Monday, May 29, 2017

Lifestyle

In this undated photo provided by Sahar Nasief, Nassief, right, poses with her mother Naila Mohammed Saleh Nasief, center, and daughter Lubna Jamjoom, while wearing blue wrist bands that say in Arabic, "I am my own guardian," In Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. (Sahar Nasief via AP)

BY AYA BATRAWY DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — First she’s in the hands of her father, then she moves to her husband. Often, she ends up under the power ...
Brides and grooms, from left to right, run away from a giant flower ball as a part of an adventure-themed wedding ceremony in Ratchaburi Province, Thailand, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, on the eve of Valentine's Day. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

BY JESSE J. HOLLAND WASHINGTON (AP) — More and more Americans are marrying people of different races and ethnicities, reaching at least 1 in 6 newlyweds in 2015, the highest ...
In this April 20, 2016, file photo, people smoke marijuana during a 4/20 cannabis culture rally in Toronto. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

BY ROB GILLIES TORONTO (AP) — The most controversial thing about Canada’s move to legalize marijuana nationwide may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years ...
In this Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 file photo, gym members use a treadmill to warm up for a morning exercise class in Addison, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

BY CARLA K. JOHNSON CHICAGO (AP) — Heavy seniors who want to lose pounds safely shouldn’t skip the weight machines or the treadmill, new research suggests. Experts have worried about ...
In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Michigan. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — About 22 percent of excavations tied to Flint’s lead-tainted water crisis have led to copper pipes that do not pose a threat of leaching lead, city ...
This photo provided by Magellan Diagnostics shows the company's LeadCare Plus device used to test lead levels in blood. (Magellan Diagnostics via AP)

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON U.S. health agencies on Wednesday warned that certain blood tests for lead poisoning may give results lower than the actual level of lead. As a result, ...
the tenors performing at a concert hall

Selling off personal belongings, inclusive of her Bösendorfer grand piano, potentially much like the one that Franz Liszt used to enthrall Viennese audiences, Jill Ann Siemens forcefully chased a musical ...
In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, a mother holds her newborn baby at a hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas. (Michael Zamora/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)

BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, women in their early 30s are having more babies than younger moms in the United States. Health experts say ...
This Sept. 22, 2010 file photo shows bottles of the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

BY MARIA CHENG LONDON (AP) — Medical abortions done at home with online help and pills sent in the mail appear to be just as safe as those done at ...
In this March 21, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, leaves Capitol Hill Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice is looking like a distinct possibility for many consumers who buy their own health insurance ...
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