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Housing shortage, soaring rents squeeze US college students

Housing shortage, soaring rents squeeze US college students

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The B-52s to launch a US farewell tour this summer

The B-52s to launch a US farewell tour this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — The quirky dance-pop outfit The B-52s are hitting the road one last time for a final tour this summer that will roam from coast to coast.
Sonia Sanchez wins $80,000 Jackson Poetry Prize

Sonia Sanchez wins $80,000 Jackson Poetry Prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Sonia Sanchez has received the Jackson Poetry Prize, an $80,000 award that continues a recent wave of lifetime achievement honors for the 87-year-old poet, educator and activist.
Plunder your attic: Making the most of hand-me-down decor

Plunder your attic: Making the most of hand-me-down decor

As we move through a world of disposable things, it’s easy to forget that previous generations kept nearly everything. Furniture was made to last. Pieces of crystal or china were investments passed down from parent to child to grandchild.
Son of famed American artist charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Son of famed American artist charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

BOSTON (AP) — For years, Vincent Gillespie waged a legal battle to try to gain control of hundreds of paintings by his father — renowned postwar American artist Gregory Gillespie. On Jan.

Millennial Money: Kick-start your online clothing resale gig

With the recent rise of resale apps like Depop and Poshmark, the idea of selling old clothes online is becoming more fashionable.
Russia's war heats up cooking oil prices in global squeeze

Russia's war heats up cooking oil prices in global squeeze

ISTANBUL (AP) — For months, Istanbul restaurant Tarihi Balikca tried to absorb the surging cost of the sunflower oil its cooks use to fry fish, squid and mussels.
Elon Musk’s successful bid for Twitter explained, analyzed

Elon Musk’s successful bid for Twitter explained, analyzed

TORONTO — Twitter's board accepted Elon Musk's US$44-billion bid to take over the social media platform on Monday. The blockbuster offer made by the controversial Tesla and SpaceX leader, who has Canadian citizenship, will see Musk pay US$54.
Police release videos in probe of Baldwin film-set shooting

Police release videos in probe of Baldwin film-set shooting

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officials released a trove of video evidence Monday in the ongoing investigation of a fatal October shooting of a cinematographer by actor and producer Alec Baldwin on the set of a Western movie.
Canadian 'Jeopardy!' champion Mattea Roach continues streak with 15th win

Canadian 'Jeopardy!' champion Mattea Roach continues streak with 15th win

The Toronto tutor dominating "Jeopardy!" secured her 15th straight win Monday. Mattea Roach, who grew up in Halifax, has the eighth longest streak in "Jeopardy!" history.