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DEAR ABBY: I am a 40-year-old childless single woman. I spent several years doing various day care jobs and have great love for children, but due to female health issues, I am unable to have my own. I have a great job and home, but cannot afford fertility treatments or adoption, both of which are...
 A sharp reduction in use of plastic bags is the goal of conservationists worldwide. This poster, found on the internet, is from a successful campaign conducted by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) of the United Kingdom. The MCS web site stated, "Levels of beach litter have doubled over the last two decades. MCS works to clear our seas of the rising tide of rubbish that is so dangerous to sea life, including seabirds, whales and dolphins."
I’ve learned how to “just say no” to the single-use plastic bags that are commonly used in supermarkets and other retail stores, and urge others to join this effort. My resolution to do this came after reading information from environmental and wildlife protection groups on the harm caused by...
Monday’s terrorist attack in Britain’s third-largest city, Manchester, marks a new low, even for Islamic State. The target was an Ariana Grande concert whose audience was largely teenagers and pre-teens with their parents. In the twisted minds of Islamic State followers, not even children should...
DEAR ABBY: I am a gay man who has been dating a divorced man for nine months. I’m 25 and he is 50. He was married to a woman for more than 20 years and has three children. (I am the age between his middle and oldest children.) We met one day and have never been apart since. It started great. We...
Editor, Daily News The public schools in the United States are charged with facilitating public deliberation of controversial school curriculum. The nature of a controversy is a dispute that is prolonged, impassioned, and often public in nature. For schools, this can entail managing negotiations...
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 10 years, and he treats my family and friends very different compared to how he treats his own. A few months ago, my sister called me at 9 p.m. She was driving through on her way to Florida with her 7-year-old daughter and had been trying for an hour...
Editor, Daily News Today in America millions of people embrace the fairy tales being spun by Donald J. Trump. All it took for people to get sucked into Trump’s fairy tale vortex was a vivid imagination and a disregard for facts. Here are a few Trump fairy tales worth pondering. Obama bugged...
Lucky for Ben Carson, the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development, that his boss has done such a good job of dominating the news cycle for the past few weeks. Otherwise, Carson might have had to answer for his misguided comments during a national tour that he thinks housing complexes for...
DEAR ABBY: I have a close friend, “Samantha,” whom I met in law school four years ago. We both graduated in 2014. I have passed the bar exam, and so have all our friends from school, but Samantha has not. She was in a bad relationship back in school and planned to marry the guy. That fell apart...
While there are sad movie and happy movies there are sometimes movies that are a mix of both. ‘A Dog’s Purpose,’ released earlier this year, will offer both happy and sad moments. The main character of the movie is the soul of a dog, voiced by Josh Gad (Frozen, Beauty and the Beast), and is seen...

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