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  • The Latest: Flight repatriates stranded Spaniards from Nepal

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — A repatriation flight is rescuing dozens of Spanish nationals who have been stranded in Nepal since a lockdown was imposed in the Himalayan nation to curb the spiking COVID-19 cases.
  • Safety ratings yanked after Tesla pulls radar from 2 models

    DETROIT (AP) — Two key groups that offer automobile safety ratings are yanking their top endorsements from some Tesla vehicles because the company has stopped using radar on its safety systems.
  • Liz Weston: How to be a better long-distance caregiver

    Long pandemic lockdowns forced many older adults to become comfortable with video calls to stay connected with family. That in turn means that long-distance caregivers have a better way to see how their loved ones are faring.
  • Edmunds: 5 smart ways to use your tax return on a car

    Taxe season will be coming to a close later than usual this year, due to the May 17 extended deadline. Until that time, you might hear advertisements from car dealerships urging you to bring in your refund or pandemic stimulus check to buy a new car. Given that the average tax refund issued in 2020 was $2,741, according to the IRS, it is a solid amount that people often use to make major purchases.
  • Millennial Money: Conquer phone call fears and save money

    Sean McAuliffe’s business, International Key Supply , suffered financially when the pandemic began. So he set out to cut operating costs for the New York-based distribution company. He cancelled a few services, and for more important ones, he contacted the providers to request deferred or lowered bills.
  • Chinese single moms, denied benefits, press for change

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Sarah Gao had a busy job. As the head of a 500 million yuan ($76.8 million) investment fund, she was constantly flying across China on business trips. Then she found out she was pregnant.
  • Bread and Cameos - a year without income from Broadway stage

    NEW YORK - A year ago, Max Kumangai was dazzling crowds with a jolt of live Broadway excitement. Now he’s doing it with his bread.
  • Bread and Cameos - a year without income from Broadway stage

    NEW YORK - A year ago, Max Kumangai was dazzling crowds with a jolt of live Broadway excitement. Now he’s doing it with his bread.
  • FDA approves 1st long-acting HIV drug combo, monthly shots

    U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the AIDS virus.
  • A theatre of propaganda: The Capitol, cameras and selfies

    NEW YORK - One of the defining images of the Capitol siege was of a man dangling from the balcony of the Senate chamber. Clad in black and with a helmet over his head, he might have been hard to identify even after he paused to sit in a leather chair at the top of the Senate dais and hold up a fist.

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