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Dreaming of summer peaches? Some gardening tips for growing a peach tree in many climates

Dreaming of summer peaches? Some gardening tips for growing a peach tree in many climates

I planted my first peach tree last June, five months before Pantone named Peach Fuzz the 2024 color of the year . How serendipitous! Today peachy tones are showing up everywhere, from TV backdrops to home furnishings, clothing and brand logos.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 25-March 2

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 25-March 2

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 25-March 2: Feb. 25: Actor Ann McCrea (“The Donna Reed Show”) is 93. Actor Tom Courtenay (“Dr. Zhivago”) is 87. CBS newsman Bob Schieffer is 87. Actor Diane Baker is 86.
Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

It’s a common misconception that the best soups require long ingredient lists and hours of simmering. In fact, just a handful of high-flavor items can be transformed into an umami-bomb of a soup in just 45 minutes.
Millennial Money: It’s time to change your investment strategy

Millennial Money: It’s time to change your investment strategy

The passage of time feels like it creeps, then pounces: Suddenly, party conversation focuses on real estate, how we’re going to bed earlier and our realization that we have no idea what type of jeans to wear.
Employees' strike at the Eiffel Tower turns visitors away for a second day

Employees' strike at the Eiffel Tower turns visitors away for a second day

PARIS (AP) — A strike at the Eiffel Tower over poor financial management turned away visitors on Tuesday for the second consecutive day.
Founder of Japanese dollar-store chain Daiso dies; he was 80

Founder of Japanese dollar-store chain Daiso dies; he was 80

TOKYO (AP) — Hirotake Yano, who founded the retail chain Daiso known for its 100-yen shops, Japan’s equivalent of the dollar store, has died. He was 80. Yano died Feb. 12 of heart failure, Daiso Industries Co. said in a statement Monday.
Brain wave-powered tech allows Canadian kids 'trapped in their own bodies' to play

Brain wave-powered tech allows Canadian kids 'trapped in their own bodies' to play

TORONTO — Eight-year-old Giselle Alnaser wants the Elmo stuffed toy sitting on a stool across the room, and she's going to use her brain waves to get it.
Once banned by communists, Poland's stately 18th century dance garners UNESCO honors

Once banned by communists, Poland's stately 18th century dance garners UNESCO honors

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Once banned by rulers dispatched from Moscow, Poland's stately polonaise dance that nurtured the country's spirit even through the dark years of its partition is now honored by UNESCO.
Welcome to the 'Hotel California' case: The trial over handwritten lyrics to an Eagles classic

Welcome to the 'Hotel California' case: The trial over handwritten lyrics to an Eagles classic

NEW YORK (AP) — In the mid-1970s, the Eagles were working on a spooky, cryptic new song.
Naomi Campbell walks for star-studded Burberry show at London Fashion Week

Naomi Campbell walks for star-studded Burberry show at London Fashion Week

LONDON (AP) — For Londoners, rain is simply a fact of life. But for Burberry, it’s the inspiration for seemingly endless variations of luxurious outerwear, from the heritage brand’s best-selling trench coat to oversized duffels and fur-lined bombers.
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