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We spoke with Annjie Schiefelbein who began keeping chickens in her backyard several years ago while living near downtown St. Louis. She recently moved to a more rural area just outside of the town of Cahokia, Illinois. She has had to go without a coop during the transition but is planning to expand her flock soon. 

Beds in catalogs always look effortlessly stylish, but it’s not hard to bring that style to your own bedroom. The secret is a mix of layers, patterns and pillows. These tips can help you transform your bed — and the look of your entire bedroom.

For safety’s sake, we added a hand railing to a basement stairway and regretted not doing it sooner. Since stairs are the location for many home accidents, the addition of a handrail to steady yourself, especially when carrying something, means safe passage. A handrail is also needed on a wide-open or steep stairway. Whichever direction you’re going – up or down – a stair railing ensures safe footing and passage on a stairway.

Officials at Action on Salt, an organization based at Queen Mary University of London have surveyed 550 chilled sliced meats such as ham, chicken, and salami. They found that two-thirds (65%) of all sliced meats were high in salt with approximately 25 per cent "saltier than Atlantic seawater".

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's parliament on Wednesday began a debate on a possible wide-ranging coronavirus vaccine mandate, with three main options on the table so far: obligatory vaccinations for all adults, just for everyone 50 and above, or no mandate at all.

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Wednesday expanded a domestically developed coronavirus vaccine for children aged 12-17 to include more regions, amid the country's biggest infection surge yet due to the spread of the highly contagious omicron variant.

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