The Muppets are having a mommy moment.
Adhikaar is a nonprofit advocacy group in Jackson Heights, Queens, one of New York's most diverse neighborhoods, and home to the majority of New York's estimated 40,000 Nepalese residents. Until last week, Adhikaar provided English lessons and worker's rights advocacy to about 1,000 Nepali women — mostly nannies and nail salon workers.
The Parents Television Council, a nonprofit organization that advocates for family friendly entertainment, released a list this week of the best moms you’ll find on television in honor of Mother's Day on Sunday.
Research shows that 25 percent of American women experience domestic abuse during their lifetimes. But that may not be the whole story as most domestic violence cases go unreported, according to Safe Horizon, a domestic abuse resource website.
If the exterior of your home got a little worn down and neglected during winter, check out these easy do-it-yourself projects to spruce up your yard and home.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Beards and bathrooms. You wouldn’t think the two had much in common, but a new study revealed some facial hair is just as dirty as a toilet seat.
GAMESVILLE — The words “fun and games” exist as a phrase for a reason. There’s a lot of fun to be had playing all sorts of games.
Aydhun Byars has got a superpower — love.
The death of a spouse is one of the top stresses a person can experience next to finding a job and moving, according to Widow’s Hope, a resource organization for widows.
Ever feel as if a trip to the grocery store just keeps getting more costly?
Chaos erupted in the suburban town of Ferguson, Missouri, last year after the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was shot by a local police officer. Racial tensions flared in the area, and in some respects the country at large, leading to at least an attempt at a national conversation on race relations in America.
Pornography is the biggest concern among parents when it comes to their child’s Internet safety.
Rarely has clickbait ever been as entertaining as it became this week with the trending Twitter hashtage #clickbaitbooks, where users reimagined classic novels with clickbait titles.
Elvis Summers was tired of seeing homeless people in his Los Angeles neighborhood hurting. So when a 60-year-old homeless woman nicknamed "Smokie" knocked on his door day after day, asking for recyclables she could exchange for cash, Summers went the extra mile. He built her a house.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Four months into his first term, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter, R-Ga., has earned an appointment to the House Republican Whip Team.
Kenny Irby was about 12 when he first saw the photo that made him want to become a news photographer. It was a shot of one of Irby's Washington, D.C. neighbors being led away in handcuffs during his arrest.
Seven officials of FIFA, the international governing body of soccer, were arrested Wednesday morning in Zurich, according to the BBC. The arrests came after the United States filed corruption charges against 14 FIFA members, the BBC reported. Prosecutors from Switzerland, the home of FIFA’s headquarters, also launched a criminal case against FIFA.
While Instagram’s playful filters and photo-centric design has earned it a spot in the upper echelons of popular social media sites, recent news may make some users wary of the trendy social media site and their privacy using the service.
BUENA VISTA, Calif. — If you’re like me, you grew up on a steady diet of classic Disney animated features. And again, if you’re like me, you practically have all those classics memorized.
Good news for the class of 2015: It appears to be graduating into the strongest job market in almost a decade.
“Emoji,” “meme” and “jegging” are just a few of the new words now in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, turning them from slang and passing fads into official words.
“As of today, I am officially Ebola free,” declared former President Bill Clinton before the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). Clinton recently visited Liberia, but he arrived three days before the country was officially declared free of the Ebola virus (May 9), and so he had to go through all the official protocols to be sure he was Ebola free before being allowed in public.
Earlier this year, middle school teacher Diana Graber’s 16-year-old daughter popped her head into Graber’s office asking for advice.
What would it look like if "The Office" was cast with Muppets?
A lot of things make it easier to get a job — education, experience, networks — but one of the biggest factors is just how easy, or difficult, it is for a person to get around.
THE DOCKS — Some of us are mechanically minded, using innovation to solve the everyday problems in life. I’m looking at you MacGyver.
The idea of global aid — giving a family a cow, or chickens, or micro-credit loans to start a small business — sounds like a good idea. But Dean Karlan wanted to know if it really works.
BASKETBALL NATION — Postgame press releases are serious business, unless a 2-year-old takes the stage.
Will there be jobs for college grads in the future — and if so, which jobs?
NIKE NATION — YouTube is a dark and mysterious place full of unusual interests and passions.