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From ‘Jaws’ to ‘Schindler’s List,’ John Williams has infused movie scores with adventure and emotion
When Harrison Ford saddles up once again in “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny,” he has an invisible partner along for the ride: composer John Williams, who received his 54th Academy Award nomination for scoring the movie. …
How non-English language cinema is reshaping the Oscars landscape
This year, of the 10 films nominated for an Academy Award for best picture, three of them – “Anatomy of a Fall,” “Past Lives” and “The Zone of Interest” – are non-English language films. …
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Marine Toys for Tots is Honored with Humanitarian Award

Marine Toys for Tots is Honored with Humanitarian Award

(NewsUSA) - Thanks to the ongoing support of the American public, the Marine Toys for Tots Program was honored to receive the esteemed Humanitarian Award at the 26th Annual CBS Family Film and TV …

Know as They Grow: How birth defects affect each stage of life

(Family Features) Birth defects, structural changes that affect one or more parts of the body, are the leading cause of infant mortality. To help improve the lives of people living with birth defects, consider this information.

5 reasons for students to explore new subjects in an online summer course
(BPT) - Summer means school’s out, but that doesn’t mean your student has to stop learning. High school students can make the most of their summer by applying to an online summer program. …
The rising prevalence of type 1 diabetes in minority populations
(BPT) - Sponsored by SanofiAriel (Lawrence) Sarpeh was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes right before her 16th birthday — a realization she describes as being both intimidating and …
5 ways to help improve your child's well-being
(BPT) - Does it seem like your kids are busier and more stressed than ever? With an average school day of seven hours and two hours of homework on top of that, a jam-packed schedule of …
Walmart’s New Early Morning Delivery Service: Shopping Made More Convenient Than Ever
(BPT) - At Walmart, we are relentlessly driven by a single mission: to help people live better. We understand that in today's fast-paced world, time is precious. Our customers are busy juggling work, …
5 tips to help your student thrive this year
(BPT) - Do you remember how challenging school could be? As a parent, it’s easy to forget that studying and homework aren’t always easy. Your child needs your support and guidance to help …
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Extreme Weather Prep

(Family Features) As one season gives way to another, fluctuating temperatures can lead to extreme weather that puts your personal safety and property at risk.

How US wedding costs compare to other countries—and where spending is changing the most

A special celebration, but at what cost? Peerspace looked at data from The Knot to compare how wedding spending has been changing.

What Nobody Tells You About Recovering from Breast Cancer

(BPT) - Pain. Fatigue. Scars. Depression. These are side effects we often hear about and associate with life-saving mastectomy surgeries. But did you know that total or partial chest numbness is a …

The 10 most dangerous things inside every home may surprise you
With emergency room visits for home injuries topping 10 million a year, ConsumerAffairs analyzed data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System to break down the 10 most dangerous things in the average American home.
Who is the 'Rural Voter'? A new book builds on old themes to create new understanding
The Daily Yonder looks at "The Rural Voter: The Politics of Place and the Disuniting of America," in which Colby College political scientists Nicholas F. Jacobs and Daniel M. Shea set out to describe what differentiates the politics of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan places.
Almost half of Americans have not written a single check in the past year — here's what they're doing instead
In light of the fact that 46% of Americans have reported not writing a check in the last year, GOBankingRates takes a look at the alternative methods people are using to exchange money.
History of foodborne outbreaks in the US
FoodReady used National Outbreak Reporting System data to understand foodborne illness outbreaks over the past two decades.
A new law aimed to increase voting access in rural counties. In South Texas it's having the opposite effect.
Votebeat looks at a new Texas state law that requires small counties to increase early voting days and hours and how some election officials are concerned over potential cost increases.