CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Even during a year packed with drama, the weekend that shut down Oregon’s outdoors remains a surreal moment in state history.  Beginning in the coastal town of Warrenton, where mayor Henry Balensifer declared tourists a “clear and present danger,” all of Oregon’s recreation destinations would eventually be […]

Text size William Hill’s board has indicated that the £2.9 billion offer—272p per share—is at a price that it would “be minded” to recommend to shareholders. Getty Images Caesars Entertainment said on Monday it is in “advanced discussions” with British bookmaker William Hill over a £2.9 billion ($3.7 billion) cash […]

TUSCALOOSA, AL. — The Tuscaloosa Public Library’s Story Castle, a small side room typically reserved for children’s story time, has a different look these days. With its stained-glass windows mimicking a medieval castle, the room has been transformed into a staging area for cleaning books once they are returned to […]

Markets will be watching for any movement on coronavirus travel quarantine changes. Photo: Getty This week could prove a landmark week for data, with key releases coming out of the UK, Europe and the US as well as a continuation of Brexit talks. Alongside these, updates on local lockdowns and […]

Nimsdai ‘Nims’ Purja, an ex-Gurkha and British Special Forces soldier, is forging a new path for global exploration and adventure travel. On January 16, Purja and his team of nine other Nepalease climbers became the first people ever to summit K2, the world’s second highest mountain, on the China–Pakistan border, […]

PARIS — A filmmaker known for his brutal portrayal of the Mafia may not seem like a natural choice for a fashion film, but Italian director Matteo Garrone has two facets. On the one hand, he delivers biting social commentary with films like “Gomorrah,” “Reality” and “Dogman.” On the other, […]

When performer, choreographer and veteran talent competition judge Paula Abdul received a call from Fox asking her to be part of “The Masked Dancer,” a spinoff to wacky competition show “The Masked Singer,” her first reaction was laughter. “I’m like, ‘Oh, how brilliant is this,’” Abdul said. “And then I […]