US retail sales up 0.2 percent in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales edged up in July despite a drop in auto sales. A category of purchases that excludes the most volatile a…

Spotify’s Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, August 5, to Sunday, August 11: UNITED STATES 1. Robin Thicke,…

California paternity-rights bill on hold

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — A bill sparked by a custody dispute involving “The Lost Boys” actor Jason Patric that would allow certain sper…

Mosquito-borne disease detected in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public health officials say mosquitoes collected in Alfred have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis,…