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US consumer confidence remains high after January downturn

Jan. 25, 2022 10:49 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence declined this month as persistent inflation and the highly-contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus dinged the optimism of Americans. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence...

Olympic speed queen Lindh turns coach for Whitefish ski team

Dec. 19, 2021 08:12 AM EST

WHITEFISH, Mont. (AP) — Forward, fast and strong. Those were the only three words Olympic downhill skiing silver medalist Hilary Lindh said to herself as she stood in the starting gate at the 1997 World Championships in Sestriere, Italy. This mantra evolved throughout her career to...

Veteran reunited with bracelet stolen during World War II

Dec. 12, 2021 10:27 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — When Joe Esquibel was just a teenager and about to be sent off to World War II, he bought himself a keepsake: a small, silver bracelet. On one side, he had the engraver add his signature. On the other, he used a nail to scratch the first name of his sweetheart back home in New...

Shares of EV maker Lucid slide after disclosing SEC subpoena

Dec. 06, 2021 10:42 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Shares in the electric vehicle startup Lucid Group tumbled Monday after saying that said it had been subpoenaed by government regulators, apparently over the process by which it became a publicly-traded company last summer. Lucid shares skidded 18% at the...

In city, tents are seen as homeless solution; many disagree

Nov. 20, 2021 03:02 AM EST

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — When people facing homelessness in Norristown call Montgomery County officials for help, they’re told shelter is in short supply. So, they are issued tents. The idea enrages advocates in the municipality, who see this as an...

Homeless man builds cabin from campaign signs and barricades

Nov. 20, 2021 00:11 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For most of us, the November nip in the air means nothing more than changing into long sleeves. But for homeless people, the approach of winter brings the threat of difficult-to-escape discomfort, and worse. Tents provide some warmth and relief from the wind, but with...

Head of Nevada health insurance exchange to step down Dec. 3

Nov. 08, 2021 18:18 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The head of Nevada’s health insurance exchange will leave her position in less than a month, the governor’s office announced Monday. Heather Korbulic briefly headed the state unemployment office during the height of pandemic-related job...