19 Nov 2016
Randy Schneider has considered himself a professional Santa since 1999 when he found himself at a JCPenney store buying a beard and boots.
Now, Schneider, 66, has a beard of his own.
At the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus...
12 Nov 2016
Clean out your freezer, try a manicure-pedicure and stay off social media.
Those are some of the tips offered by columnists and others to people dealing with what one psychologist has dubbed Election Stress Disorder, which he said...
09 Nov 2016
Who gets custody of the Pitt-Jolie children?
That has been the question since Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt in September -- and it remains in dispute.
Jolie's camp argues there is already an agreement in...
30 Oct 2016
Hani Salam escaped civil war in Syria and survived the journey from Egypt to Europe. But when he saw men with bushy long beards at a mosque near his current home in Cologne last November, he was worried.
The men's appearance...
23 Oct 2016
An adult film actress on Saturday became the latest woman to accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances, saying the Republican presidential candidate offered her $10,000 to come to his hotel room alone.
Jessica Drake is one of...
02 Oct 2016
Taking inspiration from online accommodation service Airbnb, a young Egyptian man has launched a new website "EmergencyBNB" that connects refugees and victims of domestic violence with Americans who are willing to open their...
01 Oct 2016
Bulgaria's parliament on Friday banned the wearing of face veils in public in a move supporters said would boost security after Islamist militant attacks in Europe, but which drew criticism from Amnesty International.
26 Sep 2016
French therapist and author Emmanuelle Piquet sees some 2,000 children each year who are victims of bullying at school.
Ten years ago, she founded France's Chagrin Scolaire centers, which work to help children face up to bullies and...
21 Sep 2016
A research study has revealed that Egypt has slums in at least 79 areas, with 12 areas in need of demolition and 67 areas in need of development work to provide essential infrastructure and improve living conditions.
The study, which was...
16 Sep 2016
Soon, headscarf-wearing Muslim women may find an emoji to represent them — thanks to a 15-year-old Saudi girl.
"The fact that there wasn't an emoji to represent me and the millions of other hijabi women across the...