NEW DELHI (AP) — On a quiet road in India’s capital, tucked away on a wide, red-bricked sidewalk, kids set adrift by the country’s COVID-19 lockdown are being tutored. The children, ages 4 to 14, carry book bags more than 2 kilometers (a mile) from their thatched-roof huts on the […]

President Donald Trump’s campaign has ridiculed rival Democrat Joe Biden for remaining cloistered during the pandemic, forced to give speeches, meet activists and raise money almost entirely from the seclusion of his basement in Wilmington, Delaware. But as precautions and concerns about COVID-19 have grown, Trump has also halted his […]

The resurgence of COVID-19 across the country this summer has deepened anxiety for millions of American small business owners who face another imminent cash crunch in their battle to survive a historic pandemic. The government’s $660 billion Paycheck Protection Program, first rolled out in April, was supposed to help many […]

SARATOGA SPRINGS – The city’s most independent City Council member, who is serving his eighth term in office, said he will not run again. Commissioner of Accounts John Franck, who has been known as a contrarian for going his own way on many city issues, said he will not seek […]

NEW YORK (AP) — It was one year ago that the terrifying free fall for the stock market suddenly ended, ushering in one of its greatest runs. On March 23, 2020, the S&P 500 fell 2.9%. In all, the index dropped nearly 34% in about a month, wiping out three […]

The city of Longview is inviting the public to put down their walking sticks and shillelaghs and forgo the four-leaf clover counting next to the big green lake for awhile in order to take part in the Electrifying Shamrock Run/Walk on March 19. The St. Patrick’s Day celebration will consist of two […]

The event may be virtual, but this year’s Run for the Roses auction and gala will bring tangible, vital benefits to families in need. Hosted by Rotary Club of South Everett/Mukilteo on Saturday, April 24, the Kentucky Derby-themed auction and gala offers a chance to “gather” virtually and vie for […]

With more people than ever working from home, it’s almost inevitable that at some point in a tenant-landlord relationship, a tenant will begin running a business from a rental property. This leaves investors with a lot of questions about the legality and risks of allowing a home business from a […]

Umphrey’s McGee has announced a slate of livestream shows, dubbed ‘Wrapped In Nashville.’ The band will hunker down in drummer Kris Myers’ Nashville studio (dubbed Rocktopus’s Garden) on Jan. 28, 29 and 30. The band previously performed livestreams in the round this past September 2020. “As we continue to navigate […]

At roughly 11:30 a.m. Eastern time on Saturday morning, a weary Wolf Blitzer stared directly into a camera at CNN’s Washington, D.C., studio and announced that the network was finally ready to call the 2020 Presidential race. “After four long, tense days, we’ve reached a historic moment in this election,” […]

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators gave approval Thursday to a Rhode Island company to operate Bally’s casino and quickly invest in renovations and repairs to Atlantic City’s poorest-performing gambling hall. The New Jersey Casino Control Commission allowed Twin River Worldwide Holdings to operate Bally’s once the […]

Travel businesses have told The Telegraph that the industry will be “torn to pieces” by the new lockdown measures, which will outlaw all non-essential movement from Thursday. The new rules will last until at least December 2, rendering all holidays and leisure travel off-limits – both in the UK and […]

MANATEE COUNTY, FL — In the 2020 election, Manatee County voters will choose the winner of the Manatee Board of County Commissioners District 5 race. Write-in candidates Carol Ann Felts and Chris Gilbert challenge incumbent Republican Vanessa Baugh for the seat. How to vote As the Nov. 3 election approaches, […]