When Dua Lipa was 15 years old, she left her parents and two younger siblings behind in the family’s native Kosovo and moved more or less on her own to London. The plan, at least as understood by her mom and dad (who’d only agreed to it because she’d be […]

A waiter works at a restaurant with outdoor seating Tuesday in Pasadena, Calif. The U.S. services sector notched its sixth consecutive month of expansion in November. (AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez) SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, registered its sixth consecutive month of expansion in November. […]

Henry Miller, Special to the Statesman Journal Published 8:00 a.m. PT Nov. 5, 2020 CLOSE Ron Bryant of Mt. Angel hoists a hefty Chinook salmon that he caught at what’s known as the poggy hole. (Photo: PHOTO COURTESY OF MARK BIELEMEIER) Ron Bryant of Mt. Angel provided some fishing-related inspiration and […]

Ruby on Alex What were you hoping for?A pleasant evening with a mystery suitor in a nice restaurant. First impressions?Well-dressed, polite, perhaps a little bit young? He had a youthful glow, kind of like Peter Pan. What did you talk about?Travel, music, family, work – it was all fairly above […]