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Proposed mine tests UK climate efforts ahead of UN meeting

WHITEHAVEN, England (AP) — In the patchwork of hills, lakes and sea that makes up England's northwest corner, most people see beauty. Dave Cradduck sees broken dreams. The coal mine where Cradduck once worked has long closed. The chemical factory that employed thousands is gone. The nuclear ...

Despite hybrid release, ‘Dune’ draws well on the big screen

NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Villeneuve's "Dune" debuted with $40.1 million in ticket sales in its opening weekend in North America, drawing a large number of moviegoers to see the thundering sci-fi epic on the big screen despite it also being available to stream in homes. Warner Bros. launched ...

A model retirement

Mom and dad had both been very high-powered people with influential jobs. For nearly 30 years, mom was the executive secretary to a very famous man, while dad was a high-powered consultant. As such, they both rubbed elbows with many powerful and influential people, including two presidents of ...