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Shoppers hunt for deals but inflation makes bargains elusive

Shoppers hunt for deals but inflation makes bargains elusive

NEW YORK (AP) — Consumers holding out for big deals — and some much-needed relief from soaring costs on just about everything — may be disappointed as they head into the busiest shopping season of the year.
Wilko Johnson, British rocker who defied cancer, dies at 75

Wilko Johnson, British rocker who defied cancer, dies at 75

LONDON (AP) — Wilko Johnson, the guitarist with British blues-rock band Dr. Feelgood who had an unexpected career renaissance after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, has died. He was 75.
Why booking directly with airlines can be more expensive

Why booking directly with airlines can be more expensive

Early in the pandemic, many travelers experienced headaches while trying to rebook air travel purchased through third parties such as Orbitz and Kayak.
Edmunds: How to mitigate rising auto loan interest rates

Edmunds: How to mitigate rising auto loan interest rates

The Federal Reserve issued its latest interest rate hike in early November. It marks the sixth increase this year and has pushed new auto loan finance rates to their highest since 2019. Rates for used cars have also hit their highest since 2010.
Small businesses, and shoppers, return to holiday markets

Small businesses, and shoppers, return to holiday markets

NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent evening in early November, shoppers at the Bryant Park holiday market in New York City were in the holiday spirit well before Black Friday.
Researchers: AI in connected cars eased rush hour congestion

Researchers: AI in connected cars eased rush hour congestion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As millions of people travel the interstates this Thanksgiving, many will encounter patches of traffic at a standstill for no apparent reason — no construction or accident. Researchers say the problem is you.
Site of Colorado gay bar shooting 'celebrated' LGBTQ people

Site of Colorado gay bar shooting 'celebrated' LGBTQ people

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Reese Congleton grew up in Colorado Springs feeling as if she had to keep her queer identity quiet, and because she hadn’t come out to many people, she was nervous to go to Club Q for the first time.
Famed 'Goonies' house for sale in coastal Astoria, Oregon

Famed 'Goonies' house for sale in coastal Astoria, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Good news for fans of “The Goonies:” the old Victorian home featured in the film is on sale in Astoria, Oregon, and potential buyers are considering making it more accessible to the public.
$3.5M gene therapy for hemophilia gets FDA approval

$3.5M gene therapy for hemophilia gets FDA approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday approved the first gene therapy for hemophilia, a $3.5 million one-time treatment for the blood-clotting disorder.
Review: Wrenching and riveting, 'The Son' leaves you shaken

Review: Wrenching and riveting, 'The Son' leaves you shaken

If you don't have children, you will likely walk out of “The Son” shaken and deeply moved. If you do have kids, you may have to be eventually pulled to your feet after collapsing into a fetal ball for several hours.