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Consumers defy inflation to support economy. For how long?

Consumers defy inflation to support economy. For how long?

WASHINGTON (AP) — With prices across the economy — from food, gas and rent to cars, airfares and hotel rooms — soaring at their fastest pace in decades, you might think Americans would tap the brakes on spending. Not so far.
Heard's lawyers try to poke holes in Depp's libel lawsuit

Heard's lawyers try to poke holes in Depp's libel lawsuit

Attorneys for actor Amber Heard spent much of last week trying to portray her ex-husband, Johnny Depp, as a jealous and drunken abuser who can only blame himself for his nose-diving Hollywood career.
DAVOS DIARY: Train, not plane means scenery, carbon cutting

DAVOS DIARY: Train, not plane means scenery, carbon cutting

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — If you’re coming to Davos this year, try to take the train instead of flying, organizers of the World Economic Forum said. So I did.
Kardashians take Portofino for Kourtney-Travis wedding

Kardashians take Portofino for Kourtney-Travis wedding

NEW YORK (AP) — The Kravis wedding train has rolled into Italy.
Russia's claim of Mariupol's capture fuels concern for POWs

Russia's claim of Mariupol's capture fuels concern for POWs

POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Concern mounted Saturday over the fate of the Ukrainian fighters who became Moscow’s prisoners as Russia claimed seizure of the steel plant-turned-fortress in Mariupol, capping a nearly three-month siege that left the strateg
Veering from Mad Max, George Miller debuts '3,000 Years'

Veering from Mad Max, George Miller debuts '3,000 Years'

CANNES, France (AP) — It's taken a lot of time and a good deal of yearning for Australian director George Miller to make “Three Thousand Years of Longing, " his long-awaited follow-up to “Mad Max: Fury Road.
Adoptions another facet of life halted by war in Ukraine

Adoptions another facet of life halted by war in Ukraine

LEEDS, Maine (AP) — The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds — including those who have seen their prospective adoptions put on hold. Ukraine was once one of the U.S.
'Breaking Character' is breaking boundaries in the world of disability representation

'Breaking Character' is breaking boundaries in the world of disability representation

TORONTO — As the first disabled person in Canada to produce a broadcast docu-series, Michelle Asgarali is making history with her new show "Breaking Character." In fact, that was the whole point.
COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19.
COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19.