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Connecticut man accused of killing estranged wife is dead, sources say

HARTFORD, Conn. -- State police sources say Fotis Dulos, who was facing charges in the murder of his estranged wife, has died at his Farmington home. No other details were available at this time.

Other news outlets are reporting that efforts are ...Read More

Home & Leisure

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Automotive

GM commits to $2.2 billion investment and 2,200 jobs at Detroit-...

DETROIT -- General Motors is investing $2.2 billion in its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant to make it a state-of-the-art facility building electric and self-driving cars.

The automaker said Monday the plant will provide 2,200 jobs as it shifts ...Read More

Consumer

Carla Fried: Experts expect international stocks to outperform US shares...

When it comes to investing, we're all prone to home bias, the habit of preferring U.S. stocks over international stocks. It's an easy habit to pick up -- and justify -- given that the combined value of U.S. firms dominates the global marketplace. ...Read More

Countdown to college: The 10 commandments of the college admissions ...

I've been helping students and families navigate the college admissions process for a long time now, and there are some basic fundamental truths. I'm calling them my 10 commandments of the college admissions process. I'm sharing 1-5 this week ...Read More

Fashion Daily

Answer Angel: Teen tips for finding clothing bargains

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I am a 13-year-old girl on a $35-per-month clothing allowance. How do I make my dollars stretch?

- Amelia I.

Dear Amelia: Whether you're 13 or much, much older, your clothes budget will go so very much further if you ...Read More

Gardening

On Gardening: 2020: The year of the lantana, a luscious group of colors

Hats off to the National Garden Bureau for designating 2020 as the year of the lantana. If you are looking for a flower that gives vibrant color from late spring through frost, then the lantana is probably the plant for you. This does come with a ...Read More

Parents

Pets

Everything you need to know about canine pregnancy

Before discussing pregnancy in dogs, it's important to stress that the breeding of purebred dogs is a serious endeavor best taken on only by responsible breeders who have studied all the intricacies of a particular breed of dog and are committed...Read More

Knowledge

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History

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: Whether you are dealing with an animal or a child, to convince is to weaken. -- French author Colette (Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

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Science & Technology

Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak named chairman of Intel's board

MINNEAPOLIS -- California-based Intel Corp. announced Tuesday that Omar Ishrak, the chief executive of medical device giant Medtronic, has been elected as lead independent chairman of the chip manufacturer.

Medtronic, which has operational ...Read More

Weather

It's been one of the soggiest Januarys ever in Seattle — and more is ...

SEATTLE -- Seattle has never had 90 days of rain in a row, despite legends to the contrary. But this month, at least, has perhaps felt like interminable rain and gloominess.

With precipitation predicted every day this week, Seattle is on track to...Read More

Politics

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Alan Dershowitz on Trump defense: 'I will not make money on this'

WASHINGTON -- Celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz, who has sought to cast himself as a nonpartisan member of President Donald Trump's defense team, pledged Tuesday that he would not earn money from his work in the Senate impeachment trial.

"I will ...Read More