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(Family Features) If your family's Halloween consists of pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating and transforming your home into a haunted house, you'll be happy to know that the "double, double, toil and trouble" doesn't have to stop there. You can add a little extra hocus pocus to your season by brewing up these chillingly creative treats with the whole family.
(NAPSI)—Recently, a program that helps put young people on a path to careers in science put one young man on a path that led to the White House.
Club youth Eddie Cuba and Jayda Collazo had the opportunity to attend the White House Science Fair with Time Warner Cable Chairman and CEO Rob Marcus. Experts say the out-of-school environment plays a critical and often overlooked role in helping young people develop needed STEM skills and competencies. (NAPS)
(BPT) - As ever-increasing home energy bills continue to plague Americans, homeowners are looking for cost-effective ways to reduce their heating and cooling costs. If your house has not been properly insulated, you may be paying more than you should to heat or cool it.
(StatePoint) With classes, sports, homework and other activities, weekdays are action packed for kids. Unfortunately, some students deal with an unwelcome addition to their daily routine -- bullying. An estimated 13 million students are bullied annually, according to government statistics.
Some might say it was the greatest temptation since Eden.
(NAPSI)—Breakfast has long been considered the most important meal of the day, but hectic morning routines can sometimes get in the way of starting the day with a wholesome meal. California avocados, in season now, are the perfect fruit and nourishing breakfast solution for any busy morning schedule.
1. Obama vows justice for James Foley
1. Gaza cease-fire collapses and Israel brings home its negotiators
1. Obama sends Holder to Ferguson
On August 18, 2014, at approximately 1:25 p.m., deputies with the Sheriff’s Rincon District responded to a 9-1-1 call about a burglary in progress. Deputies arrived at the incident location in the 3600 block of North Soldier Trail in less than 4 minutes.
(NAPSI)—Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Fortunately, your car can protect you from the pollen, dust and pollutants that are drawn inside through air-conditioning and ventilation systems.
1. White House sends 130 more advisers to Iraq
The Marana Police Department has a new tool in their efforts to keep the town’s streets safe. Five patrol vehicles are now equipped with state-of-the-art thermal imagers.
1. Egypt's proposed three-day cease-fire begins in Gaza
Republican Martha McSally thought she had won a seat in Congress two years ago. Before all the votes were counted in her race against Democratic incumbent Ron Barber, McSally jetted off to Washington, D.C., for freshman orientation.
(BPT) - While many Americans are enjoying or planning their last big hurrah for the summer – the beach, music festivals, campfires and time with family and friends – some may not be quite so lucky. Here are some facts you should know about your prized vacation time.
1. Court rules overturns Virginia's same-sex marriage ban
When lyricists write about the south, you can most assuredly expect at least one food and beverage reference.