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5 things agents wish people knew about insurance

Insurance is notoriously complicated, and few people have the time or desire to pore over their policies.
When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

NEW YORK — When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long. The Pfizer vaccine already is cleared for use starting at age 16.
7-year-old Alabama girl helps to fund her own brain surgery

7-year-old Alabama girl helps to fund her own brain surgery

HOMEWOOD, Ala. — Liza Scott, 7, started a lemonade stand at her mom’s bakery last summer so she could buy some frills like toys and sequined high-heel shoes.
Palace to investigate after Meghan accused of bullying staff

Palace to investigate after Meghan accused of bullying staff

LONDON — Buckingham Palace said Wednesday it was launching an investigation after a newspaper reported that a former aide had made a bullying allegation against the Duchess of Sussex.
Review: In 'Truffle Hunters,' an enchanting but beset world

Review: In 'Truffle Hunters,' an enchanting but beset world

You've got to love a movie that credits its dogs before it does its executive producers.
Canadian libraries reassess Dr. Seuss books pulled from publication for racist images

Canadian libraries reassess Dr. Seuss books pulled from publication for racist images

Canadian librarians and educators are reassessing several Dr. Seuss titles that are being pulled from publication because of racist and insensitive imagery. On Tuesday, Dr.

Legal challenge to Quebec common-law rules seeks equal rights for unmarried spouses

MONTREAL — A well-known Quebec lawyer says she's mounting a legal challenge to provincial laws that don't grant common-law spouses the same rights as married couples in the event of a breakup.
In Mississippi, small-town bluesman keeps aging music alive

In Mississippi, small-town bluesman keeps aging music alive

BENTONIA, Miss. — With callused hands, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes plucks an old acoustic guitar at the juke joint his parents started more than 70 years ago. He checks the cafe’s inventory: jars of pickled eggs, beef jerky, pork hocks.
Review: 'Raya and the Last Dragon’ is a dazzling adventure

Review: 'Raya and the Last Dragon’ is a dazzling adventure

Contrary to what “Game of Thrones” might have you believe, not all dragons are agents of destruction.
Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash

Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash

LOS ANGELES — Detectives are looking at data from the so-called “black box” of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash that seriously injured the golf star, authorities said Wednesday.