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Canadian low-fare airline Lynx Air is shutting down, customers may be on their own seeking refunds

Feb. 23, 2024 11:52 AM EST

Canadian discount airline Lynx Air will shut down on Monday and suggested that it could cancel many flights over the weekend too, leaving customers scrambling to make new travel plans. Lynx announced the shutdown late Thursday and told customers to contact their credit-card company...

AP PHOTOS: Total solar eclipses through the decades

Feb. 23, 2024 10:20 AM EST

The complete shrouding of our sun by the moon has mesmerized humanity for millennia — a moment in time when skies darken and stillness creeps in. It's spellbinding not only for the lucky ones in the path of total darkness, but also those on the fringes of the moon's shadow getting...

Man who intentionally drove his truck into a Muslim family, killing 4, gets life sentence in Canada

Feb. 22, 2024 19:58 PM EST

LONDON, Ontario (AP) — A man found guilty of using his pickup truck to kill four members of a Muslim family was sentenced Thursday to life in prison as a Canadian judge ruled that the actions of the admitted white nationalist amounted to terrorism. Nathaniel Veltman has also been...

One Tech Tip: Ready to go beyond Google? Here's how to use new generative AI search sites

Feb. 17, 2024 08:38 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — It's not just you. A lot people think Google searches are getting worse. And the rise of generative AI chatbots is giving people new and different ways to look up information. While Google has been the one-stop shop for decades — after all, we commonly call searches...

Cleveland-Cliffs to shutter West Virginia tin plant and lay off 900 after tariff ruling

Feb. 15, 2024 16:19 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cleveland-Cliffs announced Thursday that it is shutting down a northern West Virginia tin production facility indefinitely and plans to lay off 900 workers after the International Trade Commission voted against imposing tariffs on tin imports. The trade...

Nonfiction book publishing is dominated by men. A new prize hopes to help change that

Feb. 15, 2024 13:11 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Go into many bookstores, and the nonfiction shelves will be dominated by men. The Women’s Prize for Nonfiction hopes to change that. “Nonfiction is still perceived to some extent as a man’s game,” said British historian Suzannah Lipscomb, who...

GM is nearly doubling the road miles where drivers can use its partially automated driving system

Feb. 15, 2024 07:14 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding about 350,000 miles (563,000 kilometers) of roadways in the U.S and Canada to the area where drivers can use the company's “Super Cruise” partially automated driving system. The expansion nearly doubles the road miles where the system can...

NATO chief hails record defense spending while warning that Trump's remarks undermine security

Feb. 14, 2024 08:22 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that its European members and Canada have ramped up defense spending to record levels, as he warned that former U.S. President Donald Trump was undermining their security by calling into question the U.S. commitment to its...

Tiger Woods unveils Sun Day Red, a new apparel brand with TaylorMade. Here's what it means

Feb. 13, 2024 16:11 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods in a red shirt on Sunday has become as recognizable as a Masters champion in a green jacket. Only it's no longer about a Sunday red shirt for Woods. It's about a brand. Five weeks after Woods and Nike announced their relationship had...

Tiger Woods draws opinions from fashion world after unveiling of his Sun Day Red apparel line

Feb. 13, 2024 11:57 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods might still be donning his familiar red polo shirt, but the iconic golfer has taken a bold leap forward with a new logo and clothing line partnering alongside a different company that could elevate his fashion identity. Woods introduced his lifestyle...