Genealogy

My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian?

Maybe you got one of those find-your-ancestry kits over the holidays. You've sent off your awkwardly-collected saliva sample and now you're awaiting your results. If your experience is anything like that of me and my mom, you may find surprises — not the dramatic "switched at birth," but results …

Anthropology

How MyHeritage found a new business in DNA

A<p>t first glance, genealogy may seem like a quiet hobby you take up in your retirement, but it’s also a big industry, with the likes of Ancestry, MyHeritage, Helix and others all vying for new users. You’d think that there isn’t much these companies can do to really differentiate themselves from …

Startups

Princess Eugenie and her new fiancé are actually related — here's how

• <b>Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank announced their engagement on Monday.</b>• <b><br>The pair, who have dated since 2010, have a common ancestor in 19th-century earl Thomas William Coke.</b>• <b><br>See exactly how the two are related in the chart below.</b><p>Princess Eugenie and London socialite Jack Brooksbank announced their …

Royal Family

Associated Press Tennessee high school boys basketball statewide poll

CLOSE<p>Highlights of Blackman boys' 58-49 win over Riverdale Tuesday evening.<p>The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's three Division I …

College Basketball

Fun Ways for Mom to Teach the Kids About Their Family History

As a mother, there are a lot of things you’ll teach your children throughout their lifetimes. However, there are some lessons that they’ll hold …

Lifestyle

Gandhi Assassination Case Records Part of Indian Heritage: HC

Terming the records pertaining to Mahatma Gandhi's assassination a part of India's “cultural heritage,” the Delhi High Court has asked the Centre how …

India

N.L. lawyer files class-action lawsuit against controversial obituary website

A lawyer in St. John’s is launching a class-action suit against a website that collects obituaries and reposts them. If successful, about a million …

Class Action

Columbia University Library

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MBA

Norfolk VA Women's March: A Photographic Album

- Advertisement -<p>Norfolk, VA, held her Women's March on Sunday January 21. We had much kinder and gentler weather than last year! The policemen in …

Liberal View

High school basketball: There’s a new No. 1 girls’ team in Cantrall’s ratings

Scott County’s boys held on to the top spot in Dave Cantrall’s Rating the State for high school basketball in Kentucky while defending state champion …

Lexington

A Genealogist's Quick Guide to Finding County Histories

To commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, FamilySearch estimates that, "Thousands of county histories were published as part of …

Google Books

AncestryDNA Vs 23andMe - Which Ancestry Test Is Best?

Over the holidays, I did something I’ve wanted to do for a long time: <b>starting tracing my ancestry</b>. Because both <b>AncestryDNA</b> and <b>23andMe</b> had DNA tests …

Parkinson's Disease

The Complete Kardashian-Jenner Family Tree Is Way Bigger Than You Realized

With all the Kardashian kids popping out babies, their family tree is getting seriously crowded. And when you factor in the Jenners — we don't just …

GALLERY: Scott at Campbell County boys' basketball, Jan. 19

Buy Photo<p>None<p>Scott junior Chad Ohmer drives to the post with Campbell County's Jesse Russell, right, defending during Campbell County's 84-73 boys …

Basketball

Minnesota awarded $3.2M in grants for historical projects

Twenty-seven Minnesota counties got a piece of the Legacy Amendment pie to fix up crumbling historical sites, improve existing programs and build new …

How a massive database could help people find their enslaved ancestors

From building family trees to taking genetic tests, people want to know where they came from and how their families evolved culturally. But for …

Meet the family whose military roots date back to Revolutionary War

More than 1.3 million active duty service members are working right now to keep America safe. A new CBS News poll shows more than 90 percent of …

War

If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem

Title<p>If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem, BU. X.305<p>Names<p>Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 (Author in quotations or text …

New York Public Library

A full week off? Schools announce Friday closings and delays

Snow, ice and freezing temperatures lead several Alabama schools closed or delayed Friday.

Birmingham, AL

Library of America calls for summer 2018 interns | Library of America

Back <b>Library of America calls for summer 2018 interns</b><p>News January 16, 2018<p>Library of America calls for summer 2018 interns<p>Each summer, Library of …

Nonprofits

Focus on Committees and Interest Groups: Preservation Outreach Committee

Today we are learning about the great work of the Preservation Outreach Committee! Read on to learn about their programs and how you can get involved …

WW2 Spitfire pilot Mary Ellis given Freedom of Isle of Wight

<b>A woman who delivered Spitfires and bombers to RAF airfields during World War Two has been awarded the Freedom of the Isle of Wight.</b><p>Councillors voted to honour Mary Ellis, 100, the last known surviving pilot of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA).<p>Isle of Wight Council leader Dave Stewart described …

[Photograph of Lake Texoma]

Description<p>Photograph of Lake Texoma in Denison, Texas. There is a path and a road that winds around the lake. There is a group of trees between the …

Reality Check: How secure are at-home ancestry tests?

As the popularity of at-home DNA test kits grows, the federal government has a warning. The Federal Trade Commission advises people to remember this …

Molecular Biology

Civil War-era U.S. Navy ships’ logs to be explored for climate data, maritime history

A new grant will let a University of Washington-based project add a new fleet to its quest to learn more about past climate from the records of …

U.S. Navy

DNA spit kits: 23andMe’s ancestry results ‘most confounding,’ new report says

Silicon Valley ancestry-testing firm 23andMe claims to have DNA from more than 2 million consumers, and its spit tests for insights into family history and health were top sellers on Amazon this past holiday season, but its ancestry test and those from three other companies produced drastically …

Entrepreneurship

Discovering Ties to Slavery With Genealogy and DNA with Nicka Smith

The history of slavery in America has made our DNA a complex cultural stew. In this episode, Nicka Smith combine traditional genealogy and DNA …

Does your income rank in the top 5 percent in your hometown? Here are the thresholds for all WNY communities

Do you qualify for elite status on the local level? The U.S. Census Bureau has just released a list of the incomes necessary to rank among the top 5 …

Buffalo

Beyoncé Claiming DNA Tests Show She Is ‘Descended From Illuminati Bloodlines’ Is Fake News

Wikipedia<p>Reports that Beyoncé claimed a DNA test kit revealed she is “descended from Illuminati bloodlines” are <b>false</b>. The fake quote from the Grammy …

Fake News

Vancouver’s First Newspaper

Katherine Kalsbeek gingerly runs her fingers down the edge of <i>The Vancouver Weekly Herald and North Pacific News</i>. She carefully flips through the …

Lifestyle (Canada)