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Sip and ship: Tourists can now send distillery whiskey home

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Until recently, whiskey tourists in Kentucky had been allowed to sniff the aromas of bourbon-making and sip the finished product during distillery tours. But they couldn’t legally ship bottles home. That modern-day prohibition came to an end earlier this year but was officially celebrated last week, when Gov. Matt Bevin and other [...]

By | 2018-06-19T15:46:52+00:00 Wednesday, June 20, 2018|

Global warming cooks up ‘a different world’ over 3 decades

SALIDA, Colo. — We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn’t approaching — it had already arrived. The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was “the opening salvo of the age of climate change.” [...]

By | 2018-06-19T15:50:59+00:00 Wednesday, June 20, 2018|

Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

GENEVA — For video game addicts, it might soon be “game over.” In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition. The statement confirmed the fears of many parents but led some critics to warn that it [...]

By | 2018-06-19T15:47:46+00:00 Wednesday, June 20, 2018|

TVs, robots, soybeans on front lines of U.S.-China trade spat

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to hike the prices of Chinese-made technology products that might include flat-screen TVs and ultrasound machines for American buyers. They could be among tech imports worth up to $50 billion on which Trump is preparing to slap 25 percent tariffs in response to complaints Beijing steals or [...]

By | 2018-06-18T14:29:42+00:00 Tuesday, June 19, 2018|