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Tribune News Service politics quiz

1. Henry Paulson, who served as treasury secretary for Republican President George W. Bush, recently announced he's voting for ...

A. Donald Trump

B. Hillary Clinton

C. Gary Johnson

D. None of the above

2. Which of these college coaching ...Read More

Business

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Troy Wolverton: Microsoft retreats from aggressive Windows 10 push

Microsoft has heard the complaints about the tactics it's using to push Windows 10 on users, and it's finally backing off.

Later this week, the company plans to roll out an update for Windows 7 and 8 that will change the alerts it has been using ...Read More

Entertainment

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Movie review: 'The Purge: Election Year' is the craziest Purge yet

"The Purge," 2013's low-budget home invasion horror hit, found its breakout star in The Purge itself: an annual 12 hour bloodbath of government-sanctioned mayhem. In this dystopian near-future, the New Founding Fathers of America have instituted ...Read More

Health & Spirit

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Health

High cholesterol in childhood

Dear Mayo Clinic: My grandson is 11 and already has high cholesterol. He does not eat a lot of junk food and plays many sports, but we do have high cholesterol in our family. Could this be hereditary, and, if so, is it common to show up in such a ...Read More

Religion

Senior Living

Social Security Q&A: Social Security survivors benefits

Q: When a person who has worked and paid Social Security taxes dies, are benefits payable on that person's record?

A: Social Security survivors benefits can be paid to:

-- A widow or widower -- unreduced benefits at full retirement age, or ...Read More

Women

My Pet World: Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets

Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more ...Read More

Home & Leisure

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Automotive

Mark Phelan: Mulally, Nader lead new class into auto hall of fame

Alan Mulally, the CEO who flew in from Boeing to rescue Ford, leads 2016's inductees to the Automotive Hall of Fame.

The rest of the class is:

--Ralph Nader, pioneering consumer advocate.

--Bertha Benz, pioneering driver and wife and business ...Read More

Consumer

The Mortgage Professor: 4 ways to purchase a house with a reverse mortgage

Many home purchasers are seniors. Some become homeowners for the first time, but most have been and want to remain homeowners. They just don't want to remain in their current house. They may want a house that has no stairs, or one that is closer ...Read More

Gardening

On Gardening: Create a Caribbean paradise in your backyard with elephant...

This has been a banner year for tropical plant nuts like me as Regal Shields, Borneo Giant, and Portora just to name a few started showing up in area garden centers. These are just a few of the elephant ears that lured the gardeners in my family ...Read More

Parents

Pregnant mom denies paternity; should dad also deny?

Dear Amy: My 26-year-old son has just been told that his girlfriend of 10 years is pregnant.

The last five years have been rocky for them, to say the least. They had agreed to split up for good just before this happened.

Now, we are all in a ...Read More

Pets

Talking dogs: Keeping your dog safe during summer months

Summer is here, and that means longer days, warmer temperatures and -- hopefully -- more time available to spend with your dog. It also means looking at your pet's daily routine with fresh eyes, and ensuring that the "dog days of summer" are both ...Read More

Knowledge

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History

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. -- Oscar Wilde

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Science & Technology

Troy Wolverton: Microsoft retreats from aggressive Windows 10 push

Microsoft has heard the complaints about the tactics it's using to push Windows 10 on users, and it's finally backing off.

Later this week, the company plans to roll out an update for Windows 7 and 8 that will change the alerts it has been using ...Read More

Weather

At least 24 dead in West Virginia flooding

WASHINGTON -- At least 24 people have died in floods stemming from heavy rainfall in West Virginia, emergency officials said Saturday.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin declared a state of emergency and said it could be the worst flooding the state has seen ...Read More

Politics

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Emerging alliance between Breyer, Kennedy helps move Supreme Court to ...

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ended its term this week with two liberal victories -- on abortion and affirmative action -- that reflect in part a deepening center-left alliance between Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and Stephen G. Breyer.

Breyer ...Read More