Can ‘Succession’ Succeed Again?

Can ‘Succession’ Succeed Again?

The cast of the Emmy-nominated HBO drama, a surprise hit in its first season, discuss the challenges of Season 2 and what’s so relatable about a family of horrible rich people.

Diver finds SD card containing man’s last moments

Two years after a Georgia man drowned at a Tennessee waterfall, his family received an unexpected surprise that could help bring them some closure.

Hundreds join El Paso widower at wife’s funeral

Hundreds of strangers attended El Paso shooting victim Margie Reckard’s funeral after her husband, who was left with no family, invited the public. CNN’s Gary Tuchman reports.

The Kennedy Grandchildren: Bearing the Privilege and Burden of a Family Name

Some are in politics and social activism. Others have gravitated to the stage or Hollywood.

CBS and Viacom are merging into a combined company called ViacomCBS

In a widely-anticipated move, CBS and Viacom have agreed to reunite. The two media giants split back in 2006, although the Redstone family maintained control through National Amusements, a privately-held holding company. Now they’re coming back together in an…

Adopt a New Family Pet on 'Clear the Shelters' Saturday

Adopt a New Family Pet on ‘Clear the Shelters’ Saturday

If you’ve been thinking about adding a furry friend to your household, Saturday might be the perfect time to find them. Read more…

Use Google Assistant to Remind Your Family of Upcoming Events

When you’re the organized person in your family or the only one keeping track of the ever-lengthening to-do list, it can feel like your day is filled with sending texts and writing post-it notes for your loved ones so they don’t forget that thing that they de…

The Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders

Do you sometimes have to nag your significant other to take out the trash on Monday night? Now, you can do so in a more passive-aggressive way by sending them a reminder through the Google Assistant instead of in person. “Hey Google, remind Alex to take out t…

Google’s New ‘Reminders’ Feature Seems Like a Great Way to Piss Off Everyone You Live With

Google has announced a new feature for Assistant to that enables anyone in a given Google family group—be they family, friends, or god help us, roommates—to receive an “assignable reminder,” which Google says might include anything from completing chores to n…

Family films great white shark under boat on Cape Cod

A family had a close encounter with a great white shark when it swam underneath their boat near Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Inheriting Family Money (Habits)

Inheriting Family Money (Habits)

The way you handle money — your fears, values and even your goals — are profoundly shaped by the people who raised you. This candid roundtable, led by host Mike Norton, digs into family financial dynamics and explains ways we can overcome past inf…

Correction: Paid Family Leave Story

Correction: Paid Family Leave Story

In a story Aug. 9 about a new paid family leave law in Oregon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a person needed to work 1,000 hours a year to qualify. A person needs to earn $1,000 a year to qualify. A corrected version of the story …

Lifehacker Is Hiring a Parenting Editor

Lifehacker Is Hiring a Parenting Editor

Do you have strong opinions on everything from the best method for corralling wayward Legos to how to swaddle a newborn? Do you have revolutionary ideas for getting a picky eater to take a bite? Is your rad road-trip playlist guaranteed to keep the whole fami…

How to Take Control of Your Schedule

If you want to do something, block off time for it. This includes everything from the task you have to finish at work to the walk you want to take with your family. The novel you want to write. The weekly game night or date night. The sleep you want to priori…

Treasured family photos buried to hide the past

One family’s treasured photographs that were hidden from the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.

‘The Yellow House’ Is a Major Memoir About a Large Family and Its Beloved Home

Sarah Broom’s first book tells the story of a shotgun house in New Orleans and its fate before and after Hurricane Katrina.

What’s Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of August 5, 2019

I am counting down the seconds until I can watch The Family, a documentary about the secretive D.C. ministry whose influence penetrates the highest reaches of government. The group puts on the National Prayer Breakfast each year, but otherwise operates in the…

How to Protect Yourself From Online Travel Scams When Booking Flights

How to Protect Yourself From Online Travel Scams When Booking Flights

If you find a good deal for a flight on an unfamiliar booking website, don’t press the “check out” button just yet. This week, one family shared their experience booking a flight through a website claiming to be affiliated with Delta, which turned out to be a…

The 15 best family-friendly movies now streaming on Netflix

Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with. Jam-packed with tales of talkin…

Netflix’s ‘The Family’ raises an eyebrow at secretive D.C. influence

The following is a spoiler-free review of Netflix’s The Family. The Family is more likely to give you forehead wrinkles than answers. Best categorized as an eyebrow raise told in five acts, Netflix’s latest docuseries takes aim at the Christian political orga…

Why two Saudi sisters have fled their family

Dala and Dua al-Showaiki are seeking asylum despite their father denying their claims of abuse.

