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Spiking energy leads wholesale prices up 0.5% in February

Spiking energy leads wholesale prices up 0.5% in February

WASHINGTON — Energy prices continued to rocket higher in February, though overall wholesale prices moderated after a record jump in January. The Labor Department's producer price index, which measures inflation before it reaches consumers.

Governor unveils West Virginia's new Vacation Guide

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This year's West Virginia Vacation Guide celebrates the 50th anniversary of John Denver's “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” Gov. Jim Justice's office said.
Federal look into Breonna Taylor's death casts a wider net

Federal look into Breonna Taylor's death casts a wider net

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Their numbers have dwindled since protesters first flooded Louisville’s streets after police fatally shot Breonna Taylor in her home a year ago, but their push for justice has never waned.
Bangladesh TV hires country's 1st transgender news anchor

Bangladesh TV hires country's 1st transgender news anchor

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A Bangladeshi satellite television station has hired the country’s first transgender news anchor, saying it hopes the appointment will help change society.

Where's the beef? Runaway steer still roaming Rhode Island

JOHNSTON, R.I. — Where's the beef? Still very much on the mooove in Rhode Island.
Digital art by Beeple sells for $69.4 million amid NFT boom

Digital art by Beeple sells for $69.4 million amid NFT boom

LONDON — Christie's says it has auctioned off a digital collage by an artist named Beeple for nearly $70 million, in an unprecedented sale of a digital artwork that fetched more money than physical works by many better known artists.
An 'optimistic' Verona Arena announces summer opera lineup

An 'optimistic' Verona Arena announces summer opera lineup

MILAN — Riccardo Muti and Plácido Domingo will headline the 2021 Verona Arena Opera Festival, essentially last year's season revived as a sign of “great optimism and utmost seriousness," the festival's general director said Thursday.
As 'Grey's' returns, Wilson says it has connected viewers

As 'Grey's' returns, Wilson says it has connected viewers

LONDON — Unlike lead character Meredith, “Grey’s Anatomy” is not fighting for its life. It is the most-watched entertainment series for the season to date among young adults on Thursday night and resumes season 17 this week.
Study: Lack of diversity in Hollywood costs industry $10B

Study: Lack of diversity in Hollywood costs industry $10B

NEW YORK — For years, researchers have said a lack of diversity in Hollywood films doesn’t just poorly reflect demographics, it’s bad business.
Iran cracks down on contentious pop music video with arrests

Iran cracks down on contentious pop music video with arrests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iranian authorities have arrested multiple music producers connected to a California-based Iranian pop singer, his management company and Iranian media said Thursday, in Tehran’s latest effort to halt what it deems decad