORK — Robert Loomis, a blue-chip editor of old-fashioned sense and persistence who in more than 50 years at Random House encouraged, prodded and befriended William Styron, Maya Angelou, Calvin Trillin and many others, has died.

Millennial Money: Put whatever you want on a baby registry

My husband and I want love and opportunity for our first baby, due this summer. We also want a $95 digital thermometer. And a $160 video monitor. I initially felt uneasy putting these indulgent requests on our registry.