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Edmunds: With low interest rates, should you lease or buy?

Edmunds: With low interest rates, should you lease or buy?

One of COVID-19's impacts has been the reduction in interest rates, including those for auto loans. In June 2020, the average interest rate for new auto loans decreased to 4.2%, down from 6.0% one year ago, according to Edmunds.

Review: A low-key 'Secret Garden' that still blooms

For more than a century, Frances Hodgson Burnett's “The Secret Garden," first published in 1911, has endured. It remains one of the great classics of children's literature, a book that deftly combines the dreams and nightmares of childhood.
'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

LOS ANGELES — A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans.

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.

Audible bestsellers for week ending July 17th

Nonfiction 1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump, PhD, narrated by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio) 2.
Review: More supernatural horror from ‘The Strain’ writers

Review: More supernatural horror from ‘The Strain’ writers

“The Hollow Ones: The Blackwood Tapes Vol. 1,” by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan (Hachette Book Group) The writing team behind “The Strain” trilogy is back with a new evil incarnate.
Chip, Joanna Gaines return to 'Fixer Upper' for new network

Chip, Joanna Gaines return to 'Fixer Upper' for new network

LOS ANGELES — Chip and Joanna Gaines are returning to “Fixer Upper" as they build their new network. The series, which made the couple do-it-yourself celebrities, will be part of their Magnolia Network set to launch next year.
Trying to avoid mass transit? Here's how to buy a bike without breaking the bank

Trying to avoid mass transit? Here's how to buy a bike without breaking the bank

TORONTO — Like many Canadians, Lindsay Bliek and her children have spent a lot of time cycling recreationally under lockdown. In fact, the Calgary-based cycling blogger recently started plotting new routes to avoid crowds on her usual ones.
Kanye West withdraws petition to get on NJ's 2020 ballot

Kanye West withdraws petition to get on NJ's 2020 ballot

TRENTON, N.J. — Kanye West withdrew his petition to appear as a presidential candidate on New Jersey's ballot, according to an email chain between a judge and what appears to be the rapper's campaign email address.
COVID-19 measures could disrupt rare polio-like disease

COVID-19 measures could disrupt rare polio-like disease

NEW YORK — Health experts once thought 2020 might be the worst year yet for a rare paralyzing disease that has been hitting U.S. children for the past decade.