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  • Pandemic relapse spells trouble for India's middle class

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Ram Babu moved from his village to the Indian capital New Delhi in 1980, to clean cars. Soon, he learned to drive and got a job as a tour bus driver. Decades later, he set up his own company, Madhubani Tours and Travels.
  • Summer camps return but with fewer campers and counselors

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Overnight summer camps will be allowed in all 50 states this season, but COVID-19 rules and a pandemic labor crunch mean that many fewer young campers will attend, and those who do will have to observe coronavirus precautions for the second consecutive year.
  • Edmunds: Consider leasing when new car prices soar

    New and used car prices remain high as a global semiconductor chip shortage, combined with increased consumer demand, has caused a shortage of vehicles on dealer lots. The situation is expected to last many months, making it hard on people who are in need of a car today.
  • The Latest: Hawaii's eviction moratorium extended 60 days

    HONOLULU — Hawaii’s governor is extending for two more months an eviction moratorium that he implemented during the coronavirus pandemic, but says he doesn’t expect to keep it longer than that.
  • The Latest: Arizona’s state-run vaccination sites to close

    PHOENIX -- Arizona’s state-run COVID-19 vaccination sites, which were touted as a national model, will be shutting down later this month.
  • Princess Diana's wedding dress goes on display in London

    LONDON (AP) — The dress Princess Diana wore at her 1981 wedding to Prince Charles went on public display Thursday at the late princess's former home in London.
  • Asian shares mixed after lackluster day on Wall Street

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday after Wall Street began a post-holiday week on a lackluster note.
  • California task force launches study of slave reparations

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A first-in-the-nation task force in California to study and recommend reparations for African Americans held its inaugural meeting Tuesday, launching a two-year process to address the harms of slavery and systemic racism despite the federal government's inaction.
  • Millennial Money: She crushed $20K+ in debt at age 24

    With over $195,000 in student loan debt, Annika Hudak saw little harm in swiping her credit cards.
  • 4 tips for small-business owners paying down pandemic debt

    After more than a year of navigating lockdowns, mandates and COVID-19 protocols, small-business owners are starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel. But the debt many needed to take on to weather the pandemic still casts an ominous shadow.

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