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Target to lower prices on thousands of basic items as inflation sends customers scrounging for deals

Target to lower prices on thousands of basic items as inflation sends customers scrounging for deals

Target plans to cut prices on thousands of consumer basics this summer, from diapers to milk, as inflation cuts into household budgets and more Americans pay closer attention to their spending.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 26-June 1

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 26-June 1

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 26-June 1: May 26: Sportscaster Brent Musburger is 85. Drummer Garry Peterson of The Guess Who is 79. Singer Stevie Nicks is 76. Actor Pam Grier is 75. Actor Philip Michael Thomas (“Miami Vice”) is 75.
Sizzling, twice-spiced beef skewers add a twist to a Memorial Day barbecue

Sizzling, twice-spiced beef skewers add a twist to a Memorial Day barbecue

Based on the meaty skewers sold by street vendors in China, these twice-spiced beef skewers are served sizzling hot and richly flavored with cumin and chilies — a far more exciting Memorial Day dish than the usual hot dog or hamburger.
In Saudi Arabia, an all-women psychedelic rock band jams out as its conservative society loosens up

In Saudi Arabia, an all-women psychedelic rock band jams out as its conservative society loosens up

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Leaning into the microphone in Saudi Arabia's capital, Nora let loose a primal scream. Guitars wailed and drums throbbed behind her as part of a set with her bandmates during a recent show.
Newfoundland grandmothers can wail on the accordion. A historian wants them on stage

Newfoundland grandmothers can wail on the accordion. A historian wants them on stage

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Wild breed shows potential for developing drought-resistant potato: researcher

Wild breed shows potential for developing drought-resistant potato: researcher

CHARLOTTETOWN — Federal scientists in Atlantic Canada are trying to develop a new breed of potato that is better adapted to growing conditions brought on by climate change.
CANNES DIARY: Behind the scenes of the 2024 film festival

CANNES DIARY: Behind the scenes of the 2024 film festival

CANNES, France (AP) — Welcome to Cannes. The annual film festival is always a spectacle, but 2024's edition may be the most combustible in years. The 77th Cannes red carpet unfurls against a backdrop of war and protest.
Seeking the northern lights was a family affair for this AP photographer

Seeking the northern lights was a family affair for this AP photographer

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Robert Bukaty has covered nearly every type of story and event for The Associated Press in his 30-year career, from the somber to the exhilarating: a mass shooting, COVID-19, presidents, political campaigns, ski racing — a lot
Robbers made off with 'several million euros' of jewels in armed heist of ‘Jeweler to the Stars’

Robbers made off with 'several million euros' of jewels in armed heist of ‘Jeweler to the Stars’

PARIS (AP) — Armed robbers who used a motorbike as a battering ram made off with “several million euros'” (dollars) worth of valuables in a heist of the luxury Paris boutique of self-declared “Jeweler to the Stars" Harry Winston, the French prosecuto
The gonzo trans Mexican drug lord musical 'Emilia Perez' lights up Cannes

The gonzo trans Mexican drug lord musical 'Emilia Perez' lights up Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — On paper, Jacques Audiard's buzzed-about Cannes Film Festival entry “Emilia Perez” would not seem anything like a good idea for a movie.