Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

By ELAINE GANLEY PARIS (AP) — Frenchwoman Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She’s officially dead. She has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. The 58-year-old woman says she lives in constant fear, not daring to leave her house in the village of Saint Joseph, in the Loire region. Authorities […]

Why You Don’t Need an Expensive Smartphone Anymore

by ANDREW HEINZMAN As flagship devices from Samsung, Apple, Google, and OnePlus get more and more expensive, you might feel forced to keep up with the increased prices. But times have changed, and most phones under $500 offer the performance, battery life, and camera quality that used to be reserved for high-end handsets. In other […]

How to Make Signal Your Default SMS Messaging App on Android

by JOE FEDEWA Signal is a popular privacy-focused, encrypted messaging app. It’s an alternative to WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, and others. There’s a lot to like about the app, and if you make the switch, it can even replace your SMS app. Like its competitors, Signal is mainly used for instant messaging other people who use the […]

These National Parks Are Actually at Their Best in the Winter

By Kastalia Medrano, and Andy Kryza Summer will always be the most popular time to visit our national parks. For generations, families have flocked to our precious natural wonderlands to commune with nature…. and to crowd precarious walkways, overtake campsites, and transform serene naturescapes into theme parks. No knock on them: We’ve been those kids […]