Egypt Unveils Dozens of Newly Discovered Mummies
A woman walking past a newly discovered mummy laid inside a sarcophagus at Tuna el-Gebel in Egypt. It was one of numerous mummies found in a family tomb.
Father of man charged with kidnapping: Pray for Jayme Closs
After Jake Patterson was charged with kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents, Patterson’s father said his heart was broken for the Closs family.
Senate Evidence Clarifies Mystery Call Around Trump Tower Meeting
Phone records show that Donald Trump Jr. spoke to family friends — the head of Nascar and an investor with ties to Russia — around a 2016 meeting with Russians promising dirt on Hillary Clinton.
Pinned Between Cars, Officer Shoots a Driver Near Bronx Court, Police Say
A police officer shot the driver of a stolen car after being pinned between two vehicles outside Family Court in the Bronx, the police said. They are both expected to survive.
Family of Fan Killed by Foul Ball at Dodger Stadium Calls for More Safety
A 79-year-old fan died in August in an accident that has only come to light recently. Her daughter says higher nets could have prevented the death.
More Pets, Fewer Allergies
Children who live with cats and dogs when they are infants are less likely to develop allergies later in childhood
Freephone helpline for stressed families to be launched
Family Line will be open every weekday evening and for three hours at weekends A national freephone helpline for people in stressed-out families who feel they have no one else to talk to is to be launched on Tuesday by Kate, Duchess of Cambridge. Aimed at peo…
Children are at risk because judges cannot rule on violence early enough | Emma Smallwood
There is clear evidence past violence is one of the best predictors of future violence It is a sad truth that as we enter a new year, too many families are grappling with the aftermath of holiday celebrations marred by family violence. While many people enjoy…
Saudi teen who fled her family arrives in Canada
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family this week saying she feared for her life arrived in Toronto on Saturday after Canada granted her asylum, according to a Reuters witness.
Thailand halts plan to expel Saudi woman fleeing family
Thailand on Monday reversed plans to expel an 18-year-old Saudi woman stranded at Bangkok airport after fleeing her family from Kuwait due to concerns over her safety, the immigration chief said.
‘When my world fell apart my friends became my family’
The death of her partner at the age of 25 was a devastating loss for Ella Risbridger. But she was never alone. For one thing, her mates would never have allowed that… I have written a lot of things in my life, but this year it has become clear to me that I on…
Encounters: Annie Murphy Gets Into Character at the Plaza
Annie Murphy at the Plaza Hotel. On “Schitt’s Creek,” she plays a fallen socialite whose family loses everything.
The Secrets Inside the C.O. Bigelow Apothecary (Est. 1838)
Over the last 180 years, the Ginsberg family has amassed more than 10,000 pharmaceutical and beauty items.
James Gandolfini’s son cast to play young Tony Soprano
A planned movie prequel to “The Sopranos” TV series is keeping it in the family.
Lens: Escaping Homophobia to Live ‘Ordinary Lives With Extraordinary Love’
The photographer Anna Liminowicz captured joy and hardships in two women’s lives as they moved from Poland to England to continue their family together.
Unrest After a No-Deal Brexit? Save the Queen
Queen Elizabeth II and members of her family would be evacuated from London if Britain’s withdrawal from the E.U. triggers riots, British media reported.
Get Paid $10,000 to Move Your Family to Italy
Photo: Paolo Panero ( Wikimedia Commons ) Why spend just three months in Italy when you can live there indefinitely (and get paid a few thousand dollars for it, too)? A small town in northern Italy is offering the ultimate incentive and giving curious partici…
‘Family Trust’ Shows Silicon Valley’s Secret Obsessions
The novel by former tech worker Kathy Wang focuses on the envy and tensions in Silicon Valley’s middle class.
Family Ties at the Supreme Court
Do the political activities of Justice Clarence Thomas’s wife cross a line?
Family kicked off plane for body odor
A Michigan family was kicked off an American Airlines flight after passengers complained about the family’s body odor.
Furloughed family worries about keeping child alive
A Kentucky family whose main source of income was lost because of the partial government shutdown worries they will soon loose the ability to care for their 15-month-old daughter who needs special equipment to stay alive.
US Sees Limitations on Reuniting Migrant Families
The Trump administration says it would require extraordinary effort to reunite what may be thousands of migrant children who have been separated from their parents and, even if it could, the children would likely be emotionally harmed.
Paying for Funerals Impossible for Many Poor Families
Darlene Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them in marked graves at a Michigan cemetery. But she and her family could come up with only enough money to have Hoover Heags and Arthur Hardison cremated, then…
Family Ties at the Supreme Court
Do the political activities of Justice Clarence Thomas’s wife cross a line?
Trump Thought Firing Flynn Would End ‘Russia Thing,’ Chris Christie Writes in Book
The former New Jersey governor’s memoir paints President Trump as highly effective as a candidate — but someone who since has been ill-served by many advisers, including some members of his family.
Melania Trump gets ‘substantial damages’ and an apology for story in British magazine
A British magazine has issued an apology to first lady Melania Trump for an article it published last week which included several inaccuracies about her life and her family.
Dana Bash: Job done for Trump
CNN’s Dana Bash says that President Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s public comments about Michael Cohen’s family had the desired effect because Cohen decided to postpone his testimony before a House committee.
