MEXICO CITY (AP) — The family of Manuel Briseño knows how they would have mourned the 78-year-old, who died Tuesday of the new coronavirus: a big funeral with the extended family, an extended...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — After South Dakota lawmaker Bob Glanzer became one of the first people in the state to be sickened by the coronavirus from an unknown source, his hometown of Huron acted...
TONTO BASIN, Ariz. (AP) — Dozens of people kept searching Monday for a 6-year-old girl while her extended family with deep roots in the mountain communities of eastern Arizona mourned the loss of...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some people heading to Thanksgiving gatherings predict it’s not just the turkey that will get roasted.
Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency,...
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — On the afternoon of Aug. 3, 2018, in a Fargo, North Dakota, delivery room, proud new parents Elizabeth and Gavin Waletich grasped the hands of Heidi Fritz, the woman who had...
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — More than 90 years ago, Richard Mihalek was born to single mother, who worked as a live-in maid in Cleveland, Ohio.
Over the ensuing decades, Mihalek, an only child, lived a remarkable life. Raised by extended family first in Cleveland, later in Wisconsin, he became a World War II veteran, a chemistry teacher, a father and eventually a grandfather.
In all those years, Mihalek never learned the identity of his father.
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) — Twenty-five years after graduating from Belle Fourche High School together, Karen Carlton and James Helmberger will forever be connected after she donated her kidney to him last month.
Carlton, who currently lives in Rapid City, and Helmberger, who currently lives in Florida, both 42, grew up in Belle Fourche and attended school together since elementary school.
She said she followed Helmberger's journey searching for a kidney donor on Facebook.
BASTI LASHARI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police said Wednesday they arrested a woman for allegedly plotting with her newly married niece to poison the young woman's husband with tainted milk that would eventually kill him and 17 other relatives in a remote village.
Investigators believe the boyfriend of 21-year-old newlywed Aasia Bibi incited her to kill her husband, Mohammad Amjad, by poisoning his milk with rat poison because she was not happy in her arranged marriage. Amjad was her cousin.
When extended families lived closer together, it was easy to pass on family stories and anecdotes, maybe while cooking dinner or putting children to bed.
LOUISA, Va. (AP) — From the walls to the floor, the only place not awash in flames was the edge of the bed where 74-year-old Evelyn Neff sat, screaming for help.
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — When a 6-year old Palmyra boy was found living with soda bottles full of urine and 27 dogs that never went outside, neighbors and even extended family of the child were frustrated: They'd called child services before, so why was the boy still in the home?
The 'why' is complicated - and in real life the role of Children and Youth Services doesn't work like things do in the movies, or on TV.
ESSEX, Mass. (AP) — A small crowd was on hand, enjoying cookout fare and live music, for the rebirth of the Maria.
Volunteers pulled open the doors of Harold Burnham's waterfront barn, greased the rails leading into the water, and helped Burnham guide the Maria into the Essex River.
Fed Court Rejects Trump Travel Ban Family Rules
SEATTLE (AP) — There was a time when small, locally owned tackle shops dotted the downtown Seattle landscape, a sight that would make Starbucks jitter with envy.
Before and through most of the 20th century, places such as Linc's Tackle Shop, a mom-and-pop operation on the corner of Rainier Avenue and King Street, were gathering places, like an old barber shop where people would exchange fish tales.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Syrian immigrant Mathyo Asali thought his life was "ruined" when he landed at Philadelphia International Airport on Jan. 28, visa in hand, only to be denied entry to the United States.
Asali, who returned to Damascus, said he figured he'd be inducted into the Syrian military.
On Monday, the teenager and five members of his extended family were ecstatic to be back on U.S. soil.
SEATTLE (AP) — Denise Moriguchi remembers many childhood hours spent at Uwajimaya, the Asian grocery-store chain her family owns.
Among her favorite memories: Gathering after hours with her large extended family at their store in Chinatown-International District to make mochi, a rice-cake dessert, before New Year every year.
CAMAS, Wash. (AP) — Some people pass jewelry down to their sons or daughters. The Runyan family passed down a jewelry store.
Runyan's Jewelers third-generation owner Debbie Runyan-Parker was set to honor the store her grandfather opened in 1946 with an open house on Nov. 19. Though she hopes to showcase the store's offerings and its willingness to adapt, the event may also reintroduce people to its legacy of customer care, reported The Columbian (http://bit.ly/2fTSd3j).
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in a northern Mexico border state say they have arrested the former mayor of a town where a drug cartel systematically killed an extended family in 2011.
The Coahuila state prosecutor's office said in a statement late Thursday that former Allende mayor Sergio Alonso Lozano was arrested on kidnapping charges. The statement tied Lozano to the events that occurred in Allende between March 18 and 20, 2011.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa says CEO Charlie Scharf is resigning in December after four years leading the company. He says that running a company based in San Francisco is difficult for his personal life. His extended family is based on the East Coast.
Visa Inc. on Monday named current board member Alfred Kelly Jr. as its president and CEO. He is the former president of American Express Co.
Kelly will join Visa on Oct. 31, and Scharf will advise him for several months.