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‘We the People’ is the White House’s theme for the holidays

November 28, 2022, 10:08am Life

Drawing decorating inspiration from America’s founding documents, Jill Biden chose a “We the People” theme to deck the White House halls and to remind Americans of what unites them throughout… Read story

‘Gaslighting’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2022

November 28, 2022, 7:41am Latest News

“Gaslighting” — behavior that’s mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year. Read story

 

Pets & Wildlife

A grizzly bear is seen in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., during the fall season. Idaho's congressional delegation has renewed calls to remove grizzly bears from Endangered Species Act protections. (Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven/Dreamstime/TNS)

Idaho lawmakers renew call to delist grizzly bears

Idaho’s congressional delegation has renewed calls to remove grizzly bears from Endangered Species Act protections, citing an increase in livestock killings as proof that the…

Science & Technology

Hellbender keeper Katie Noble hands off a clutch of Ozark hellbender eggs after diving into the nesting stream outside the Herpetarium at the St. Louis Zoo on Sept. 27. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Helping the hellbenders: St. Louis experts work to breed struggling amphibian species

For spending their 160 million years of existence mostly hiding in rivers and streams under rocks, Eastern and Ozark hellbenders had done pretty well for…

Dining Out

Kevin Taylor recently sold Birch Street Uptown Lounge, which he opened in 2010. He looked to old cocktail books to create the menu. (Contributed by Kevin Taylor)

Maestro shakes his last Manhattan in Camas

Cocktail aficionado Kevin Taylor recently sold Birch Street Uptown Lounge to the bar’s manager, Joe Corbett. Taylor opened his dimly lit, rose-strewn cocktail palace in…

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A desert tortoise on the move in the Desert Tortoise Research Natural Area on Oct. 10, 2022, in California City, California.

California’s Mojave desert tortoises move toward extinction. Why saving them is so hard

A desert tortoise on the move in the Desert Tortoise Research Natural Area on Oct. 10, 2022, in California City, California.

November 28, 2022, 6:05am Life

Behind the fences surrounding this 40-square-mile outback of cactus and wiry creosote, the largest remaining population of Mojave desert tortoises was soaking up the morning sun and grazing on a mix of wild greens and flowers. Read story

From left, Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in "Everything Everywhere All At Once." (Allyson Riggs/A24 Films)

‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ leads Spirit noms

From left, Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in "Everything Everywhere All At Once." (Allyson Riggs/A24 Films)

November 28, 2022, 6:04am Entertainment

The multiverse-hopping adventure film “ Everything Everywhere All At Once “ has a leading eight nominations for the Film Independent Spirit Awards with nods for best feature, best director, best lead actor for Michelle Yeoh, supporting actors Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis and breakthrough for Stephanie Hsu. Read story

Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier 
 +in "The Walking Dead." (Jace Downs/AMC/TNS)

McNamara: How ‘The Walking Dead’ changed the course of the TV revolution

Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier 
 +in "The Walking Dead." (Jace Downs/AMC/TNS)

November 28, 2022, 6:02am Entertainment

“The Walking Dead” came to an end on earlier this month. Though I, like many viewers, stopped watching several seasons ago (OK, pretty much when Glenn died), attention must be paid. Read story

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist’s latest book paints DNA picture of Seattle-area murders

November 28, 2022, 6:02am Entertainment

”Heartbreaking true crime with a detective who hugs killers into confessing. Battles over genetic privacy. And a former actress-Barbie impersonator, who solves cold case murders.” Read story

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders describes animal hoarding as a condition associated with hoarding disorder. In the past, it has been linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Animal hoarders live in deep denial, even as their lives come unraveled

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders describes animal hoarding as a condition associated with hoarding disorder. In the past, it has been linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder.

November 28, 2022, 5:43am Latest News

Kittens were being born at a home in Winsted, Connecticut, even as the Winchester Police Department removed some 200 cats from the dwelling that was infested with fleas, the stench of urine so strong that it was overbearing, even in a Hazmat suit and mask. Read story

This image released by Netflix shows Kate Hudson, from left, Jessica Henwick, Daniel Craig and Leslie Odom Jr.

Daniel Craig cuts a rug for vodka ad

This image released by Netflix shows Kate Hudson, from left, Jessica Henwick, Daniel Craig and Leslie Odom Jr.

November 27, 2022, 6:03am Entertainment

While promoting his latest movie, “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” Daniel Craig said dancing doesn’t come naturally to him — but he couldn’t resist a pitch from “Thor: Love and Thunder” director Taika Waititi. Read story

Actor Justin Hartley has kept busy since "This is Us" finished last spring.

Hartley busy after ‘This is Us’

Actor Justin Hartley has kept busy since "This is Us" finished last spring.

November 27, 2022, 6:03am Entertainment

On NBC’s “This is Us,” Justin Hartley played Kevin Pearson: A man whose dreams of playing college football were derailed by injury — so he decided to try acting, and ended up a big star. Read story

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4 books for kids, teens get them off to an early start earning, saving

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November 27, 2022, 6:03am Business

Want to help your kids or grandkids get smarter about money, as well as establish good saving and spending habits? Many parents and grandparents would like to help, but how? Read story