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What Medicare Part A’s belly-up date means for you

What Medicare Part A’s belly-up date means for you

At its current pace, Medicare’s Hospital Insurance trust fund will run out of money in 2028, according to the June 2022 Medicare trustees report .
Russians buy last goods from H&M, IKEA as stores wind down

Russians buy last goods from H&M, IKEA as stores wind down

MOSCOW (AP) — Russians are snapping up Western fashion and furniture this week as H&M and IKEA sell off the last of their inventory in Russia, moving forward with their exit from the country after it sent troops into Ukraine.
"The Snowman" children's author Raymond Briggs dies at 88

"The Snowman" children's author Raymond Briggs dies at 88

LONDON (AP) — British children’s author and illustrator Raymond Briggs, whose creations include “The Snowman” and “Fungus the Bogeyman,” has died. He was 88.
Edmunds: How to mitigate or avoid dealer markups

Edmunds: How to mitigate or avoid dealer markups

Throughout 2022, new-car shoppers have been paying an average of about $700 over the manufacturer’s suggested retail price, according to Edmunds data.
Serena's Choice: Williams' tough call resonates with women

Serena's Choice: Williams' tough call resonates with women

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams said it plainly: It isn’t really fair. A male athlete would never have to make the same choice.
Party of five: How one Canadian family is coping with the highest inflation in years

Party of five: How one Canadian family is coping with the highest inflation in years

With inflation at a nearly 40-year high, Canadians are feeling the financial strain. In a six-part series this summer, The Canadian Press is speaking to people at different stages of life to see where they’re being hit the hardest.
Native Americans urge boycott of 'tone deaf' Pilgrim museum

Native Americans urge boycott of 'tone deaf' Pilgrim museum

PLYMOUTH, Mass.
As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal

As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — Spider-Man fandom is in Tyler Scott Hoover's blood — but not because he was bitten by an irradiated arachnid. His father had collected Marvel comic books featuring the character since the 1970s.
Anne Heche in critical condition, on ventilator after crash

Anne Heche in critical condition, on ventilator after crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche remained hospitalized on a ventilator to help her breathe and faced surgery Tuesday, four days after the actor was injured in a fiery car crash.
Toronto radio host John Derringer departs Q107 after workplace allegations

Toronto radio host John Derringer departs Q107 after workplace allegations

Toronto radio station Q107 says longtime host John Derringer will be stepping down following complaints from several former colleagues alleging he fostered a toxic work environment.