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Rolling Stones to swing through new Thunder Ridge Nature Arena in the Ozarks

May. 23, 2024 10:03 AM EDT

The Rolling Stones and the Ozarks don't seem like the most natural pairing. But nature itself, and of all things fishing, have brought them together. The Stones announced Thursday that they will end their summer Hackney Diamonds Tour on July 21 at Thunder Ridge Nature Arena, a brand...

Danish court throws out claim that a patient's rights were violated when she wasn't given vegan food

May. 23, 2024 09:52 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court on Thursday ruled against a claim that a patient's rights were violated when a hospital failed to give her adequate meals for her vegan diet during her stay there four years ago. The Vegetarian Society of Denmark had sued the...

The real stars of Cannes may be the dogs

May. 23, 2024 08:53 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — It’s been a dog’s life at this year’s Cannes Film Festival — or should that be the Canine Film Festival? Since the 77th edition's opening day, human actors have shared the limelight with their canine co-stars on and off the red carpet, kept secure by...

To cook like a championship pitmaster, try this recipe for smoky chicken wings

May. 23, 2024 08:52 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The teams that compete at the annual World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest every year in Memphis often have years of experience under their belts before they can earn a trophy as world-class pitmasters. But you don't need any fancy equipment to...

Red Nose Day 2024 fights child poverty with the 'whimsy' of a candy castle, monster truck and Legos

May. 23, 2024 08:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An edible, life-sized cookie of the contest winner and a car-crushing monster truck ride are two of the new prizes up for grabs in the Red Nose Day 2024 campaign, which starts on Thursday. As Comic Relief's fundraising initiative for underserved American children...

Three little piggies at a yoga class = maximum happiness

May. 23, 2024 08:06 AM EDT

SPENCER, Mass. (AP) — Three little piggies went to a yoga class. Their human companions had a blast. Wilbur, Charlotte and Bluey fit right into a growing trend of yoga with animals, adding some fun to the usual physical and mental wellness exercises at a class in...

Remember last year's Memorial Day travel jams? Chances are they will be much worse this year

May. 23, 2024 05:30 AM EDT

You didn’t think summer travel would be easy, did you? Highways and airports are likely to be jammed the next few days as Americans head out for Memorial Day weekend getaways and then return home. AAA predicts this will be the busiest start-of-summer weekend in...

At the 'Super Bowl of Swine,' global barbecuing traditions are the wood-smoked flavor of the day

May. 23, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — The smell of wood fire wafting on the breeze is the first sense that gets triggered at the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest in Memphis, where smoke is as essential an ingredient as salt. For the teams that annually compete at the so-called Super...

Daily marijuana use outpaces daily drinking in the US, a new study says

May. 22, 2024 21:41 PM EDT

For the first time, the number of Americans who use marijuana just about every day has surpassed the number who drink that often, a shift some 40 years in the making as recreational pot use became more mainstream and legal in nearly half of U.S. states. In 2022, an estimated 17.7...

Buy now, pay later companies must adhere to credit card standards, consumer agency says

May. 22, 2024 18:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Buy now, pay later companies must provide consumers with the same legal rights and protections as credit card lenders do, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday in a new rule. That includes the right to demand a refund and to dispute transactions....