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A photograph of two body washes that are good for dry skin, due to the winter weather.

5 body washes to help hydrate dry skin

By Daija Hammonds, Managing Editor | January 14, 2022

Winter is in full swing with freezing temperatures and strong winds. With these conditions comes dry, scratchy skin that can be helped with nourishing body products. Here are five body washes to help combat dry, winter skin.  Method Body Pure Peace...

UK employers fear worker shortages in new immigration plan

By JILL LAWLESS | February 19, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Vegetables rotting in the fields, food going unprocessed, the elderly and disabled left without care.That’s the alarming picture painted by some British employers about the impact of new U.K. immigration rules set to be introduced in...

Facebook’s influencers nod shows murky side of campaign ads

By BARBARA ORTUTAY and AMANDA SEITZ | February 14, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's green light for political campaigns to pay prominent social media users to spread their messages is highlighting the difficulties around setting rules for the fast-changing world of online political campaigning.The company's...

Find the best skin routine for you

By Kennedy Jones | February 9, 2020

Caring for your skin might seem easy, but everyday habits have a huge impact. Figuring out what products to use or finding the right skin care routine that fits you isn’t that easy.A simple way to start could be to find a skin care website, like Curology,...

Iowa’s coveted voting status in doubt after delay on results

By THOMAS BEAUMONT | February 5, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's coveted position as the first-in-the-nation presidential nominating contest faces its most daunting challenge in light of problems that kept the state Democratic Party from reporting results.The caucuses were already facing...

Asian demand for face masks soars on fears of Chinese virus

By HARUKA NUGA and GRANT PECK | January 28, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Panic and pollution drive the market for protective face masks, so business is booming in Asia, where fear of the virus from China is straining supplies and helping make mask-wearing the new normal.Demand for face masks and hand sanitizing...