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A “Jackson press” is a unique terminology to antique Tennessee furniture. About the time of Andrew Jackson’s first term as president, 1829-1833 and in honor of him, local cabinet makers began making the “Jackson press.”

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Dear Old Man: Our mother loved pretty things and was very giving to her children. My sister and I received as a wedding present Herend China Queen Victoria service for eight. We are wondering about its value and if it is still collectible. The grandchildren (my children) and my sister’s don’…

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Losing a relative often is a traumatic experience at best, whether it is a parent, sibling or spouse. A secondary hurdle, depending on the terms of the wills and codicils, is what is left behind and what to do with the personal property items.

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Ed Tuten, the antiques and collectibles columnist for The Best Times, has said the collecting of items is akin to a hunt, or a search that can become personally consuming.

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Dear Old Man: I have inherited a collection of blown glass Easter eggs. Can you tell me anything about them? Who made them? When were they made? Do they have any value? JJ

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Dear Old Man: My wife and I enjoy The Best Times and your articles. We have inherited a dining room server and I am hoping you could give us your opinion as to style and value. JA

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After living in the same house for 40 years and it’s time to move on, you might wonder where all this “stuff” came from? And more important, you might ask, how do I get rid of it?

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Dear Old Man: I enjoy reading your articles in The Best Times and hope you can help me. My mother and father lived in Jackson, Miss. They were acquaintances of Eudora Welty. My mother purchased these copies of Eudora’s books and has kept them as a remembrance of our time in Jackson. My mom a…

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Dear Old Man: I enjoy reading your articles and was wondering if you could give me some values for my windup Easter toys. I have had them since I was a child. VP

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Dear Old Man. I enjoy your articles in The Best Times. Can you tell me about Harris Strong? Who he is/ was and the value of the tile that has been in our house for as long as I can remember.

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I purchased this vase in a Memphis Thrift Store for $3. It’s amber in color, etched and is about 13 inches tall. There seems to be etched in the base of the vase along the edge xxxuben with some feathers or scrolling. Can you tell me anything about it? BB

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Stacker used American and international news reports to compile a list of cities, countries, and U.S. states that went into second shutdowns or imposed other significant restrictions due to second waves of COVID-19 cases in the summer and fall. The regions are listed here chronologically acc…

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The United Kingdom has become the first Western nation to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the coronavirus pandemic that paves the way for the first doses to be rolled out across the country. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses.

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Depression is on the rise, but not all states are affected equally. Stacker analyzed American depression rates and the state of the nation’s mental health in general, utilizing data from the CDC.

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Companies are racing to create a COVID-19 vaccine. Stacker has used data from the CDC, FDA, and other health sources to show how these vaccines are being made and approved.

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To determine the states with the highest rates of reported COVID-19 hospitalizations, Stacker compared hospitalizations reported by the Department of Health and Human Services with population data from the U.S. Census.

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Stacker compiled a list of 50 snack foods from 50 countries around the world. Lists from sites such as Insider, Love Food, and Taste Atlas were consulted along with numerous international food blogs.

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From sleeping hammocks to siestas, Sunday Citizen looks at how people from around the world get their sleep, according to scientific research and news articles.

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Following a month of skyrocketing Covid-19 cases, the US has reached its highest number yet of hospitalizations due to the virus. The US surpassed 80,000 daily hospitalizations on November 19 and set new records steadily for 17 days straight until Friday, according to the COVID Tracking Proj…

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Alison Johnson, a registered nurse and director of the critical care unit at Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee, explains the impact a pandemic makes on hospitals. She tells CNN's Boris Sanchez the mental health toll is as real as coronavirus. If you or someone you know needs help, cal…

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CNN's Chloe Melas talks with lifestyle writers and editors about how to protect your mental health during a holiday season complicated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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CNN senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen breaks down the likely Covid-19 vaccine timeline following President Donald Trump's remarks that distribution could start during the first week of December.