Jenny Cohen USA TODAY Published 11:38 AM EST Jan 31, 2019 Not a football fan? Don't care about seeing the latest ads with big celebrities? No big deal. There's still plenty to watch on Super Bowl Sunday besides the big game. If you like small adorable animals, puppies and kitties are back this year! Animal Planet is hosting its 15th annual "Puppy Bowl" (3 EST/12 PST) with 93 puppies from 51 shelters in the U.S., Costa Rica and Puerto Rico. If you're more of a cat person, Hallmark is hosting "Kitten Bowl VI" (2 EST/11 PST) with cat-letes including Mack McFurball and Pico De Gato. (Both pet "bowls" will be repeated throughout the night.) For a more magical Super Bowl Sunday, get out your wands and snuggle under your invisibility cloaks for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (8:05 EST/PST), which is making its free-TV debut on USA this weekend. The movie, based on the "Harry Potter" universe, follows writer Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and his adventures in … [Read more...] about What to watch: TV alternatives for non-Super Bowl fans
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Bruce Johnson and his 17-year-old daughter Holly left their everyday lives behind to travel over 17,000 miles by motorcycle on a months-long journey to raise money for Children's Miracle Network (CMN). The inspiration for their efforts began with a tragic loss two decades ago. Bruce and his wife Mary's first child Alyssa Rae died after 20 days at The Hospital for Sick Children, also known as SickKids, in Toronto, Canada. SickKids is affiliated with CMN, a nonprofit organization which "raises funds and awareness" for its 170 member hospitals that provide millions of treatments to kids across the U.S. and Canada, according to their website."That's how we came to love the CMN so deeply," Bruce told CBS News, "When Alyssa got sick and she passed away, they really put their angel wings around us to insulate us from as much bad as they could. They helped us heal."The couple, based in Wasaga Beach, Canada, went on to have two children, Jocelyn and Holly, and always kept their first … [Read more...] about Father, daughter ride motorcycle 17,400 miles to raise money for children’s hospitals
Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Holiday Calendar Podcasts Newsletter TV Radio Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 TVone GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Auto Beauty & Style Entertainment Food Health Home/Family Money Pets Tech Travel VideoBytes Press Releases Inetnon Gefpa'go welcomes international dance troupes to Guam Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 1:31 AM ESTUpdated: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 1:33 AM ESTBy Nick [email protected] Get those dancing shoes ready. Inetno n Gefpa'go is putting on its 3rd International Dancing Festival at the UOG Calvo Fieldhouse this week. Vibe out to the music, dance and high energy. You can expect to see quite a performance by dancers from Finland, Mexico, Costa Rica, Argentina, Philippines, and of course Guam. Vincent Reyes, program director, told KUAM News, "What our island can appreciate is not only to be able to see these wonderful cultures but also to be able to have a sense of pride of … [Read more...] about Inetnon Gefpa’go welcomes international dance troupes to Guam
TAPACHULA, Mexico — Rosa Gonzalez arrived in the shelter here after leaving her native El Salvador suddenly in late summer, fleeing her small town with her older brother and a few possessions, hoping to avoid becoming yet another murder statistic at the hands of her country’s violent gangs Rosa’s problem hadn’t started with the gangs, but with her husband. He drank, and when he was drunk enough he liked to beat up Rosa. One night, earlier in the summer, he came home and beat her up again. For Rosa, it was the last straw. She took her two kids and left. He begged her to come home, but she refused. Then, desperate, he swallowed poison, was taken to the hospital and died. She was racked with guilt, but there was another problem: His suicide triggered the fury of his brother, a high-up local gang leader. “They blamed me,” she said. Rosa — who asked me to not to use her real surname for this story, for her safety — went into hiding, living … [Read more...] about This is what it’s like to be a migrant in the age of Trump
The 10 countries where life expectancy will be highest and lowest by 2040 have today been named by scientists. Spain tops the charts, with people being born in 2040 expected to live until they are 85.8 years old. Whereas Lesotho, within South Africa, will be worst off, with its average life expectancy likely to be just 57.3 years. The UK is expected to remain outside of the top 20, ranking 23rd with a lifespan of 83.3, and the US will drop from 43rd to 64th place – with an increase of just one year – the study claims. Researchers from Washington University have predicted the average lifespans of countries around the world and predict more people will die of non-contagious diseases like cancer (file image) Experts say the improvements of recent generations are likely to slow down because of health problems like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, alcohol and tobacco. The global health forecasts were made by researchers from the University of … [Read more...] about How healthy will YOUR country be in 2040?