Mojo Criollo is my all-time favorite chicken marinade

Years ago a friend from Houston told me that Goya’s mojo criollo was her “Magic Sauce” and that it’s a staple of her family cookouts. It was, in retrospect, one of the greatest pieces of advice I’ve ever received. Read more…

Ordermark, the online-delivery order management service for restaurants, raises $18 million

Ordermark, the online-delivery order management service for restaurants, raises $18 million

Los Angeles-based Ordermark, the online delivery management service for restaurants founded by the scion of the famous, family-owned Canters Deli, said it has raised $18 million in a new round of funding. The round was led by Boulder-based Foundry Group. All …

Bloomscape raises $7.5M to sell you plants of all sizes

Direct-to-consumer plant retailer Bloomscape has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding, with several high-profile D2C startup founders signing on as investors. Founder and CEO Justin Mast told me that his family has five generations of experience as greenho…

Texas Walmart shooting: El Paso mourns its shattered innocence

It’s a place where people feel like family. So how is this border town coping with the loss of 20 of its own?

Boy thrown off balcony at Mall of America has been moved to rehab, family says

The 5-year-old boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been transferred from the intensive care unit to rehab, according to a post on his family-run GoFundMe account.

Family says goodbye to twins who died in a hot car

A funeral was held for the one-year-old twins who died after their father left them in a hot-car. Prosecutors have put the criminal case on hold for now as the investigation continues.

How to Create a Chinese Feast, Inspired by Lulu Wang’s ‘The Farewell’

How to Create a Chinese Feast, Inspired by Lulu Wang’s ‘The Farewell’

The filmmaker and her family gathered to cook a dinner that is a nod to their grandmother’s home city of Changchun in northern China.

In Wisconsin Swing District, a Range of Views on Immigration

Invoking family stories of coming to America, many left-leaning voters in the multiethnic city of Racine say immigrants should enter legally.

The Kennedy compound, in pictures

The Kennedy compound, a six-acre waterfront property in Hyannis Port, is an idyllic setting where the family has gathered in times both happy and sad.

A family vlog channel is selling creepily lifelike dolls of their newborn baby

YouTubers get a bad rep for constantly shilling their merch, but this family channel’s commitment to getting personal with fans is on another level. The Inghams, and their 1.2 million subscribers, welcomed their fourth child Jace into the world in March. His …

Comcast gives kids great new way to decimate family data plans

The great parents vs. kids screen time battle is heating up. Comcast announced Tuesday that it is releasing new parental controls to manage kids’ access to WiFi. Parents who are XFinity WiFi (or xFi) users can set WiFi time limits for all of their kids’ devic…

US migrant crisis: Family divided while waiting for asylum

US migrant crisis: Family divided while waiting for asylum

Changes to US immigration policy have left some families divided and waiting in Mexico for their asylum cases to be heard.

Your Friday Briefing

China, Joe Biden, Kennedy Family: Here’s what you need to know.

California Today: Once Upon a Time … in an Old Hollywood Restaurant

Friday: The family behind Musso & Frank Grill, reconsidering the value of Hetch Hetchy Valley, and California farmers receive federal subsidies.

Assisted dying: Australian cancer patient first to use new law

Kerry Robertson had sought an “empowered death” after enduring terminal cancer, her family says.

Schizophrenia Runs in My Family. What Does That Mean for Me and My Baby?

I spent my mid-20s anticipating a psychotic break. Now that I’m pregnant, I’m contending with my genetics all over again.

YouTube tweaked its algorithm to surface 'quality family content'

YouTube tweaked its algorithm to surface ‘quality family content’

YouTube has quietly made some changes to its algorithm in July, and according to Bloomberg, it led to a significant decrease in views for a number of creators. A spokesperson for the platform told the publication that it rolls out “hundreds of changes every y…

Kennedy family tragedies

The death of Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter, Saoirse Kennedy Hill, adds to a series of tragedies that have befallen America’s prominent political dynasty for generations. Here are some of the other fateful incidents among the members of the Kennedy clan.

Old Friends and Family Recipes Fuel a Real Madrid Prodigy

The teenage forward Vinícius Júnior has kept his native Brazil close, and his life as simple as he can, while he makes his way in Spain.

Why the Eric Garner Case Is Not Over

The family is putting pressure on the mayor to fire the officers involved.

Daniel Pantaleo Should Be Fired for Eric Garner’s Death. A Judge Agrees.

The delay is frustrating, as his family grieves.