Colorado town’s new mayor is a 4-year-old Bernese mountain dog

Pete Buttigieg was called boy mayor by some when he was elected to his first term in South Bend, Ind., as Luke Ravenstahl had been as mayor of Pittsburgh. In Georgetown, Colo., there’s a new municipal chief executive who might be labeled a good-boy mayor. Clear Creek County swore in Parker the Snow Dog as […]

Robert Durst Bets on Another ‘Miracle’ to Beat Murder Rap

It’s a case spanning almost four decades, involving an eccentric New York real estate heir, a wife’s disappearance, two dead bodies and a blockbuster HBO documentary. Robert Durst’s murder trial is expected to begin next week, in perhaps the most closely watched case in Los Angeles since O.J. Simpson. It’s not the first time he’ll […]

With coronavirus going strong, aviation cos feel the heat

Reduction in fuel price was supposed to bring back good luck for Indian airlines.  But with the global spread of coronavirus, airlines are being forced to rejig their network, cut flights, and delay launches. For Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture Vistara, the deployment of the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a milestone in its journey. Medium […]

Australia Reports New Virus Case in Woman Who Returns from Iran

Australia reported another case of coronavirus after a woman who returned to the northern state of Queensland from Iran tested positive. The 63-year-old beautician is in a stable condition and is in isolation at the Gold Coast University Hospital, where she was admitted after feeling unwell at work on Thursday. Health officials are trying to […]

The Union Membership Rate In The U.S. Fell Again Last Year

The share of U.S. workers who belong to a labor union dropped from 10.5% to 10.3% in 2019, even as public approval of unions reached its highest level in years. Just 6.2% of workers in the private sector were union members last year, a 0.2% drop compared to a year earlier, according to new data […]

California Reports Second Coronavirus Case of Unknown Origin

A second person in California has been diagnosed with the coronavirus despite a lack of known ties to other infected patients or areas, a further sign that the disease is likely spreading in some parts of the U.S. The second case was reported Friday in the San Francisco Bay Area, with local health officials describing […]

Michael Bloomberg’s net worth takes multibillion dollar hit

Ahead of Super Tuesday 2020 Bloomberg will visit 12 cities: Spokesperson Michael Bloomberg national spokesperson Erin McPike discusses Bloomberg’s performance in the latest Democratic debate and his electability as a nominee. Former New York City Mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s bank account appears to have taken a sizable hit, as the market […]

WGA Says It’s Helped Negotiate Over 100 Individual Deals For Agentless Writers

The WGA said Friday that “over the past few months, the guild has provided guidance on over a hundred individual deals to members who have found themselves without their normal advisors due to the agency campaign.” In its latest membership update on its 10½-month battle with the major talent agencies, the guild reported today that […]

Places Having the Most Unusually Mild Winters this Year

January 2020 was the world’s warmest January on record, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, which maintains a 141 year climate history. This January was the fifth warmest on record in the United States, with the vast majority of weather stations reporting above average temperatures for November, December, and January. The […]