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FAA clears Boeing to resume deliveries of 787 Dreamliner

Aug. 08, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators said Monday they are satisfied with changes Boeing has made in the production of its 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, clearing the way for the company to resume deliveries. American Airlines said it expects to get its first new 787 in more than 15...

Former coal town comes together in face of Kentucky floods

Aug. 08, 2022 01:30 AM EDT

FLEMING-NEON, Ky. (AP) — Barely a week after floodwaters swept downtown and left a foot of mud and twisted, gutted buildings along Main Street, an incongruous sight appeared: A flashing sign declaring JR’s Barber Shop “OPEN.” As National Guard troops patrolled outside and...

Natural hair academy opening in Kings Mountain

Aug. 06, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — A natural hair school will be opening in Kings Mountain and is the first of its kind in Cleveland County. Free 2 B Natural Hair Academy will welcome new students this fall. Yolanda Harris, owner and instructor, said the family-run...

Review: Mohsin Hamid's 5th novel is a fever dream of a story

Aug. 02, 2022 09:29 AM EDT

“The Last White Man” by Mohsin Hamid (Riverhead) Anders wakes up to find he’s no longer white. After confiding in his friend, Oona, the two discover this is not an isolated case; all over town and beyond, white people are finding their skin suddenly turning dark. ...

Banana Boat recalls scalp sunscreen spray for cancer risk

Jul. 31, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

The maker of Banana Boat sunscreen is recalling a scalp spray because it contains trace amounts of benzene, a chemical which can cause cancer with repeated exposure. Edgewell Personal Care Co. announced the voluntary recall Friday. It said benzene was detected in internal reviews of...

Spain tells women: Don’t worry about body image on the beach

Jul. 28, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s government has a message for women who are uncomfortable about their bodies when they wear bathing suits: Don’t be. The government’s Equality Ministry launched a summer campaign Thursday encouraging women to reject “stereotypes” and “aesthetical...

Unilever hikes prices for products but expects strong sales

Jul. 26, 2022 10:15 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Unilever, the consumer goods giant that owns brands ranging from Ben & Jerry's ice cream to Dove skin care, raised prices by more than 11% between April and June as inflation surged around the world. That shored up revenue in the first half of the year, with the...

Virginia barber reflects on more than 60 years of haircuts

Jul. 17, 2022 09:07 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — “One last time,” said Hubert Davenport as he wrapped a barber cape around a customer’s shoulders before grabbing his scissors and shears. “One last time,” Rand Baker, the customer, echoed with a twinge of sorrow. A half-dozen customers...

Doping sleuths keep sunscreen from burning track stars

Jul. 15, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — They almost got burned. Though there's nothing novel in suggesting all 1,900 athletes who will train and compete in the sunny stadium at track world championships in Eugene, Oregon, over the next 10 days should slather up with sunscreen, in the complicated...

Vernon Winfrey, Oprah's father, dies at 89

Jul. 09, 2022 20:33 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s father, Vernon Winfrey, has died at the age of 89. Oprah confirmed in an Instagram post that her father died in Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday. “Yesterday with family surrounding his bedside I had the sacred honor of...