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What is in-flight turbulence, and when does it become dangerous for passengers and crews?

May. 22, 2024 09:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of a British man and injuries impacting dozens of other people aboard a Singapore Airlines flight that hit severe turbulence Tuesday highlighted the potential dangers of flying through unstable air. The exact cause of the 73-year-old man’s death is under...

For a Memorial Day barbecue, update side dishes to keep the flavor, lose some fat

May. 22, 2024 09:37 AM EDT

A typical spread at a Memorial Day barbecue might not scream “healthy,” but nutritionists see an opportunity in those gloppy, heavy side dishes. In short, it pays to be sneaky. Take classic potato salad, which often comes so sodden with mayonnaise you can barely...

Abu Dhabi, once an untapped desert city, sees its first brewery open as UAE relaxes its alcohol laws

May. 22, 2024 06:49 AM EDT

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In 2018, Chad McGehee opened Side Hustle Brews and Spirits, an Abu Dhabi-branded brewery and distillery with funky camels on its cans and playful names familiar to anyone living in the United Arab Emirates. The only problem was it was illegal...

Edmunds: The Four Best Auto Deals for Memorial Day Weekend

May. 22, 2024 06:27 AM EDT

Memorial Day weekend is often considered to be the kick-start to summer and, for car shoppers looking for the best finance and lease deals, a great opportunity to take advantage of a marketplace finally returning to normalcy. “It’s time for car shoppers to dust off their old,...

New cars in California could alert drivers for breaking the speed limit

May. 21, 2024 19:26 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could soon join the European Union in requiring all new cars to alert drivers when they break the speed limit, a proposal aimed at reducing traffic deaths that would likely impact drivers across the country should it become law. The federal...

All that 'checkout charity' adds up. Domino's plans $174 million from it for St. Jude hospital

May. 21, 2024 15:21 PM EDT

The world's top-selling pizza chain is betting big on the generosity of its customers. And it is not alone. Domino's recently pledged $174 million over the next ten years to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, expecting the funds to come from its longstanding roundup...

What to stream this week: 'Dune 2' adds spice, J.Lo heads to space, Lenny Kravitz rocks

May. 21, 2024 11:42 AM EDT

“Dune: Part 2,” Jennifer Lopez in the sci-fi action pic “Atlas” and a “South Park” episode skewering weight loss drugs are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by...

PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

May. 21, 2024 10:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — They may call it a catwalk, but the Pet Gala is the dogs' time to shine. Designer Anthony Rubio threw the now-annual fashion fete Monday night, sending 18 dogs down the red carpet at New York's American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog. Each canine donned couture...

Climbing limits are being set on Mount Fuji to fight crowds and littering

May. 21, 2024 08:20 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Those who want to climb one of the most popular trails on Japan's iconic Mount Fuji will have to book a slot and pay a fee as crowds, littering and climbers who try to rush too fast to the summit cause safety and conservation concerns at the picturesque stratovolcano. ...

Why you should take steps if you see a grayish powder on your plants. It's powdery mildew

May. 21, 2024 07:39 AM EDT

As the growing season progresses, keep an eye out for a white or grayish-white powder on your plants. That’s powdery mildew, a fungus that affects a wide range of fruits, vegetables and flowers, coating their leaves, stems, blossoms and, in severe cases, entire plants. It isn’t pretty. ...