A pit bull in Oregon is being hailed a hero after saving one of its family members from a swarm of bees.
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Delaying the start of the school day for teens until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.
Nick and Chris Howell are poised to move full steam ahead Tuesday in re-creating a drive from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon that was first undertaken at the turn of the 20th century. They will be riding in a Toledo Steam Car they spent more than eight years restoring.
Hackers attacked Sony’s PlayStation Network and disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.
It’s that time of year again. Halloween costumes are going on shelves, swimsuits are being packed away and wait — pumpkin spice is back? Already?
The Amish are famous for their barn raisings, when an entire community turns out to help a neighbor. In northern New York, members of an extended Amish family plan to hold a “garage raising” for the couple who returned two kidnapped Amish girls to their home.
Physician-assisted students from Touro University Nevada provide medical treatment to the homeless in Las Vegas in the school’s mobile health care clinic.
Dear Savvy Senior: What’s the process for getting Medicare to pay for an electric mobility scooter or power wheelchair? My 76-year-old mother has arthritis in her knees and hips, and has a difficult time getting around anymore. — Searching Daughter
Through exercises and encouragement, Dale Whitman teaches premature babies to feed and helps children with traumatic injuries and illnesses.
Celebrity is a calling. Fame is nuts. I think of this as I grieve the death of actor/comedian Robin Williams.
Students in the Clark County School District resume classes Monday. But, even as summer’s end beckoned, several valley students still were finding ways to wring the last bit of enjoyment out of the respite.
Hard Rock Cafe Cancun, which is not part of the Hard Rock International portfolio, and operating illegally as an unauthorized cafe, was closed last night by local authorities.
Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient — a common practice that the World Health Organization believes has contributed to a major underestimation of the current outbreak.
Northern Nevada has a substantial literary community and its poetry circle is a vigorous one. So far this year three of the area’s most established poets have published work, along with at least one newcomer.
Remodeling enthusiasts might know Drew and Jonathan Scott from their HGTV show “Property Brothers.” The name Melissa Roche is probably less familiar, although the Summerlin-area resident recently won season two of the Scotts’ challenge show “Brother Versus Brother.”
If there is one element of college life that has not changed, it is the always utilitarian, ever-dependable dorm room, where students have been dropping milk crates onto the linoleum floor and unpacking their shower caddies for what seems like a millennium.
For college kids who move off-campus, learning to accommodate the styles and needs of housemates is good practice for life after school.
Every day I troll through Pinterest to catch the latest and greatest gardening ideas. I gather the best in my Small Budget Gardening board, which has exceeded 6,000 vetted ideas I know will work well over time. It’s becoming a real crowd pleaser this summer.
I love to eat, and I love to laugh and talk with friends. So having people over to my home for meals is at the top of my fun chart.
Not all game boards are for checkers or chess. Our ancestors played Parcheesi, backgammon and cribbage on boards that could be made at home.
Q: We have had these trees in our backyard for 15 years. I don’t know what they are. All of a sudden, one has a bare spot. What might this be? I enclosed a picture.
A century ago, every woman in rural America had a hope chest and a Mason jar collection. These coveted jars were brought into use over the August and September harvest season when the farm yielded its bounty. Early on she worked over a wood cook stove, but now a gas or electric range with air conditioning makes this job more fun in these dog days of summer.