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Law and Legal

Nonprofit provides free legal service to needy clients for 50 years

An elderly woman was left with 16 cents in her bank account after a creditor illegally seized her money — and her case illustrates why people who can’t afford a lawyer in civil matters need one. The 76-year-old was notified by an auto dealership that she was more than 20 years delinquent on a debt […]

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Lifestyle

Even in Your 80s, Adopting a Healthier Lifestyle Can Add Years to Your Life

By david Griffiths Adopting a healthier lifestyle can add years to your life—even in your 80s, according to new research from Japan. Reducing drinking, not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, and increasing sleep produce the biggest gains, say scientists. They increased longevity by six years in healthy 40-year-olds. The benefits were even more prominent in […]

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Travel

Americans view Asian nations as safer for travel now than 4 years ago

A new study shows American travelers view many Asian nations as safer travel destinations now than they did four years ago. South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam rose in the annual safety rankings published by travel insurance provider Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. The survey in the 2022 “State of Travel Insurance Report” also […]

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News

U.S. megadrought worst in at least 1,200 years, researchers say

The megadrought that has gripped the southwestern United States for the past 22 years is the worst since at least 800 A.D., according to a new study that examined shifts in water availability and soil moisture over the past 12 centuries. The research, which suggests that the past two decades in the American Southwest have […]

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Travel

After two years of closed borders, Australia welcomes the world back

SYDNEY, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Australia said on Monday it will reopen its borders to vaccinated travellers this month, ending two years of misery for the tourism sector, reviving migration and injecting billions of dollars into the world No. 13 economy. The move effectively calls time on the last main component of Australia’s response to […]

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Lifestyle

8 diet and lifestyle rules Tom Brady followed to stay healthy and dominate the NFL for 22 years

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Tom Brady has said alternative medicine and his strict lifestyle were reasons for his NFL success. Brady followed one of the most intense wellness routines of anyone in professional sports. Now that he’s retired, he might finally get to enjoy some dessert with family for once. Brady went to bed at 8:30 […]

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Travel

New Year’s Eve countdowns around the world

People around the world are beginning to wave goodbye to 2021 and welcome 2022. The Pacific Island nations of Tonga, Samoa and Kiribati are the first to see the new year — when it is still 5 a.m. on December 31 on the East Coast of the United States and 11 a.m. UTC (Coordinated Universal […]

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Business

Sudbury’s Cloud Nine Toys to close after 40 years in business

A beloved independent toy store that opened in 1980 is selling holiday gifts to Massachusetts families for the last time.Sudbury’s Cloud Nine Toys is closing in March and this will be the last holiday season for the local business, according to owners Laura and Charlie Brauer.”The wildest thing is when five generations came in,” Charlie […]

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