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Just a bit of exercise can improve mental health, scientists, psychologists say

Just a bit of exercise can improve mental health, scientists, psychologists say

It's that time of year when gloomy weather and New Year's resolutions gone by the wayside leave many of us not feeling our best.
Tax season already? Some tips for avoiding stress and scams

Tax season already? Some tips for avoiding stress and scams

NEW YORK (AP) — For many people filing U.S. tax returns — especially those doing it for their first time — it can be a daunting task that's often left to the last minute.
Ukraine's Odesa city put on UNESCO heritage in danger list

Ukraine's Odesa city put on UNESCO heritage in danger list

PARIS (AP) — The United Nations' cultural agency decided Wednesday to add the historic center of Ukraine’s Black Sea port city of Odesa to its list of endangered World Heritage sites, recognizing “the outstanding universal value of the site and the d
London gallery to show McCartney photos from Beatlemania era

London gallery to show McCartney photos from Beatlemania era

LONDON (AP) — A trove of previously unseen photos taken by Paul McCartney as the Beatles shot to global stardom will go on display in London this year.
Why do so many older adults choose Medicare Advantage?

Why do so many older adults choose Medicare Advantage?

In 2022, 48% of Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans instead of original Medicare, and experts predict that number will be higher in 2023.

3 winners selected for $10,000 science and literature awards

NEW YORK (AP) — A debut novel about a biochemistry major, a chapbook centered in part on Hawaiian volcanoes and an exploration of rural policy in China have won awards for their blend of literary quality and scientific insight.
Mattea Roach to defend graphic memoir 'Ducks' on CBC's Canada Reads

Mattea Roach to defend graphic memoir 'Ducks' on CBC's Canada Reads

TORONTO — "Jeopardy" champ Mattea Roach will go to bat for a graphic memoir on CBC's "Canada Reads" this year.

Spanish museum returns 2 paintings looted by Nazis to Poland

MADRID (AP) — A museum in northwest Spain returned two 15th-century paintings to Polish officials on Wednesday after it was determined that they had been looted by Nazi German forces during World War II.

Paris Hilton becomes a first-time mom to baby boy

Socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton has welcomed her first child with her husband, venture capitalist Carter Reum.
Murdoch pulls plug on possible merger of News Corp., Fox

Murdoch pulls plug on possible merger of News Corp., Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — Rupert Murdoch has pulled the plug on a proposal to bring back together his News Corp. and Fox Corp., saying the merger isn't coming at the right time for shareholders.