It’s rare to find someone who is a licensed cosmetologist, worked as a corrections officer in the prison system, and holds the distinction of being the youngest African-American woman to be elected vice president of the local chapter of the largest trade union of public employees in the United States.

DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings March 15.

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CLARION — “Fentanyl is the plague of a generation. There has never been a more direct, lethal threat to the welfare of rural communities in general, and Clarion County in particular, than the …

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Sandy Township Police have filed charges against a 27-year-old DuBois man as a result of a standoff which closed the Oklahoma-Salem Road and all surrounding side streets in the nearby area for…

DuBOIS — The DuBois Central Catholic High School track and field teams are hoping to reach some uncharted territory this season as it returns some of its top performers from a year ago.

DuBOIS — While the days of the Rubik’s Cube craze may be a distant memory, those who watch the DuBois Area High School baseball team this season may get a little bit of a glimpse of what it was like.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 22, 2019--By Ben Percifield The 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women ( CSW ) was held at the UN Headquarters in New York from March 11 - 22, 2019. Representatives of Members States, UN entities and NGOs from all regions of the world attended th…

THORNTON, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 22, 2019--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of Homestead Hills Villas, its latest collection of single-family paired homes situated in an established Thornton neighborhood. Located near Interstate 25 and E-470, Homestead Hills Villas …

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 22, 2019--KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR) (“KKR”) announced today that Schedule K-1 tax forms for the common units, 6.75% Series A preferred units and 6.50% Series B preferred units of KKR & Co. L.P. for KKR’s final taxable period as a limited partnership fr…

Thanks to glands of the endocrine system like the ovaries, testes, thyroid and hypothalamus, special chemical messengers known as hormones influence the health of our minds and bodies every day — whether it’s basic needs like hunger and movement to more complex systems such as puberty and reproduction. Hormones can also influence our emotions and moods.

As cliché as it may sound, it’s also a fact: Doing good is good for everyone. Altruism is beneficial to your mental health, physical well-being and sense of belonging. A recent study revealed that volunteering for as little as two hours every week can be instrumental to your health. The same study found that out of all the do-gooders who spent their free time helping others 93 percent reported an improved mood, 79 percent reported decreased stress levels and 88 percent felt a boost in their self-esteem.

Rebecca Williamson, a registered dietitian at IRMC, has spent much of her career making sure folks eat so their hearts are healthier. As with most things in life, moderation is the key. But there’s more to keep in mind.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings as soon as Saturday.

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — A U.S.-backed Syrian force said Saturday that it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate.

SYDNEY (AP) — The vast and powerful Cyclone Trevor has crossed a remote area of the northern Australian coast, bringing fierce winds and heavy rains amid safety fears for a small number of residents who've stayed in the area.

MOSCOW (AP) — An investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into an elaborate Russian operation that sought to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and try to help Donald Trump win the White House has cast a spotlight on more than a dozen Russian nationals, including billionair…