Home and garden

FILE- In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo the Nest Secure alarm system is seen on display during an event in San Francisco. Google says it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in the security product it began selling in 2017, but blames the omission on an error. When the company’s Nest Secure home alarm system hit the market, its product information didn’t mention a microphone. Google said in a statement that the microphone wasn’t intended to be a secret and should have been disclosed. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 20, 2019 - 5:27 pm
Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest privacy flub by one of the tech industry's leading collectors of personal information. The company said earlier this month that its voice assistant feature would be available on...
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Away team's Brad Williams (7) dribbles during the first half of an NBA All-Star Celebrity basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 15, 2019 - 9:47 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Comedian Famous Los scored 22 points and was selected the MVP in the Home Team's 82-80 victory over the Visiting Team on Friday night in the highest-scoring NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Quavo, part of the hip-hop trio Migos, scored 27 points for the Visiting Team, and former...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, right, poses with his mother Deann after an NFL football news conference in Houston. Watson's mother spent years encouraging him to chase his dreams. He has achieved one of his biggest goals of reaching the NFL. Now the Texans quarterback is giving back by renovating the home he grew up in and surprising his mom. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 29, 2019 - 11:39 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson's mother spent years encouraging him to chase his dreams. Now that Watson has achieved one of his biggest goals of reaching the NFL, the Houston Texans quarterback is giving back to her by renovating the home he grew up in. "She is my rock, my hero," Watson said. "She...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel's octogenarian designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has looked increasingly frail in recent seasons, did not come out to take a bow at the house's couture show in Paris, something the company attributed to him being tired, it was reported on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. It is the first time in recent memory that Lagerfeld, who has designed for the house since 1983, has not come out to receive applause at the end of one of his shows. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
January 22, 2019 - 12:15 pm
PARIS (AP) — Chanel's octogenarian designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has looked increasingly frail in recent seasons, did not come out to take a bow at the house's couture show in Paris, something the company attributed to him being tired. It is the first time in recent memory that Lagerfeld, who has...
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Edward Cook, widower of the late herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons, poses Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in the gardens of the Caprilands herb farm in Coventry, Conn. Simmons, who died in 1997 at age 93, is credited with reintroducing and popularizing the use of herbs in American cooking. Cook, accused of failing to maintain the property, is fighting an eviction order. (AP Photo/Dave Collins)
January 04, 2019 - 5:17 pm
COVENTRY, Conn. (AP) — Since the death of famed herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons, her Connecticut farm that once drew visitors by the busload has fallen into disrepair, with green tarps covering parts of the roof on the 18th century house and the perennial gardens overgrown. Her estate faults her...
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President Donald Trump, second from right, and first lady Melania Trump, right, are greeted by former President George Bush and former first lady Laura Bush outside the Blair House across the street from the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
December 04, 2018 - 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Laura Bush said her tour of the White House Christmas decorations Tuesday made for a "sweet visit" during a somber week. Mrs. Bush also visited with friends who take care of the White House residence, where she and President George W. Bush lived during his two...
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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 file photo shows Italian designer Roberto Cavalli speaking to reporters, prior to the start of his Just Cavalli women's fall-winter 2015-16 collection, as part of the Milan Fashion Week, Milan, Italy. The Roberto Cavalli fashion house is looking for future growth in the home decor and furniture sector, with a new project furnishing a luxury residential building in Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
November 28, 2018 - 12:25 pm
MILAN (AP) — The Roberto Cavalli fashion house is looking for future growth in the home decor and furniture sector, with a new project furnishing a luxury residential building in Bahrain. CEO Gian Giacomo Ferraris said Wednesday that revenues from home furnishings sales have increased to 8 percent...
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A working scale model of Pop.Up Next, a prototype designed by Audi, Airbus and Italdesign, drives away from the air module, rear, after landing during a presentation at the Amsterdam Drone Week in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The two-seater vehicle combines ground transportation with vertical take-off and landing capabilities. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
November 27, 2018 - 9:42 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A scale model of a flying drone-car drove and hovered across an Amsterdam exhibition hall Tuesday, providing a glimpse of what could be the future of urban mobility. The "Pop.Up Next" prototype drone, being developed by aviation giant Airbus, automaker Audi and the Italdesign...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Biloxi, Miss. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 26, 2018 - 9:54 pm
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in Mississippi (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Christmas has come to Biloxi, Mississippi, as President Donald Trump holds his second rally of the day in the state. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum has been decked out in an elaborate display that...
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November 26, 2018 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmas has arrived at the White House. First lady Melania Trump unveiled the 2018 White House holiday decor on Monday. Mrs. Trump designed the decor, which features a theme of "American Treasures." The White House says decorations include a tree trimmed by Gold Star families,...
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