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Tiny home delight; trailer-home buyers find they save money – and face, too

By TRACEE M. HERBAUGH
The Associated Press

When Mary Ann Ridenour and Bill Ridenour became empty nesters last year, their 3,200-square-foot home suddenly seemed superfluous. As many couples at this stage of … Full story    

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Tiny home delight; trailer-home buyers find they save money – and face, too

When Mary Ann Ridenour and Bill Ridenour became empty nesters last year, their 3,200-square-foot home suddenly seemed superfluous. As many couples at this stage of … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Building my life shavings

Other than a head cold around New Year's, my health has been fine - except for the shakes I've had since watching the NFL playoff … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Bones of Mengele, ‘Angel of Death,’ teaching tool in Brazil

SAO PAULO - For more than 30 years, the bones of Josef Mengele, a German doctor who conducted horrific experiments on thousands of Jews at … Full story    
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It’s all good; go ahead, break a sweat: Study finds exercise cuts risk of death

Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Parents’ job is to teach kids to treat others with respect

You may not have realized it, but the week ahead is super-charged. It's likely to be confusing and full of emotion. Please take a moment … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

The good, bad, unknown about marijuana’s health effects

NEW YORK - It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it may also raise the risk of getting … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Possible cybersecurity flaw in heart devices

WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department warned Tuesday about an unusual cybersecurity flaw for one manufacturer's implantable heart devices that it said could allow hackers … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Guinea worm disease reported in 3 countries in 2016

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for decades to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says only 25 human cases of the illness … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

‘Beyond Bling’; Los Angeles exhibit features jewelry made from unusual stuff

LOS ANGELES - A brooch in the shape of a dung beetle, made out of a gray metal teaspoon. A bracelet resembling a koi fish, … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Saving soda can pull-tabs can help save children’s lives

Shriners Hospitals for Children in Boston have been collecting pull-tabs (or pop-tops) from beverage cans since 1989. Money from recycling is put towards programs and … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Best seller list

Hardcover Fiction

1. "The Underground Railroad", Colson Whitehead

2. "The Whistler", John Grisham

3. "Commonwealth", Ann Patchett

4. "A Gentleman in Moscow", Amor Towles

5. "Moonglow", Michael Chabon

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. "Hillbilly Elegy", J.D. Vance

2. "The Undoing Project", Michael Lewis

3. "The Hidden Life of Trees", Peter Wohlleben

4. "The Book of Joy", The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

5. "Born a Crime", Trevor Noah

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. "A Man Called Ove", Fredrik Backman

2. "A Dog's Purpose", W. Bruce Cameron

3. "The Girl on the Train", Paula Hawkins

4. "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry", Fredrik Backman

5. "In a Dark, Dark Wood", Ruth Ware

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. "Hidden Figures", Margot Lee Shetterly

2. "You Are a Badass", Jen Sincero

3. "The Road to Little Dribbling", Bill Bryson

4. "S.P.Q.R.: A History of Ancient Rome", Mary Beard

5. "We Should All Be Feminists", Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Indie Best-seller List is based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For an independent bookstore near you, visit www.IndieBound.org.