Jonathan Baker  |  Lubbock Avalanche-Journal The holidays are just around the corner – and that means we’ve all got some shopping to do. Things have been difficult this year, no question, but we’re a resilient city and we know how to get through this – by supporting local. Whether you’re […]

Holiday spending is expected to decrease this year amid limited travel and incomes during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey released Wednesday from the accounting and consulting firm Deloitte. The average household projected to spend $1,387, a 7% decrease year-over-year, according to the survey, which recorded answers from a […]

Yet the campaign, like American life, has forged ahead in unprecedented ways amid the threat of the coronavirus, which has dangerously surged again in recent weeks. In April, thousands of people across Wisconsin risked their health to cast primary ballots in the early weeks of the pandemic — a preview […]

Welcome to the 352nd edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week: Facebook is the latest company in the game streaming space. It wants to offer mobile game streaming through its official app and on the website. Some of the launch titles include Asphalt […]

YES: A holiday? Yes. But other election reforms are needed as well Americans should have options to vote in a secure and accessible way. One possibility many have raised is making Election Day a national federal holiday. While giving Americans a day devoted to voting is a good idea, it […]

LONDON Sean Connery, the charismatic Scottish actor who rose to international superstardom as the suave secret agent James Bond and then abandoned the role to carve out an Oscar-winning career in other rugged roles, has died. He was 90. Connery’s wife and two sons said he “died peacefully in his […]

If you’ve been around the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the Colorado Convention Center, the Westin Hotel or the Denver Pavilions recently, you may have seen big, bright rainbow screens that say “POWER FULL BECAUSE THEY’RE DIFFERENT.” This art installation is courtesy of Orange Barrel Media, an Ohio-based company that’s […]

October 31, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If McKinsey & Company insights from July are any indication, consumers have rediscovered their power in the pandemic. Due to a combination of product shortages, economic and job concerns, along with a general willingness to change their […]

Iraqi immigrant Ethar Kakoz, a contact tracer for the COVID-19 virus, sits for a portrait Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in El Cajon, Calif. Kakoz is among a growing legion of ethnically and racially diverse contact tracers hired by local health departments to bridge the cultural divide in the United States […]

Chelsea travel to Burnley on Saturday seeking to pick up form after drawing three of their last four Premier League fixtures. The Blues drew 0-0 with Manchester United last weekend and only returned from their Champions League clash with Russian side Krasnodar on Thursday morning. Frank Lampard’s men are favourites […]

It is 10.30pm on a Tuesday in Tokyo and the distinct Brooklyn rasp of the godfather of boutique hotels fills my otherwise serene 35th-floor suite. “We got more plants in yesterday, but we need more! If it’s a lobby with plants, it will be a failure. It can’t be a […]

Image source: The Motley Fool. Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA)Q3 2020 Earnings CallOct 29, 2020, 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Vocera Communications conference call. My name is Mariama, and I’ll be your coordinator for today. [Operator […]

ROME — The high-altitude training camp in the Alps was supposed to represent ideal preparation for the Tokyo Olympics. Instead, a large portion of the Italian swimming team — 13 elite athletes — has been locked in tiny hotel rooms for nearly two weeks with the coronavirus. Meals are left […]

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 […]

Halloween is not canceled it’s just a little different this year. There are still plenty of ways to celebrate safely. SAN DIEGO COUNTY, California — As San Diego County heads into a Halloweekend, public health officials are urging members of the public to practice COVID-19 protocols — including avoiding large […]

London, UK: As hotels around the globe continue to grapple with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Fornova, a world-leading travel and hospitality business intelligence specialist, released a comprehensive report exploring the steps hotels can take to navigate the ‘new normal’. ‘How to lead your hotel through the COVID-19 crisis: […]