After failing to get enough votes in the Assembly earlier in the week, California's plastic bag ban has managed o survive and pass a second vote. It doesn't appear that anybody actually made a better case for banning bags (probably because there really isn't a good reason for it). Show More Summary
It is fairly well settled among all but the grimmest misanthropes and most grasping misers that it is better to give than to receive. But even better still is getting to do both at once. For seven years now, the Restaurant at Meadowood, in Napa Valley, Calif., has provided that opportunity with its Twelve Days of Christmas charitable dinner series. Show More Summary
ACCEPT (ELUL 4) The leaves will turn then let go. The days will flicker like candle stubs. The woman tethered to a toxic drip will get better or she won't. The child in me shouts it isn't fair -- as...
What is better than one dog video in a day? TWO dog videos? Both which have recently gone internet viral and it’s clear why. This video by Stephania Sayler, titled “Puppy Approved,” went viral over the past month getting over 1 million views. If you think you’ve news feed has been filled with pregnancy announcements, […]
Nobody on the New York Knicks needs a bigger change than Iman Shumpert. It's been getting hard to watch. And it's frustrating—because you know he can do better than 6.7 points a game on 37.8 percent shooting. You just don't get progressively...Show More Summary
The Ebola virus outbreak that has killed thousands in West Africa will more than likely continue to get worse, unless an “unprecedented” response can rein it in, according to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Show More Summary
"You have a real weapon and you choose not to use it." Though he's better known for his sense of humor covering the week's headlines in politics and world affairs, comedian Jon Stewart is getting deadly serious with his directorial debut, a drama called Rosewater. Show More Summary
"Don't worry, Dianna Agron's hair is waaaaaay better than that joke. More » Dianna Agron’s New Platinum Blonde Hair Is So Cool, You’ll Want To Sing About It is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
You better not be telling me what I think you're telling me. A mother filmed herself delivering what she thought would be very exciting news: she's pregnant again! For her little boy, this was an idiotic tragedy. It's a good thing he...Show More Summary
I’m not a mental health professional. I’m a hope builder. I feel like that, more than anything else I do on this earth, is my purpose. Because hope, when you really think about it, is the only thing you need to get better (besides lots of drugs, exercise, fish oil, probiotics, friends, self-help books, doctors, […]
The Ebola epidemic gripping West Africa will get worse before it gets better, the head of the United States' top health body has warned, as health ministers from affected nations held crisis talks. The director of the Centers for Disease...Show More Summary
It has been no secret that for almost four centuries Californians have needed to manage droughts on a regular cycle. Some people describe the current situation as an exceptional drought, but water use statewide has actually increased over the last year, despite short-term water restrictions. Show More Summary
WALLINGFORD—If you thought Miyabi 45th's Hawaiian Nights were as good as it gets—it gets better. Chef Mutsuko Soma is planning an entire Hawaiian Week next Tuesday, September 2 through Saturday, September 6. The soba spot will present a menu stuffed...
They say two heads are better than one, but three legs make you a tripod. Fine, we just made that up, but it sounded good, right? Anyway, American Horror Story has released yet another new teaser and it's even freakier than thelast two. Read...Show More Summary
Do you frequently tell yourself that you'll do better "next time" and then don't change when the time comes? Do you often decide to do something "later" only to find that it never gets done? Poor time management today will only lead to poor time management tomorrow, but here's how you can improve. Read more...
The recent round of trade embargos might have hurt Russia’s new vehicle market, but there’s no question that they’ve gotten the better deal when it comes to a small Chevrolet crossover. Somehow, we ended up with the Chevrolet Trax, while Russians get this, the Chevrolet Niva. Show More Summary
The first-ever live broadcast of giant panda cubs being born has suffered a major setback—the star of the show, Ai Hin, isn't actually pregnant. Zookeepers now believe she was "faking it" to get a cushier room and more food. Read more...
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Is it better to buy a condo or a single-family home? Track values in key U.S. cities and get today's live condo mortgage rates. Click for the complete post : Condo Mortgage Rates & Analysis – FHA, VA, Conv..
MONROVIA, LIBERIA – AUGUST 15: A sick woman lies in a classroom now used as Ebola isolation ward on August 15, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. People suspected of contracting the Ebola virus are being brought by Liberian health workers to...Show More Summary