Essay: Surviving breast cancer, and losing so many friends
My friends are dying. My wonderful, funny, kind, generous friends are dying. Sometimes I want to scream at the unfairness of it all. But then nobody ever said life was fair.
Ending the curse of child brides, one $25 goat at a time
After an unforgivably long time, the revolutionary idea that girls should get the same education as boys seems to be gaining acceptance.
Pet of the Week
This mixed male dachshund is available for adoption at Renegar Animal Hospital, 1550 S. Main St. For more information on this and other animals available for adoption call 918-423-1960 or visit www.renegaranimalhospital.com.
Slate: The popular kids are now rich adults
Researchers found that students who were more popular in high school make more money later on.
Fathers can influence teens' sexual behavior, researchers say
Fathers' attitudes toward teen sex and the emotional closeness of their relationship with their teens have a sizable influence on their teens' sexual behavior, separate from the influence of moms, a new review of studies suggests.
In hard times, hungry consumers still flock to the Golden Arches
In late September 2008, when global stock markets fell off a cliff, a funny thing happened to McDonald's. While the financial industry and consumer goods were cratering, same-store sales rose 8.2 percent the next month.
Maryland leans toward approval of same-sex marriage
Maryland voters are leaning toward legalizing same-sex marriage next month, something that has never happened at the ballot box anywhere in the nation, a new Washington Post poll finds.
Obama leads Romney in Halloween mask polls
With Halloween approaching, there may be another way to predict the election outcome: the popularity of Democrat President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney masks.
World records are serious business at Guinness
The "Guinness World Records" book, which is updated every year, is filled with the biggest, fastest, oldest and some of the strangest things people have done to get attention.
With juices, calories can outweigh benefits for children
One glass of orange juice — even if it's 100 percent fruit juice — is loaded with unnecessary calories.
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