5-year-old Alabama boy was shot and killed when his family got into a fight, police say

5-year-old Alabama boy was shot and killed when his family got into a fight, police say

Two family members pulled weapons and began shooting at each other during a fight when Tanarius Moore was struck around 2:30 p.m., a statement from Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams said.

The best books and movies to give the geek, techie or sci-fi fan in your life

After months of thinking, curating, photographing, more thinking, we’ve come up with a holiday gift guide that covers all the bases (and budgets), from laptops and mobile devices, to toys, to the smart home, to book and media recommendations (only on nerdy su…

The best fitness and wellness gear pros are gifting this year – CNET

Gift ideas your fit friends and family will love.

How to Decorate for the Holidays When You Don’t Want To

It’s not enough that we have to do all the holiday shopping, go to all the school concerts and pick up Starbucks gift cards for all the overworked teachers in our lives—we have to turn the house into a red and green winter wonderland, too? Read more…

How to Manage Your Kid’s Contacts in iOS 13.3

iOS 13.3 is here. While you wait for it to download and install onto your device, you have two options. You can scan through Apple’s list of fixes and changes—which only eat up a fraction of the time it takes to just download iOS 13.3—or you can stick with us…

Why You're Always 'Randomly Selected' For Additional Airport Screening

Why You’re Always ‘Randomly Selected’ For Additional Airport Screening

No matter how prepared you are, airport delays are inevitable. If your bag’s overweight, expect to take a few minutes just to unpack, redistribute your things, and re-pack again to appease an airline attendant. If there’s a line just to check-in, well, that c…

Does your kid think your smart speaker is just another family member?

Mary Beth Foster has three Google Home units throughout her Mint Hill, N.C., home, and her two-year-old often talks with them, walking up to them as if they are another person. Recently, while her husband took a shower, her son had an entire conversation with…

Man in Stalking Case Sent Family Over 500 Unwanted Visitors, Officials Say

Loren M. Okamura of Hawaii is accused of tormenting a Utah woman and her father by sending service workers, food deliveries and strangers to their home for months.

Nearly 800,000 applications for copies of birth certificates found accessible online

Among the exposed information includes names, birthdays, addresses, emails, phone numbers, and family members’ names. Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, Cybersecurity, Birth Certificates, and Private Information

Take ‘family fun’ to the next level with $40 off the MyHeritage DNA test

The following content is brought to you by Mashable partners. If you buy a product featured here, we may earn an affiliate commission or other compensation. TL;DR: MyHeritage is kicking off the holiday season with a 60% Black Friday discount on their DNA test…

The Myth of the Two-Parent Home

The Myth of the Two-Parent Home

New research indicates that access to resources, more than family structure, matters for black kids’ success.

The stars of ‘A Christmas Prince’ franchise understand its ridiculousness

“A Christmas Prince” and its fantasy royal family are back just in time for the holidays.

Church’s nativity scene depicts Jesus, Mary, and Joseph as a family separated at the border

Claremont United Methodist Church transformed its Christmas nativity scene into a powerful statement about family separation by caging their figures of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph and releasing a theological statement on the United States’ treatment of refugees. …

Opinion: Want to bridge divides? Start with a blueberry and cherry crisp

“Build the wall. Don’t let the refugees in,” said my immigrant mother not long after the 2016 election. She’d finagled 17 members of our family into the US resettlement program when Vietnam fell to the communists after the withdrawal of American forces in 197…

Don’t Buy Your Toddlers Holiday Gifts

When you have little kids, it can be tempting to go all-out for the holidays, stuffing as many gifts as you can under the tree, under the guise of creating family memories (that they’re unlikely to remember). But money is also finite; in fact, you may still b…

The Wilpon Family Chronicles

The Wilpon Family Chronicles

The Wilpons had limited successes after becoming majority owners of the Mets in 2002. But the team’s dysfunction was mirrored by the family discord that ultimately forced a sale.

Firefighters saved Anna Faris’ family

Actress Anna Faris thanks firefighters for saving her and her family after being exposed to carbon monoxide in a Lake Tahoe rental home.

Boy, 5, invites entire class to watch his adoption

“Family doesn’t have to be DNA, because family is support and love,” his teacher tells the class.

3 members of same family all diagnosed with cancer

A Jacksonville family is heading into the holiday season with three members fighting three different kinds of cancers. CNN affiliate WJXT reports.

How the Kardashian-Jenner family built their business empire

From the O.J. Simpson trial to brand ambassadors, here’s how the Kardashian-Jenner family have maintained their stardom and turned it into a business.

At Least 9 Mormon Family Members Die In Highway Attack In Mexico

At Least 9 Mormon Family Members Die In Highway Attack In Mexico

Three women and six children died in an attack on an extended Mormon family as they traveled in Mexico. The victims are part of the LeBaron family, which has lived in Mexico for decades.

