Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lifestyle

In this March 17, 2017 photo, Canyon Mansfield, 14, holds the collar of his dog, Casey, who was killed March 16 by a cyanide-ejecting device placed on public land near his Pocatello, Idaho, home by federal workers to kill coyotes. (Jordon Beesley/Idaho State Journal via AP)

BY KEITH RIDLER BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land ...
This Tuesday, March 21, 2017, photo shows a home with a sale pending in Sewickley, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

BY PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses. The ...
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It’s not hard to see that there is something very different going on when you walk into Millennial Brewing Company in Downtown Fort Myers on Friday night. Food trucks from ...
In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017, file photo, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch speaks at a news conference in Annapolis, Md., in support of legislation to continue funding for services provided by Planned Parenthood. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)

BY DAVID CRARY and ALISON NOON CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) — Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ...
This Wednesday, July 27, 2016, file photo shows a home under contract at a new home community in Edmond, Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

BY CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply ...
In this photo taken Monday, March 27, 2017, the Waze application is displayed on a smartphone in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Waze’s traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin’ Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it’s adding ...
Uffizi museum manager Erik Smith gestures as Leonardo da Vinci’s "Adoration of the Three Wise Men" is returned to the public after 6 years of study and restoration, in Florence, Italy, Monday, March 27, 2017. (Maurizio Degl' Innocenti/ANSA via AP)

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — The unfinished Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece “Adoration of the Magi” has emerged from a six-year restoration cleaner and brighter. The large, nearly square oil painting returned ...
This Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, photo shows a house for sale, in Hialeah, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Increasing inventory is giving purchasing power to the buyers, the Naples Area Board of Realtors said. Sales were up in February, the organization reports, as inventories have increased and prices ...
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Whether you are an adventure traveler, one who craves new and different cultures, one who prefers all luxury, all the way or a classic old-fashioned road tripper, the coming of ...
This Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo shows the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, displayed on a laptop computer screen in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY TOM MURPHY As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The ...
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