The mayor of Akron is using the retirement of a longtime public servant as an opportunity to consolidate departments that directly serve the public. Mayor Dan Horrigan announced Thursday that John Valle, the city’s first and only director of neighborhood assistance, retire at the end of February. His duties — […]

CBS The Yara tribe flag in Survivor: Winners at War Despite his self-described “nerdy” persona, John Cochran is one of the most dominant winners to ever play Survivor. In the season he won, he never had a single vote cast against him and he won the money by a unanimous […]

An image provided by the Utah Department of Public Safety, a monolith discovered by wildlife officials in southeastern Utah, Nov. 18, 2020. (Utah Department of Public Safety via The New York Times) At first it sounded like a plot twist from a science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick. A […]

In an election year packed with political ads, some TV bits will be hits, while others will miss their mark badly. And during the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Senator Cory Gardner and former Governor John Hickenlooper, there have been for fewer hits than misses. Case in point: the National […]

After her marriage to Nick Lachey ended, Simpson decided to have a little fun. And she left a mark—on Mayer and the zeitgeist. In 2010, about three years after they split up, Mayer infamously told Playboy, “Yeah, that girl is like crack cocaine to me. Sexually it was crazy. That’s all I’ll say. […]

After her marriage to Nick Lachey ended, Simpson decided to have a little fun. And she left a mark—on Mayer and the zeitgeist. In 2010, about three years after they split up, Mayer infamously told Playboy, “Yeah, that girl is like crack cocaine to me. Sexually it was crazy. That’s all I’ll say. […]

Nagano offers a scenic respite from nearby Tokyo It’s just an ordinary family holiday snap. Dad’s there in straight-leg turn-up jeans and a T-shirt, frowning slightly at the camera through his glasses. Mum’s a bit smarter, hair down, wearing a loose-fitting dress. And their son can’t be more than a […]

John D. Idol spoke about the strength of Capri Holdings Ltd. at Goldman Sachs’ Annual Global Retailing Conference Thursday — and he touted Versace as one of the company’s best assets.  “Versace is comping up right now, which is extraordinary considering what’s happening around the world right now,” Idol, Capri’s […]

Powerful tributes to a civil rights icon. Alarming long-term effects of COVID-19. And yes, Election Day is still Nov. 3. It’s Ashley. Let’s talk news. But first, these birds are making people quite emu-tional: An Australian pub has banned emus — yes, the flightless bird — for “bad behavior.” Two […]

The John Lewis department store on Oxford Street in London. Photo: Alastair Grant/AP John Lewis said on Thursday that it would permanently close eight of its stores in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, putting the jobs of up to 1,300 workers at risk. The retailer said it would close […]