SAN FRANCISCO — It took a while, but finally ‚Äî and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs ‚Äî Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded credit card and a news subscription product.
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NEW YORK — Labrador retrievers aren’t letting go of their hold on U.S. dog lovers, but German shorthaired pointers are tugging on the top ranks of doggy popularity, according to new American Kennel Club data.
Labs topped the list for the 28th year in a row. Yet there’s been plenty of movement over time on the purebred pup-ularity ladder.
The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them.
Adults who ate about one-and-a-half eggs daily had a slightly higher risk of heart disease than those who ate no eggs.
The study showed the more eggs, the greater the risk. The chances of dying early also were elevated.
FAIR LAWN, N.J. — A New Jersey man says he has returned an overdue library book 53 years after he first borrowed the book.
NEW YORK — In 1664, Maryland passed the first British colonial law banning marriage between whites and slaves. An 1883 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that state prohibitions on interracial marriage don’t violate the Fourteenth Amendment held for more than 80 years.
DALLAS — Britain’s Virgin Atlantic has dropped a requirement that female flight attendants wear makeup, joining other major carriers that have eased their dress and grooming requirements after complaints about turning female employees into sex objects.
Lavender is a species with a Mediterranean ancestry, but it has been hybridized to such an extent than it can survive Toronto winters. This perennial evergreen shrub is a prized ornamental but its utility is endless.
HERKIMER, N.Y. — Those fur-trimmed parkas so common on city sidewalks have become a boon to backwoods trappers.
TORONTO—An emotional sentencing hearing for the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash laid bare the unrelenting pain of family members who lost loved ones in the sudden tragedy.
There were heartbreaking accounts of grief and anger, and calls for the maximum prison time possible.
TORONTO—Health Canada says children and adolescents under age 18 should not use cough and cold products that contain opioids.
A safety review by the federal department found there is limited evidence to support the effectiveness of the potent narcotics in cough and cold products in children and teens.