Charita M. Goshay   | The Repository When Taylor Duncan was a child growing up in suburban Atlanta, he was bypassed by people who didn’t think he could play baseball because he has autism. That was the impetus for the Alternative Baseball League, created by Duncan, 25, to give those with autism and other disabilities an […]

Sun, sand, margaritas—and no quarantine. That, plus a $300 round-trip airfare, convinced Jon Heinz to book a four-day getaway to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in November. He is monitoring the level of Covid-19 cases there, reading studies on the rate of virus transmission aboard planes and checking online reports from […]

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Monday she will fly to Beijing to ask Chinese leaders for help to pull the territory out of its economic slump. Lam said an annual speech she was due to make this week about government plans will be postponed […]

Airbnb, the massively popular do-it-yourself accommodation rental site operator, is seeking to raise roughly $3 billion in its initial public offering (IPO). That’s according to a report published last Friday by Reuters, which cited “people familiar with the matter.” If it draws that amount of capital from investors, Airbnb’s total […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — When the American Dream megamall opened in New Jersey last autumn, visitors could only gape at its unfinished signature attraction: a massive DreamWorks-themed waterpark with room for up to 5,600 bathers. A year and a global pandemic later, Benkos Quinones, his wife and two small […]