New York City settles for $3.3M with family of man who spent 3 years in prison without being convicted of a crime
The city of New York has agreed to a $3.3 million settlement with the family of Kalief Browder, who spent three years at Rikers Island prison without being convicted of a crime and killed himself in 2015.
There’s a smarter way to organize your grocery list
My mother is a grocery-shopping phenom. When my brother and I still lived at home, she’d draw up a grocery list each week—which meant laying out meals for the whole family for a week—then clip her coupons, and be in and out of the grocery store in under an ho…
No family was going to veteran’s funeral… then they stepped in
Central Texas state veterans cemetery urged the public to pay their respects at the funeral of a Vietnam-era veteran who would otherwise be buried alone. CNN’s Ed Lavandera reports.
I met my boyfriend 12 years after giving birth to his child
When Jessica Share bought sperm from an anonymous man to start a family, she never imagined she would ever meet the donor, never mind fall in love.
Florida Governor Signals He May Suspend Sheriff Over Parkland Shooting
Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County, Fla., has faced blistering criticism from family members of the Parkland shooting victims. The new governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, promised as a candidate to suspend the sheriff.
Sunday Routine: How Ashley Eddie, Chef, Spends Her Sundays
Born and bred in Crown Heights, Ms. Eddie, who still lives there, uses her one day off to bond with her dog, Barbara, as well as with family members.
Democratic Senator Seeks Perjury Investigation of Kirstjen Nielsen
Senator Jeff Merkley asked the F.B.I. to open an inquiry, citing a document that he said conflicted with the homeland security secretary’s congressional testimony on family separations at the border.
Freshman in College, Freshman in the Capitol: West Virginia’s 19-Year-Old Lawmaker
Caleb Hanna, one of the youngest state legislators in the country, is a black man raised in a white family who represents a predominantly white district in West Virginia.
Lance Amstrong just wrote his first check as VC
Lance Armstrong revealed last month that an early investment in Uber — courtesy of a $100,000 check that he funneled into the company in 2009 through Lowercase Capital — “saved” his family from financial ruin after evidence surfaced in 2012 that he used perfo…
Getaround early investor sues car-sharing startup for $1.79 million
Getaround is getting around the courthouse. One of the car-sharing startup’s early investors, Geoffrey Shmigelsky, is suing the company, alleging fraud and unfair conduct. “Our client supported Getaround and Mr. Zaid from the very start, only to be swindled o…
Lance Armstrong just wrote his first check as VC
Lance Armstrong revealed last month that an early investment in Uber — courtesy of a $100,000 check that he funneled into the company in 2009 through Lowercase Capital — “saved” his family from financial ruin. This was after evidence surfaced in 2012 that he …
I used VR in a car going 90mph and didn’t get sick
VR headsets make me queasy. I’m not alone. It’s a common complaint about virtual reality content but this startup might have solved the problem in the most unlikely way. Holoride wants people to use VR in the backseat of the family sedan. My stomach is happy …
Saudi Teenager Fleeing Family Arrives Safely in Canada
18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun arrived in the country that granted her asylum wearing a gray sweatshirt with the word “Canada.”
FBI: Troll Impersonated Parkland Shooter to Harass Victims’ Families and Friends
In late December the friends and family members of the Parkland school shooting victims started getting alarming messages through Instagram from users names such as nikolas.killed.your.sister, nikolas.the.murderer, and the.douglas.shooter: Read more…
Shutdown Prompts Hunger Strike at Manhattan Jail as Family Visits Are Canceled
Shutdown-related staffing shortages at the high-security federal jail known as the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan have led to cancellations of family visits for the second week.
Lion kills woman ‘following her passion’
The zoological park intern killed Sunday by an escaped lion in North Carolina “loved animals” and wanted to make a career of working with them, her family says.
The Man Behind the Times Square Ball
Tom Brennan, who comes from a working-class family in a small Irish town, is the master artisan in charge of the most famous crystal ball in the world.
Fleeing Saudi Woman Is Staying in Thailand for Now
After saying they would send Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, back to her family, Thai officials have allowed her to stay for a few hours. But her fate is still unresolved.
A Moment in Mexico: A Prisoner in the Family
Out of desperation, a woman has kept her mentally ill son under lock and key for over twenty years.
California Today: California Today: What to Expect at Gavin Newsom’s Inauguration
Gavin Newsom, California’s governor-elect, and his family members toured the California Railroad Museum in Sacramento as part of his pre-inauguration events.
Unhitched: 2 Divorce Lawyers Better After Their Own Divorce, but Still Together
Family comes first for a couple, even after separation. Their advice? “Have compassion for each other and don’t say anything to the kids until you have a plan.”
Wow, He’s Really Going to Town
A family in Salinas, California, had only been using their new Ring security camera for about a month before it captured nightmare fuel—a stranger fellating their doorbell around 5:00 am on Saturday morning. Read more…
It Was a Sanctuary for Immigrants in the Bronx. Then One of Its Owners Was Arrested.
Yajaira Saavedra, holding her niece, Lila, and her family own La Morada restaurant in the South Bronx. Ms. Saavedra said that when she was detained by the police, “I was just thinking that this could lead to my deportation.”
Samsung’s new fridge will ping your phone if you leave the door open
Samsung’s latest smart fridge is more proactive than what you might be used to: the company says it will troubleshoot issues and notify you via the SmartThings app. The new Samsung Family Hub 4.0 refrigerator will give you a smoother interface to use that bui…