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Ethics agency to review waivers for Trump appointees

WASHINGTON –– The federal ethics agency is reviewing every waiver of conflict-of-interest rules that President Donald Trump's appointees have received.

A memorandum from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics seeks documentation of waivers ...Read More

Business

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Health care plan is at center of dispute between writers and major studios

LOS ANGELES -- When Hollywood writers went on strike in 1973, they agitated for something new -- a health plan that would offer comprehensive coverage for its guild members.

Since then, the writers' insurance plan has become one of the most ...Read More

Entertainment

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Health care plan is at center of dispute between writers and major studios

LOS ANGELES -- When Hollywood writers went on strike in 1973, they agitated for something new -- a health plan that would offer comprehensive coverage for its guild members.

Since then, the writers' insurance plan has become one of the most ...Read More

Health & Spirit

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Health

McCarthy: No health care vote Friday or Saturday

WASHINGTON -- The House will not vote on a measure to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law Friday or Saturday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Thursday.

"We've been educating people on health care," he said. "It's not tomorrow. I...Read More

Religion

Pope leaves Egypt after 2-day visit

CAIRO -- Pope Francis left Egypt charmed Saturday after a two-day visit during which he embraced Muslim leaders and challenged religious extremists.

"Everyone was really touched with his sincerity," Vivian Gobran of Cairo said after attending a ...Read More

Senior Living

Social Security: Receiving housing benefits? A trip to social security ...

Social Security is constantly evolving to make your life easier. If you are currently receiving benefits from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and are reapplying for benefits, or are assisting someone with their ...Read More

Home & Leisure

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Automotive

Under the Hood: Faulty transmission, floppy sun visor and more

Q: I own a 1995 Mazda MPV with an automatic transmission and 225,000 miles on it. The transmission will not consistently shift to drive. Some times -- if I'm lucky -- I can shift to drive. But then I can't shift to park or reverse. I'm wondering ...Read More

Consumer

Hot Property: $14.6 million for a featured player

LOS ANGELES -- A Venice compound made famous on the series "Californication" has sold for $14.6 million, a record for the beachfront neighborhood, public records show.

The home, which sits on a lot of 7,500 square feet, consists of four permanent...Read More

Gardening

On Gardening: Fuzzy deutzia, a cascade of showy spring flowers

A deutzia renaissance is how my friend Dr. Gerald Klingaman, retired horticulturist, with the University of Arkansas, wrote about this new love that is occurring for this fuzzy heirloom that has been around for ages. If you haven't discovered the ...Read More

Parents

Common Courtesy 101: How to travel with kids

A few weeks ago, I was headed home from Jamaica with my family in tow. We had just spent an exhausting week laying around on the beach, drinking Red Stripe and searching for crabs. With a four-hour flight ahead of us, we were ready for some R&R.

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Pets

Politics

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Ethics agency to review waivers for Trump appointees

WASHINGTON –– The federal ethics agency is reviewing every waiver of conflict-of-interest rules that President Donald Trump's appointees have received.

A memorandum from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics seeks documentation of waivers ...Read More