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UK Prime Minister unveils Brexit Plan B that looks like Plan A

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a ...

Trump’s shutdown solution in limbo; Dems hold out

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposal to break through the budget deadlock appeared to be gaining little traction Monday, as another missed paycheck loomed for hundreds of thousands of workers and the partial federal shutdown stretched into its fifth week. Despite the fanfare ...

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ has No. 1 debut

NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director’s “Glass,” while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates ...

UK police speak to Prince Philip about lack of seatbelt

LONDON (AP) — British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash. British media on Saturday published a photograph showing the ...

Wife says strings attached to presents

Dear Annie: I’m seeking help and understanding of my wife’s attitudes about gifting to friends and family members. My wife has a special sense to listen and pick out gifts people have a strong interest in. She’ll be talking to someone in August, and the person will mention something ...

No good early screening test for ovarian cancer

Dear Dr. Roach: In a recent column on screening tools, you made a brief statement about ovarian cancer. As a cancer survivor with metastasis to the ovary I was hoping to have read something within the response on screening for ovarian cancer. What is your response to someone in regard to ...

Phone fakery, scams and tips to help avoid them

Dear Readers: Here’s another sound off about the phony calls people get. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: I read in your column recently about scammers, and I thought I’d add my 2 cents. It seems like every other phone call I get is someone trying to get me to send them money or trying to ...

Horoscope

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Focus on building relationships. Human capital is the only real wealth in the end, and it will pay you in ways that make dollar bills and gold bars seem inconsequential. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Why do you think you have to say yes? If it’s because someone makes ...

Almanac

Today is Monday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2019. There are 344 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 21, 1977, on his first full day in office, President Jimmy Carter pardoned almost all Vietnam War draft evaders. On this date: In 1793, during the French ...

Curtain rising Sunday night on total lunar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The celestial curtain will be rising soon on a lunar extravaganza. Sunday night, the Earth will slide directly between the moon and the sun, creating a total lunar eclipse. There won’t be another until 2021. It will also be the year’s first supermoon, when ...