Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune Published 4:53 p.m. ET Dec. 30, 2020 “The Poseidon Adventure” wouldn’t have been much of a disaster movie (or my most cherished film at age 11) if the ocean liner could handle a 90-foot tidal wave. Decades later the 1972 smash has become a water-tight favorite […]

By MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of revelers were on the casino-lined Las Vegas Strip Thursday despite a plea from Nevada’s governor that people reconsider their plans to go out and celebrate New Year’s Eve amid the pandemic. While shopping, gambling, drinking yard-long frozen cocktails […]

Photograph: Angel Colmenares/EPA While the crystal-encrusted New Year’s Eve ball will drop in Times Square at midnight on 31 December, its descent will diverge from tradition: this sparkling, 12-foot sphere will be greeted by empty streets due to Covid-19, and not hundreds of thousands of revelers. New York City authorities […]

“It helps people develop leadership and social skills,” Fair says. “Whether you’re leadership for a thousand-person alliance, or the CEO of a corporation of twenty people, or just a member of one of those corporations, it allows you to choose what you want to focus on and get good at, […]

CLOSE Airbnb. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) Airbnb has enacted stricter booking policies in Arizona and across the U.S. in an attempt to tamp down on New Year’s Eve parties and gatherings due the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. Beginning Dec. 3, users “without a history of positive reviews” on the platform will no […]

Lengthy early voting lines in Michigan and two stops by President Donald Trump on Monday marked the eve of a pivotal election that will cement the path of the nation for the next four years. Trump won the state by 10,704 votes in 2016, his closest margin of victory nationally. But […]