Fact-Checking Trump’s Claim That He Didn’t Start Family Separations at Border

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claim That He Didn’t Start Family Separations at Border

The president continued his effort to blame his predecessor for one of his most controversial policies.

Giuliani Renews Push for Ukraine to Investigate Trump’s Political Opponents

The president’s lawyer wants investigations of the Biden family and reports that Ukrainian officials tried to damage the Trump campaign in 2016.

Outside Milan, a Living Testament to the Powers of Italian Modernist Design

Even 70 years after its completion, the villa that Osvaldo Borsani created for his family still enshrines the architect’s singular vision.

Parents can now block explicit content on Spotify Premium Family Plan

The plan will be available to the entire world in the upcoming months. Read more here. Read more… More about Tech, Music, Spotify, Mashable Video, and Music Streaming

Misfit releases a new Wear OS smartwatch

It’s almost certainly no coincidence that Misfit’s new smartwatch bears more than a passing resemblance to the Fossil devices announced a week or two back. The one-time modular fitness startup has been part of the Fossil family since 2015, introducing its fir…

Peter Fonda, ‘Easy Rider’ Actor and Screenwriter, Is Dead at 79

Peter Fonda, ‘Easy Rider’ Actor and Screenwriter, Is Dead at 79

A member of a celebrated Hollywood family, he was nominated for an Oscar in a seminal film of the 1960s.

AncestryDNA test kits on sale for as low as $59 on Amazon

TL;DR: Get the precise AncestryDNA Genetic Ethnicity + Traits test for $69 at Amazon. If you only need genealogy, then grab the best-selling AncestryDNA Genetic Ethnicity test for only $59. That’s up to 42% savings on one of the top at-home DNA testing kits. …

Cedric Benson, 36, Former Running Back, Dies

Mr. Benson, who played for the Texas Longhorns and three N.F.L. teams, died in a motorcycle crash, friends and family said.

The town that banned Muslims from buying property

A Lebanese town has banned Muslims from buying and renting property, forcing this family from their home.

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer of ‘humanitarian’ visit

Rashida Tlaib said permission to see family in the West Bank was subject to “oppressive conditions”.

Spotify Family Accounts are getting parental controls

Spotify Family Accounts are getting parental controls

Want to give your kids access to Spotify, but only the “clean” stuff? It’ll be an option soon. Spotify’s family plan — the one that gets you six accounts for 15 bucks — is picking up a feature that the company says people have been asking about for years: par…

Spotify’s Premium Family Plan lets parents block explicit content

Spotify’s “Premium Family Plan” is now family friendly. The company announced on Monday that it’s adding an “Explicit Content Filter” to the family plan, enabling parents to prevent their kids from listening to songs with bad words and adult situations Amazin…

Roku launches a Kids & Family section on The Roku Channel, plus parental controls

Roku’s home entertainment hub, The Roku Channel, is expanding into kids’ programming. The company this morning announced plans to aggregate kids and family movies and TV alongside the channel’s other content, including its free, ad-supported movies and televi…

Peter Fonda on family legacy in Hollywood

Actor Peter Fonda describes what it was like being part of a Hollywood family.

The Roku Channel is adding a kids and family section with free TV shows and movies

The Roku Channel currently offers a mix of free-to-watch, ad-supported movies, TV shows, and live news. And now, Roku is adding a new section to the Roku Channel that’s focused on kid and family content.

Biden gets personal after Anderson Cooper's question

Biden gets personal after Anderson Cooper’s question

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke in deeply personal terms about the family tragedies he has endured in an emotional reflection following two mass shootings in the US that have left at least 31 dead.

L Brands CEO accuses Jeffrey Epstein of misappropriating money

L Brands CEO Leslie Wexner is accusing multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein of misappropriating “vast sums of money” from him and his family, according to a letter to Wexner Foundation members.

CEO accuses Epstein of misappropriating money

L Brands CEO Leslie Wexner is accusing multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein of misappropriating “vast sums of money” from him and his family, according to a letter to Wexner Foundation members. CNN’s Paul La Monica reports.

A new movie about 1980s Britain captures the America we are losing

There’s a scene in the new movie “Blinded by the Light” where British protesters harass and assault a Pakistani family on their way to a wedding. Their teenage son is nowhere to be found; he’s off buying Springsteen tickets.

Richard Williams, ‘Roger Rabbit’ and ‘Pink Panther’ animator, has died

Richard Williams, the animator known for his work on “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” and two “Pink Panther” films, is dead, his family told PA Media, the UK national news agency.

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…