Newport Independent - Newport, AR
Updated at 8:54 AM

The first four-wheeled Honda I ever saw was in the late ‘60s, in Montreal. Back at home, some of my friends were already zooming around on Honda 50s, and an ad agency was assuring us that “you meet the nicest people on a Honda.” (A Honda motorcycle, of course — quite a change from Marlon Brando and the Wild Ones.) In a sea of full-size Detroit iron, that tiny yellow two-door car, with its rear window like a skindiver’s mask, stood out. It was a Honda 600 and it weighed just 1,200 pounds. With...

Updated at 8:36 AM

My belief in the power of humor and joyful living to relieve stress is based not only on these centuries-old notions but on cutting-edge science. In recent years, researchers have shown that laughter positively affects the body in a number of...

Updated at 8:31 AM

New book releases, especially works of fiction, rarely become national or international media events complete with breaking news bulletins, conspiracy theories, frenzied countdowns to publication, and anxious waits for the initial reviews.

Updated at 8:09 AM

Nintendo announces its chief executive Satoru Iwata has died of bile duct cancer at the age of 55, several months after he abandoned the Japanese videogame giant's consoles-only policy.

Updated at 10:24 PM

An inexpensive grilled steak recipe featuring big, bold flavors—perfect for summer nights.

Updated at 10:24 PM

From baked to boiled to fried, here are eight new ways to work eggs into every meal of the day.

Updated at 10:23 PM

Breaking out? These culprits may be to blame—and some of them may surprise you.

Updated at 10:04 PM

Twenty-six-year-old Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma has won the 64th annual Miss USA contest, beating out 50 other women from states around the country and the District of Columbia.

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