Slain Dallas man's family says warrant is part of a smear campaign against him

Slain Dallas man’s family says warrant is part of a smear campaign against him

The mother of Botham Shem Jean says her son has become the target of a smear campaign since an off-duty Dallas police officer killed him in his own apartment more than a week ago.

Toddler with terminal cancer gets early Christmas

Two-year-old Brody Allen from Ohio suffers from an inoperable form of brain cancer, so family and friends decided to celebrate the holiday season a little early this year.

Meghan Markle takes on first solo project as a royal

In her first solo project as a member of the royal family, the Duchess of Sussex is supporting a new charity cookbook showcasing recipes from women whose community was affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

Boy with terminal cancer gets early Christmas

Two-year-old Brody Allen from Ohio suffers from an inoperable form of brain cancer, so family and friends decided to celebrate the holiday season a little early this year.

Attorney says why Manafort plead guilty

Paul Manafort’s attorney, Kevin Downing, makes a brief statement, saying Manafort accepted responsibility and that he “wanted to make sure that his family was able to remain safe and live a good life.”

Grace Notes: Elvis and Ella Fitzgerald Sang It. She Says Her Father Wrote It.

Grace Notes: Elvis and Ella Fitzgerald Sang It. She Says Her Father Wrote It.

“Blue Moon” is credited to Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. A documentary filmmaker tried to get to the bottom of a family story that it was really written by her father.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Easily Holds Off Cynthia Nixon in New York Democratic Primary

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo holding his ballot on Thursday. Mr. Cuomo’s accomplishments in his seven-plus years in office include an increase in the minimum wage, paid family leave, strong gun control law and the legalization of same-sex marriage.

College or Pro? It’s a Tough Call When You’re 12

Olivia Moultrie and her family are challenging long-held assumptions about the best way to develop an American women’s soccer star. U.S. Soccer and the University of North Carolina are among those watching closely.

The lasting effects of family separations, as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old

Alejandro and his mom journeyed for days without food, stuck in a putrid bus with 65 strangers stuffed “all on top of each other.” Then they reached the US, where their nightmare really began.

An Inverted Jenny Surfaces. The Flawed Stamp Had Not Been Seen Since 1918.

An Inverted Jenny stamp, with a biplane upside down, is considered one of the most valuable stamps in the world. This one has been owned for decades by a family in Illinois.

Syracuse New York shooting 'leaves seven injured'

Syracuse New York shooting ‘leaves seven injured’

Shots rang out as a family met to celebrate the life of a loved one who had recently died, reports say.

Bentley, the dog who went missing after a fatal car crash, makes it home

Nearly three weeks ago Bentley, a one-year-old Goldendoodle, was thrown from a Jeep that crashed in Colorado. The pup’s family, friends, and strangers have been searching for him ever since. Finally, Bentley was spotted this weekend and successfully reunited …

BBC presenter’s family pay hugely loving Twitter tribute following her death

BBC presenter Rachael Bland spent the last two years of her life working to help others cope with cancer. On Wednesday, Bland’s family shared a heartbreaking tweet via her account, announcing she’d passed away from breast cancer at age 40. SEE ALSO: 5 tips to…

Fall movie preview: What to watch if you’re with the family

Welcome to our 2018 fall movie preview. We’ll be coming at you all week with the movies you need to know over the next few months. We’ve already covered what to watch if you want something emotional or offbeat. Today, the films to see with your family. The fa…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have added a furry friend to their family

With the Royal Wedding now in the rearview mirror, Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle are taking the next big step in their marriage: They’re adopting a dog. The newlyweds have reportedly adopted a Labrador according to People. SEE ALSO: Prince …

Finally released after four years of captivity under Islamic State

Finally released after four years of captivity under Islamic State

Ghazal’s family raised thousands of dollars to get her and her children released.

Lens: He Photographed What Hurricane Maria ‘Couldn’t Take Away’ From His Family

Eliam, the photographer’s cousin, cooling off in a small pool of water after hiking down from their grandfather’s home, in the barrio of Dajaos. Villalba, P.R., July 2018.

2-Year-Old Boy With Deadly Cancer Gets an Early Christmas From His Neighbors

Shilo Allen holding her son Brody, 2, on Friday outside their home in the suburbs of Cincinnati. Brody’s family was told that he had an aggressive form of brain cancer in May and he stopped treatment last month.

