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Homeowners Are Spending, Home Depot is Winning

Homeowners Are Spending, Home Depot is Winning

Nov 13
Home Depot is breezing past all expectations for the third quarter, including comparable-store sales, with consumers plowing money into homes even as the housing market appears to cool off.

New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start Younger

New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start Younger

By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 12
Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.

Kelly Hopes to Thwart Kansas Adoption Law Seen as Anti-LGBT

Kelly Hopes to Thwart Kansas Adoption Law Seen as Anti-LGBT

By John Hanna | Nov 9
Kansas' new Democratic governor-elect said Thursday that she will look to block enforcement of a new adoption law that she and LGBT-rights activists consider discriminatory, a sharp break with the state's two previous conservative Republican governors.

86% of Parents Have Eaten Their Kids' Halloween Candy

86% of Parents Have Eaten Their Kids' Halloween Candy

Oct 29
A study examining America's Halloween candy-eating habits found many sneaky parents won't hesitate to steal treats from their own child when their little one isn't looking or has gone to bed.

Group: Foster Waiver Sought by SC Governor Unconstitutional

Group: Foster Waiver Sought by SC Governor Unconstitutional

By Meg Kinnard | Oct 24
A waiver that seeks to allow federally funded foster care agencies to continue to deny services to same-sex or non-Christian couples is unconstitutional, a civil rights group argued Tuesday.

Science Says: Sex and Gender Aren't the Same

Science Says: Sex and Gender Aren't the Same

By Lauran Neergaard | Oct 23
Anatomy at birth may prompt a check in the "male" or "female" box on the birth certificate — but to doctors and scientists, sex and gender aren't always the same thing.

Watch: Identical Twins Share Inspiring Story About Transitioning Together

Watch: Identical Twins Share Inspiring Story About Transitioning Together

Oct 19
A pair of identical twins from Monroe, Georgia are sharing their inspirational story about coming out to each other as transgender and their transitioning journey.

Watch: Gay Aussie Penguins Claim the Spotlight — and An Egg to Foster

Watch: Gay Aussie Penguins Claim the Spotlight — and An Egg to Foster

Oct 12
A same-sex penguin couple, Sphen and Magic, seemed so keen to have an egg of their own to care for that staff at the attraction fostered one to them. Now the adorbs pair are tending to their egg with tender devotion.

NYC Passes Law Allowing Gender-Neutral Birth Certificates

NYC Passes Law Allowing Gender-Neutral Birth Certificates

Oct 10
It's now law in New York City that residents who don't identify as male or female can change their birth certificates to "X."

Watch: First Transgender Puppet Promotes Anti-Bullying

Watch: First Transgender Puppet Promotes Anti-Bullying

Oct 7
The Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Foundation has launched new educational tools as part of its anti-bullying mission, including Julian, the first transgender puppet.

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