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FAFSA season starts: What you need to know for financial aid

FAFSA season starts: What you need to know for financial aid

NEW YORK (AP) — The Free Application for Federal Student Aid filing season starts Oct. 1 for the 2023-2024 school year.
Regrow vegetables from kitchen scraps on a sunny windowsill

Regrow vegetables from kitchen scraps on a sunny windowsill

Gardening naturally lends itself to reusing and recycling -- just think about compost and last year’s seed trays. So if there’s a way to reduce trash while saving money on produce, you can count me in.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy, narrated by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio) 2. The Divider by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser, narrated by Michael Quinlan (Random House Audio) 3.
At UN, a fleeting opportunity to tell their nations' stories

At UN, a fleeting opportunity to tell their nations' stories

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pakistan's new prime minister stepped onto the U.N. podium and faced world leaders, ready to spin a tale of floods and climate change and more than 33 million people at risk.
Older people left out as UN speeches repeatedly invoke young

Older people left out as UN speeches repeatedly invoke young

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — One after another, the world’s presidents and prime ministers came to warn of their countries’ trials and tout their triumphs. But one of the biggest issues in either column was mostly left out.
LGBTQ-friendly church OK with getting Southern Baptist boot

LGBTQ-friendly church OK with getting Southern Baptist boot

When her teenage daughter came out as a lesbian several years ago, one of the first things Caroline Joyce did was to Google, “Can you be gay and be a Christian?” The family was attending a conservative Southern Baptist church in the Greensboro, North
Rules sought for 'gooning,' taking troubled kids to care

Rules sought for 'gooning,' taking troubled kids to care

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Within what's known as the secure transport industry, it's called “gooning.
King Charles III's new monogram revealed at end of mourning

King Charles III's new monogram revealed at end of mourning

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III’s new monogram was revealed Tuesday as the official period of mourning for his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, came to a close.
Walmart to cover fertility treatments under insurance plan

Walmart to cover fertility treatments under insurance plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is teaming up with a fertility startup to offer benefits under its insurance plan that will help its workers expand their families.
Millennial Money: How to help loved ones deal with debt

Millennial Money: How to help loved ones deal with debt

Juan Pinon, an electrical engineer in McAllen, Texas, struggled with credit card debt for years. It wasn’t until he confided in his sister that he began to turn things around.