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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) – You don’t have to go to a museum to see original art and you don’t need a canvas, paint and brushes to create great images. This amazing work of digital art was produced on a phone screen. Bill Brien draws pictures of animals and nature scenes with and an art app. …

Pope Francis appointed a woman as an undersecretary of the synod of bishops. Vatican City, Holy See: Pope Francis has broken with Catholic tradition to appoint a woman as an undersecretary of the synod of bishops, the first to hold the post with voting rights in a body that studies major questions of doctrine. Frenchwoman …

From Bess Truman and Mamie Eisenhower’s meeting, to the visit Laura Bush hosted where Jenna and Barbara Bush showed Sasha and Malia Obama how to slide down the banister in the Residence, to the visit where Michelle Obama invited Melania Trump even after Donald Trump had questioned her husband’s citizenship, this tradition has long been …

A gingerbread creation from the challenge. Herman’s granddaughter in New York City built a house with shortbread. A colorful entry in Herman’s challenge. …

Lauren Klein and Ryan Dubin demonstrate the technology for Ryan’s grandparents/Image courtesy of Lauren Klein For the past three years since she started her PhD in computer science at Viterbi, Lauren Klein has celebrated Hanukkah in Los Angeles with her family friend, Iovine Young Academy first-year student Ryan Dubin along with his grandparents. In this …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump isn’t letting the coronavirus pandemic break a decadeslong tradition of first ladies visiting a Washington children’s hospital at the holidays. She planned her fourth and final holiday visit as first lady to Children’s National on Tuesday, continuing a tradition begun more than 70 years ago by first lady Bess Truman. …

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) – We can’t think of America without thinking of the 562 Native American tribes who lived on and loved the land before the settlers arrived. A member of the Nakota tribe in Canada brought her heritage and skill to North Dakota years ago and now her work educates and delights people nationwide. …

By Carl Blankenshipcarl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Maria Freeman has been teaching for 26 years, and her sixth-grade language arts classroom at Erwin Middle School blends traditional material with contemporary technology amid COVID-19. Students in Freeman’s class, like every other student in the district, have iPads they use for most of their work. Freeman said it was …

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former President Barack Obama delivered a searing take down of Donald Trump while presenting Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the ones who will “lead this country out of these dark times.” Obama made the case for electing his former vice president and Harris, a California senator, during a live address to …