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Sheriff: Child's remains, 3 abandoned siblings found in home

Oct. 25, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The skeletal remains of a child were found inside an apartment in the Houston area along with three surviving siblings who appear to have been abandoned, a sheriff said. One of the children, a 15-year-old, called the Harris County Sheriff's Office on...

129-year journey nears end as France returns Benin treasures

Oct. 25, 2021 09:46 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — In a decision with potential ramifications across European museums, France is displaying 26 looted colonial-era artifacts for one last time before returning them home to Benin. The wooden anthropomorphic statues, royal thrones and sacred altars were...

Hertz orders 100,000 Model 3 electric vehicles from Tesla

Oct. 25, 2021 09:00 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Car rental company Hertz is ordering 100,000 electric vehicles from Tesla. The company says it's buying the Tesla Model 3 small cars by the end of 2022, and it also will set up its own electric vehicle charging network. No price was...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Oct. 25, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6: Oct. 31: Actor Lee Grant is 96. Anchorman Dan Rather is 90. Folk singer Tom Paxton is 84. Actor Ron Rifkin (“Alias”) is 83. Actor Sally Kirkland is 80. Actor Stephen Rea (“The Crying Game,” ″V For Vendetta”)...

Road-blocking climate protesters resume campaign in London

Oct. 25, 2021 08:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Environmental protesters pressuring the British government to insulate all homes within a decade resumed a road-blocking campaign in London on Monday ahead of the United Nations' annual climate conference. As commuters headed to work, demonstrators from...

Miso adds richness to chicken salad

Oct. 25, 2021 08:18 AM EDT

The shortcut to a tastier salad does not reside in those plastic premixed bottles. Oil and vinegar work in a pinch, but at Milk Street we’ve discovered a world of simple salad dressings that go well beyond the basic vinaigrette. In Japan, savory miso forms the base of...

West Virginia Business Hall of Fame accepting nominations

Oct. 25, 2021 07:29 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Nominations are being taken for the 2022 West Virginia Business Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes people with strong West Virginia ties who have made a significant impact on the business landscape, according to a news release. It is...

Land Between the Lakes has new area supervisor

Oct. 25, 2021 07:19 AM EDT

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee has a new area supervisor. She is Leisa Cook, who has been deputy forest supervisor at the Malheur National Forest in Oregon, according to a news release from the park. She...

Opponents of critical race theory seek to flip school boards

Oct. 25, 2021 07:17 AM EDT

GUILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A racial reckoning began years ago for the Guilford school system, first with an episode in which a student wore blackface makeup to a home football game and then a fraught debate over the elimination of its mascot, the Indians. After the killing of George Floyd,...

Liz Weston: Money mistakes could signal dementia

Oct. 25, 2021 07:01 AM EDT

Some of the early signs of dementia are financial: forgetting to pay bills, for example, or having trouble calculating a tip. People who develop dementia also are more likely to miss credit card payments and have subprime credit scores years before they’re diagnosed, according to a study...