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Arkansas to honour country legend Johnny Cash with holiday

Arkansas to honour country legend Johnny Cash with holiday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Man in Black is about to get his own day in Arkansas. The Arkansas House on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill that would make Feb. 26 “Johnny Cash Day," voting 92-0 to send the measure to Gov.
A 'Romeo and Juliet' movie that celebrates theatrical roots

A 'Romeo and Juliet' movie that celebrates theatrical roots

NEW YORK — The cast appears at first chatting amiably as they enter a theatre . They're in street clothes — hoodies, sneakers and backpacks. They seem blissfully unaware that not all will survive the next hour or so.
Bad news overload: pandemic blurs line between informing public and feeding anxiety

Bad news overload: pandemic blurs line between informing public and feeding anxiety

Scrolling through social media for COVID-19 updates has become a precarious activity for some Canadians, with news of the worsening pandemic becoming harder to escape.
Germany vows to boost cycling as part of climate effort

Germany vows to boost cycling as part of climate effort

BERLIN — Germany, home to the Autobahn and a powerful motor industry, wants its citizens to spend less time driving and more time cycling to help save the planet.

A farmer to chefs reveals his deep vegetable knowledge

NEW YORK — Despite thousands of years of humans working the soil, there are still things to learn. Just ask Farmer Lee Jones about the beet leaves. The Ohio-based farmer had planted too many beets and the surplus was dumped in a pile in a cooler.
Spain: Parted couple overcome pain of pandemic through glass

Spain: Parted couple overcome pain of pandemic through glass

BARCELONA, Spain — Since the coronavirus pandemic struck Spain, a glass pane has separated Xavier Antó and Carmen Panzano for the first prolonged period of the couple’s 65-year marriage.
NatGeo's ‘Secrets of the Whales’ surfaces little-known facts

NatGeo's ‘Secrets of the Whales’ surfaces little-known facts

NEW YORK — When a killer whale slowly circled back toward wildlife photographer Brian Skerry in the middle of the ocean after discarding the giant sting ray it was devouring, panic is not what came to mind: “Part of my brain is thinking, ‘I can’t bel

Updated field guides, other titles lure readers outdoors

The new season of spring shows has begun, and viewership is way up by all accounts. We’re not talking about screens, which we’ve all been glued to during the pandemic.
Don’t let self-care sabotage your savings

Don’t let self-care sabotage your savings

Don’t worry, this article won’t tell you to forgo every face scrub and cappuccino that calls your name and only spend money on survival needs. Of course, you should treat yourself and practice self-care, particularly during a nightmarish pandemic.
Edmunds: 5 smart ways to use your tax return on a car

Edmunds: 5 smart ways to use your tax return on a car

T axe season will be coming to a close later than usual this year, due to the May 17 extended deadline.