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Today in History: July 10, the Battle of Britain begins in World War II

Jul. 10, 2024 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 10, the 192nd day of 2024. There are 174 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 10, 1940, during World War II, the Battle of Britain began as the German Luftwaffe launched attacks on...

Shane van Gisbergen is back in Chicago after his career-altering NASCAR Cup Series win a year ago

Jul. 05, 2024 18:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Shane van Gisbergen prefers the countryside to a big city, so Chicago isn't exactly his type of place. Except for the Windy City streets. He likes those a lot. Van Gisbergen is back in Chicago this weekend, the scene of his career-altering victory just...

'We have to be wacky.' With suggestive poses and pets, election campaigning tests Tokyo's patience

Jul. 05, 2024 02:39 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo elects a new governor this weekend, but residents say personal publicity stunts have overtaken serious campaigning to a degree never seen before, with nearly nude women in suggestive poses, pets, an AI character and a man practicing his golf swing. It's...

Blazing hot surfaces are a danger for catastrophic burn injuries in the urban desert Southwest

Jul. 03, 2024 14:35 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ron Falk lost his right leg, had extensive skin grafting on the left one and is still recovering a year after collapsing on the searing asphalt outside a Phoenix convenience store where he stopped for a cold soda during a heat wave. Now using a wheelchair, the...

Roaring Kitty reveals stake in Chewy big enough to make him 3rd largest investor in the pet retailer

Jul. 01, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Chewy fell Monday in volatile trading after a regulatory filing revealed that Roaring Kitty, an investor at the center of the meme stock craze, has taken a 6.6% stake in the online pet retailer. Roaring Kitty, whose legal name is Keith Gill, bought more...

Getting rid of poison ivy is a serious matter. What you should and shouldn't do

Jul. 01, 2024 07:36 AM EDT

For all the time I spend digging, planting, pulling and weeding, one would think I’d have some poison ivy horror stories to tell, but I do not. I can’t say for sure whether I’m immune to the rash that tortures so many of my fellow gardeners or if I’ve just been lucky, but one thing is for...

How to navigate the end of your pet's life

Jun. 17, 2024 14:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Lisa Walling’s first house call of the day was with a particularly fluffy hospice patient — a 13-year-old Newfoundland named Rugby. Rugby happily licked a plate of peanut butter as Walling inserted needles along her back; acupuncture and a ketamine injection...

Oracle, Casey's General Stores rise; Vera Bradley, PetMed fall, Wednesday, 6/12/2024

Jun. 12, 2024 16:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Wednesday: Paramount Global, up 8 cents to $11.12. National Amusements ended talks on a possible merger of the film and television company with Skydance Media. Vera Bradley...

Jennifer Aniston launches children's book series with best 'friend' Clydeo the dog

Jun. 11, 2024 15:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Inspired by her beloved dog, Jennifer Aniston will soon become a children's author. The “Friends” star has a four-book deal with HarperCollins Publishers and animation studio Invisible Studio for a series of works featuring the animated dog Clydeo, based on the...

Fire at Thailand's famous Chatuchak Weekend Market kills hundreds of caged animals

Jun. 11, 2024 03:13 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Hundreds of caged animals died Tuesday after a fire struck Chatuchak Weekend Market, one of the most famous markets in Thailand’s capital. The fire was reported early in the morning and quickly swept across more than 100 shops in the market's pet section, according...