Few places exude glamour quite like Beverly Hills, which is one reason the Milken Institute Global Conference has become one of the world’s leading business mixers. The annual spring event draws thousands of chief executives, wealthy investors, fund managers and others to a jammed Beverly Hilton where attendees catch up […]

CLOSE New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli breaks down the COVID-19 numbers across the state, pointing out the much higher infection rate in Lakewood. Asbury Park Press HAZLET – A newly hatched school district plan to switch to all-virtual instruction for two weeks in November — so vacationing students could quarantine before returning to school […]

Monarchs at a Mexican butterfly sanctuary. (Photo: Brenda Dziedzic) Love monarchs? Consider a virtual butterfly experience with monarchs in Mexico Every fall, millions of monarch butterflies make a journey most of us could never imagine. They travel thousands of miles south through North America to spend the winter in Mexico. Since […]

NBC news chief White House correspondent Hallie Jackson, right, is lit for the cameras outside the West Wing of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Washington. Alex Brandon AP WASHINGTON The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 8:35 p.m. The chair of the Commission on […]

New York Comic Con’s first-ever virtual convention kicks off Thursday, with a slew of panels for new TV series like “Utopia,” “The Stand” and “The Walking Dead: World Beyond,” plus reunions of fan-favorite shows like “Lost” and “Smallville,” along with events for movies “Freaky” and “Spontaneous” and a few other […]

This year has been a relentless little jerk when it comes to global crisis. This autumn, the coronavirus pandemic will be accompanied by the flu — so now more than ever, there’s reason to stay the hell at home. Fear and safety mandates have led to a sharp drop in […]

A few decades ago, the ‘videophone’ was a sci-fi dream of the future. Video meetings seemed about as likely as human miniaturization and robot housekeepers. But over the past few months, Zooming and Skyping have become painful necessities: slow, awkward, tough to schedule. So how can you take the pain […]

Tillis Free Of COVID-19 Symptoms (Huntersville, NC) — North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis is free of COVID-19 symptoms. That’s the word from a spokesman yesterday, who said the Senator feels great and has regained his senses of taste and smell. Tillis will continue to self-isolate in his Huntersville home. President […]

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons troops are staying active during the pandemic. While many of the organization’s activities have switched to online, it isn’t stopping its 8,000 girls in four states from learning new things and giving back to their community. Fifth grader Madi Meyer of […]

Press release content from News Direct Corporation. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. https://apnews.com/press-release/news-direct-corporation/virus-outbreak-business-corporate-news-products-and-services-health-ffe804833906d8a237a91b2d308f6ab9 Click to copy –News Direct– Convey Services, a SaaS solutions company, today expanded its Cloud Conventions product line by launching Cloud Kickoffs™, an online portal solution exclusively for sales and annual conference […]

NETC Auditions will also offer reduced registration fees for 2021 and the opportunity for their performers to submit an audition application. Due to long term planning requirements and continued concerns regarding COVID-19 StrawHat Auditions and New England Theatre Conference (NETC) are announcing that their 2021 auditions will be moving to a […]

CLOSE A high school junior shares a glimpse of what digital learning is like during the coronavirus pandemic. USA TODAY NEW YORK — In RVs, rental homes and five-star resorts, families untethered by the constraints of physical classrooms for their kids have turned the new school year into an extended […]

(Credit: Amazon) When you think of tourism, Amazon probably doesn’t come to mind. But the company is entering the virtual tourism space with a new service called Amazon Explore.  On Tuesday, the company launched a public beta for Amazon Explore as the pandemic continues to stifle tourism and travel across […]