As the economy struggles, Americans are cutting back on some items. Eating at restaurants and take-out are both facing cutbacks. TV and music streaming? Not so much. Americans really, really love their subscriptions.

+ “The winning gourd weighed in at 2,560 pounds and belonged to Travis Gienger, a horticulture teacher from Minnesota. Gienger also took first place in 2020 with a 2,350-pound pumpkin.” A Minnesota pumpkin was crowned the winner at this year’s weigh-off.