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  • Ask Amy: Repairing this home calls for stealthy DIY

    Ask Amy: Repairing this home calls for stealthy DIY
    Dear Amy: I have been married to a great guy for over 40 years. We are both retired. We have a lovely home and he has done a lot of the repairs and remodeling. I am proud of what he has done. I have dealt with an issue all our married life and I would...
  • Rating how much fans will miss D-Rose

    Rating how much fans will miss D-Rose
    Derrick Rose will miss the opener of the Bulls' seven-game road trip Monday, which makes fans sad because it would have pit him against one of the NBA's best point guards in Chris Paul. Here's a look at the rest of the trip and how upset fans will be if...
  • Travels with Nikita: PBS to show Khrushchev's tour of 1950s America

    WASHINGTON In 1959, at the height of the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, an unlikely visitor took the country by storm Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. The 10-day trip to the United States is now all but forgotten, although at the time,...
  • Euros or dollars? The wrong choice will cost you

    Question: On trips to Italy and Spain last year, a hotel in each country asked me whether I would like my bill charged in dollars or euros. I had not been to Europe for a while, and I had never been asked this. I didn't know what to say, so I went one way...
  • On safari in Kenya, safe from Ebola and reveling in nature's splendor

    On safari in Kenya, safe from Ebola and reveling in nature's splendor
    As we drove away from our luxurious tented camp and turned toward the river, we spied yet another creature — in a trip that had been full of them — that took our breath away: a 25-foot crocodile. Our guide guessed the dozing reptilian...
  • Blackhawks head out on long road trip with some momentum

     Blackhawks head out on long road trip with some momentum
    With a grueling six-game trip staring them in the face, the Blackhawks gave themselves an impressive — and much-needed — going-away gift. The Hawks hammered the Stars 6-2 on Sunday night in their 11th game at the United Center before...
  • Apple Pay makes spending easy, and that's the problem

    Something to think about as you stand in a checkout line this holiday season: "Gone are the days of searching for your wallet. The wasted moments finding the right card. Now payments happen with a single touch." That's the promotional promise behind...
  • Universal Expands China Ambitions As It Opens Beijing Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- Universal is to step up movie co-production and consumer products sales in China, as it also expands co-distribution efforts. The moves were announced by Universal Pictures boss Jeff Shell as the company formally...
  • Pope Francis to visit US next year

    Pope Francis to visit US next year
    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis announced on Monday he would visit the United States next year, his first trip there as leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church. The official confirmation of the trip was keenly awaited in the United...
  • Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders

    Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders
    NEW HAVEN — Ridership this year on Shore Line East appears on course to meet or exceed 2013's levels, and the state intends to continue recent service expansions through 2015. With extra trains for the midsummer Sailfest in New London, Shore...
  • A cruise through the Galapagos Islands is a voyage back in time

    NORTH SEYMOUR ISLAND, Ecuador There should be a sign here reading "Please don't step on the sea lions." That was my first thought as my 11 fellow passengers and I prepared to disembark from a Zodiac raft on the first day of our Galapagos Islands cruise....