LIFESTYLE

‘Some kind of terrible dream’ for Ukrainian women refugees

ZAHONY, Hungary  — On the global day to celebrate women, many fleeing Ukraine on Tuesday felt only the stress of finding a new life for their children… Read more

Super Bowl ads look toward the future — and the past

NEW YORK  — Super Bowl advertisers this year want Americans to forget about pandemic woes and focus on the future: of electric vehicles, mind reading… Read more

Out of this world: 555.55-carat black diamond lands in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Auction house Sotheby’s Dubai has unveiled a diamond that’s literally from out of this world.

Sotheby’s calls… Read more

Yes, there is a Santa Claus. And no, COVID-19 won’t stop him

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo.— Rest assured, kids of all ages: Santa’s coming this Christmas Eve, and a second holiday with COVID-19 won’t stop… Read more

US population growth at lowest rate in pandemic’s 1st year

U.S. population growth dipped to its lowest rate since the nation’s founding during the first year of the pandemic as the coronavirus curtailed immigration,… Read more

The history of Santa Claus, his red suit and stand-out pop culture moments

You might know Santa Claus lives in the North Pole with Mrs. Claus and a team of reindeer and elves, but do you actually know where this legendary Christmas character… Read more

Where’s the snow? Rockies winter starts with a whimper

DENVER  — Denver’s winter has started with a whimper, and the parched mountains to the west aren’t faring much better.

The Mile High City has… Read more

Macy’s Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings

NEW YORK — Crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returned Thursday in full, though with precautions.

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Thanksgiving: If the feast is back, so are the leftovers

We’ve all learned more than we bargained for about how to celebrate the holidays during uncertain times. Last year, many of us cooked smaller Thanksgiving… Read more