Grandma and stranger she accidentally texted celebrate Thanksgiving together for a fourth year

In incredibly wholesome news, the best Thanksgiving story of the decade is still going strong, and likely to do so for the foreseeable future. While 2016 was generally an extremely cursed year, one of the few good things that came out of it was a heartwarming…

‘Jagged Little Pill’ on Broadway has a lot on its mind. Maybe too much.

Meet the Healys, Broadway’s newest dysfunctional family. Behind the Healys’ Christmas card-perfect Connecticut exterior lurks some serious darkness — a mashup of just about every hot button issue and buzzword you can think of in 2019. First up is mom Mary Jan…

This Thanksgiving, be the green shirt guy you want to see in the world

Yep, folks, it’s that time again. Off we go to home and hearth, suiting up for battle with Crazy Fox News Uncle (or grandpa, dad, aunt, mom) and their armory of alternate facts. And it’s all happening in the middle of the impeachment process! Lucky you, getti…

Family: France’s Catherine Deneuve hospitalized with stroke – CTV News

Family: France’s Catherine Deneuve hospitalized with stroke CTV News Catherine Deneuve hospitalized in Paris after minor stroke CBC.ca ‘Belle de Jour’ star Catherine Deneuve hospitalized after ‘limited’ stroke CANOE French Actress Catherine Deneuve Hospitaliz…

England head coach Silverwood to return home after bereavement

England head coach Silverwood to return home after bereavement

England head coach Chris Silverwood will return home after day two (Saturday) of the second Test against New Zealand following a family bereavement.

Google’s next chat service is… Photos

One of the best things about Google+ ( RIP ) was its engrossing photography community, where people from far and wide shared and discussed their images. Google ‘s stab at a social network might be dead and buried, but it’s doubling down on ways for people to …

Facebook built a bot to help staff deflect awkward questions from relatives

If you think your dinners over the holiday period are awkward, spare a thought for Facebook employees who face a grilling from family members about the social media giant’s disastrous reputation. In typical Facebook style, the company is tackling this problem…

What to Ask Your Older Relatives This Thanksgiving

If you feel like you don’t know what to say to your older relatives, maybe you’re not asking the right questions. This Thanksgiving, think about bringing not only a dish to share, but also a few questions to inspire your grandparents, great-grandparents, and …

Google Stadia will be missing many features for Monday’s launch

Among the missing: 4K on PC, Achievement UI, Google Assistant, Family Sharing…

Trump’s NOAA Pick, Barry Myers, Asks to Withdraw Nomination

Trump’s NOAA Pick, Barry Myers, Asks to Withdraw Nomination

Mr. Myers, whose nomination had stalled in the Senate, said medical issues made leading the agency “impractical.” Some Democrats had questioned his ties to a family-run private forecasting company.

See Ellen surprise couple after viral tweet

Ellen DeGeneres surprised a lesbian couple with an appearance on her show and a $25,000 wedding gift after they said some family members wouldn’t attend their wedding because they’re gay.

Password Managers Are Actually a Really Good Gift

The holidays are nearly here, and that means you may be scraping up loose change in your sofa cushions for any gift-giving you plan to be doing this season. But the best gift you can give your loved ones this year—be they friends, family, or secret Santa pals…

Evacuation Slide Mysteriously Falls Off of a Boeing Plane in Flight and Lands in Family’s Yard

If you’re keeping a running list of all the things that could potentially go wrong with Boeing’s planes, you can add “mysteriously ejects its own emergency inflatable evacuation slide” to the list, as a Milton, Massachusetts, family discovered yesterday after…

The best thermometers for you and your entire family – CNET

When the flu strikes, you’re going to want one of these thermometers.

Turn Your Holiday Movie Collection into an Advent Calendar

Turn Your Holiday Movie Collection into an Advent Calendar

Family movie nights are wonderful in theory and usually in practice—unless it’s a case of too many cooks in the kitchen (or people in the family room). Does this convo sound familiar? Read more…

Utah family terrorised by Hawaii ‘extreme stalker’

The suspect kept sending plumbers, drug dealers and prostitutes to his victims’ home, police say.

Discover billions of family records with an AncestryDNA kit

TL;DR: The AncestryDNA kit is on sale for £49 plus shipping, saving you £30 on list price for Black Friday. Black Friday can be a drain, and it’s definitely not for everyone. It’s a stressful time that requires dedication and planning, and sometimes it can fe…

Gift Guide: Essential security and privacy gifts to help protect your friends and family

There’s no such thing as perfect privacy or security, but there’s a lot you can do to lock down your online life. And the holiday season is a great time to encourage others to do the same. Some people are more likely to take security into their own hands if t…

How former NFL player survived a family tragedy

Before becoming an NFL player, Jon Dorenbos suffered an unthinkable tragedy. He discusses how he survived it with CNN’s Michael Smerconish.