Has corporate greed increased inflation? He’s not the biggest culprit | Health, medicine and fitness

By Paul Wiseman – AP Economics Writer Washington (AFP) – Outraged by price hikes at the gas station and supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to blame: on greedy companies that are relentlessly raising prices and making profits. In response to that sentiment, last month the Democratic-led House passed a partisan line vote … Read more

Think carefully before you trade in your old smartphone or tablet – you can make more money “recycling” on resale sites

When it comes to the old personal technology found throughout the home — from smartphones to tablets to game consoles — many people may not realize how much value is left in their devices. Keeping tech out of landfills or just collecting dust in the back of the closet by exploring resale sites that match … Read more

AI-Powered Coding Helper aims to help developers, not replace them

GitHub Inc.’s new automated computer encoder will help. Companies are managing a chronic shortage of software developers, but they won’t replace them, according to the company’s CEO. Thomas Dohmke, CEO of Microsoft corp. Owned GitHub says the AI-powered coding tool, launched this week as Copilot, is designed to make it easier to write long lines … Read more

Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the prize for best in show at the famous Westminster Kennel Club dog show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

Was the stock market closed on Juneteenth?

US stock markets are closed to monitor Juneteenth for the first time in history. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq are closed today in observance of the latest federal holiday, adding it to the list of market holidays that also includes Thanksgiving and Christmas. Juneteenth – also known as Liberation Day, Black Independence Day, … Read more

Happy Father’s Day, Dr. Cronin

When I was three, I would sometimes walk beside my father while my mother was busy with my eight brothers and sisters. I was young and my dad was too tall and stout to hold a small child by the hand, let alone carry it with me. Instead, he was holding his elegant index finger. … Read more

Oregon prison chief tops federal prison job | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Michael Balsmo and Michael R. Sisak – The Associated Press Washington (AFP) – Collette Peters, director of the Oregon prison system, has now emerged as the main competitor to running the federal prison system, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Peters, who has run the state’s Department … Read more

McMaster, Cunningham win primary; to face in november | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jeffrey Collins – The Associated Press COLOMBIA, South Carolina (AP) – Former United States Representative Joe Cunningham won the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday, setting up a standoff in November with Republican Governor Henry McMaster, who handily defeated his opponent in the primaries. Cunningham touted the fact that he is the only Democrat in … Read more

US Open allows Russian tennis players to enter after Wimbledon ban

The US Open will allow Tennis Players from Russia and Belarus to compete this year despite the ongoing war in Ukraine, which prompted Wimbledon to ban these athletes. US Tennis Association CEO and CEO Lou Cher, whose group runs the US Open, said in a phone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that the … Read more

Rental business booms as US expelled Haitians flee Haiti | Health, medicine and fitness

By Julie Watson, Gisela Perez de Acha, Katie Liccari, Trenton Danielle and Patricia Luna – Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – With jokes, cheerful Caribbean music, and holiday scenes of sunny beaches and palm trees, Haitian influencers on YouTube and TikTok are advertising charter flights to South America. But they do not target tourists. Instead, … Read more