Canters restaurant royalty raises $9.5 million for Ordermark, a takeout order management service

Alex Canter knows the restaurant business. The scion of Los Angeles’ famous first family of the deli business — the owners of the eponymous Canters restaurant — Canter has been in the food business longer than many seasoned restauranteurs twice his age. While…

One Face of Immigration in America Is a Family Tree Rooted in Asia

More of the United States population is foreign-born now than at any time since 1910. Many immigrants came through family reunification policies that the Trump administration hopes to scale back.

What’s the best way to use up leftover rotisserie chicken?

What’s the best way to use up leftover rotisserie chicken?

Is there anything better than a nicely roasted rotisserie chicken from the store? Just pick one of those bad boys up, and you’ve got dinner already halfway made. Depending on the size of your family, though, you might end up with a few pieces of leftover bird…

Off the Registry: Homemade Wedding Gifts

The author’s marriage ring, which she made for her older daughter’s wedding. The ring is a collection of marital advice from family members.

Charged With Killing His Family, Colorado Man Turns Blame on Wife

Christopher Watts, accused of killing his wife and two daughters, at a bond hearing last week. Mr. Watts told the police that he killed his wife after she strangled the children, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

California Today: California Today: A Rare Look Inside Steve Jobs’s Family

Friday: Diving into Lisa Brennan-Jobs’s memoir about her famous father, Duncan Hunter pleads not guilty, and surfing the Wedge on an air mattress.

Family of Jordan Edwards Says 15 Years Is Not Enough for Officer Who Murdered Him

Jordan’s stepmother realized immediately that the sentence was as long as his life: 15 years. “That’s not enough because Jordan can’t see life again,” she said.

How to prepare for a hurricane

How to prepare for a hurricane

CNN’s Jennifer Gray explains some of the important things your family should do to prepare for a hurricane.

Instagram will send a pop-up about opioid addiction support if you search certain hashtags

Instagram is rolling out a pop-up that’ll offer users substance abuse support. Family and friends will also be able to find resources. The company says its users rely on hashtags to find a community, and this is a direct response to that behavior.

How to Raise a Healthy Vegan Kid

When it comes to raising a healthy vegan kid, the challenges often aren’t so much nutritional as they are social. Raise your kid vegan, and you’ll hear everyone’s opinions and advice about it, whether you ask for them or not. And even within your own family u…

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for Any Disaster

It is never too early to talk with friends and family about emergency plans — and how to build the perfect go-bag in case disaster strikes.

By All Appearances, They Overcame Hurricane Harvey. Appearances Are Deceiving.

The Amofa family outside of their Houston home, where the first floor was flooded during Hurricane Harvey. They are (from left) Yaw, Kris, Raechel, Jason and Joshua.

At 9/11 Memorial, Remembering Those Lost

At 9/11 Memorial, Remembering Those Lost

In a somber ritual at the World Trade Center site, family members and loved ones read the names of the victims and offered personal remembrances.

Georgia Police Dept. Defends Use of Taser on 87-Year-Old Woman Cutting Dandelions

The woman, Martha Bishara, was cutting the plants with a knife when officers asked her to drop it. Her family said she speaks very little English.

Lens: ‘My Moms Never Tried to Hide the Fact That We Were a Family’

Katie Swanger set out to celebrate her unusual family by photographing her two mothers and the men who have become her brothers.

Korea reunion: ‘I’m hoping to hug my grown-up son’

Lee Keum-seom is one of dozens of South Koreans heading to the North to meet long-lost family.

How drought affects children in New South Wales, Australia

Australian kids say the New South Wales drought is hitting their family life and schooling hard.

Wordplay: One Hundred Miles From Here

Wordplay: One Hundred Miles From Here

Solving the crossword helps a young woman stay connected to family as she ventures toward independence.

Why You Can’t Rely on Your Phone in the Great Outdoors

If you’re old enough, you may remember carrying maps in your car and telling family the phone number of the place you’re going. But who does that these days, when you just have your phone on you at all times? Well, if you’re heading out for a hiking or campin…

Mobilize Your Democrat Friends to Vote in the Next Election With This App

If last year’s presidential election taught us anything, it’s that voting is important. No matter what your political leanings, voting is important, and something we should all encourage our friends and family to do. Now there’s an app for that. Read more…

Family of five’s kayak boat capsizes. Only the mother survives

A family’s vacation on Lake Superior took a tragic turn when a kayak capsized, killing the father and three young children and leaving the mother as the sole survivor.

