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Your Money: What to do with leftover college savings plan cash

Your Money: What to do with leftover college savings plan cash

Published 09/08/2016

DETROIT Melissa Byers and Rich Rauh began stashing away money in 529 college savings accounts for their sons not long after they were born.When their [more…]

A Minute With: Robert Redford on magical childhood stories

A Minute With: Robert Redford on magical childhood stories

Published 09/08/2016

LOS ANGELES Hollywood veteran Robert Redford returns to his childhood love of fantasy stories in "Pete's Dragon," a new Disney film about an orphaned boy [more…]

Venezuelan art exhibition honors legacy of Frida Kahlo

Venezuelan art exhibition honors legacy of Frida Kahlo

Published 07/08/2016

An art gallery in the Venezuelan capital is honoring the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo with an exposition featuring the works of 50 female Venezuelan [more…]

‘Scary’ Lucille Ball statue replaced in her New York hometown

‘Scary’ Lucille Ball statue replaced in her New York hometown

Published 06/08/2016

NEW YORK Lucille Ball fans can rest easy.A new statue honoring the "I Love Lucy" star was set to be unveiled on Saturday in Celoron, [more…]

A purrfect rescue: Italian coast guard saves drowning kitten

A purrfect rescue: Italian coast guard saves drowning kitten

Published 05/08/2016

ROME A tiny kitten that went for an ill-advised swim in the Sicilian sea has hung on to eight of its nine lives, thanks to [more…]

Extreme runner wants to be reunited with Chinese stray dog

Extreme runner wants to be reunited with Chinese stray dog

Published 05/08/2016

Extreme marathon runner Dion Leonard hopes to bring a stray dog which followed him for 125 kilometers (77 miles) during a race across China, back [more…]

Dutch man’s 10 day-wait at Chinese airport for woman ends in hospital

Dutch man’s 10 day-wait at Chinese airport for woman ends in hospital

Published 05/08/2016

A Dutch man spent 10 days at an airport in China waiting for a woman he met on the internet but ended up hospitalized after the stay took a [more…]

Famed flamingo Pinky dead in Florida after man attacks it

Famed flamingo Pinky dead in Florida after man attacks it

Published 03/08/2016

TAMPA, Fla. A Chilean flamingo named Pinky which was known for its dancing was euthanized at a Florida theme park after being badly injured by [more…]

Pakistani lawmaker seeks to protect nation’s youth: from Doraemon cartoons

Pakistani lawmaker seeks to protect nation’s youth: from Doraemon cartoons

Published 03/08/2016

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani opposition lawmaker on Wednesday proposed banning 24-hour cartoon TV channels, specifically the popular Japanese series "Doraemon", drawing ridicule on social media [more…]

Pottermania awakens as new play, book, film revive magical world

Pottermania awakens as new play, book, film revive magical world

Published 28/07/2016

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK It's been five years since fans of "Harry Potter" tearfully said goodbye to the boy wizard they had grown up with, but [more…]