Wildfires can make your red wine taste like an ashtray. These scientists want to stop that
ALPINE, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. West Coast produces over 90% of America’s wine, but it’s also prone to wildfires — a combustible combination that spelled disaster in 2020 for the industry and one that scientists are scrambling to neutralize. Sample a good wine...
First Bob Ross TV painting, completed in a half an hour, goes on sale for nearly $10 million
"A Walk in the Woods" is the first of more than 400 paintings that Ross produced on-air for his TV series "The Joy of Painting."
Monday night’s $785M Powerball jackpot is 9th largest lottery prize. Odds of winning are miserable
What's the first thing you would buy with a $785 million prize?
Firefighters fear the toxic chemicals in their gear could be contributing to cancer cases
BOSTON (AP) — Firefighters around the country are concerned that gear laced with PFAS, a group of toxic industrial compounds, could be one reason for cancer among their ranks. The chemical, which has been associated with health problems including several types of cancer, is used in turnout gear to repel water and other substances when fighting a fire. ...
Conservative book ban push fuels library exodus from national association that stands up for books
A local library system in Wyoming was among the first to leave the ALA.
Company Gets $2.6M to Relinquish Oil Lease on Montana Land Sacred to Native Americans
Lease owner Solenex LLC will be compensated an undisclosed amount under the agreement.
Global Inflation Pressures Could Become Harder to Manage, Research Suggests
For decades, the global economy had been moving toward greater integration.
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit by Sorority Sisters Who Sought to Block a Transgender Woman From Joining
U.S. District Judge Alan Johnson ruled Friday he could not impose the plaintiffs' definition of a woman.
Powell at Jackson Hole: Economy’s Solid Growth Could Require Additional Fed Hikes to Fight Inflation
Powell noted that the economy has been growing faster than expected this year and that consumers have kept spending briskly.
Hopeful Signs of an Economic ‘Soft Landing’ Emerge in Jackson Hole as Fed Meets With World Watching
Fed policymakers have jacked up their key interest rate to a 22-year high to try to slow growth and bring inflation down to their 2% target.