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Bernie Sanders makes 'SNL' appearance with Larry David

NEW YORK (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.

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Celebrate Your Way With a Nod to Family Traditions

Your wedding day? It's "your" day. It's all about you. Your wedding day? Your mother has been planning it since the day you were born. It can be challenging to celebrate your unique romance while somehow…

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Social Security Q&A: What Is Substantial Gainful Activity?

Question: What is substantial gainful activity? Answer: Social Security uses the term "substantial gainful activity," or "SGA," to describe a level of work activity and earnings. Work is "substantial"…

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Elite Swimmers' Worst Nightmare

It's described as a swimmer's high -- a euphoric mix of pain, confusion, determination and physical exertion that pushes the human body to its absolute limit. And according to those involved in the sport,…

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At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among…

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White River Rotary Club Honors Award Winners

Quechee -- White River Rotary Club honored several of its members at an awards dinner last month at Murphy's Farm. The awards honor achievements from the past Rotary year, which runs from July 1 to June…

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Man Buns Are Here to Stay

Akron, Ohio -- When Justin Bieber was photographed wearing a man bun to a fundraising gala last month, the Twittersphere lit up. Some Bieber watchers welcomed the new ' do. Some scorned it. Cinnabon…

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Are You Saving Enough For Retirement?

Saving for retirement is no easy task, but a new study says you don't need to be a Powerball winner to put away enough cash for old age. According to the study by Fidelity Investments, 45 percent of…

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The Wintry, Wild Side of Yosemite

A lone coyote darts through a snowy meadow, disappearing into the mist enshrouding a grove of cedars. Icicles sparkle from the mossy trunks of massive pine trees. Snow drifts and waterfalls tumble down…

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McDonald's Japan Selling Chocolate French Fries

Tokyo -- Is this the answer to McDonald's problems in Japan? The "McFry Potato Chocolate Sauce"? Yes, you read that right. French fries covered with not one but two types of chocolate sauce. It's the…

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Islamic State Seen Hobbled as Battlefield Defeats Mount

Beirut -- The Islamic State's recent defeats on the battlefield signal that its once-vaunted militia army has been hobbled by worsening money problems, desertions and a dwindling pool of fighters, analysts…

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Insurers Hold Down Enrollees

Menlo Park, Calif. -- Stung by losses under the federal health law, major insurers are seeking to sharply limit how policies are sold to individuals in ways that consumer advocates say seem to discriminate…

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Mary Fiumara Dies at 88; Played Mother in Pasta Ad

Boston (ap) -- Mary Fiumara, best known as the mother who called for her son to come home for dinner in a classic Prince pasta television commercial of the 1960s, has died at age 88. Her son confirmed…

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6 Family Members Dead at Chicago Home

Chicago -- Chicago police said late Friday they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a "targeted incident," though they're still trying to determine a possible…

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Severe Quake Hits Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan -- Firefighters and military personnel raced throughout the night Saturday looking for survivors trapped in collapsed buildings after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan. …

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In Brief: Favre, Stabler Lead Hall of Fame Class

San Francisco -- Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Also voted in for the class of…

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Vt. Restricts Access to Guns For Violent Domestic Abusers

Montpelier -- The need to protect potential victims in domestic violence cases helped lead the Vermont Legislature, which traditionally has been reluctant to restrict gun ownership, to take first steps…

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B's Win on Penalty Shot

Boston -- Brad Marchand scored on a penalty shot midway through overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Loui Eriksson also scored while the Bruins improved…

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College Basketball: K-State Stuns Oklahoma

Manhattan, Kan. -- Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again. D.J. Johnson…

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States Act To Keep Guns From Abusers

Iowa City, Iowa -- More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized…

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Ivy League Men's Basketball: Columbia Edges Brown

Providence, r.i. -- Grant Mullins scored 25 points, including two free throws with six seconds left to help Columbia bounce back from its first Ivy League loss Friday to earn a 77-73 win over Brown on…

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The Most Important Meal ...

Above: Youth-In-Action member Hanna Kingston, 15, of Norwich, holds a stack of hot blueberry pancakes for a diner during yesterday's annual pancake breakfast at the Hanover Recreation Center. With her…

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Joe Alaskey, 63, Voiced 'Bugs' and 'Daffy,' Dies

Joe Alaskey lived through his characters. "Even at 3 years old," he once said, "I was always looking for a pair of sunglasses or people's cigar butts to grab to do characters, and that led into me working…

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Southern New England Digs Out

Boston (ap) -- Southern New England is digging out from its first big snowfall of the season that dumped more than a foot in some places and left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power,…

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Blazers Burn Past Rockets

Houston -- Damian Lillard had 21 points and 10 assists to lead a balanced scoring attack and the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead early and rolled to an easy 96-79 win over the Houston Rockets…