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Dear Annie: Anger explosions causing worry

Dear Annie: My son is in his 40s and throws temper tantrums! Any little thing can set him off. It's so bad that his son asks him if he's mad, fearing that something has set him off. He is going to marriage counseling and admits he has a temper, but nothing changes. When he loses it, he ...

Horoscopes By Holiday

Happy New Year! No, that's not an April Fools' joke. Many ancient cultures celebrated the start of the new year on or around April 1, which closely follows the vernal equinox. The Cancer moon forms a harmonious trine with Mercury and then Neptune, which puts imagination on tap for pranksters ...

International

6 European nations condemn North Korean missile launches UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council didn’t issue a statement after discussing North Korea’s latest missile tests but six European nations on the council are condemning Pyongyang’ repeated launches, saying they ...

National

Regulators mull reversing $462M increase in PG&E fire fines BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California power regulators are weighing a recommendation to back off plans to fine Pacific Gas and Electric an additional $462 million over a series of deadly Northern California wildfires rather than ...

Minnesota

Kids under threat: Virus hitting juvenile detention centers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, experts have issued a gloomy warning: The coronavirus is coming. Already this week, ...

People in the News

CNN's Cuomo says he has coronavirus NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Chris Cuomo has tested positive for the coronavirus but promised Tuesday to stay at work and do his prime-time show from the basement of his home. Cuomo, whose brother New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has logged just as much television ...

Students say University of Minnesota shortchanged refunds

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Students, regents and some state lawmakers are criticizing the University of Minnesota for shortchanging students with a refund of only $1,200 for room and board after having to move off campus because of the coronavirus pandemic. A semester roughly costs a student more ...

Watchdog finds new problems with FBI wiretap applications

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department inspector general has found additional failures in the FBI's handling of a secretive surveillance program that came under scrutiny after the Russia investigation, identifying problems with dozens of applications for wiretaps in national security ...

Stocks fall, capping Wall Street’s worst quarter since 2008

By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Tuesday to close out Wall Street’s worst quarter since the most harrowing days of the 2008 financial crisis. The S&P 500 dropped a final 1.6%, bringing its loss for the first three ...

Dear Annie: Recommendations on opening up

Dear Annie: I understand what "Unable To Open Up" is saying. I was never able to communicate with my parents. It carried over into my marriage and caused problems. My suggestion is for him to write down his thoughts and feelings before he meets with the counselor. I have found that I can put ...

International

Activists say IS prison riots break out again in Syria BEIRUT (AP) — Imprisoned Islamic State militants rioted again on Monday at a jail in northeastern Syria, hours after the Kurdish-led forces running the site said they had restored order, activists said. Gunfire could be heard in the ...

National

Macy's, Kohl's, Gap to furlough majority of their workers NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's, Kohl's and Gap Inc. all said Monday they will stop paying tens of thousands of employees who were thrown out of work when the chains temporarily closed their stores and sales collapsed as a result of the ...

Minnesota

Wounded Minnesota officer to continue recovery out of state MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A wounded southern Minnesota police officer will soon continue his recovery out of state. The sister-in-law of Officer Arik Matson posted an update on his CaringBridge page on Monday. She says Matson has ...

People in the News

ABC's Karl calls Rubio's tweet on media outrageous, hurtful NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the White House Correspondents' Association on Monday called on Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to apologize for a tweet saying some media members "can't contain their delight" at reports of Americans ...

Urgent question from small businesses: When will aid arrive?

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — When will the money arrive? That's the urgent question for small business owners who have been devastated by the coronavirus outbreak. They're awaiting help from the $2 trillion rescue package signed into law Friday. But with ...

Minnesota students resume studies via distance learning

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota students began learning from home Monday, a new normal that may last the rest of the school year as the state tries to slow the spread of COVID-19. Minnesota had had 576 confirmed cases of the disease as of Monday, which ...

Countries crack down on basic rights

By DUSAN STOJANOVIC Associated Press BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Soldiers patrol the streets with their fingers on machine gun triggers. The army guards an exhibition center-turned-makeshift-hospital crowded with rows of bunks for those infected with the coronavirus. And Serbia's president ...

Wall Street’s rally rolls on, led by health care stocks

By STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Monday, led by big gains for health care companies announcing developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. The rally tacked more gains onto a recent upswing for the market, which is coming ...

Natasha Leggero goes ‘Broke’ in new CBS sitcom

Anyone who has followed Natasha Leggero’s career knows she likes to mine class differences for laughs, be it in her stand-up comedy or film and TV roles. Which makes her latest project right up her alley. In the multi-camera comedy “Broke,” premiering Thursday, April 2, on CBS, Leggero ...

Spotlight

Q: Since you played Baby Moses in “The Ten Commandments,” the infant incarnation of your father Charlton Heston’s character in the film, do you have any memories of being on the set of the 1956 screen epic? A: It’s sort of a part of my DNA. I was only three months old when I was cast ...