Text size Los Angeles International Airport amid the pandemic. Mario Tama/Getty Images You may be more likely to catch Covid-19 from someone at home than sitting on a packed, 12-hour flight with strangers. That’s one takeaway from a new study on transmission of the virus on planes, sponsored by the […]

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering France’s bid to avoid a lockdown, competing town halls ahead of the U.S. election and Boris Johnson’s play for time. France’s half measures against coronavirus France thought it had beaten the coronavirus. But a roaring second […]

Americans would love to go on vacation. They’re just not sure they should actually go.  Two surveys found many travelers express hesitation during the coronavirus pandemic about taking a trip. Sixty-seven percent of those responding to an AAA Travel survey released Thursday say they are uncertain about whether to take a vacation. Online booking site […]

Even as the thicket of travel restrictions across Europe grows, the European Union is seeking support for a coordinated regionwide approach that would make it easier for potential travelers to understand the increasingly complex rules. Brussels is proposing common criteria and thresholds for deciding on travel restrictions and a system […]

Few places exude glamour quite like Beverly Hills, which is one reason the Milken Institute Global Conference has become one of the world’s leading business mixers. The annual spring event draws thousands of chief executives, wealthy investors, fund managers and others to a jammed Beverly Hilton where attendees catch up […]

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Old Dominion University says there is a 14-person coronavirus outbreak at a residence hall. The outbreak is in the Whitehurst residence hall, which is home to 389 students. “As part of Old Dominion University’s commitment to transparency and the timely sharing of information, we want to […]

Personal loans could help cover unexpected expenses with lower interest rates. (iStock) Millions of Americans face unprecedented personal finance concerns as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect unemployment rates months after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the United States. The Federal Reserve took steps in March to encourage […]

UNITED STATES—Vegas is hurting. Sadly that’s not because a plane load of high rolling Japanese and Russian industrialists have arrived and spun-up a couple of hundred million in the exclusive Salon Privé areas of the Bellagio, Venetian and Aria Casino. It is because people are simply not travelling to Sin City. […]