‘Untold Stories of the Desegregation of Baseball’ documentary premieres »

(BPT) - Did you know, that as a young man, Abraham Lincoln was a formidable wrestler and out of 300 matches, only lost one? Or that Congress voted for our independence from Britain on July 2, 1776, not on the Fourth of July?

Like these facts,…

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Home improvement insight: 5 tips to redesign with kids’ safety in mind »

(BPT) - Smart homeowners take a strategic approach to home improvement projects such as redoing a playroom, living room or bedroom to keep kids' safety in mind during the redesign process.

By being proactive today, you can ensure your entire family can safely enjoy the results…

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Do vacations cause you stress? Try these tips »

(BPT) - Vacation is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but more than half of Americans say vacations cause them stress, and 46 percent say stress interferes with their enjoyment of traveling, according to a survey by HomeAway. Vacation stress comes from crowded airports, making…

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Looking for a Medicare Part D plan? Consider these 3 things »

(BPT) - Many people are surprised to find out that Original Medicare doesn’t cover prescription drugs. For help with the cost of your medications, you can choose a standalone Part D plan or a Medicare Advantage plan with prescription coverage, but navigating your options can…

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Make the most of your brain as you age »

(BPT) - It is important to remember the health of our most complex organ: our brain. While the brain constantly changes throughout our lives, it’s critical that we take steps to help us stay on top of our game as we age.

Help give your brain…

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5 myths about solar panels, debunked »

(BPT) - Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home's carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster.

The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years, and most homeowners have the…

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10 tips to keep infants safe »

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Debunking the ‘seasonal’ allergy myth and reducing exposure year-round »

(BPT) - Seasonal allergens are a popular scapegoat for a multitude of reactions: sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes. During the summer months, pollen - one of the most common allergens - is floating around, even visibly so in some places. Researchers approximate that Oct 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

5 DIY home upgrades anyone can do in a day »

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(BPT) - Do-it-yourself home projects are sweeping the nation, and it's easy to see why. DIY is typically budget-friendly and fulfilling to complete; simply find the right project to match your skill set and needs.

To get started, here are five inexpensive projects that…

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Don’t get hacked! Time to get serious about password safety »

(BPT) - We all know hiding your house key under the doormat is a terrible idea, but we do it anyway because it's a convenient backup. When it comes to safeguarding passwords, especially in a family setting, people often choose convenience over safety.

As families manage…

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Make holiday shopping for your clients easy this year »

(BPT) - The holidays are known as the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also a great opportunity for reflection, particularly in a business setting. This is the time of year when you can look back on the last 12 months and appreciate…

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Shedding new light: 8 surprising facts that will have you rethinking your lighting »

(BPT) - You step into a dark room, turn on the light switch and go about your day without giving it another thought.

But here's the thing — you should.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American home has approximately 50 light sockets, and…

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Tips to make sure your fire extinguisher is at the ready »

(BPT) - You check your alarms regularly and practice your family escape plan - but are you overlooking an essential component of home safety? Having fire extinguishers and knowing how to use them is an important part of maintaining a safe home for you and…

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Feeling fatigued? 3 ways women can boost iron intake »

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If you’re a woman who feels like you're constantly fighting fatigue, there could be a physical reason for that sluggishness.

In the US, 1 in 10 women, between 12 and 49 years old, are dealing with the results of low iron, according to…

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10 winning hacks for a stress-free tailgate »

(BPT) - If there's one thing fans look forward to more than the game itself it's tailgating. This pregame ritual is essential, but it can also involve a lot of planning and organization. This season, if you're looking for less stress and more fun at…

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STIs and Relationships: What a Diagnosis Really Means »

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Embarrassment. Panic. Regret. These are just some of the reactions the phrase 'sexually transmitted infection' (STI) can conjure. If you're diagnosed with an STI while in a relationship, you may also…

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Picking a health insurance plan? Prepare for the unexpected »

(BPT) - As many Americans know, fall is the season when we must select our health benefits for the upcoming year. Choosing a health plan can be a daunting task, but selecting the right coverage protects you and your family’s general health needs and can…

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Upping your laundry room’s wow factor »

(BPT) - Doing the laundry is no longer relegated to dark, musty basements where no one cares to go. Thanks to modern technology, great design and access to innovative ideas online, laundry rooms have moved upstairs and come into their own. In fact, laundry rooms…

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7 job titles that didn’t exist before millennials »

(BPT) - Advertising and marketing agency job titles used to be a lot more concise and straightforward. A marketing assistant was someone who had a supporting role on marketing projects. Didn’t matter what type of project it was. If the marketing director needed help, the…

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‘Tis the season: Holiday gifting and budgeting strategies [Infographic] »

(BPT) - The Coinstar Holiday Survey, conducted among 2,000 U.S. adults, reports that the majority (65 percent) will set a budget this holiday season. The holiday infographic showcases results including budgeting and shopping strategies, creative gift giving, the 'Scrooge' effect as well as ways to…

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Think outside the bank: How to get a business loan online »

(BPT) - In business, dreams are easy. Finding the money to make them happen, however, can be difficult.

