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Dear Abby | Kiss shared with a co-worker puts marriage on shakier ground

DEAR ABBY: I may be having a midlife crisis. I’m not happy in my marriage and haven’t been for quite some time. I pray every night that my husband will find someone else so he will leave our marriage. I tried to leave him before, but financially I couldn’t make it. I’m now at the point where I don

Cartoon turns tennis star Osaka’s brown skin light: ‘This is an especially stark version of whitewashing.’

“She has a tennis racket in her hand, but other than that there is no resemblance,” said one Temple University professor. "This is an especially stark version of white-washing.”

Cartoon turns tennis star Osaka’s brown skin light: ‘This is an especially stark version of whitewashing.’

“She has a tennis racket in her hand, but other than that there is no resemblance,” said one Temple University professor. "This is an especially stark version of white-washing.”

The Parent Trip: Andrea Thomas and Jeff Roman of Dresher

They’d received a benediction from Jeff’s grandmother, Ethel, born in 1922, who surprised him by pointing out, “You don’t have to be married to have kids.”

The Parent Trip: Andrea Thomas and Jeff Roman of Dresher

They’d received a benediction from Jeff’s grandmother, Ethel, born in 1922, who surprised him by pointing out, “You don’t have to be married to have kids.”

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Dear Abby | Man plans to give girlfriend a ring without a proposal

DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend, “Jane,” and I have been in love for three years. We’re both in our 30s. Jane and her daughter have lived with me long enough to know that I want to be a part of — and contribute to — the rest of their lives.Jane knows I never want to be married, but that I am committed t

Plant seeds of change for community and self | Kimberly Garrison

On Monday we celebrated the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While the many celebrations and service projects are commendable, we have yet to realize Dr. King’s dream.

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Dear Abby | Son is still mired in grief long after father’s death

DEAR ABBY: It has been a little over two years since I lost my father to leukemia. The progression of his illness and death was rapid and unforeseen. It has been a tremendous emotional strain on the family, but I seem to be having a hard time “ending” my grieving and finding even simple happiness

Philly thrifts see surge in donations as people go all ‘Marie Kondo’ on their homes

“People keep saying ‘Oh yeah, I’m doing the spark joy thing,’ and I’m like ‘Awesome, keep bringing your stuff to us.’ We love it.”

Travel gear: My audio pet animal-shaped wireless bluetooth mini speaker

Portable animal-shaped electronics are all the rage among kids — and kids at heart.

Travel Gear: My Audio Pet Animal-Shaped Wireless Bluetooth Mini Speaker

Portable animal-shaped electronics are all the rage among kids — and kids at heart.

More college students are turning to emotional support animals, even amid the punchlines

The world has turned “emotional-support animals” into a joke, but some college students say their live-in pet helps them get out of bed in the morning.

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Dear Abby | Early DUI arrest changes teetotaler’s life forever

DEAR ABBY: Thirty years ago, I went out for a night of social drinking with friends. After consuming several drinks, I made the mistake of thinking I could drive home. The result was I was arrested for DUI. As it was my first offense, the charges were dismissed after I completed a diversion...

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Dear Abby | Wedding planning is driving close mom, daughter apart

DEAR ABBY: My 38-year-old daughter is being married this summer. This is her first marriage, and we are planning the wedding. She has never planned a big event like this before, and every suggestion I make gets us into a fight. I know it's upsetting her terribly, and it's upsetting me as well.

A little bit of France, only 16 miles from Canada

The eight small islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, the last remnant of France's once-vast colonial empire in North America, are just off the coast of Newfoundland.

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Dear Abby | As girlfriend becomes more distant, woman feels despair

DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend and I have lived together off and on for three years. We met at a lesbian bar in Los Angeles, and it was love at first sight for me.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Turn your old living room into a place you love

Want to update your living room, or any room, and wondering where to start?

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Dear Abby | Bargain hunter’s bragging tries her friend’s patience

DEAR ABBY: I have a friend I'll call Rose who likes to brag about how cheap she is. Sometimes when we're talking, she will interrupt me and ask, "How do you like my pants? I got them for a dollar at a yard sale." Or she'll say, "I got them for free."

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The Parent Trip: Amy and Jake Ginsburg of Lower Gwynedd

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