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Ginkgo grew with dinosaurs, and is still worth growing

Ginkgo grew with dinosaurs, and is still worth growing

There are some trees whose showiness does not end once they’ve lost their leaves in autumn. Some trees have an attractive bony framework that is then revealed. Ginkgo tree, for instance.

Spanish researchers allow others to make their COVID test

GENEVA (AP) — Spanish government researchers have agreed to allow other manufacturers to make their coronavirus antibody test, in a move that could significantly boost testing in poor countries with limited COVID-19 surveillance.

Millennial Money: It’s OK to not buy stuff on Black Friday

It’s that time of year when retailers seem to join forces to plant a message in shoppers’ minds: “Buy Stuff on Black Friday, or You Are a Fool.
'About freedom': A look inside an Alberta home adapted for physical disabilities

'About freedom': A look inside an Alberta home adapted for physical disabilities

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Wider doors and lower kitchen counters in a home can make a monumental difference for someone with a physical disability or who is aging. It’s a lesson a real estate agent in St. Albert, Alta.
Trans Netflix workers drop labor complaint but one resigns

Trans Netflix workers drop labor complaint but one resigns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two former Netflix employees who criticized anti-transgender comments on Dave Chappelle’s TV special are dropping labor complaints and one has resigned from the company, it was announced Monday.
Kevin Spacey ordered to pay $31M for 'House of Cards' losses

Kevin Spacey ordered to pay $31M for 'House of Cards' losses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Spacey and his production companies must pay the studio behind “House of Cards” more than $30 million because of losses brought on by his firing for sexual misconduct, according to an arbitration decision made final Monday.
Police tie car used in Young Dolph's killing to 2nd shooting

Police tie car used in Young Dolph's killing to 2nd shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have tied a car used in the killing of rapper Young Dolph to a shooting that left a woman dead and wounded another person days before the ambush on the hip-hop artist, authorities said Monday.
Review: ‘House of Gucci’ is pure, unapologetic decadence

Review: ‘House of Gucci’ is pure, unapologetic decadence

Everything in “House of Gucci” is over the top. The accents. The performances. The fashion. The settings. The runtime. The music. The greed. This movie knows exactly what it is and, sweetie, it is gloriously decadent, ridiculous fun.
Rita Letendre, renowned as a pioneer of Canadian abstract art, dead at 93

Rita Letendre, renowned as a pioneer of Canadian abstract art, dead at 93

TORONTO — Rita Letendre, renowned as a pioneer of Canadian abstract art, has died. Gallery Gevik in Toronto says Letendre died Saturday at age 93 after a long illness.
Yes, there are turkeys for Thanksgiving - for a price

Yes, there are turkeys for Thanksgiving - for a price

Turkeys may not be able to fly very far. But their prices can soar — along with the costs of other holiday staples like cranberry sauce and pie filling.