Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Lifestyle

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas.

BY ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation to scuttle much ...
In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, builders work on the roof of a home under construction at a housing plan in Jackson Township, Butler County, Pa.

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes rebounded in May, helped by strong sales gains in the South and West. Sales new single-family homes rose 2.9 percent ...

Need plans for this weekend? Stand-up comedy, live music, and craft beer highlight the top events to check out this weekend in Southwest Florida. Donnell Rawlings at Off the Hook ...
People shield themselves from the sun while walking along the Las Vegas Strip, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Las Vegas.

BY ANGIE WANG PHOENIX (AP) — The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S., including ...
In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers his State of the State address at the Sandusky State Theatre in Sandusky, Ohio.

BY JULIE CARR SMYTH and GEOFF MULVIHILL COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama’s health care law are wary ...
In this May 11, 2017, file photo, Funky Monkey Toys store owner Tom Jones plays with a fidget spinner in Oxford, Michigan.

BOSTON (AP) — The wildly popular fidget spinners that seem to be in the hands of the half the children in the U.S. are also potentially dangerous, a consumer watchdog ...
In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, a woman receives a flu vaccine shot at a community fair in Brownsville, Texas.

BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the ...
In this Tuesday, May 16, 2017, photo, a sign advertises an existing home for sale in Roswell, Ga.

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans shopping for a house are facing an intensifying set of pressures: Fewer and fewer homes are being listed for sale, while prices are ...
Niki Campana, left, and Paul Wright stand together outside the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Youngstown, Ohio.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama’s health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that’s not letting ...
In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, the Amazon logo is displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square.

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping to claim more territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house. The company, which ...
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