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21 celebrities who have been knighted

Bee Gee Barry Gibb was the latest celebrity to receive a knighthood at Buckingham Palace. Here's a look at other celebs who have been knigh… Read more

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7 fantastically underrated feelings and where to find them

There's no denying that self-care is the buzzword on the block. But take it from your bank account: Self-care is rarely free. Read more

From self-service drink stations to free pajamas, airlines work to make extra-long flights bearable, at least for those in premium seats

CHICAGO - It will take all six of the "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" movies to fill the 17 hours and 20 minutes on Qantas' new flight from Chicago to Brisbane, Australia. The 8,901-mile flight, which begins operating next spring, will become the longest nonstop flight operating out of O'Hare International Airport, nudging aside an Air Zealand flight to Auckland that covers 8,181 miles. ... Read more

From fashion model to first lady: Melania Trump through the years

Looking back at Melania Trump (Knauss), from model to first lady of the United States. Read more

How subversive artists made thrift shopping cool

Aug. 17 is National Thrift Shop Day. Here's how artists help make secondhand shopping cool. Read more

'Gentleman' raccoon gets trapped in a vending machine, and more of this week's weirdest news

Really bad drivers, angry wasps and 43 bales of pot floating off the California coast — here's a look at the stranger side of news from the… Read more

Mattoon, Charleston & Coles County neighbors: Recently published obituaries

Read through the obituaries published in Journal Gazette/Times-Courier Read more