Avicii’s family set up tribute site for fans

Fans have been invited to share their memories of the DJ on the memory board.

Kremlin's Kids: Giant Family Portraits With Vladimir Putin

Kremlin’s Kids: Giant Family Portraits With Vladimir Putin

Every year, Russia’s president presents the Order of Parental Glory to parents who raise seven or more children. The photos are … something to behold.

I’m Richelieu Dennis, Owner of Essence and Sundial Brands, and This Is How I Work

Richelieu Dennis runs a family business. He, his mother, and his sister named their beauty brand SheaMoisture after the shea butter products that Richelieu’s grandmother made and sold in West Africa. Richelieu built his company into Sundial Brands (acquired i…

‘Seriously Ill’ Aretha Franklin Visited by Luminaries, While Others Pay Tribute

Aretha Franklin performing at an event for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in Manhattan in 2017. She is ailing and “surrounded by family members” at home, a spokeswoman for her family said.

Microsoft improves Office 365 device limits for subscribers

Microsoft is improving its Office 365 Home and Personal subscriptions with unlimited device limits and the ability to share Office app installs with more members of a family

Your Workplace Isn’t Your Family (and That’s O.K.!)

It’s fine to have warm, supportive relationships with your co-workers. But remember the context.

How A Group of Imprisoned Hackers Introduced JPay to the World

How A Group of Imprisoned Hackers Introduced JPay to the World

Over the last 15 years, JPay has quietly been moving into prisons across the country—connecting family members through email, at a cost.

Your Homemade Cranberry Sauce Sucks

Today is a day of thanks, of family, and of good food. Now please pass the cranberry sauce. No, not that homemade crap; the sliced up gel thing from the can. Read more…

How Do You Get Through a Challenging Holiday Season?

The holidays are notorious for sometimes being as difficult as they are festive. Short days and low temperatures aren’t helping anyone, and that’s even before the forced cheer and family obligations get going. Read more…

Facebook’s New Focus on ‘Community’ Might Actually Depress You

A survey finds that social networks that feature entertainment make users happier than those that highlight posts from friends and family.

Disturbing details revealed in Turpin family investigation

Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin painted a gruesome picture of physical and emotional abuse as he announced torture charges against David and Louise Turpin, a couple accused of keeping their 13 children captive in their home.

Bystanders help rescue family from sinking car

Bystanders help rescue family from sinking car

Bystanders joined rescue workers by jumping into water to save two people and a dog from a sinking car after the driver crashed through a guardrail at the marina in Long Beach, California.

The Great American Single-Family Home Problem

The property at 1310 Haskell Street in Berkeley, Calif., has been the focus of a protracted fight over denser development. Neighbors fought the plan for three houses on the site but lost.

Bill Paxton’s family files wrongful death suit

The family of Bill Paxton believes his death last year was preventable, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family against the hospital and surgeon who treated the late actor.

Red Gerard: Family can’t stop celebrating

Olympic snowboarding gold medalist Red Gerard spoke with Jimmy Kimmel about the aftermath of his surprise win at the PyeongChang Winter games.

Family slams Trump’s use of ‘The Snake’

Sisters Africa and Maggie Brown, daughters of Oscar Brown Jr. who wrote the song “The Snake”, criticize President Trump for using it as an anti-immigration reference during rallies.

Bringing Back ‘Dougla’ Is a Family Affair

Bringing Back ‘Dougla’ Is a Family Affair

Crystal Serrano (center) and fellow Dance Theater of Harlem dancers in Geoffrey Holder’s “Dougla,” in which sweeping skirts are a part of the choreography.

Ayesha Curry dominates ‘Family Feud’

“Celebrity Family Feud” pitted NBA stars Stephen Curry and Chris Paul’s families against each other.

MentalHappy helps companies send custom care packages to employees going through a rough time

For many people, their workplaces become like a second family. More companies are recognizing this with better benefits such as longer family leave and wellness programs. But when an employee needs to take a break or is going through a hard time, they can fee…

Teen pop idol David Cassidy dies aged 67

Former The Partridge Family star and singer David Cassidy dies aged 67, his family says.

Keep Books for Your Kid in Every Room of Your House

You know when you come across a piece of expert advice and it’s something you already do out of convenience or laziness, and then you feel smug and think: Oh yes, I knew what I was doing all along? That’s what happened when I came across a tip in in Sarah Mac…