Pandemic

Australia set to go to polls in expected close election

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

CANBERRA, Australia - Australians will go to the polls on Saturday following a six-week election campaign that has focused on pandemic-fueled inflation, climate change and...
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Biden in Asia: New friends, old tensions, storms at home

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

SEOUL, South Korea - President Joe Biden hopes to use his visit to Asia to confirm his belief that long-standing friendships can afford to become even friendlier - and pay...
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Crime, digital divide and homelessness - Stockton mayor discusses city's major issues

Crime, digital divide and homelessness - Stockton mayor discusses city's major issues

7 hours ago   |   KCRA

Mayor Kevin Lincoln addressed Stockton's digital divide, the growing homicide rate in 2022, and training young people for the workforce in Thursday's State of the City address...
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U.S. Leisure Travel Is Back at Pre-Pandemic Levels for the First Time

8 hours ago   |   Time

US consumers are spending less on products and
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Shortage of affordable child care may have wider impact on Texas workforce, experts say

9 hours ago   |   ABC

In Texas, the pay of early childhood educators is $10.15 an hour, making it rank in the country's bottom 2% of occupations.
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Watch Now: Las Vegas is back

Watch Now: Las Vegas is back

12 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Las Vegas is back. If you look at the numbers of visitors to its airports or the nearly full hotels, you can see that the city is back to near its pre-pandemic levels.
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Private sector hiring fuels April employment growth in Nevada

12 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Several sectors' hiring beyond 100 percent of pre-pandemic employment levels supported the state's employment recovery.
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Watch Now: Amazon profits take a hit

Watch Now: Amazon profits take a hit

12 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Amazon recorded its first quarterly loss since 2015. The darling of the pandemic can trace the loss to its investment in an electric vehicle start-up and people going back to...
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Stocks end lower, nearing but not quite in a bear market

13 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Stocks ended another volatile day lower on Wall Street Thursday, bringing the market closer to its first bear market since the beginning of the pandemic. The S&P 500, the...
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Sports gambling opportunities for marketers

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

As US sports leagues and tournaments resume normal operations, the business of sports video is mostly back to pre-pandemic levels. And sports gambling, which is now legal in...
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Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Five people including a police officer were injured in a fire in Oxford overnight. Read more ...

A Russian businessman has agreed to hire and pay all 62,000 of McDonald's...

McDonald's announced on Monday that it is exiting Russia. Alexander Nemenov/Getty Images McDonald's has sold all of its restaurants in Russia to a local businessman, it said... Read more ...

Report: G7 countries set to approve $18 billion for Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - The Group of Seven leading economies are set to agree on more than $18 billion in aid for Ukrainian defense efforts as meetings of finance ministers... Read more ...

In a first, women are in line to referee at the men's World Cup

FIFA announced Thursday that its field of 129 referees and video match officials for this year's event in Qatar will include six women. Read more ...

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Unified Payments Interface and net banking transactions are now customers' only options. What you need to know Apple has confirmed an end to credit and debit card payments for... Read more ...

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife's Smart Galaxy Star Projector boasts plenty of features to create the perfect night-sky inspired mood. Read more ...

10 shot, 2 fatally, at State and Chicago on Near North Side, CPD says

Ten people were shot, two fatally, in a shooting outside a McDonald's on the Near North Side Thursday night, Chicago police said. Read more ...

After a discrediting campaign, DHS pauses a board created to combat...

A disinformation expert looks back on how disinformation killed a new government board she was hired to lead to help coordinate the Biden administration's efforts to address... Read more ...

Belarus charges dissident with organising ‘terrorist' group

Telegram channel Nexta's co-founder Stepan Putilo is accused of 'directing the activities of a terrorist organisation'. Read more ...

Nikhat Zareen becomes fifth Indian woman to win world boxing gold

The 25-year-old boxer from Telangana state beat Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas at the Women's World Boxing Championships. Read more ...