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  • US vows again to ban menthol flavour in cigarettes, cigars

    WASHINGTON - U.S. health regulators pledged again Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes, this time under pressure from African American groups to remove the mint flavour popular among Black smokers.
  • Edmunds: How to get the best towing vehicle for your needs

    You might be thinking about hitting the road this spring with a new SUV or truck and pulling a trailer or toy hauler. But figuring out what kind of vehicle to get without overspending can be a confusing process.
  • In a pandemic, Navajo community steps up for its vulnerable

    TEESTO, Ariz. - For as long as Raymond Clark has lived alone on this quiet stretch of the Navajo Nation under the watch of the “Praying Mountain,” he has depended on everyone yet no one.
  • Restaurants, bars scramble for propane amid pandemic winter

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. - With coronavirus restrictions forcing bars and restaurants to seat customers outside in the dead of winter, many are scrambling to nab erratic supplies of propane that fuel space heaters they’re relying on more than ever to keep people comfortable in the cold.
  • Millennial Money: Try touchless payment to avoid dirty money

    If you’re looking for a self-improvement task in this pandemic era, try teaching yourself to use contactless payments with your phone or “tap-to-pay” credit and debit cards.
  • Edmunds: Is it time for a plug-in hybrid vehicle?

    Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles — typically abbreviated as PHEVs — make up a very small percentage of vehicle sales, but they can be a smart pick for a certain kind of shopper.
  • Edmunds: Top picks for road trip vehicles with maximum range

    Many Americans are wary of flying because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Driving is one alternative to minimize your exposure to large crowds and still get an opportunity to see some sights this summer. You can also further reduce your social contact on a road trip by driving a vehicle with an exceptionally long range.
  • Why are coins hard to find during the pandemic?

    Why are coins hard to find during the pandemic?
  • VIRUS DIARY: In Saudi Arabia, a photographer finds new focus

    JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia - I moved to Saudi Arabia from Egypt last year, eager to photograph a national awakening that was once unimaginable in a country so beholden to ultraconservative mores.
  • Flooded Michigan city is midcentury architecture mecca

    MIDLAND, Mich. - Christopher Jue knew he was home the moment he and his wife stepped inside the sprawling 62-year-old ranch with brick floors, a sunken living room and built-in desks, shelves and bureaus — hallmarks of an Alden B. Dow original.

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