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PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

NEW YORK (AP) — They may call it a catwalk, but the Pet Gala is the dogs' time to shine. Designer Anthony Rubio threw the now-annual fashion fete Monday night, sending 18 dogs down the red carpet at New York's American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog.
Book Review: 'Ascent to Power' studies how Harry Truman overcame lack of preparation in transition

Book Review: 'Ascent to Power' studies how Harry Truman overcame lack of preparation in transition

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Harry Truman's ascension to the presidency after Franklin Roosevelt's death was a rocky one, and it came at a pivotal time in the nation's history.
Short on cash? Tips on how to plan a getaway on the cheap

Short on cash? Tips on how to plan a getaway on the cheap

With summer fast approaching, some may be hoping to get away on the cheap as the higher cost of living takes a bigger bite out of household budgets.
Innergex says battery energy storage facility in northern Chile begins operations

Innergex says battery energy storage facility in northern Chile begins operations

MONTREAL — Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. says its San Andrés battery energy storage facility in northern Chile has started operations. The company says it is located on the site of its existing San Andrés solar facility.
Patrick deWitt among three authors shortlisted for Leacock Medal for Humour

Patrick deWitt among three authors shortlisted for Leacock Medal for Humour

TORONTO — Internationally bestselling author Patrick deWitt is among the three finalists for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. The $25,000 award goes to the best Canadian book of literary humour published in the previous year.
British man dies and several passengers are injured when turbulence hits a Singapore Airlines flight

British man dies and several passengers are injured when turbulence hits a Singapore Airlines flight

BANGKOK (AP) — A Singapore Airlines flight hit severe turbulence over the Indian Ocean and descended 6,000 feet in a span of about three minutes, the carrier said Tuesday, leaving a British man dead and more than two dozen other passengers injured.
Here's a list of April inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

Here's a list of April inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.7 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says.
Here's a list of April inflation rates for Canadian provinces

Here's a list of April inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.7 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.6 per cent (3.1) — Prince Edward Island: 2.6 per cent (2.
Climbing limits are being set on Mount Fuji to fight crowds and littering

Climbing limits are being set on Mount Fuji to fight crowds and littering

TOKYO (AP) — Those who want to climb one of the most popular trails on Japan's iconic Mount Fuji will have to book a slot and pay a fee as crowds, littering and climbers who try to rush too fast to the summit cause safety and conservation concerns at
Why you should take steps if you see a grayish powder on your plants. It's powdery mildew

Why you should take steps if you see a grayish powder on your plants. It's powdery mildew

As the growing season progresses, keep an eye out for a white or grayish-white powder on your plants.