Even established, successful businesses can get turned away for loans at banks. This was the case for Sole Bicycles, a popular maker of stylish and high-performance bikes based…

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Easy winter weatherproofing: Keep the chill out as temperatures drop »

(BPT) - Households heating with natural gas, which is almost half of U.S. homes, are expected to spend an average of $635 on heating this winter - 22 percent more than last winter, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration - but some easy seasonal…

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Quick tips to prepare your home for holiday guests »

(BPT) - As the holidays approach, the decorator in us gets excited about how to deck the halls and drape the tinsel to create a festive home for the season. Social media is full of inspiration, but before you embark on decorating projects, the following…

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Understanding how medications interact with vitamins »

(BPT) - Technology, science and research are offering a personalization powerhouse at our fingertips, including products made specifically for us delivered to our doorsteps. We wear personal fitness trackers to track our steps, sleep and heart rates. Personal trainers design fitness routines made just for…

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Strange twist in Texas murder case surfaces on death row, delaying execution »

Texas inmate Larry Swearingen, who has been sitting on death row for 17 years, may have been plotting to avoid his date with the execution…

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Trump video played at hurricane relief concert »

(Reuters) - In a rare show of unity, U.S. President Donald Trump praised all five of his living predecessors on Saturday, thanking them in a…

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McConnell on healthcare bills: What does Trump want? »

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was willing to bring healthcare legislation up for a…

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Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane »

There were only a few minutes left before baggage carousel No. 4 jolted to life at John F. Kennedy International Airport, soon to be ringed…

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A picture and its story: A neo-Nazi in the midst of a protest »

In August, rallies by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia, had led to a deadly clash with counter-protesters. The area was blanketed by police…

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Fox signed O'Reilly again knowing of new harassment settlement: report »

Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News commentator forced to resign in April, agreed to a $32 million sexual harassment settlement in January, and the network's parent…

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Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information' »

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the…

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Federal judge in Hawaii expands block on Trump travel ban »

(Reuters) - A federal judge in Hawaii extended his halt of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries.…

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Body of missing worker recovered after Louisiana oil rig explosion »

The body of Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, was recovered on Friday on the lake's shoreline in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana's equivalent to a county,…

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Three charged in shooting after white nationalist's Florida speech »

No one was injured in the shooting incident, which occurred on Thursday near the campus in Gainesville where hundreds of people protested Richard Spencer's speech…

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Suspected Trafficking Causes Concern In Quiet Cul-De-Sac »

DEAR ABBY: I live in a fairly well-to-do neighborhood on a cul-de-sac. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)…

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New A&E Show ‘Fit to Fat to Fit’ Makes Trainers Gain Weight — But What Does it Prove? »

Adonis Hill, a trainer on the upcoming show “Fit to Fat to Fit,” went from weighing 217 pounds to 286 pounds…

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Why Are We So Addicted to Mysteries Like ‘Making a Murderer?’ »

Why we can’t turn away from shows like Serial and Making a Murderer. (Photo: Getty Images)…

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Model Karlie Kloss sorry for a culturally insensitive spread »

NEW YORK (AP) — White model Karlie Kloss is apologizing for appearing in a fashion spread in Vogue's diversity issue…

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China goes Hollywood in ‘The Great Wall’ »

Big Hollywood hits commonly reap half or more of their box office overseas, as "Finding Dory" and "Rogue One" have…

Feb 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Trump says he spoke the name of fallen U.S. soldier in call with widow »

President Trump says he was “so nice” in his condolence call to the widow of Sgt. La David T. Johnson — and refuted the account from Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., who...…

Oct 22 2017 / Read More »

JFK at 100: Remembering John F. Kennedy »

Take a look back at the life of President John F. Kennedy on his centennial…

Oct 21 2017 / Read More »

Trump gave himself a '10' for Puerto Rico recovery. This congresswoman says it’s a '4.' »

Nydia Velázquez, D-N.Y., the first Puerto Rican-born woman elected to Congress, sharply criticized President Trump’s handling of the hurricane damage on the island in an interview with Yahoo News on Friday ...…

Oct 21 2017 / Read More »

San Juan mayor rips Trump for giving himself a perfect '10' on hurricane response »

“If it is a 10 out of a scale of 100, of course. It is still a failing grade,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said when asked about President Trump's ...…

Oct 20 2017 / Read More »


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