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Millennial Money: Save for holidays now, skip regret later

Oct. 12, 2021 09:40 AM EDT

Factoring holiday expenses into your budget all year long is effective for avoiding debt, but it’s not always feasible with a limited budget or unforeseen expenses. When that’s the case, lacking a strategy for holiday spending can leave you vulnerable to debt and...

Pet pig who turned blind eye to city hall gone to sty in sky

Oct. 11, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Daisy Mae, a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig who once fought City Hall (and won), was knighted by the St. Paul Winter Carnival and even made the cover of National Geographic Magazine, has died. She was 15. “She struck fear in the eyes of many which...

Tunisia protest shows rift over president's seizure of power

Oct. 10, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Several thousand demonstrators gathered in central Tunis on Sunday to protest President Kaïs Saied’s recent consolidation of power, which his critics have called a “coup." The protest reflected an increasingly visible rift in Tunisian society...

French child kidnap plot shows global sway of QAnon style

Oct. 05, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The old music box factory had been abandoned for years on the outskirts of the Swiss mountain town, with paint curling at the edges of its dingy grey and yellow walls. It was the perfect hiding place for the young French mother and her 8-year-old daughter...

Groff, Doerr are among National Book Award finalists

Oct. 05, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Groff is a National Book Award finalist for her third consecutive book, nominated in the fiction category Tuesday for her historical novel “Matrix.” Anthony Doerr's multi-generational epic “Cloud Cuckoo Land,” his first work since the Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Breeding barn gets "Save America’s Treasures” grant

Oct. 04, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) — The historic Breeding Barn at Shelburne Farms has been awarded a $500,000 federal grant to support preservation and restoration projects at the facility. The grand barn was built in 1889 for the horse breeding operation of then-owner W. Seward...

As ruling UK Conservatives meet, businesses clamor for help

Oct. 04, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British Treasury chief Rishi Sunak promised Monday to deliver an economy based on “good work, better skills and higher wages,” as the governing Conservative Party tried to shrug off the U.K.'s economic turmoil as the growing pains of a thriving, self-reliant...

Liz Weston: How gratitude can help your financial life

Oct. 04, 2021 08:07 AM EDT

Gratitude makes us more aware of the sources of joy, wonder and hope in our lives. Being grateful also can improve health, strengthen relationships and help us manage our money. Developing gratitude requires us to focus on what we have rather than on what we lack, says...

Indigenous leader to France's Macron: Save the Amazon

Oct. 02, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Decrying the “predation” of his homeland, a Brazilian Indigenous leader is appealing to France’s president to use his global sway to fight the deforestation of the Amazon. Ninawa, a leader of the Huni Kui people who uses just one name, delivered a...

US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW

Sep. 30, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Apples Never Fall” by Liane Moriarty (Henry Holt and Co.) 2. “The Jailhouse Lawyer” by Patterson/Allen (Little, Brown) 3. “Bewilderment” by Richard Powers (W.W. Norton) 4....