By Edward McAllister DAKAR (Reuters) – When Michelle Alfaro left her office at the United Nations in Geneva on March 13, her job finding homes for the world’s most vulnerable refugees was under control. Four days later, the new coronavirus had knocked it into chaos. Governments across the world announced […]

Spencer’s little sis refrained from dating much in the spotlight, but when she was on the British reality show Made in Chelsea, tabloids on that side of the Atlantic started keeping a close watch. In 2016, she was rumored to be dating fellow reality-TV star Joey Essex after they appeared together on another […]

Former sportswriter Danny Knobler with his family at his sports bar, Danny’s Sports Bar, in Pattaya, Thailand. (Courtesy of Danny Knobler) Danny Knobler had always wanted to visit Japan, and after covering pitcher Masao Kida’s rookie year with the Detroit Tigers in 1999, the sportswriter booked a trip the following […]

Goldman Sachs announced in October an investment of up to $500 million in data center infrastructure, and the private equity firms Blackstone and KKR have recently announced data center investments. Real estate investment trusts focused on data centers delivered returns of 19 percent in the first half of 2020 — […]

“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, […]

James Barrett was studying to become a substance abuse counselor. Oscar Young loved to make other people smile. Jerome Henry was a beloved father. They were among the hundreds of homeless lives lost in Alameda, Santa Clara and Napa counties over the past year, at a time when deaths in […]

Warren Buffet makes hand gesture on chair Trying to build your savings, pay off debt and make the most of your money? You might want to try living like a billionaire — but only if that billionaire is Warren Buffett. The investor — known as the Oracle of Omaha — […]

Victor Boyko/Getty Images (from left to right) Kris and Kendall Jenner Kris Jenner is addressing the backlash aimed at her family after her daughter Kendall Jenner threw a large party amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 64, responded to the uproar over Kendall’s recent […]

Then there is the American fashion brand Bill Blass, which was purchased in 2008 by the entrepreneurial brothers Cin and Peter Kim, who made their money producing dress shirts and neckwear for the mass market. The Kims hired designer Chris Benz, formerly of J. Crew, to reposition the brand for […]

I last bade farewell to New York on March 16th this year. It had been a weird long weekend, as my American boyfriend and I witnessed malls emptying, restaurants going to half-occupancy, then takeaway only – then closing altogether. By the time he drove me to JFK, the entire City […]