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Past articles by Alyssa:

Parents scramble to find affordable laptops as kids head back to school

As millions of students virtually head back to school, parents are scrambling to find laptops — but many stores are having trouble keeping popular models in stock. → Read More

Chadwick Boseman married longtime love before his death, family reveals

Ledward was first spotted with Boseman back in 2015. → Read More

Tens of thousands of airline jobs at risk with aid uncertain

‘Congress has to step up, but they’re playing chicken.’ → Read More

McDonald's adds two new menu items, including spicy McNuggets

McDonald's said it will add Spicy McNuggets and a Chips Ahoy McFlurry to its menus beginning September 16, for a limited time. → Read More

'Look at Diana': Meghan Markle was warned not to date Prince Harry, new book says

A spokesperson for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made it clear that the couple had no involvement in the book. → Read More

Life in Arizona has almost returned to normal. A coronavirus surge could send it back.

Life has started to return to the way it was before the coronavirus in Arizona, but a surge in cases is causing some concern as bars and restaurants to worry. → Read More

173 years, $170: Why Irish people are donating to help Native Americans hit by coronavirus

A fundraiser to help with food relief in the hard-hit Navajo and Hopi nations jumped from $300,000 to more than $2 million over the past four days. → Read More

Celebrity chef Anne Burrell is engaged to Stuart Claxton: 'I was bawling'

This will be Burrell's first marriage. → Read More

Watch Walmart's new ad with employees' emotional rendition of 'Lean on Me'

The uplifting ad shows photos and videos of neighbors helping each other during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Melania Trump urges Americans to wear face coverings, take social distancing 'seriously'

While the First Lady is encouraging the practice, President Trump reiterated during a news conference on Friday that he doesn't plan to wear a mask. → Read More

Brothers who hoarded 17,700 bottles of hand sanitizer forced to donate to charity

The Tennessee Attorney General's Office opened an investigation for alleged illegal price gouging. → Read More

Jennifer Garner, Broadway stars ask students from canceled theater shows to perform online

Laura Benanti and Lin-Minuel Miranda also took to social media asking young thespians to show off their hard work. → Read More

Prince William jokes he and Kate Middleton are 'spreading coronavirus'

The Duke of Cambridge also asked emergency workers at a Dublin event whether the coronavirus is being "hyped up." → Read More

'Megxit' effect could turn Vancouver Island 'into the next Martha's Vineyard'

The Kennedys put Martha’s Vineyard on the map. The Bush family made Kennebunkport, Maine, a tourist destination. And now, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex may be doing the same for Vancouver Island. → Read More

After Kobe merchandise sells out, Nike is evaluating how to handle future sales

Kobe Bryant’s Nike collection sold out after the basketball star died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, and now the athletic company is figuring out its strategy for future new releases. → Read More

World's largest printer of money is running out of money

In the United States, the Treasury Department prints the nation's currency. But in the United Kingdom, a private company prints the nation's bank notes and passports — and it is running short of cash. → Read More

Food delivery now so popular that some restaurants will pay you to dine in

Eateries are pairing up with apps, enticing diners with various reward schemes that could knock 40 percent off a dinner bill. → Read More

CEO who slashed his salary to give employees a raise shares more good news

Employees in a new Idaho office will receive a minimum $50,000 salary, with a commitment to earning $70,000 in 2024. → Read More

Google just upped its privacy game, will allow users to delete YouTube history, search privately in Maps

The tech giants are spending this year rolling out new privacy tools to show they do not have an iron-clad grip on a person’s data. → Read More

The best time to start making holiday travel plans? Right now.

Even with Thanksgiving 62 days away and 89 days until Christmas, now is the time to start zeroing in on travel dates and time off. → Read More