Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Lifestyle

This file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (Dylan Entelis/NerdWallet via AP, File)

BY LIZ WESTON Most retirement advice has a flaw: It’s being given by people who haven’t yet retired. So I asked money experts who have quit the 9-to-5 for their ...
chef asif doing ice cream

Renowned chef Asif Syed will educate 25 fortunate foodies on the intricacies of Indian cuisine on Monday. He will, over three courses, navigate the culinary influences of his homeland and ...
In this Jan. 5, 2017, photo, a painting by David Pulphus hangs in a hallway displaying paintings by high school students selected by their member of congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., has removed a painting that showed a pig in a police uniform, one of hundreds of artworks on display at the Capitol and sponsored by a member of Congress. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson)

BY KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — A GOP congressman reported Friday that a painting stirring controversy on Capitol Hill will be taken down Tuesday after the agency responsible for maintaining ...

BY PATRICK WHITTLE PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s scallops have surged to a record high price at the docks this winter after several years of rising in value, according to ...
In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, tax form 8962 is seen in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — If you haven’t signed up for health insurance, you may soon be getting a not-too-subtle nudge from the taxman. The IRS is sending personalized ...
In this March 19, 2013 file photo, the globe and anchor stand at the entrance to Camp Lejeune, N. Carolina. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)

BY HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of waiting, veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina may now be able ...
In this June 21,2016 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, listen to a question during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

BY ANDREW TAYLOR WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is on the cusp of completing the first — and by far the easiest — step toward gutting President Barack Obama’s divisive health ...
In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Illinois. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

BY MALCOLM RITTER NEW YORK (AP) — It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it’s also likely to raise the risk of getting ...
This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

BY TOM MURPHY CVS is now selling a rival, generic version of Mylan’s EpiPen at about a sixth of its price, just months after the maker of the life-saving allergy ...
This Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, photo, shows a house for sale in Coral Gables, Florida. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term US mortgage rates fell this week, the second week of declines after snapping a nine-week run of increases. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate ...
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