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JOSHUA TREE, Calif. – The mounds of trash, old toys and furniture caught the attention of a Southern California sheriff’s deputy passing through the desert earlier this week. As he approached, he spotted a hovel cobbled together with plywood and plastic sheeting. And then came the shocking discovery that a couple and their three children – ages 11 to 14 – had been living there for several years without running water, bathrooms or electricity.
Low-income women in Idaho would have access to health and family planning services under a proposal that cleared a key hurdle Wednesday in the Statehouse.
Low-income women in Idaho would have access to important health and family planning services under a proposal advancing inside the Statehouse. According to the measure, Idaho would be allowed to seek federal permission — known as a waiver — to expand family planning services to women ages 19-44...
Sport isn’t always about winning. Sometimes it’s just a good way to get the kids out of the house. For one local family, that led to a budding wrestling dynasty.
Relatives of Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teen-turned-protest icon, say troops arrested 10 people from her West Bank village on Monday, including a 15-year-old cousin with a serious head injury.
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The Spokane Cohousing group has spent about a year planning a 34-unit development in the Perry District that would have a mix of private living units and common spaces. About 17 people so far are involved in an LLC purchasing property for the neighborhood, to be designed for a range of ages among residents, from kids to people in their 80s. Members regularly meet to decide on designs for construction planned to begin next year, and for a move-in date by April 2020.
A hit-and-run driver who state troopers say took off after crashing into two of their patrol vehicles has been turned in by her own family.
Self-described “restrictionists,” including President Donald Trump, want a narrower, nuclear definition of family, making spouses and minor children the only relatives a citizen could sponsor. That’s a central plank of the sweeping immigration overhaul Trump has proposed, a move that activists say could cut legal immigration in the U.S. by half.
Consider ways to repurpose heirlooms, like sewing a pillow from an old lace tablecloth or getting jewelry made from vintage silverware. It’s another way to remember someone or to keep sentimental items that otherwise get packed away and hidden in a closet, drawer, or in storage.
A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom said they locked themselves in cabins to escape three days of violence.
Adopting my daughter has been one of the hardest, if not the hardest, things that I have done in my life.
Terry Rathbun and Anna Henry have Roots of Silver, crafting antique silverware into piece of jewelry they sell or do at request of families. As part of that, they'll do pieces for descendent family members (like multiple grandchildren or adult children) that came from grandma's old silverware set
Love should be actively celebrated and shown throughout the entire year and not just on a random day in the middle of February.
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Kids colored, painted and decorated hearts for Valentine’s Day. Judges swooned, and had a tough time picking winners.
The Associated Taxpayers of Idaho have revised their calculations of the impact of HB 463, the governor’s tax-cut bill, on the “Spud Family,” an Idaho family of four with an income of $84,901. Executive Director Miguel Legarreta said there was an error in the calculations...
Harold Debenham, 93, entered the brave new world of computers in his 60s and never looked back – even though looking back is primarily what he uses computers for.
The ongoing spotlight on sexual harassment and sexual assault has many parents wondering: Are there age-appropriate ways to talk to children about what they might hear or experience? What are ways to discuss appropriate behaviors and abuse prevention?
A man suspected of gunning down four people at a Pennsylvania car wash was driven by jealousy, according to family members of the shooting victims.