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DWR: Clean your boat often to keep invasive quagga mussels out of Utah

Quagga mussels Northern Utah DWR

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently stopped three boats infested with quagga mussels...

Business

UK lawmakers debating Heathrow expansion

Britain Heathrow

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers debated Monday whether to expand Europe’s biggest airport, a decision the government described as the most important for transportation in a generation. The decision on a third runway at Heathrow Airport comes after years of study and debate over how and where to...


World

After ban ends, Saudi women see new job in becoming drivers

Saudi Women Working as Drivers

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women are driving freely through busy city streets for the first time after years of risking arrest if they dared to get behind the wheel. And with the longstanding ban now lifted, a new opportunity has emerged: Working as drivers. It’s a job that had been reserved...


Lifestyle

In Western North Carolina: Do go chasing waterfalls

Travel North Carolina Waterfalls

BREVARD, N.C. (AP) — Some are big. Some are small. Some are wide. Some are narrow. Some crash down. Some are a slow trickle. And some, you can slide right down. There are at least 250 waterfalls in Transylvania County, North Carolina, located about halfway between Asheville, North Carolina, and...


Lifestyle

Sunny Sochi turns into World Cup playground

Russia Soccer WCup Sochi in Summer

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Warm weather, beaches, amusement parks. It’s not exactly what Australian fan Adam McKinley expected to find when he decided to make the trip to Russia for the World Cup. But that’s exactly what he got in Sochi, the city introduced to the world as a winter destination during the...


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Street artist Banksy splashes Paris with works on migrants

Europe Migrants Banksy

PARIS (AP) — Banksy is believed to have taken his message on migration to Paris, which has seen seven works attributed to the provocative British street artist. The works attributed to Banksy have been discovered in recent days, including one near a former center for migrants at the city’s northern...


Lifestyle

World Food Prize goes to an economist and a doctor

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The World Food Prize will be awarded this year to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in an effort to reduce the effects of malnutrition in developing countries. Lawrence Haddad, who is a...


Lifestyle

It's not a coffee cake or a pancake. It's both - a cobbler

Food Column ATK Texas Style Blueberry Cobbler

Chef Bridget Lancaster developed this blueberry cobbler, admitting she’s not a “biscuit-style cobbler lover_they just taste too much like doughy dumplings.” In “Cooking at Home,” Lancaster writes: “Somewhere between a blueberry coffee cake and a stack of blueberry pancakes, it’s my go-to dessert...


Lifestyle

Instead of meat kebabs, why not concentrate on some veggies?

Food Column ATK Grilled Vegetable Kebabs

When it comes to grilled kebabs, vegetables are often an afterthought, typically used as a filler on meat-heavy skewers. But this treatment often leads to mushy, burnt vegetables with no flavor of their own. We wanted to create a recipe that would put the vegetables front and center. We started by...


Lifestyle

A simple American buttercream improves a flag sheet cake

Food Column ATK Flag Cake

A big flag sheet cake is the perfect Fourth of July dessert; and at a time when patriotic-colored berries are at their best, vibrant blueberries and red raspberries are a fitting topping. We knew that our workhorse Yellow Sheet Cake was the ideal base for the cake, so our challenge when developing...


Business

How to be a happy timeshare owner

Nerdwallet Liz Weston Timeshare Owner

Many people are desperate to shed their timeshares. That provides bargains for timeshare enthusiasts like Angie and Mike McCaffery of Los Angeles. The retired couple has paid as little as 50 cents for “used” timeshares. They’ve parlayed their timeshare weeks at four mainland U.S. resorts into...


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