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Fossil footprints puzzle scientists: Bear or ancient human? Fossil footprints puzzle scientists: Bear or ancient human? 12/01/2021 02:19pm • WASHINGTON (AP) Prehistoric footprints that have puzzled scientists since the 1970s are getting a second look: Were they left by extinct animals or by human ancestors? When famed paleontologist Mary Leakey first uncovered the footprints in Tanzania 40 years ago, the evidence was ambiguous. Lea Retired Ted Ligety finds path to Beijing Olympics as analyst Retired Ted Ligety finds path to Beijing Olympics as analyst 12/01/2021 02:18pm • BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) If two-time Olympic champion Ted Ligety gave even a moment of consideration to returning to ski racing less than a year after retiring, the persistent numbness in his left foot would deflect such thoughts. Surprisingly enough, I feel pretty good about my decision, Visa CEO: COVID caused permanent shift to digital payments Visa CEO: COVID caused permanent shift to digital payments 12/01/2021 07:09am • SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Al Kelly believes there has been a permanent shift in how consumers worldwide pay for goods and services. His 91-year-old parents are a prime example. The CEO of payments processing giant Visa recently visited his mother just after she'd finished buying her groceries online Dystopia, 'she-cession,' TikTok dances: We're over you, 2021 Dystopia, 'she-cession,' TikTok dances: We're over you, 2021 12/01/2021 05:52am • NEW YORK (AP) The pandemic, politics, pervasive anxiety over the climate and the economy. Did 2021 leave us any time to ponder anything else? As we limp our way into a new year, there are a few more things we'd like to leave behind, from pop culture's obsession with all things apocalyptic to the Despite variants, Singapore's COVID-19 strategy on track Despite variants, Singapore's COVID-19 strategy on track 11/30/2021 09:09pm • SINGAPORE (AP) When Singapore embarked upon its strategy of living with COVID-19, backed by one of the world's leading vaccine programs, the wealthy city-state saw a spike in its rate of infections, leading many to question whether the time was right. But with the numbers now dropping as rapidl A Checklist for First-Time Homebuyers 11/30/2021 07:00pm • What do first-time buyers need to purchase their dream home? You might be tempted to start hitting open houses, but first you need to get your money in order.Talk to a mortgage lender to line up financing, then work with a real estate agent to get your offer accepted before you head to closing.Read 8 Best Investment Apps for Millennials in 2022 11/30/2021 07:00pm • Millennials want low-cost, mobile-friendly investment platforms.Americans live in a high-tech and highly mobile world, and millennials know this better than most. If you're a millennial, chances are you're reading this on your smartphone or tablet. Millennials don't just want to be online; they want Asian shares mixed after omicron worries rattle Wall Street Asian shares mixed after omicron worries rattle Wall Street 11/30/2021 05:56pm • TOKYO (AP) Asian shares were mixed Wednesday amid nervous trading due to worries over the newest coronavirus variant. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was up 0.8% in morning trading to 28,062.99, after gyrating earlier in the session. South Korea's Kospi jumped 1.1% to 2,869.67. Australia's S&P 'The Lost Daughter' wins big at 31st Gotham Awards 'The Lost Daughter' wins big at 31st Gotham Awards 11/30/2021 02:17am • NEW YORK (AP) Maggie Gyllenhaal's Elena Ferrante adaptation The Lost Daughter" won four Gotham Awards including best feature film at the 31st Gotham Awards, the annual New York independent film celebration that serves as a boozy kickoff to Oscar season. Gyllenhaal won breakthrough director an Olivia Rodrigo, H.E.R and The Weeknd win Apple Music Awards Olivia Rodrigo, H.E.R and The Weeknd win Apple Music Awards 11/29/2021 10:03pm • NEW YORK (AP) Olivia Rodrigo, H.E.R and The Weeknd have all won honors at a revamped Apple Music Awards, which has grown larger to encompass global music patterns. Rodrigo was named breakthrough artist of the year, her Sour was named best album of the year and her drivers license wa 10 of the Best Stocks to Buy for 2021 11/29/2021 07:00pm • Best stocks to buy for 2021: The wrap-up.At the end of each year, U.S. News selects 10 of the best stocks to buy for the year ahead. Typically, these selections perform well -- the goal is always to outperform the S&P 500 over the calendar year. To that end, the 2021 picks have failed to live up Elizabeth Holmes accuses ex-lover, business partner of abuse Elizabeth Holmes accuses ex-lover, business partner of abuse 11/29/2021 03:36pm • SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Disgraced entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes described herself as the abused puppet of her former lover and business partner Sunny Balwani in tearful testimony Monday, part of her attempt to refute accusations that she lied about a flawed blood-testing technology she had hailed Washington hires Fresno State's Kalen DeBoer as head coach Washington hires Fresno State's Kalen DeBoer as head coach 11/29/2021 01:53pm • Washington hired Fresno States Kalen DeBoer on Monday to lead the Huskies, handing a program that has struggled offensively to a coach with a track record of productive and creative offenses. The 47-year-old DeBoer met with Washington officials in Fresno, California, early in the day and the dea Stocks rise as Wall Street steadies following omicron slide Stocks rise as Wall Street steadies following omicron slide 11/29/2021 11:43am • NEW YORK (AP) Wall Street steadied itself Monday after last week's stock market slide caused by the newest coronavirus variant, with investors now waiting for more clues about just how much damage it may do to the economy. The S&P 500 rose 1.3% to recover more than half of its drop from Frid Bengals confident after pounding AFC North rival Steelers Bengals confident after pounding AFC North rival Steelers 11/29/2021 09:44am • CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Bengals have built an offense around star quarterback Joe Burrow and big-play receivers. However, it was a fierce ground game that powered the past two big wins. Running back Joe Mixon has had back-to-back 100-yard games for the first time since 2019, including a c
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