Dear Annie: I'm not sure whether there is any advice you can give me, but here goes. I am a 23-year-old gay man. I have been living with my 56-year-old boyfriend, "Bob," for the past four years. I love Bob but am no longer in love with him. I would like to move out but don't make very much ...
A perk of living alone is that you have greater control over your attention when you're home and can focus on what pleases you. A perk of living with others is that you never know what disturbance or delight is coming to keep you on your toes. Whatever your living arrangement, celebrate that ...
Woman’s win of nursing home
money a rarity in aging Japan
TOKYO (AP) — When her stay at the glamorous Grancreer residence turned into a nightmare of disrupted sleep and difficulties with the staff, retired harpist Yumi Makino opted out, and after a two-year legal battle got her deposit ...
Man, 83, executed for judge’s
1989 mail-bomb slaying
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate convicted of the mail-bomb slaying of a federal judge during a wave of Southern terror in 1989 was executed Thursday as the oldest prisoner put to death in the U.S. in modern times.
Walter Leroy ...
Sheriff: Video shows slaying
suspect at Iowa store
BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released new video of a Minnesota woman suspected of killing her husband and then a woman in southwest Florida.
The surveillance video shows 56-year-old Lois Riess at a Kum & Go ...
to feature Boseman
WASHINGTON (AP) — The "Black Panther" is returning to his alma mater to give the commencement address at Howard University.
The university announced Wednesday that Chadwick Boseman will give the keynote address at Howard's 150th commencement ...
By DAVID KOENIG and CLAUDIA LAUER
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead.
The airline ...
By LAURIE KELLMAN
Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tiny Maile Pearl made Senate history Thursday without making a sound.
The tightly wrapped 10-day-old baby, brought to the well of the chamber by her mother, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, became the first newborn to appear there, just ...
By KEN SWEET
AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto-lending and mortgage businesses, The New York Times and other news outlets reported, citing unnamed sources.
The potential $1 ...
By KIMBERLEE KRUESI
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional.
In Idaho, ...
OAK PARK HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Attacks on employees and inmates are on the rise at a Minnesota prison that houses the state's most violent offenders.
Inmates at Oak Park Heights assaulted 10 employees in a single weekend last month, resulting in hospitalizations. The assaults amounted to ...
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and Trump's chief of staff asked days later ...
By AMY FORLITI
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some of Prince's closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help as they realized he had an opioid addiction — yet none were able to give investigators the insight ...
HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for ...
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK
AP National Writer
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.
He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte ...
By ALEX VEIGA
AP Business Writer
Losses among technology and consumer products companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, snapping a three-day winning streak for the market.
Banks bucked the trend, rising along with bond yields. Energy companies also eked out a slight gain, despite a ...
“Ten days ago, President Trump was saying ‘the United States should withdraw from Syria.’ We convinced him it was necessary to stay.”
Thus boasted French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday, adding, “We convinced him it was necessary to stay for the long term.”
Is the U.S. ...
President Trump was right to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad with airstrikes on Friday.
Some have said that the bombing campaign didn’t go far enough, and I’m sympathetic to that argument. Empty buildings in the middle of the night are useful targets if you want to demonstrate ...
Social security protest leads
to clashes in Nicaragua
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A protest over social security changes in Nicaragua has led to clashes between opponents of the measure and government backers.
Hundreds of activists, elderly people and others were demonstrating Wednesday ...
3 former US Army soldiers convicted
in contract killing
NEW YORK (AP) — A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-American soldiers were convicted Wednesday in the contract killing of a real estate agent in the Philippines for an international crime boss who thought the woman had cheated ...