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Surging auto insurance rates squeeze drivers, fuel inflation

Surging auto insurance rates squeeze drivers, fuel inflation

NEW YORK (AP) — Relentlessly rising auto insurance rates are squeezing car owners and stoking inflation. Auto insurance rates rose 2.6% in March and are up 22% from a year ago.
Edmunds: What you need to know about wrapping your car

Edmunds: What you need to know about wrapping your car

Gaze around the next time you’re stuck in traffic and see if you’re not surprised, maybe even a little saddened, by the monochromatic sea around you.
Caitlin Cronenberg isn't spooked by her dad's horror legacy with debut film 'Humane'

Caitlin Cronenberg isn't spooked by her dad's horror legacy with debut film 'Humane'

TORONTO — Her surname is synonymous with cinematic nightmares, but Caitlin Cronenberg says she doesn’t feel pressure to live up to her famous father's legacy as she steps into the director’s chair.
Complex stories of migration are among the finalists for the Women's Prize for Fiction

Complex stories of migration are among the finalists for the Women's Prize for Fiction

LONDON (AP) — Two novels that tell complex and surprising stories of migration are among six finalists for the 2024 Women’s Prize for Fiction . U.S.
Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi is 'tickled pink' to inspire a Barbie doll

Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi is 'tickled pink' to inspire a Barbie doll

Like many little girls, a young Kristi Yamaguchi loved playing with Barbie. With a schedule packed with ice skating practices, her Barbie dolls became her “best friends.
After 4 decades in music and major vocal surgery, Jon Bon Jovi is optimistic and still rocking

After 4 decades in music and major vocal surgery, Jon Bon Jovi is optimistic and still rocking

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When Jon Bon Jovi agreed to let director Gotham Chopra follow him with a documentary camera to delve into the history of his band, Bon Jovi, he didn't anticipate it would catch him at a major low point in his career.
Rom-com author Emily Henry knows the secret to having a healthy relationship with love

Rom-com author Emily Henry knows the secret to having a healthy relationship with love

NEW YORK (AP) — “Nothing forces you to face your demons like falling in love.” And it’s almost always worth it, Emily Henry says during a recent interview ahead of Tuesday's release of her latest novel, “Funny Story.
Remnants of bird flu virus found in pasteurized milk, FDA says

Remnants of bird flu virus found in pasteurized milk, FDA says

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that samples of pasteurized milk had tested positive for remnants of the bird flu virus that has infected dairy cows .
Photographer alleges he was forced to watch Megan Thee Stallion have sex and was unfairly fired

Photographer alleges he was forced to watch Megan Thee Stallion have sex and was unfairly fired

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A photographer who worked for Megan Thee Stallion said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that he was forced to watch her have sex, was unfairly fired soon after and was abused as her employee.
B.C. places online harms bill on hold after agreement with Meta, X, TikTok, Snapchat

B.C. places online harms bill on hold after agreement with Meta, X, TikTok, Snapchat

VICTORIA — British Columbia has placed its proposed online harms legislation on hold after reaching an agreement with social media companies to "sit down in good faith" to find solutions on keeping people safer online.
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